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Microsoft Corporation (MSFT) Owned Windows 8 Is Being Rejected in Favor Of Windows 7; Market Share Falls To Just 6.36%!

Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) may have finally ended support for its outdated desktop OS, Windows XP, on April 8, but its popularity shows no sign of fading. According to Net Applications research, for April 2014, the desktop market share of Windows XP now stands at a sizeable 26.29% for April 2014, a drop of just 1.4% since February 2014. Windows 7 is still...

Microsoft 7-Inch Windows 8 OS Tablet Could Be A Disaster? Let’s Wait For Late This Quarter !

After Apple Inc and Samsung Electronics Co. Ltd, another major is gearing up to join the race of Small Screen Tablets, which would cover atleast 50% of global Tablet market by 2017. According to WSJ report, Microsoft Inc (MSFT) is working on a new Windows 8 powered 7 inch Surface Tablet. The small screen tablet will enable Microsoft to compete with Apple’s iPad...

Microsoft Windows Tablets To Hold Over 10% of Global Tablet Market Share In 2017

Last year, Microsoft unveiled its two Windows Tablets, running on Windows RT and Windows 8 Pro. However, Windows tablets are still struggling to entice a significant number of users across the world. More importantly, in Q4 2012, Android first time surpassed Apple's iOS in terms of tablet shipments. However, the Apple's iPads succeeded to hold supremacy for the entire 2012,...

Most Of App Developers Prefer HTML5, Instead of Making Native Apps [Survey]

At present, HTML5 seems one of the overwhelming app development platforms for developers. According to a recent survey, commissioned by Telerik’s Kendo UI over 5,000 developers worldwide during January 2013, majority of developers are willing to work on HTML5, instead of developing native apps for cross-platforms. Only 15% of developers are likely to go for native apps building for multiple...

Microsoft Q2 2013 Earnings: Why The Company Doesn’t Want To Disclose The Sales Figure Of Surface RT Tablet?

Just one day after a disastrous earning report from Apple, Microsoft Q2 2013 earnings came to spotlight. Yesterday, Microsoft announced its financial results for Q2 2013 (ending December 31, 2013), which is considered as one of the most lucrative quarters over the last couple of years. The company posted net income of $6.38 billion on revenue of $21.46 billion (with...

Windows 8 Market Share: 20 Millions Licenses Sold Since November But “XP” Still Stands Strong

Despite of aggressive marketing by Microsoft and warm market response Windows 8 market share is witnessing slow appreciation. Interestingly, users are still showing more confidence in Windows XP OS as more than 42% of Windows OS users are showing their back to all successors of XP OS.Just a few weeks before, Google announced that it would remove support for Microsoft’s ‘Exchange ActiveSync...

Windows Falls Behind Android And iOS In Computing Device Space: There’s Still A Hope With Windows 8 And Windows Phone 8

Nowadays, Smartphones and Tablets are buzzing around. Windows is still winning in desktop OS war, but the OS has gradually been losing its ground to Android and iOS in overall computing device OS market share. Over the past few years, we could easily see a major transformation. An advent of Tablet and Smartphone has changed the scenario of computing market...

Despite Of 1 Million Projected Sales Of Surface Tablets In Q4, Microsoft Stays Nowhere In Competition

Few days before, Microsoft’s chief marketing and financial officer for Windows announced that the company sold 40 million Windows 8 licenses since its launch on October 26. But considering the demand of Windows devices in the matured markets like U.S., where throughout the year, the demand of the Microsoft’s devices remained lackluster. The country has seen 21% drop Y/Y...

Despite Of Strident Criticize, Microsoft Has Reasons To Cheer Up With Surface Tablet: Three New Surface Tablets In 2013

Microsoft has recently launched its Surface Tablet lineup--for Windows 8 Pro and Windows RT. Since the launch of Surface Tablet, a discussion has been sparked out around, whether the Redmond-based company has taken a right decision to jump into the hardware segment or not. The Tablet has been lashed out for number of issues such as social networking, sharing,...

Why Does Windows 8 Get Off Lackluster Start: Sales Of Windows Device In The U.S. Dropped 21% Y/Y

Till date, Microsoft has sold more than 40 million Windows 8 licenses, outpaced its predecessors in terms of licenses shipped during their first month of launch. Despite of an outstanding shipment of Windows 8 licenses, sales of Windows device in the U.S. has fallen 21% compared to last year. According to a leading reliable and comprehensive consumer and retail information...

Enterprises Don’t Want To Take Risks With Windows 8 Tablet As BYOD: Only 4% Of Firms Have Specific Plan To Deploy Within 12 Months

Prior to the launch of Windows 8 powered Tablets, it was expected that enterprises would embrace these tablets as bring-your-own-device (BYOD) for their organizations. But the scenario is quite different this time, enterprises are reluctant to adopt these devices right off the bat as BYOD. Undoubtedly, upcoming 12 months are expected to be critical for Windows 8 Tablet vendors.According...

People Aren’t In The Rush To Buy A New Windows 8-Powered PC: Has Microsoft Extrapolated PC Market ?

Microsoft finally launched its one of the most awaited and innovative products--Windows 8--on October 25. Really, we could say the OS one of the most innovative products because Microsoft has endeavored to bridge two complicated platforms (Tablet and PC) with single OS. The eye-catching feature of the OS is its new radical PC user interface. But the product has...

Microsoft Starts Sending Invites Of “Windows 8 Launch In India” Event; And, We Will Be There Live !

Microsoft has send us the invitation for "Windows 8 launch in India" event scheduled for 31st October in Hotel ITC Gardenia Bangalore. Though, the official global release happened on 25 October but Windows 8 India launch event will offer an opportunity to us to have hands-on experience on 'claimed' completely finished Windows 8 and wide range of Windows 8 powered products, including Microsoft...

Will Users Spend $500 For Microsoft’s Surface RT Tablet: It’s Awful To Convince

Yesterday, Microsoft finally launched its one of the most awaited products—Windows 8. The new sleek device is expected to compete with existing Apple’s iPad and Google’s Nexus 7 Tablet. Undoubtedly, Microsoft has endeavored to reinvent the OS, but  the question is here: Will the company's endeavor work? The company rolled out new desktops, notebooks and Tablets with its hardware partners including...

Microsoft To Grab 27% Market Share In Tablet Segment By 2016: Windows 8 Will “Just Stop Shrinking” In 2013

Of course, Microsoft is finally going to launch Windows 8 on October 25 and the company has a huge expectation from its innovative OS. But this time, businesses are reluctant to adopt Windows 8 OS immediately after its release. According to Forrester analyst--Frank Gillett--, Windows 8 will get slow start in 2013; It will "just stop shrinking", but demand...

Do You Think Windows 8 Will Lure Consumers Away From Tablets And Smartphones ?

Microsoft is finally going to launch Windows 8 next week and the company believes that the new OS could boost turnaround in sales of desktop and laptop computers. But the main challenge for the new OS is to lure consumers away from smartphone and Tablets. However, Microsoft could inveigle users by reinvigorating the concept of PCs.Undoubtedly, Windows 8 powered devices...

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