Articles about Windows 8
We'll just leave Redmond's latest OS on this DVD, over here. When you want it
Tired corporates prefer predecessor, says analyst
Vid People are used to a blue screen with Windows, right?
Touch your work PC, like it or not
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Microsoft claimed last week that it's made '100 million' Windows 8 sales and the claim has been widely repeated. But channel feedback and the experience on the ground point to a very different picture. The Guardian's Charles Arthur has made a stab at estimating the true figure, and suggests it's much less, at between 57 million …
Microsoft will release critical updates for Windows 8 and other software on November's Patch Tuesday next week. The upgrades will arrive within weeks of the Win 8 launch at the end of last month. All supported versions of the Windows operating system from XP SP3 up to and including Windows 8 and Windows Server 2012 will need …
Plans for double-digit decline in traditional PCs
Touch is for consumers but consumers won't touch lonely Microsoft OS
German independent security firm AV-Test has released evaluations of security software for Windows 8 for the first time, and – not entirely surprisingly – it once again found Microsoft's own products were among the weaker performers. The firm tested its usual batch of 25 antivirus products for consumers, plus eight aimed at …
Microsoft says Windows 8 PC sales were cursed by the unholy trinity of a slow economy, incursions by Apple and Android tablets, and the "ambitious" user interface design. But the software giant insisted it is working with retailers and manufacturers to supply hardware that people actually want in time for the peak sales season …
No year-long wait for Metro fans
With 'Vista problem' solved, customers see no need to upgrade
Analysis The figures are trending upward, but what do they mean?
People wanted Win7, but there's no Vista effect now
Ex-Microsoft exec knows all about 'bringing products to market'
'Real opportunity for MS here' says gobsmacked analyst
Ex-Microsofties dispute Sinofsky's blogpost claim
Double-digit shipment fall 'both surprising and worrisome'
The various flavours of Windows about to hit the street will confound consumers, a panel of analysts and OEMs concluded at the recent Canalys Channels Forum. Redmond is preparing to release the Basic x86 Windows 8 (Standard, Pro and Enterprise) and Windows RT operating systems on 26 October, with Windows Phone 8 out in a week. …
Server boss comes to London, become hostage to fortune
Vendors, dealers live in parallel universes
Er, what does that mean? Anything you want it to
Get your money up front if you want money up front
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- Analysis Hey, Teflon Ballmer. Look, isn't it time? You know, time to quit?
- Steve JOBS finally DEFEATS the PC - from BEYOND THE GRAVE
- Biz bods: Tile-tastic Windows 8? NOOO. We lust after 'mature' Win 7
- Surface Pro to hit Blighty priced 25% up on top-o-the-range iPad
Vendors struggling to reinflate the bubble
Hellawell on being 'tight' - and his part in Thatcher's downfall
Retail? We've heard of it
Whitman: A scythe-wielding Canute on a sinking ship