Microsoft officially launched the new Windows 8 Operating System today in New York, with global availability beginning tomorrow, Friday, Oct. 26. Consumers and businesses worldwide will be able purchase more than 1,000 certified PCs and tablets, including the highly-touted Microsoft Surface. “We have reimagined...

I thought I might share a great infographic with you about the new features in Windows 8.  This comes from the excellent website, windows8update.com. Enjoy!

Gartner reported this month that 87.5 million PCs shipped in the third quarter of 2012 (through June 30, 2012). This was essentially flat compared to the 87.46 million PCs sold in the second quarter 2012 (through March 31, 2012) In contrast, Apple sold 17 million iPads in fiscal third quarter 2012. This is markedly up...

A total of 367.2 million PCs are predicted to ship worldwide this year, according to IDC, representing a miniscule 0.9% growth over 2011. This is worrisome for Microsoft, who dominate on the desktop, but are finding it more challenging in the burgeoning smartphone and tablet markets. The importance of Windows 8 and...

Tami Reller, Chief Marketing Officer of Windows, gives a preview of Windows 8 during the Microsoft keynote at CES 2012. What are your first impressions of Windows 8? Microsoft’s App Store will open in late February 2013. How will the store fare in relation to Apple’s and Google’s stores?

Ballmer wants to play on all form factors more than quick desktop migration to Windows 8 On Friday October 26, 2012, Microsoft will launch its paradigm-shifting operating system, Windows 8, to the general population.  Years in the making, the new tile-interfaced OS  is a profound departure from prior versions. The...

Windows 8 represents a revolution, not an evolution in the Windows OS line Windows 8 is the re-imagined successor to Windows 7 and a revolutionary leap forward for Microsoft’s flagship OS. The new OS represents the biggest makeover of the Windows OS since Windows 95. It introduces the Live Tiles interface and...