Tag Archives | Market Share

Windows 7 Claims The Market As Windows 8 Looms

Windows 7 has finally claimed more than 50% of the operating system marketshare, nearly 3 years after its release. How will Windows 8 fair when its released?

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UK PC Vendors Can’t Wait For Windows 8 To Boost Sales

While Microsoft have announced that a consumer preview of Windows 8 will be made available at the end of this month, UK retailers can’t wait for it to arrive.

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Did Windows XP Usage Rise in January 2012?

Microsoft are desperate to squash Windows XP.  The operating system is now more than 10 years old and has been replaced twice!  Yet, despite all of this, and because Vista…

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Windows 7 Continues To Dig Into XP’s Market Share

Another year, another massive loss for Windows XP. It seems like consumers are finally starting to pay heed to Microsoft’s message to ditch the OS that is now well over a decade old. And while Windows XP is losing big time, Windows 7 is gaining all its market share and more.

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IE Market Share falls below 40% for the first time

There was a time when Microsoft’s Internet Explorer browser had a healthy 95% of the overall browser market.  This didn’t even mean that their main opposition on the PC had…

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Internet Explorer Losing Market Share

The Browser Wars are heating up. According to the latest statistics, Internet Explorer is losing market share to other browsers. Not that the other ones are even close, but in…

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NPD Finds That People Just Don’t Know Much About Windows Phone

NPD’s recent survey results show that Windows Phone is on the minds of many potential smartphone buyers, but there is still a large group that is unaware of the platform.

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Windows 7 To Become Top OS By End of 2011

Windows 7 is set to become the number one operating system by the end of the year according to analyst firm Gartner

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Windows 7 Helping To Even Out Tablet Market…Barely

Windows 7 tablets are beginning to get more popular, but they are still not anywhere near as popular as Android or the iPad

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Windows 7′s Market Share Doubles In One Year’s Time

Windows 7 could become the most used operating system in 12 months time. Current market share trends suggest that.

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Windows 7 Grows To One Third Of The Market

According to the latest results in from Statcounter, Windows 7 has ended May with 33.22 percent of the market. Which is as near as makes no difference, one third of…

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Windows 7 Overtakes Windows XP in USA

We’ve been wondering when this day will finally come for a while. It didn’t take Windows 7 too long to overtake Windows Vista in terms of market share, but we…

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Windows 7 Sells 300 Million Copies

When Microsoft reported its Q2 earnings yesterday, it had some big news: Windows 7 has sold over 300 million licenses since its public release in October 2009. In October 2010…

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Internet Explorer Loses Out In Europe – Firefox Now King

It seems that the browser ballot screen in the EU isn’t doing any favors for Microsoft. The ballot screen was introduced by the European Union to give consumers choice when choosing a…

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Windows 7 Now Owns 20% Of Global Market Share

I don’t think I need to go into much detail at how fast Windows 7 has managed to grow since its release just over a year ago. It’s staggering to…

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Windows 7 Grows to 25% Market Share (XP Drops to 50%)

There can be no doubt that, just over a year after its release, Windows 7 has been a resounding success for Microsoft and has helped the company avoid the economic…

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Browser Ballot Screen Having Little Affect On Market Share

The European browser ballot screen came into affect in March after many months of litigation between Microsoft, the EU and other browser manufactures. The whole point of the browser ballot screen was to…

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IE Drops below 50% Market Share

Internet Explorer has been steadily decreasing over the past few years and its slide continues. The culprits: Firefox and Chrome, but now mostly Chrome.

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