Posts Tagged ‘sales’

Free Ride Over: Windows 10 Growth Slows to a Crawl

Monday, October 3rd, 2016

No surprise here at all. Of course a free product is going to draw more takers than a product that one actually has to pay for.

The growth of Microsoft’s Windows 10 operating system slowed down to a crawl in September 2016 according to several analytics service. Microsoft never failed to mention that the company’s Windows 10 operating system was the fastest growing operating system the company ever produced. Considering that Windows 10 was offered as a free upgrade to any customer running a machine with a genuine Windows 7 or Windows 8 license, it is not really that much of a surprise.

(more…)

Dell Drops to Third-Place Worldwide PC Maker

Tuesday, October 18th, 2011

Based on personal experience, I’d say that Dell’s drop in popularity is in a large part due to a quality issue that they’ve had over the last several years …

Figures released for the last quarter by IDC and Gartner show that, despite rumblings at HP that included rumours about dropping their entire PC division, the truly unprecedented Touchpad fire sale and the unceremonious dumping of their CEO, the PC maker still maintains the top spot and has indeed grown their lead in the last quarter by more than 5%.

(more…)