The decade year operating system is breathing its last, but it seems that users are still clinging on to one of the most popular operating systems ever built by Microsoft.
Modern technology users crave speed, everywhere you turn technology companies are throwing out advertising superlatives such as high speed fibre optic this and superfast 4G that. It’s a reaction to a both business and consumer demand to access programs and consume faster and faster. Delays and frustration in technological terms are increasingly being measured in fractions of a second.
Since its launch in late October 2012, Windows 8 has divided opinion amongst consumers. This divide is largely split into two camps, one side applauding Microsoft for their transition to a multi-platform OS, with touch integration and a snazzy metro design. The other side left chastising Microsoft for ditching the standard desktop format and feeling let down by increased complexity presented by the user interface.
World’s first ever Windows 8 tablet featuring an 8.1-inch screen, the Acer Iconia W3, has landed in India with a price tag of ₹30,499 just a few weeks after it was launched at Computex.
Windows 8 is not likely to receive iTunes app anytime soon as Microsoft is still trying to convince Apple to develop a “Metro” version of the app.
Microsoft has revealed that Windows 8 has reached the 100 million licenses sold milestone just six months after the launch of the touch-centric operating system.