Time to bid Microsoft Windows 7 – 8.1 farewell

It’s out with the old and in with the new, again! Microsoft has announced a firm date for our OEMs (Original Equipment Manufacturers) to stop building machines that have Windows 7 ┬áHome (Basic, Home Premium and Ultimate) pre-loaded on them. That date is October 31, 2016 for Windows 7 and 8.1 (and June 31, 2016 for Windows 8) After that …

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Microsoft Windows 8 post on Dutch MS blog triggers massive speculation

Don’t get all excited, yet, but a couple days ago, bloggers found a post on a Dutch Microsoft blog which discussed the upcoming release of Windows 8. While the post was quickly removed, it has created a lot of stir in the IT community. Some of it good, and a LOT of it bad. Some believe after the “failed” unleashing …

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