Windows 8 has been on the receiving end of criticism from a number of analysts and hardware vendors, but despite this, Microsoft’s newest platform is gaining new users and increasing its market share, with latest data from the company suggesting that it has moved 100 million licenses. And as far the technology titan...

Windows 8 remains one of the more divisive products to come out of Redmond, but this was not entirely unexpected for Microsoft. In fact, the company could see the criticism coming from miles out. The reason for this was that Redmond made so many changes in Windows 8 that it was evident that some users (experienced or...

Windows boss Julie Larson-Green already announced at the Wired Business Conference yesterday that Microsoft will release the preview version of Windows Blue operating system next month. The preview version is said to be unveiled at the BUILD developer conference. Additionally, Larson-Green revealed that Windows 8...

Windows Blue will have a public preview that will be available this summer (in June). Windows chief Julie Larson-Green confirmed Microsoft will ship a developer release of Windows 8.1 This puts the preview date sometime close to or during the BUILD conference in San Francisco. I’ll be there to help you all put this in...

Microsoft Windows chief Julie Larson-Green confirmed at the Wired Business Conference today that developers will be able to download and install the Windows Blue update preview in late June. This will coincide with the company’s BUILD developer conference. The update will be “available to everyone that has Windows 8...

A few months ago, the Obama administration did something that quite frankly was pretty shameful. They let word leak that they were considering Susan Rice for the Secretary of State position and then they let her dangle in the wind for weeks as opponents savaged her in the press. Now this isn’t a political blog and...

I guess now is the time to bid final goodbye to the classic Windows feature. While a Start Menu would obviously make the transition (and for some, life) a lot easier, it would ultimately be a 180° for Microsoft and its future plans to integrate the PC with mobile devices. If there were two separate versions of Windows...

Mrs. Larson-Green, As we all know, Steven Sinofsky is gone. The torch has officially been passed from Mr. Sinofsky to you, Steve Ballmer and Tami Reller. As a Microsoft Corporate Vice President, responsible for Program Management of the Windows Client, it’s probably fair to say that you are firmly in charge at this...

So Steven Sinofsky has left Microsoft. The King is dead, all hail the King! It’s been interesting to hear all the reactions to this departure/firing. Microsoft insiders seem to have reached a consensus that this firing/departure was for the best. Analysts are concerned that his absence may be detrimental to the future...

I was out with my son last night when my cousin sent me a text message saying “Holy Cow – Sinofsky’s gone!”. CRAZY. The President of Microsoft’s Windows division has moved on barely 2 + weeks after the release of Microsoft’s newest and most controversial Operating System – Windows 8. In his wake, he has left Mr. Ballmer,...