The retirement of Windows XP is, once again, the talking point as PC shipments across the globe dropped by significant margins in the first quarter of 2015. Data published by IDC reveals that sales of computer hardware in Europe, the Middle East and Africa regions (collectively known as EMEA) reached 20.2 million...

It has been a while since we have heard from Steven Sinofsky, the former Windows boss who decided to part ways with Microsoft soon after the launch of Windows 8, the company’s newest operating system he helped build. And now the former senior executive has talked about the new OS and Microsoft’s Surface tablets in a...

Windows 8 and touchscreens in the same sentence has become quite a debated topic. There is little doubt that Microsoft’s latest operating system is built from the grounds up to make use of the touch capability of devices it powers. Problem is that even after almost four months on the market, there aren’t all that many...

IDC has published a new report today accusing PC OEMs and other elements of the PC ecosystem of complacency and lack of innovation over the past few years.  With the advent of smaller form factors like smartphones and tablets, this has led to the perfect storm for PCs with declining sales worldwide. IDC believes that...