Pokki Archive

Exclusive Interview: Success, a Lenovo partnership and more – what’s next for Pokki and SweetLabs?

So earlier today, we wrote about the new partnership between Lenovo and Pokki and being the nosy bastard that I am, I wanted to find out a little more. I reached out to the good folks at

Kind of like a big deal – Lenovo is on board with Pokki

Lenovo has officially become the second major PC OEM (after Acer) to join forces with Sweetlabs and their Pokki Suite. SweetLabs announced the deal today and indicated that Lenovo will be preloading a Start Button/Start Menu from SweetLabs

Two Windows 8 Start Buttons Now Have 8 Million Downloads Combined

While Windows 8 brought with it a number of sweeping new changes, the most radical of them was the absence of the Start Menu. Six months into release, some users have moved beyond it, but for others

Looking for a Start Menu Replacement? Pokki Announces New Update

When it comes to using Windows 8 in an enterprise environment, there are varied opinions on whether the Start UI helps or holds you back. Honestly, it will probably boil down to preference, and simply getting used

Between Start8 and Pokki At Least 4.5 Million Windows 8 Users Have Brought Back Start Menu

While I’ve personally become accustomed to the new Start UI as a replacement for the traditional Start Menu, it seems that a large number of Windows 8 users are unwilling to let go and move on. Stardock

Pokki are seeing MASSIVE demand for the Start Menu in Windows 8

Pokki which released a Windows 8 Start menu replacement back in October today revealed that it had been downloaded 1.5 million times for Windows 8. This data is yet another stark indication that there is demand for

Interesting new infographic from Pokki – Windows 8 Start Menu statistics

So, if you’re Microsoft, surely there’s a point when you realize that this is ridiculous? I haven’t been shy about saying that the absence of  a start menu and the insistence on making users deal with the

More about Pokki – Interview with SweetLabs Chief Marketing Officer Chester Ng

Yesterday, I introduced you to Pokki, the new platform developed by Sweetlabs. I believe I described it as “an interesting desktop based version of the Apple Store, Windows 8 App Store and Download.com all merged into one”.

Very Interesting – Lets talk about Pokki – bringing web based applications to the desktop

So this is something a little (lot) different. Even though this blog is focused like a laser on Windows 8, I came across a company and a product that you might just want to check out. The