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.
Last year, Microsoft ventured into the tablet industry and unveiled its Surface range of tablets – first Surface RT and then Surface Pro. According to a report on The Wall Street Journal, Microsoft is prepping a 7-inch tablet to rival Google’s Nexus 7 and Amazon’s Kindle Fire.
Microsoft has found itself amidst legal qualms in Europe again as a Spanish association has filed a lawsuit against the operating system giant for implementing an “obstruction mechanism" called secure boot in its Windows 8 based systems.
Windows Blue has surfaced on the web with one of the early builds making its way onto file sharing and torrent sites.
Microsoft India is all set to launch a new range of Windows 8 Tablet computers in India in the coming few weeks. Sanket Akerkar, Microsoft India’s Managing Director, said that with the launch of this new range of Windows 8 tablets, the company is hoping to witness a lot more movement.
Microsoft has announced the general availability of embedded version of its Windows 8 operating systems – the Windows Embedded 8 Pro and Standard editions.
Remember Asus announced its Transformer AiO Windows 8/tablet hybrid? Well Dell has now introduced XPS 18 “tablet PC” and claims it to be "world's thinnest and lightest all-in-one."
Microsoft launched Windows 8 in October last year but it seems that things are not going its way. It was expected that the new OS will give a much needed boost to the PC market but the early sales figures are not as expected.
Windows 8 Pro now carries a price tag of just £45 on Microsoft’s UK online store instead of the previously advertised £190.