The education sector has always been a mainstay for Microsoft, but over the years devices like the iPad and Chromebooks have wrestled away market share from Windows. But luckily, things are now back on track. FutureSource Consulting is here with a fresh new report on the state of this side of the market, revealing...

Though Chrome OS still tops the list, when it comes to US schools. Both Microsoft and Apple have, traditionally, had a very strong focus on the education market. But their hold has been softened by Google, what with the advent of Chromebooks. These affordable devices have carved quite a niche for themselves in markets...

The education realm, that is. Windows 10 S may be a bit of a curious piece of software, but ultimately, the focus will not be on the operating system itself, but the hardware that it powers. Hardware, designed for schools, in particular. Microsoft has been losing the grip on the education market these past couple of...

Busy few days in the world of Windows. Microsoft released a few things, a couple of them leaked out. Overall a smashing week for the company that saw the release of the third iteration of Windows 10 Technical Preview. A few quality apps, a notable new online service, and plenty of hardware unveils. A look at what...

Google have built their success on either offering amazing stuff away for free, or at low, low price points. Chromebooks seems to be following this pattern, to the tee. Up until now, Chrome OS hardware was available at highly discounted prices, but the parties involved are now stretching up the tags even further — no...

Schools, not just in the United States, apparently, are choosing Chromebooks, and not Microsoft’s Windows 8.1 with Bing devices. According to Google, that is. The search engine giant has finally responded to the Chromebook assault by Redmond. Presiding over the Global Education Symposium, a gathering of education...

So much for peace talks! Samsung is ending sales of Windows based laptops in Europe. Chromebooks too, but the remarkable thing here is just how quickly Samsung drops out from markets. Instead of, you know, putting up a fight. Granted, I’ve only ever seen one other person buying (and using) a Samsung notebook in my...

That is, ahead of Chromebooks, Android and iOS hardware. Windows 8 devices are steadily conquering the education market, and we have some more positive developments on this front. Microsoft recently talked about how the education sector is embracing the modern version of Windows, and the company managed to convince...

There is no shortage of voices that claim Chromebooks are basically useless. For power use, at least. These affordable laptops do not have the necessary array of productivity applications. And that is without getting into the debate that you need to be connected to the Internet to use them, although Google has...

Now, Bingbooks is a word as unofficial as any, but Microsoft recently outlined a new strategy with plans to take on the raging success that Chromebooks have experienced in the last couple of years. You can read up on this new assault here, by the way. But Gartner sure has some news for the simple souls that believe...