If you have been keeping tabs on the market share statistics of the Windows platform, you are bound to have seen some numbers that showed the platform was starting to lose users. In fact, the most significant drop came this March when the overall share dipped below the magical 90% mark. A small decline in the...

Microsoft released Internet Explorer 11 as part of Windows 8.1, but luckily allowed users of previous versions of the operating system the ability to install the latest browser. The result? IE 11 is now just a few leagues away from becoming the most popular browser in the world. Net Applications has the lowdown...

Oh, statistics! The dawn of a new month brings with it the usual dose of market share numbers, and on the Windows front, things more or less stayed the same in April. Obviously, Windows XP finally became an unsupported platform last month. And although the second most popular operating system in the world does...

The Windows 8.1 story is entering one of its more interesting phases, what with Update 1 almost on the horizon. In the meantime, the latest version of the Microsoft’s flagship operating system has charted a couple of millstones for itself. February 2014 market share numbers from Net Applications show that Windows...

Brace for another shocker! Windows XP is about to be discontinued in just over a month from now, and it seems that the April 8 end of support date is sending the technology world into a bit of a turmoil. Instead of running away from the old operating system, more and more people are giving it a shot. The February...

What is a dose of operating system statistics, without a look at the web browser landscape? Things rarely change on both fronts, at least not radically, but the figures are always interesting, nevertheless. And while we actually saw some surprises in the OS market last month, with more users moving to Windows XP...

When it comes to market share statistics, the start of a new month is rarely a cause for surprises, but we have some rather interesting numbers to report on the Windows front. First up is the confirmation that Windows 8.1 managed to overtake Windows Vista in January 2014, according to the numbers posted by...

Microsoft’s flagship web browser has chimed in 2014 with the usual aplomb, staking claim to more than half of the worldwide market. Internet Explorer version 8 led the charts this past month. Research firm Net Applications recently released its numbers for December 2013, and this round once again easily went to...

Windows 8.1, Microsoft’s newest operating system, was released on October 17 on the Windows Store, and the official retail launch took place a day later on October 18 this year. And while a number of users experienced some difficulty downloading the update, a substantial amount of PC users have already deployed...

The start of another new month brings another flurry of statistics. The browser numbers paint the usual story, as Internet Explorer, Microsoft’s flagship web browser continues leading the charts. Numbers provided by third party market researcher Net Applications reveal that while Firefox and Chrome are still...