All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘OEMs’

Microsoft Blames PC Makers For Slow Windows 8 Sales [Report]

Microsoft released its quarterly earnings report yesterday, and there was a bit of good news for the company’s Windows business. The company announced that it had sold 60 million Windows 8 licenses and that it was making more money off of the operating system than last year. Windows 8 is performing worse than Windows 7 and Vista, however, and Microsoft …

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iOS, Android Continue to Dominate Smartphone Market

ComScore, a leading digital metrics company, today released its metrics for July of this year, comparing its numbers to those from April of this year. As expected, Google and Apple continue to dominate the smartphone market with their iOS and Android platforms, while RIM’s Blackberry OS continues its slide toward irrelevance. According to ComScore, 114 million Americans now own smartphones. …

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Windows 8 Has Gone Gold, Developers Get It On August 15

All of us lowly consumers must wait until October 26 to get our hands on the newest operating system from Microsoft. If you want to get it early, you will either have to work for an OEM or be a developer. The Windows 8 team announced today that they have hit the first major milestone in pushing Windows 8 to …

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Expect To See Windows 8 Hit Shelves In October

One of the more pressing mysteries surrounding the Windows 8 launch was when it was going to become available. Microsoft said it would be out in the fall, but nobody knew if that meant October or November. Microsoft confirmed today that the operating system will launch to consumers in October. Speaking today at Microsoft’s Worldwide Partner Conference, Corporate VP and …

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