I am not a fan of the horizontal scroll. There I said it upfront. Anyone who has read this blog for any amount of time has heard me put that out there as one of the criticisms of Windows 8. In Windows 8.1, while horizontal scrolling remained, more thought was given to when and how much it was used. Why does the...

Well if you can’t do brick and mortar, do click and order. Microsoft has just announced that it has signed a deal with Tmall to sell its products online to Chinese users. Tmall, of course, is a shopping website owned by Alibaba Group. Kevin Eagan, the vice-president E-commerce of Microsoft Retail Stores...

Microsoft, clearly the company to talk lots and lots of numbers, has surely been coy when it comes to sharing sales details of its newest operating system. Apart from the figure of 60 million licenses, that is. Steve Ballmer, the CEO of the company, however likes to make the most of the media time he gets, and talks...

Should you get a Start menu replacement or leave Windows 8 as is? Honestly, I think that it is really about what you want and need. There is no right or wrong answer. Microsoft isn’t budging on its future direction for Windows 8, but at its core, Windows is still flexible enough to allow the use of 3rd party tools to...

Gee, that did not take long. Continuing the company’s trend of creating special collections on the Windows Store on occasions and events, Microsoft has just rolled out a Valentine’s Day showcase. This is in addition to the best weather apps category that popped up a few days back. As you would expect, the Valentine’s...