Windows 8, Windows RT sales disappointing maybe the price reason

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Windows 8 and Windows RT were launched with a big bang by Microsoft in October 2012. However,It seems not brings big ripples from the responces of the customers.Microsoft had announced that the company has managed to sell 60 million Windows 8 licenses At the CES 2013.
As to the upgrade figures, including  from older version and sales to its manufacturing partners , the Windows 8 was on a similar track as its predecessor Windows 7.
Windows 7 has been presented as the operating system the fastest selling as it sold more than 60 million licenses in the first 74 days.However the word the street is that Windows 8 seems to have lost the plot now.There were also news that Samsung has stopped selling its Tab in Windows RT Ativ Germany and it is expected that other European countries are likely to follow suit. It is noteworthy that Samsung had refrained from the launch of the tablet in the United States was also cited lack of consumer interest as one of the main reasons for not providing this product.Apparently Microsoft is too aware of the whole scenario and seeks to amends. As the news report by Microsoft in the Wall Street Journal cut down the cost of its Windows 8 and Office 2013 to boost sales. The site adds that these discounts are offered from February and under it, a combo of Windows 8 and Office is sold for only $ 30, while the regular price is $ 120. This discount is only for devices which are 10.8-inch or larger than the devices smaller. in a recent investor conference, CEO Asus had disclosed that “in all Acceptance “of Windows 8 for the fourth quarter has not been in the height mark. In addition, she shared Asus has delivered 3 million tablets during the fourth quarter of 2012, but only 5 percent of these tablets devices were Windows, with the rest Android.The 10.8-inch are also entitled to discount on Windows 8, but no clear reporting on what is exactly how is discount.When interviewed by WSJ, a Microsoft spokesman did not acknowledge or deny discount and simply added that “Microsoft will continue to work with partners to ensure that Windows is available in a variety of devices “
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Windows 8 : Make Your Laptop Life Easier or Confused

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Microsoft released Windows 8 and delivered a completely new lifestyle of laptop life. But Does it make your laptop life easier or you are baffled a lot by the new ways of operation method?

A Mom said it was very difficult to get used to for her 8-year-old and a 10-year-old, and they never got used to it. The familiar Windows Desktop is still available through one of the tiles, and most programs will open up in that environment. But since the Start button is gone, users will have to flip back and forth between the desktop and the tile screen. Instead of the Start menu and icons familiar Windows 8 displays applications as a colorful array of tiles, which may be updated information from applications. For example, the “Photos” tile shows an image from the collection of the user, and the “People” tile shows pictures social media contacts of the user. (Microsoft is authorized to use the AP content in applications Windows 8 news.)

Windows 8 runs on computers with processing chips made ​​by Intel Corp. or Advanced Micro Devices Inc. There is a basic version designed for consumers and a Pro version for more tech-savvy users and companies. Borrowing Playbook Apple, Microsoft allows for RT applications only from its online store, and applications must meet the Content Guidelines and others. Once Windows 8 is on, most machines will sell this version of Windows.It is possible to buy Windows 7 machines or upgrade to Windows 7, if you have command line and your choice may be limited to games or commercial machines.Microsoft did not say that the deadline for Windows 7 will, but expect to be able to buy Windows 7 as an upgrade for another year or preinstalled on a new machine for two years.After Windows 7 was released in October 2009,For example, retailers were still allowed to sell boxes versions of its predecessor, Vista, until October 2010. PC manufacturers were able to sell Vista machines until October 2011.Microsoft plans to continue to provide technical support for Windows 7 until 14 January 2020.

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