If there is one Microsoft operating system that has been in the news for more reasons wrong than right, it is Windows Vista. From the ambitious development to the calamitous launch, it was sheer tragedy. Windows XP will get the axe today, but the fan favorite operating platform still commands a substantial market...

The most strategic tech error of the 21st Century surely has to be the way that Google has mishandled their Operating System – Chrome OS. OK maybe that’s hyperbole but based on the fact that Microsoft stumbled loudly and publicly with Windows 8, it’s hard to disagree that this is the perfect time for an OS competitor to...

In news that will surprise almost nobody we have an analysis that suggest that PC buyers will slow the purchasing of new devices, and will instead wait for the release of the upcoming Windows 8.1. This is not the first time a market researcher has said this, but there you have it. Stern Agee analyst Vijay Rakesh...

The mobility factor is turning out to be quite a dominant force in the field of personal computing, but what’s even more amazing is that the industry is at a stage where things are only heating up. Within the next four years, the PC market is poised for a drastic shift — and touch is set to be at the very heart of...

It has been a crisp six months (plus a few days) since the latest version of the Windows operating system hit store shelves. Since then, the platform has steadily, if slowly, increased its market share. But the general feeling around the new OS is that of a lackluster performance — at least if one takes into account...

Windows RT is one of the most enigmatic operating systems Microsoft put out. To find something similar, you would have to tread back into time, to the very early beginnings of the software giant. The standard Windows and all its various versions have seen and done it all. They had a straight path to conquering a...

With Windows 8 approaching its first quarter on store shelves, several high-profile company executives involved in the hardware industry are discussing its sales performances. The associate vice president of Acer’s business unit, Jerry Kao, in an interview with ITProPortal confirmed that Windows 8 sales leave a bit to...

The latest report from AdDuplex shows the Nokia Lumia dominating the market for Windows Phone 8 smartphones globally. AdDuplex is a cross-promotion network for Windows Phone and Windows 8 and collected data using 215 Windows Phone apps running AdDuplex SDK v.2.  They collected the data on January 3rd, 2013 so the...

It is a bit of a tussle to label how the Surface RT performed. As the first ever tablet from Microsoft, it was no way near a runaway success as the company would have hoped for. But it cannot be classified as a failure either — far from it, in fact. The ARM powered slate is about to reach figures of a million units...

Microsoft Surface is yet to get any official sales numbers. Unofficial is another story altogether — with plenty of news, views, estimates, and predictions surfacing (sorry, can’t help it) almost daily. The broad consensus is that while the device may not be an all-out flop, it is yet to impress. So much so that...