Microsoft is releasing a new operating system, Windows 8, October 26th. There have been many changes, and many backend improvements, as well as a huge buzz on the Internet. But how well does the new operating system hold up?
The reviews of Google’s Chrome OS have thus far been lukewarm at best, and tepid at worst – suffice it to say, no one really has strong feelings one way or the other. It’s doubtlessly cool, but most seem to agree that the majority of the public just isn’t ready to switch to computing on… Continue reading CR-48 Not Cutting the Mustard? Install Win7 or OS X!
They never said it would last forever an if unless it’s just a last-second push to get tech blogs to warn people, Microsoft will stop selling the popular Windows 7 Family Pack at the end of this year. According to HotHardware, “12/31/2010 will be the final day Microsoft hosts this deal, and after that, it’s… Continue reading Grab Windows 7 Family Pack Now. They May Disappear in 2011
Despite Microsoft’s occasional troubles – whether the embarrassment that was the Kin or the fact that their tablet efforts may repeat their mistakes – one thing MS is clearly doing right is Windows 7. Case in point: Windows 7 has already eclipsed Windows Vista in market share. With 14.5% market share, it has taken only… Continue reading Windows 7 Beats Vista Market Share in Under a Year
I love Windows XP. A lot. I’ve been a user since day one, and three of the four computers in my home are still running it beautifully. The fourth is a Mac. So it comes as delightful news to me to hear that Microsoft is again extending downgrade rights to XP, until – get this… Continue reading Windows XP, The Incredible Immortal Operating System!
Dan Neary, the Vice President for Skype, spoke at an event in Sydney today stating that Skype will not be developing software for the new Windows mobile, Windows Phone 7 . Instead the company will be focusing on software for phones like the iPhone, Symbian and Android operating systems. Neary didn’t give any explanation as… Continue reading Skype /shuns Windows Mobile 7 for iPhone and Android
Toshiba is working quickly to launch their new line of tablet computers that will hopefully be available in North America later this year. If the model isn’t ready by the end of the year, the tablet is expected in early 2011. According to a report by Reuters, the tablets will offer Windows 7 and Android.… Continue reading Toshiba Jumping on the Bandwagon, Releasing Tablets