It was the best of times, it was the worst of times! For Microsoft browsers, Edge and Internet Explorer, it certainly is the latter, as both solutions continue to bleed users. Market share for both is declining. And in fact, the combined usage share of both apps was down 0.9% last month, the biggest dip since January...

The browser wars are well and alive, then! Internet Explorer has shown some strong progress over the past couple of years, even though Microsoft is ready to make IE part of history. And that is because the company is readying Spartan, the codename for a brand new web browser that will be introduced with Windows 10...

Windows 7 is currently the most popular operating system in the world, on the desktop side if nothing else, but the platform still keeps adding new users on a regular basis. Even with solutions like Windows 8 available and Windows 10 on the horizon. The question that is being asked here is will Windows 7 continue to...

That Internet Explorer 11 is one of the top used browsers in the world is not news, but the Microsoft’s flagship solution keeps on growing these days, at a fast pace. Data for the month of November confirms that a fair portion of users prefer to stick with the default browsers on Windows, rather than downloading and...

Another month, and another confirmation that Windows XP users are upgrading in droves. Windows 8.1 adoption continues, and Microsoft’s latest keeps growing its market share. New statistics provided by market research firm Net Applications indicate that the market share of the ancient operating system is dropping at a...

The fortunes of two uniquely varying Microsoft operating systems swung wildly in October. Windows 8.1 adoption skyrocketed this past month, while Windows XP experienced its biggest drop this year. Both factors bring with them no surprises, whatsoever. Making users move away from Windows XP to Windows 8.1 has been the...

Another milestone. Windows Phone mobile web usage has just now crossed another important landmark, overtaking the Symbian operating platform for the first time. Microsoft is, obviously, getting ready to unleash two new Windows Phone devices. But the platform took a while to gather up enough steam to surpass the mobile...

The old version kept the crown for a while more. Internet Explorer 8 has managed to stay in top position for another month, with numbers pointing to a 21.56% worldwide share. These figures, of course, come from market research firm Net Application. In second place sits Internet Explorer 11, a solution that is...

The new month dawns, bringing both good news and bad for Microsoft. A number of Windows platform have lost users, including Windows XP, Windows 8 and Windows 8.1. Essentially almost all current versions of the operating system out there. Statistics from the market research firm Net Applications reveal that Windows 7...

Another month, another tussle. The technology world sure is divided when it comes to determining the most popular web browser. StatCounter believes Google Chrome is king, while Net Applications thinks Internet Explorer is the reigning champion. The company has tabulated new data for the month of June 2014. And...