Sure seems like so. When it comes to press events and conferences, Redmond is putting up some really good shows lately. Whether it is attributable to the change in management, or the quality or products, is up for debate. But each Microsoft event draws lots of interest from consumers, partners, enterprises, and even...

Redmond has already confirmed at its annual Worldwide Partner Conference that Windows 8.1 is set to hit RTM status in August, with end users availability set to take place a few weeks after that. But at the same time the company wants more and more users — both end users and enterprises — to try out the preview...

According to the latest statistics provided by market research firm Net Applications, Windows XP is currently powering 37.13 percent of computers the world over. These numbers put the classic operating system as the second most popular in the world, just behind Windows 7, which tops the rankings at 44.37 percent. This...

The annual Worldwide Partner Conference has traditionally been an important event for Microsoft, and this year’s gathering in Houston is even more significant as the software titan is nearing the release of Windows 8.1. Steve Ballmer took the stage for the first keynote of the WPC 2013, providing us new details on not...

As was widely expected, Microsoft confirmed the launch date of the RTM version of Windows 8.1 at the annual Worldwide Partner Conference currently underway in Houston. The upcoming operating system is all set to hit RTM status in August. And the early awaited public launch is scheduled to take place in the next couple...

Microsoft has just confirmed that the full version of Windows 8.1, its upcoming operating system, would be sent to OEMs in August, indicating that the new OS would be available for end users later this year. Insider sources had previously indicated that the software titan was eyeing either August or September for its...

The best thing about to two Microsoft events this close is that the company can afford to split up the official details and statistics in between. This is what is happening right now. While Redmond talked in great detail about Windows 8.1 and its future plans at BUILD, the technology titan is currently throwing around...

Over the past few months we have seen a lot of new and enhanced features of Microsoft’s fresh new operating system, but now it seems that we may finally have a concrete released date for Windows 8.1. Microsoft has kept the actual release date of the upcoming OS under wraps, even though we have had details of the new...