Millions, they say. Apple may just have got a whole bunch of new users due to the changes Microsoft introduced in Windows 8. If we are to believe the unnamed OEM source the analyst cites, that is. More than five months into release, Windows 8 still stirs up confusion amongst buyers and uncertainty amongst analysts....

The upcoming Windows 8.1 is said to bring a lot of changes and improvements to the core Windows 8 operating system, and the past few days several rumors have surfaced hinting a lot of new features. As things stand, the reports we heard a day or so back are not exactly related to the Start Screen bypassing option....

In other words, those of you who want to skip everything Metro on Microsoft’s latest operating system could very well get the opportunity straight from Redmond. Windows 8.1 is already set to bring a bucket load of changes to Windows 8 — some large others small. But it seems that Microsoft has finally paid attention to...

Oh boy, just when we thought the Start button controversy was behind us, another report pops up laying the blame for slow sales solely on the Windows 8 Start Screen. Research firm IDC believes that the lack of a Start button in Windows 8 is one of the reasons the new operating system is termed unappealing. It just put...

Over four months into the release of Windows 8, this is perhaps the worst kept secret that a lot of users have still not gotten used to the new Start Screen that replaces the classic Start Menu. This, undoubtedly, is the biggest change in the user interface of the new OS, and one that a fair fraction of users have...

The first major upgrade to Windows 8, codename Windows Blue, is expected to be launched this summer. The past few days have seen an constant influx of screenshots, as we get nearer to the public debut of the upcoming update. Word is that after completion of the first (of two) milestones, Microsoft has distributed the...

I’ve been using Windows 8 off and on again since the early “Developer Preview” days. In that time, I’ve went from a Windows 8 enthusiast, to a major critic and then finally settled in with loving Windows 8. For a long while I was also of the opinion that removing the Start Menu and Button was a foolish mistake on...

Emphasis on the keyword, some, here, please! It is always nice to hear details from the horse’s mouth, and even though Redmond talks Windows 8 ever so occasionally, this here is a detailed interview. Microsoft’s communication head, Frank Shaw, recently talking to TechRadar confirmed that some users had complained...

An unnamed Microsoft employee said that consumers need some time to discover and get used to all the changes made to Windows 8, and with use they will find that Windows 8 gets better over time. The Microsoftie (ha!), responding in an IAmA session on Reddit, also called the Surface RT a good product, and said that...