Tablets are encroaching on all other computing devices Tech solution provider, Skava has a new study on tablet computers, and there are a few findings that stand out and are relevant to Windows 8 and its new Metro interface. The first is that tablet use is growing at a rate of 50% year on year. This makes it the...

Today comes a report from CIO magazine that HP is advising its customers that purchasers of new PCs will not be able to return to Windows 7 from Windows 7. ¬†Only purchasers of Windows 8 Pro will have downgrade rights, not the standard Windows 8 OS. The announcement from HP went: “Windows 7 will not be supported on...

I’ve been told by several users that I might be a little harsh in how I feel that Windows 8 is unfolding for the desktop. I am mixed about how well it will be received and whether or not they should have put so much emphasis on Metro the DESKTOP version. As for tablets? I like the Metro look, it’s simple to navigate...

So far, this week has been a tough one for Microsoft’s Windows 8 team. Forrester released their report that fewer consumers want a Windows 8 tablet when one does finally come out. A lot fewer consumers actually. The difference from this quarter to last quarter was 21%. Also the fact that Windows 8 ARM laptops are being...

In my previous article for the International Business Times, I wrote about the top 6 features that Windows 8 needed to offer businesses. In this article, I will discuss 6 similar features that Windows 8 needs to offer consumers in order to be successful. Once again, I can’t stress enough how successful Windows 7 has...