Windows 8 Archive

Windows 8 Loses Nearly Half The User Base In 12 Months

Amid all the Windows 10 hype and the Windows 7 market share news, it’s worth keeping an eye on how Windows 8 is doing. More so, how many users are still on that platform. And why. Statistics

Microsoft Unleashing 34 Windows Updates Today

And interestingly, these are not part of Patch Tuesday, or Update Tuesday, or what have you. More so, these Windows updates are flagged as optional on all systems, meaning they are not security in nature. The company,

Windows 7 Market Share Sure Has Skyrocketed

Microsoft may be trying level best to move users to its modern operating platform, but despite these efforts, Windows 7 market share has increased by leaps and bounds in the past few months. The popular OS now

More Than 190,000 Metro Apps Now Available

A new record! A big milestone within reach! Great news all around! The number of Metro apps continues to grow at a brisk pace, and we are miles ahead of the 5,000 count. This was, of course,

More People Now Using Windows Vista Than Windows 8

And this is a good sign, believe it or not. Channeling a little Robert Ripley here! There is no shortage of people calling Windows 8 the new Vista, what with the modern operating system failing to take

Windows 8.1 Set To Overtake Windows XP In Usage

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

Microsoft Explains What Went Wrong With Windows 8

Joe Belfiore of Microsoft is a candidly frank individual, and he recently talked about Windows 8 and how it was not quite the operating system everyone expected it to be. It has been two years since Windows

Week In Review (Oct 27 – Oct 31)

If the past couple of weeks were all about Windows 10, this one slowed things down on that front. Instead, Microsoft unleashed their first wearable device, going by the name of Microsoft Band. Other than that it

Dell And HP Still Pushing Windows 7 Hardware

OEMs. Enough said. It’s been two years to the day since Windows 8 made its debut, but companies like Dell and HP are still keen to push Windows 7 machines to buyers. Laptops and desktops, both. Even

Windows 8 Turns Two

Microsoft’s most enigmatic operating system is now two years old. Windows 8 was unveiled on October 26, 2012, and went on sale the very next day. And it’s been quite a ride for the modern operating system,