Microsoft’s aggressive push to get users to upgrade to Windows 10 has been turned up a notch as the company begins pushing full-screen upgrade pop-up notifications to Windows 7 and 8.1.
It's is official, Microsoft has discontinued retail boxed copies of its Windows 7 and Windows 8 operating systems.
A survey of Britons and new web user data suggests that Windows 8 is struggling to make the same progress that its predecessors - and especially Windows 7 - did.
I'm what you might call an early adopter. Shiny new technology to play with makes me happy. So I've been running the Windows 8 Release Preview (that's a fancy term for public beta) on two of my PCs for a while now. I even put it on a very elderly Compaq laptop before I risked it on computers I actually use, and it worked fine.