If you’re in for a new Windows 8.1 notebook, there probably is no better time than now to get one. Deals are flying in left and right, and one promotion in particular took the world by storm. Notice the choice of words here. Because as it happened, Best Buy offered the ASUS X205TA for as little has $99 —...

Another month, and another confirmation that Windows XP users are upgrading in droves. Windows 8.1 adoption continues, and Microsoft’s latest keeps growing its market share. New statistics provided by market research firm Net Applications indicate that the market share of the ancient operating system is...

The traditionally slow week was surprisingly filled with a lot of positivity for Microsoft. Windows 8.1, for example, crossed an important, important milestone, while new price points were reached by Windows hardware, with a new tablet and a smartphone launching for $60 and $75 respectively. Here are some...

Man, these Windows tablets just keep getting cheaper and cheaper! Microsoft went after adorable Android slates by taking the Windows license fees out of the equation. And this strategy now seems be paying off. The past few months have seen several Windows 8.1 tablets launching (or reaching) double digit price...

So I guess the blame this time lies with AVAST Software, although they have been quick to respond with fixes for Windows 8.1 users using their security solutions. Reports posted on the official company site, as well as Microsoft Community forums shows that users are encountering issues with the recently...

On the desktop side of things, but that’s where it counts, right? The modern operating system has finally taken over the previous behemoth Windows XP in global usage. Granted, keeping in mind the pace at which one OS was losing users, and the other gaining them, this was only a matter of time. But according...

Much cause for celebration for Microsoft this past week, and a few issues of despair. The Azure cloud platform suffered a downtime, rendering services inaccessible. But in the column of successes, we have a bunch of entries this week, and in the column of deals, some very irresistible offers. A...

With Black Friday zoning in fast, there are some absolutely amazing bargains to be had this year. Chances are that the ASUS EeeBook X205 deal at $99 will be unbeatable. Staples is selling this Windows 8.1 laptop at this amazing price, with instant savings of $150. If you are in the mood for a budget device...

Quiet and easy, Microsoft. Quiet and easy. The software titan has just released Windows 8.1 Update 3, making it available as the November update to match the previously launched August one. You may recall there were solid plans under place to released Update 3 for Windows 8.1. Redmond outlined a desire to...

Windows XP is losing users at a rapid pace, while Windows 8.1 seems to be gaining them at almost the same exhilarating speed. The OS market share charts are up for a revision soon. While most eyes are on Windows 10 and what it will bring to the platform, there is some rather interesting seismic activity going...