Windows 8 was a dark path for Microsoft but the company has been busy getting ready for their attempt at a comeback, and are quite enthused by the opportunity.

windows10-logoDespite being woven into newer hardware, the off-putting Windows 8 returned terrible sales figures. Windows loyalists still opted for the stable Windows 7 and even the outdated Windows XP over the new version. The UI overhaul, the disappearance of the Start button, and the compatibility bugs made Windows 8 highly unwelcome to users. The 8.1 update was able to salvage the situation and made the OS version acceptable.

…the new OS to have the same structure across all versions for all kinds of devices: phone, tablet, laptop, or PC

Before the month ends, Microsoft will be holding an event wherein they aim to redeem the image of the OS with the upcoming Windows 10. It has been advertised as a Windows 7 on boosters rigged with some new tricks. They are also keen on upholding the Windows One vision which aims at “Reinventing productivity” by designing the new OS to have the same structure across all versions for all kinds of devices: phone, tablet, laptop, or PC.

Currently, Windows OS is a third in the ranks of smartphone firmware utilization, making up only 3% of the population. The potential success of the Windows 10 platform may also be an avenue for a turn-around in Microsoft’s performance in the smartphone business, as well as the pale reception to the Surface tablets from 2012.

Microsoft also appears to be accepting of the downfall of Internet Explorer — the default browser that is used once, only to download a different browser. They are designing a new lightweight browser, codenamed Spartan. It will be coming with Windows 10, and is noted to be a completely separate software from IE.

PC gamers, rejoice!

The Xbox team has expressed their enthusiasm about working on the new OS

More news on the Windows 10 development is that the design for the PC version will be extending the features to accommodate PC gaming. The Xbox team has expressed their enthusiasm about working on the new OS as they will be channeling a certain amount of their expertise to gear up Windows 10 for PC gaming.

They are acknowledging that a significant portion of gamers prefer playing on PC, thus the shift in attention. Of course, the team has given reassurance that the gaming console will not be short-handed in terms of support and development, despite their participation in Windows 10. They are intent on working with the users in order to make sure that they are going in the right direction.

This can go either way for Microsoft. Hopefully, they regain the stability and reverence of Windows 7 as well as find success in the gaming advancement. More information on the new OS and on the Spartan browser will come up on January 21st at Microsoft’s planned event.

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Windows 8 was a dark path for Microsoft but the company has been busy getting ready for their attempt at a comeback, and are quite enthused by the opportunity. Despite being woven into newer hardware, the off-putting Windows 8 returned terrible sales figures. Windows loyalists still opted for the stable...
Windows 8 was a dark path for Microsoft but the company has been busy getting ready for their attempt at a comeback, and are quite enthused by the opportunity. <span id="more-6300"></span> <a href="http://www.gizbeat.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/01/windows10-logo.jpg"><img class=" size-full wp-image-6302 alignleft" src="http://www.gizbeat.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/01/windows10-logo.jpg" alt="windows10-logo" width="550" height="310" /></a>Despite being woven into newer hardware, the off-putting Windows 8 returned terrible sales figures. Windows loyalists still opted for the stable Windows 7 and even the outdated Windows XP over the new version. The UI overhaul, the disappearance of the Start button, and the compatibility bugs made Windows 8 highly unwelcome to users. The 8.1 update was able to salvage the situation and made the OS version acceptable. <blockquote>...the new OS to have the same structure across all versions for all kinds of devices: phone, tablet, laptop, or PC</blockquote> Before the month ends, Microsoft will be holding an event wherein they aim to redeem the image of the OS with the upcoming Windows 10. It has been advertised as a Windows 7 on boosters rigged with some new tricks. They are also keen on upholding the Windows One vision which aims at "Reinventing productivity" by designing the new OS to have the same structure across all versions for all kinds of devices: phone, tablet, laptop, or PC. Currently, Windows OS is a third in the ranks of smartphone firmware utilization, making up only 3% of the population. The potential success of the Windows 10 platform may also be an avenue for a turn-around in Microsoft's performance in the smartphone business, as well as the pale reception to the Surface tablets from 2012. Microsoft also appears to be accepting of the downfall of Internet Explorer -- the default browser that is used once, only to download a different browser. They are designing a new lightweight browser, codenamed Spartan. It will be coming with Windows 10, and is noted to be a completely separate software from IE. <h5>PC gamers, rejoice!</h5> <blockquote>The Xbox team has expressed their enthusiasm about working on the new OS</blockquote> More news on the Windows 10 development is that the design for the PC version will be extending the features to accommodate PC gaming. The Xbox team has expressed their enthusiasm about working on the new OS as they will be channeling a certain amount of their expertise to gear up Windows 10 for PC gaming. They are acknowledging that a significant portion of gamers prefer playing on PC, thus the shift in attention. Of course, the team has given reassurance that the gaming console will not be short-handed in terms of support and development, despite their participation in Windows 10. They are intent on working with the users in order to make sure that they are going in the right direction. This can go either way for Microsoft. Hopefully, they regain the stability and reverence of Windows 7 as well as find success in the gaming advancement. More information on the new OS and on the Spartan browser will come up on January 21st at Microsoft's planned event.