Looks like Microsoft has an uphill task at hand. The company seems to be struggling to exceed the milestone of 700 million active Windows 10 devices, as the adoption of the OS has slowed down. Or, at least, looks like so. Redmond, however, expects the transition to the new operating system to accelerate in the coming...

Feeling blue? How about we brighten up your life with a new Windows 10 concept that has been doing the rounds lately. Extra kudos if you love the Windows XP look. And that’s because this design imagines how things would be in 2018 if that version of the operating system came back — somehow came back. Microsoft may...

Windows XP is probably the worst operating system to power an ATM, considering the fact Microsoft has now retired it, several vulnerabilities are floating around for it, with no new updates in sight. And yet, many banks and financial institutions continue to run this version of the OS on their ATMs. The world...

As weird as it sounds, Windows XP actually managed to increase its market share in the month of October 2017. Surprising, for an operating system that launched 16 years ago. And support for which came at an end in April 2014. Which is to say that Microsoft is no longer releasing any updates, bug fixes, security...

It’s that time of the month again! The one where we take a look at how the Windows ecosystem is doing. More importantly, the performance of Windows 10, and whether it is growing. Good to know, then, that Microsoft’s latest is in a good run of form on its third year on the market. Statistics unleashed by NetMarketShare...

The retirement of Windows XP is, once again, the talking point as PC shipments across the globe dropped by significant margins in the first quarter of 2015. Data published by IDC reveals that sales of computer hardware in Europe, the Middle East and Africa regions (collectively known as EMEA) reached 20.2 million...

It was around this time last year when Microsoft retired one of its most popular operating systems ever. Windows XP was let go on April 8, 2014, with the user base recommend to upgrade to a newer OS. Microsoft and friends (hardware partners) were giving this advice. Software companies on the other hand extended...

However, the organization will still keep running Windows XP on its computers for another year, and is seeking a third-party company to provide patches for these machines for the next 12 months. Obviously, at a lower rate. Microsoft entered into contract with the United States Army at the time of the retirement of its...

How quick the tides turn! Intel was one of the companies that was quick to note that the retirement of Windows XP had a positive impact on sales of PC hardware last year. But that was then, and this is now. Now, the chip giant has lowered its revenue forecast for the first quarter of the year, and that is due to the...

Bet you didn’t expect to hear about Windows XP, almost a year after retirement. Microsoft officially pulled the plug off the operating system back in April 2014. And since then it has worked with partners to upgrade all remaining computers to newer versions of its operating system. However, organizations and...