Windows 8 Grows To Almost 10%

Preview of Windows 8.1
Windows 8.1 set to arrive October 18

11 months after its release, Microsoft Windows 8 powered 9.8% of all Microsoft operating systems, according to Net Applications survey of users.

This adoption rate is slightly better than Microsoft Vista, the version before Windows 7, which is the most popular version of Windows at more than 50% of users. Continue reading Windows 8 Grows To Almost 10%

First Look – Acer T232HL multi-touch display for Windows 8

Acer introduces a stylish, high performance monitor for Windows 8 computers

Acer T232HL running Windows 8

The gorgeous and impressive Acer T232HL bmidz is one of the first Windows 8 multi-touch monitors available.

At $500 retail, the T232HL is a best buy for upgrading to Windows 8.

After two weeks of using it with Windows 8, I can’t think of a better solution. Continue reading First Look – Acer T232HL multi-touch display for Windows 8

Expect plenty of tablets this fall

Competition for the Apple iPad is on the way

Apple has sold over 3 million iPad or tablet computers since launching this spring. While they are the only game in town that will change quickly as other manufacturers bring out competing products that will be at least cheaper and perhaps better.
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Touch-screen notebooks are here

HP TouchSmart tx2z
HP TouchSmart tx2z

Windows 7 and new screens give users touch capability similar to iPhone with reviews

Windows 7 will be the pivot point for touch-screen netbooks and notebooks to reach the mainstream and your home.

HP is currently marketing the HP TouchSmart tx2z with an AMD Turion at 2.4 GHz for $899 (Future Shop)

It is one of five new touch-screen computers on that site.

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