A little thing called the Academy Awards were held this past Sunday, also known as Oscars 2015. And Microsoft’s Bing prediction engine once again to amaze by correctly calling the shots. In fact, it only got 4 results wrong — and all four of them can be considered upsets. Large or small, but upsets, nevertheless. The...

Adam Hartung is in a bad mood these days. The Forbes analyst made headlines last year when he labeled Microsoft’s Steve Ballmer as “the worst CEO of a large publicly traded company”. Back then he said that Microsoft’s monopoly over the personal computing industry had evaporated, and consumers no longer had a desire to...

Rarely do you see a software product with so much riding on it. While Windows 8 was being developed, several analysts, company executives and industry leaders pinned their hopes on the new OS to revive the faltering PC industry. For better or for worse (worst, most definitely) some unexceptional sales numbers during...

At least, they are only talking about this year. Several companies were expecting Windows 8 to bolster computer hardware sales during the Holiday shopping season, but with unexceptional numbers several technology circles were left disappointed. Some even pinned their hopes on the recovery starting this year. Talking...

Adam Hartung is man who takes no prisoners. You may recall how he criticized CEO Steve Ballmer last year, labeling him as “the worst CEO of a large publicly traded company”. Whoa! In his 2012 article he decried that Microsoft’s monopoly over the personal computing industry had vanished, and consumer desire to upgrade...

Several industry experts and company leads have expressed their opinion on the new OS towards the end of last year, with opinions ranging from hopeful to downright discouraging, which is unsurprising, given how much of a radical change Windows 8 is from earlier versions of the OS. But officials from the French telecom...

Buttermilk biscuits! Every once in a while a new story comes along that is so bad, it’s actually good. Something like this popped up when a chap by the name of Geoffrey James over at Inc.com wrote an article saying what he terms a horror scenario where a fully updated and patched Windows 7 computer got infected by a...

Predictions. Can’t live without them, can’t live with them. While it’s safe to say Microsoft had great expectations for an all-conquering launch of Windows 8, and expected the new OS to move millions upon millions of copies in the first couple of months, the reality of how things are going is quite the...

We’ve heard all sorts of crazy analyst predictions about Windows 8. Now Forrester is producing some figures of their own. According to the Forrester’s Frank Gillet, Windows 8, RT and Windows Phone 8 won’t be smash sensations overnight but they will help hold on to and solidify the existing market. Many of the analyst...

According to the research firm Gartner, the WinNT era is comig to an end soon. In their opinion, Windows 8 will mark the beginning of a new Windows RT(Run Time) era. Windows Runtime library (WinRT) is the heart of system services for applications in Windows 8 that will be designed to incorporate the new “Metro”...