An awful lot of people, from folks in Redmond to hardware manufacturers the world over, wanted Microsoft’s newest OS to race off the track the moment it was released on October 26 last year. While the numbers left a bit to be desired in the first few weeks, Windows 8 is slowly and surely finding its place on...

Microsoft’s latest and greatest may not have started with as big a bang as Redmond may have hoped, but it is slowly but surely finding its way on computers the world over. The most current statistics from Net Applications reveal that Windows 8 finally crossed the 2 percent mark in the first week of January, and...

Back in November, Net Applications gathered data from 40,000 websites to bring us a claim that Windows 8 was installed on 1.09 percent of all PCs throughout the globe. Now a new update has arrived for December. What happened in a month? Not a whole lot it seems. Instead of 1.09%, we are now at 1.64 percent. While...

You can almost feel Microsoft breathing a slight sigh of relief. One of the most popular operating systems (purists may go as far as to say the most popular period) of all time is finally showing signs of decline as the technology kingdom starts upgrading to new versions of Windows — namely Windows 7 and 8. In...

The latest data from Net Applications reveals that Microsoft’s newest operating system is slowly finding its way onto computers the world over. More and more users are making the jump to Windows 8, giving it a 1.01% market share. Putting it ever so slightly below the 1.37% share that Linux enjoys. All flavors of...