If the world of browsers had a hill, Internet Explorer would surely be standing tall in the very middle as the triumphant leader. Microsoft’s popular web browser remains the number one choice of users around the world. This is, according to the latest statistics provided by market research firm Net...

Much has been said of everything Microsoft’s modern operating systems bring to the table, and consequently much has been made of the overall adoption rates that Windows 8 and Windows 8.1 have raked up until now. Well, with pretty much a year since debut of Windows 8, both versions combined are now nearing the...

This may be trivial news in the grander scheme of things by the end of this month, but for now it will absolutely delight the Redmond gang as it prepares to unleash Windows 8.1 in just a few weeks. With the new operating system right around the corner, all eyes are on how it will perform. And these new numbers...

Depending on who is doing the talking, Microsoft Internet Explorer is the leader of the browser market. The various versions of IE continue to gain more users with popular competition like Mozilla Firefox and Google Chrome. The newest numbers from market research firm Net Applications reveal that all versions of...

Windows 7 continues to reign as the leading operating system in the world, but the popular OS has registered some rather interesting numbers even as Redmond gears up to officially launch Windows 8.1 later this month. The latest numbers to come from market research firm Net Applications reveal that Windows 7 is...

It must be said that while browser battles are not as captivating as they were in the late 90s and early 2000s, they still have a rather fascinating side to them. Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox and Google Chrome are fighting it out hard and fast. But the thing is that there is no sure way to tell who...

It has taken a little while, but Internet Explorer 10, the latest version of Microsoft’s in-house web browser, is now poised to take its rightful place as the number one web browser in the world. Well, at least according to Net Applications data for August 2013. The newest numbers from the market researcher show...

There are times in life when even a 2 percent increase is earth shattering! In case of Windows 8, it may not entirely be earth shattering, but it nevertheless, sets a new record for Microsoft’s modern operating platform. The overall uptake of Windows 8 has so far been termed either lackluster or disappointing —...

It goes without saying that moving the rather large Windows XP user base away from the ancient operating system is pretty much Microsoft’s biggest challenge as of right now. The vintage operating system is set to for official retirement on April 8, 2014 — Microsoft will stop providing security patches and updates...

Net Applications is one of the premier market research firms around when it comes to operating system and web browser statistics.  Its data is based on monitoring around 40,000 websites that serve no less than 160 million unique visitors each month. And the firm has just rolled out its browser statistics for the...