OPERATING SYSTEM

November 29th, 2012

Windows 8 Sales Figures are Currently Strong, but will the Trend Continue?

The exact sales figures of Windows 8 have been hard to pin down. Microsoft spent considerable time and money promoting the basic claim that Windows 8 sold 40 million copies in the first month or so, attempting to turn sales momentum into further sales. On the other hand, numerous commentators have pointed out that copies [...]

July 8th, 2009

Google Set to Infiltrate Computing World Further – Plans for Chrome Operating System

With Chrome launched less than a year ago, and brought out of BETA a few short months after its release, it has quickly (though not surprisingly) risen to take over  nearly 2% of the browser market share. It may not sound like much, but that translates into an estimated 30 million users, and with Microsoft [...]

June 15th, 2009

Microsoft Makes Big Sacrifices but EU Still Not Satisfied

In the never ending saga of Microsoft vs the European Union, new developments have been announced regarding Microsoft’s latest attempts to smooth things over in it’s European market, unfortunately the EU isn’t still is not happy and is adamant about continuing its pursuit for cash…err, justice. Starting with its record fine of approx $800 million [...]

May 17th, 2009

Dell Hints that High Windows 7 Pricing May Slow Adoption

As the rumoured Fall ’09 debut grows closer and with the release of a free, practicaly fully functional release candidate – Microsoft’s Windows 7 is creating a lot of buzz – especially given the promising preliminary results. However, even though the release candidate is free, and will remain so until June 2010, Microsoft does intend [...]