Microsoft has officially buried its prior operating system; the company has ended Windows 8 support in favour of Windows 10.
The ultrabook category has clearly taken the market by storm ““ initially started as a standard defined by Intel as an answer to the popular Macbook Air, most PC manufacturers were very quick to build their own versions. The idea is simple ““ very light, subnotebook class machines, with high […]
Last week I was handed a copy of Windows 8 at the launch event in Johannesburg, and I was honestly excited to get home and try out Microsoft’s latest operating system. Every single review out there focusses on the new Metro interface, even though Microsoft can’t call it that – […]
Microsoft is taking a big gamble over the next few months with Windows and Office, the two products responsible for most of its revenue and profit, according to Gartner, Inc. It is a risk that Microsoft must take to stay relevant in a world where mobile devices with new modern experiences are becoming the norm.
VMware today announced VMware Fusion 5, which adds 70 new features, and is optimised for Mountain Lion and Windows 8. VMware is also introducing VMware Fusion 5 Professional with new capabilities designed to dramatically improve the way businesses deliver applications to users on Macs and PCs. “œWhile the number of […]
Windows 8 is just around the corner – Microsoft has announced that it will arrive on the 26th of October. I had the opportunity to sit with Rajeev Nagar, one of the engineers behind Windows 8, to better understand the design and thought process with the new Windows 8 features.. […]
For the last few days the technology media has been abuzz about what Microsoft had planned for its launch event on Monday night, and it seems they took a page out of the Apple playbook in terms of keeping these plans secret. Microsoft launched their own branded tablet – in […]
So you are in the market for a new PC, but you don’t want to take the jump before Windows 8 arrives? Microsoft SA has now confirmed that if you buy a Windows 7 PC now, you will get Windows 8 for only $15 once it becomes available. Microsoft has […]
Microsoft has been criticized in the past for the sheer number of SKU’s they roll out for Windows. Windows 7 arrived in quite a few editions – Windows 7 Starter, Windows 7 Home Basic, Windows 7 Home Premium, Windows 7 Professional, Windows 7 Ultimate, and also Windows 7 Enterprise for […]
The Consumer Preview for Windows 8 has landed already, with plenty of praise, but perhaps more criticism for the new Metro interface. So far Microsoft has been pretty upfront about a 2012 launch for the new operating system, but reports seem to suggest that we will see Windows 8 launch […]