Tag Archives: Windows 10

Windows Phone Ghost Town

Let’s see how things go for Microsoft with Windows 10, but right now, Windows Phone is still a fucking mess: While the app gap has always been a problem, Windows Phone is now five years old and it’s still facing new challenges. Over the past year developers haven’t flocked to Microsoft’s platform to improve its […]

The Continuing Decline of Windows

Alex Wilhelm at TechCrunch on Windows 10: A few questions: Will Windows 10’s release lead to lift in PC sales, even if temporary? If that is the case, did the release of Windows 10 come too late in the quarter to make much of an impact? If that is not the case, then it seems […]

Microsoft Sells By Paying

Sam Byford, at the Verge, on Microsoft’s limited time trade-in program: Microsoft has launched a promotion called Easy Trade Up designed to get people to switch to new Windows 10 machines. If you buy a qualifying computer from the Microsoft Store for over $599 until October 20th, the company will give you a rebate after […]

Microsoft: We Finally Get It

I finally got around to watching Microsoft’s Windows 10 Devices Event (nope, they’ve haven’t shaken their addiction to long names). What i saw is a company just discovering all the amazing things that that are possible when you design hardware and software together. The presenters seemed drunk giddy with excitement showing off all their products. […]

Context Is Key

Microsoft says Windows 10 is installed on 75 million devices after just a month of availability. Guess what? Only 5 of those devices are phones and tablets. Remember, Windows currently owns less that three percent of the worldwide smartphone market.