Microsoft Windows 8, Tweaked, Updated and Hopefully, on the Road to Recovery

Microsoft yesterday made a preview version of Windows 8.1 available for download which includes several alterations to the OS and all designed to address consumer dissatisfaction with the operating system. Feedback provided by market analysts have indicated user’s frustration with Windows 8 is partially to blame for the worst drop in personal computer sales in almost two decades. Steve Ballmer Microsoft CEO, at a conference in San Francisco, acknowledged the fact that the company pushed hard to get people to adopt what he called “a radical new tile-based "Modern" user interface” in Windows 8. A move to which the software giant is now back-pedaling on by bringing back the much easier and far more familiar  "Desktop" interface complete with “Start” button. Read the full story here.



Comments

  • There are no comments yet. Be the first to comment!

Leave a Comment
  • Your email address will not be published. All fields are required.

Top White Papers and Webcasts

  • More and more, many enterprises are using the public Internet and cloud-based services like web hosting and content delivery networks (CDNs) to deliver both the front-end customer experience and the back-end processing and functions. Having seen the value created with public-facing apps, many enterprises are now migrating their internal data center infrastructure and business applications to both public and private clouds, emphasizing the importance of private connections to cloud services. Read this executive …

  • It's time for IT executives to gain their rightful recognition to contributing to business value. This paper explores what productivity issues are paramount in the eyes of the management suite and shares top ways IT's approach to data management and protection can support and enhance business value. It also provides top tips for developing a business value gameplan to help win the budget discussion.

Most Popular Programming Stories

More for Developers

RSS Feeds

Thanks for your registration, follow us on our social networks to keep up-to-date