Featured Articles

Nvidia GTX 980 reviewed

Nvidia GTX 980 reviewed

Nvidia has released two new graphics cards based on its latest Maxwell GPU architecture. The Geforce GTX 970 and Geforce GTX…

More...
Nvidia adjusts GTX 980 and GTX 970 pricing

Nvidia adjusts GTX 980 and GTX 970 pricing

It appears that Nvidia has been feeling the pulse of the market and took some note from comments regarding the original…

More...
iPhone 6 and 6 Plus reviews are up and they are good

iPhone 6 and 6 Plus reviews are up and they are good

Apple is dancing the same dance year after year. It releases the iPhone and two days before they start shipping it…

More...
Amazon announces three new tablets

Amazon announces three new tablets

Amazon has just released three new tablets starting with the $99 priced 6-inch Kindle Fire HD6. This is a 6-inch tablet…

More...
PowerColor TurboDuo R9 285 reviewed

PowerColor TurboDuo R9 285 reviewed

Today we will take a look at the PowerColor TurboDuo Radeon R9 285. The card is based on AMD’s new…

More...
Frontpage Slideshow | Copyright © 2006-2010 orks, a business unit of Nuevvo Webware Ltd.
Tuesday, 20 November 2012 10:14

Windows 8 falls short of Redmond’s projections

Written by Peter Scott



Insiders claim


Windows 8 sales are apparently not keeping up with Microsoft’s projections.

Blogger and Redmond insider Paul Thurrott told Tom’s Hardware that sales are “well below” Vole expectations and they have been described as disappointing by people in the know at Redmond.

Also, the simultaneous launch of Windows RT and Windows 8 Pro seems to have created additional issues, as it was confusing for some consumers. Sales were also hurt by “lackluster PC maker designs” and availability, claims Thurrott.

Analyst Roger Kay agreed with Thurrott in an interview with CNET, saying the split between Win 8 Pro and RT makes the positioning of Windows 8 “difficult,” although he did go on to praise the new user interface.

More here.


Peter Scott

E-mail: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it
blog comments powered by Disqus

 

Facebook activity

Latest Commented Articles

Recent Comments