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It’s Here! Microsoft Officially Launches Windows 8 Today in New York

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

What’s New in Windows 8?

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!

Apple Sells 17 million iPads vs 87.5 million PCs Sold in 3rd Q 2012

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

IDC Forecasts 367.2 million PCs to ship worldwide in 2012

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

Windows 8 Demo at CES 2012

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.

Will Inertia Slow Windows 8 Adoption in the Enterprise?

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 problem that Microsoft faces

Windows 8 Launches as a Re-imagined Windows for all Platforms

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