Despite reaching end-of-support this year, Windows XP remains in second place behind Windows 8 and WIndows 8.1.
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With Windows 8.1 just out the door, Windows 9 is slated for a late 2014 release. With little to go on except sheer creativity and a bevy of ideas, designers and enthusiasts have published what they think the next-generation desktop, notebook, and tablet software should look like.
When Android first launched, it was widely panned by critics and consumers alike. Five years later, it’s installed on more than half of all U.S. devices. Despite its initial struggles, Windows RT could still strike it lucky, according to two of the chipmaker's product executives.
The PC maker, which recently revamped its range of business devices, says Windows 8 has barely made a dent in its enterprise customer base, despite the push away from Windows XP.
The German government says Windows 8 and TPM 2.0 chips, used in conjunction, can increase security but have the potential to reduce a user's control over software and hardware. The common-sense advice for government IT experts has been distorted by some observers into wild claims of "backdoors" or spying by the U.S. National Security Agency, or the Chinese.
June usage share statistics show that while IE10 is gaining traction thanks to support in Windows 7, IE8 remains on top. Meanwhile, Windows 8's usage share has finally surpassed Vista's share.
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Microsoft sold about the same number of Windows 8 licenses in six months after release as it did with Windows 7. But its usage share stands at one third of what Windows 7 had in the same time. There's a disconnect between what's being sold and what's being used. Here's why.
Microsoft flips the 'off' switch on Windows XP and Office 2003 support a year from now, and with no more security updates and patches coming, corporate security could be at risk.