Mobile platforms can often be a perilous preposition. The mobile market is as competitive as it is complex, but that is not stopping from companies trying their hands at it. If you thought the number of (popular) mobile operating systems is enough, then prepare for a bit of bewildering news — Taiwanese mobile phone...

There is little doubt that the upcoming Windows 8.1 is posed to play a major role in Microsoft’s long term strategy. The technology giant would surely be hoping for this new OS being a bona fide success. Windows 8 continues to gain new users and increase its market share, but for some the vanilla flavor of Microsoft’s...

Failure is easy to spot Microsoft’s lineage of operating systems have had a mixed legacy of success.  Some of its OSs have been wildly successful while others have failed to catch on with the buying public. This has led to a term called the “skipped” O/S, or an O/S that has not matched the success of both its predecessor...

Failure is easy to spot Microsoft’s lineage of operating systems have had a mixed legacy of success.  Some of its OSs have been wildly successful while others have failed to catch on with the buying public. This has led to a term called the “skipped” O/S, or an O/S that has not matched the success of both its predecessor...

In the past Onuora has expressed frustration with 3rd party tools like Start8 and Samsung’s OSX-like dock launcher. The problem is that these tools help change the core Windows 8 experience and could negatively affect what Microsoft is setting out to accomplish with its Modern UI. This got me thinking, should MS allow...

While my time with Windows 8 Consumer Preview hasn’t been that long so far, I must say I am thoroughly enjoying it at a much deeper level than I ever did the early on Developer Preview. The speed, improved Metro UI, and the Windows Store are just a few things that many users will quickly learn to love about Windows 8....

Let me start by saying that I didn’t start the conversation about Windows 9. Network World started this. The conversation has begun. Network World are reporting that we do know a little about Windows 9. No More Legacy Support: This would be dependent on moving to 64-bits. That would mean no more of the WoW64...