Category - Statistics

Category: Statistics

Anniversary Update Running On Over 90% Of Windows 10 PCs

End of fragmentation, more or less? Microsoft has struggled with software fragmentation in the past, but with Windows 10 Anniversary Update running on a substantial 91.2% of PCs, things are now fine. As fine as they can be, ahead of the launch of the Creators Update next month. The latest statistics from AdDuplex show that adoption …

This Is End For Windows Phones, Kantar Says

Hope you’re ready for a two OS world! Independent market analysis firm Kantar Worldpanel has written off Windows in the global phone market, saying that there will only be two mobile ecosystems moving forward. Android and iOS. The latest statistics released by the market share research firm confirm what we already know, and that is the …

Microsoft Edge Continues To Struggle 18 Months Into Release

Guess you can’t fault the browser too much, what with Windows 10 barely moving the needle these days. Microsoft Edge, just like the OS, has slowed down when it comes to adoption. The operating system, as a matter of pure fact, witnessed another decline this past month. And as a direct consequence, Edge, the new default …

Windows 10 Market Share Dips Again

Can we get some stability here! How hard can it be, right? Quite hard apparently, as Windows 7 is back to growth once again, leading to a dip in the Windows 10 market share. The latest market share data provided by NetMarketShare has more users moving to the world’s most popular desktop operating system — which …

Apple Has Microsoft Beat In The 2-In-1 Space In New Zealand

Kiwi country. In a somewhat surprising bit of development, it has been revealed that Microsoft has lost first place to Apple in New Zealand when it comes to sales of 2-in-1 devices. It was not all that long ago that Microsoft was the only one making this type of hardware. However, with the iPad Pro, the …

Microsoft Tools Really Disappoint When It Comes To Malware Removal

Considering all the new bells and whistles Windows Defender was picking up lately, it perhaps comes as a surprise that Microsoft’s security tools are really not all that good when it comes to actual malware removal. The latest round of security tests performed by German institute AV-TEST show that Microsoft Security Essentials and Windows Malicious Software …

Surface Pro 4 Still The Most Popular Surface, AdDuplex Reveals

Advertising network AdDuplex is here with its latest statistical highlights, and these certainly seem more focused on Windows 10 than Windows 10 Mobile. Understandably. Things have not been going well for the mobile OS, of course. These tracking statistics for the month come from a snapshot of worldwide usage across a 24-hour period on February 20, …

Windows 10 Pro Now Leading Sales

Just what the doctor ordered! A new research has shown that Windows 10 Pro is leading Windows sales in several top markets, in news that would be particularly pleasing for Microsoft. This research has been conducted by Context, and it reveals that Windows 10 was the number one version operating the operating system that was installed …

Microsoft Tablets Remain Successful, But For How Long?

Well, it’s happened. After steady increases in sales and shipment numbers, Microsoft tablets are now showing signs of decline, as sales of the Surface Pro dropped in 2016. But that’s what you get in the face of increased competition from third-party OEMS like Dell, HP and Lenovo that have launched their own clones similar to the …

Windows Phone Market Share Collapses To Just 0.3%

The latest Gartner data is here, confirming that Windows Phone market share continues to lose ground with each passing month. In fact, the fast pace at which it is declining is remarkable. According to the research firm, approximately 1.1 million phones running Windows were sold in the fourth quarter of 2016 — which itself represents a …

Windows 10 Growth Has Slowed Down, Microsoft Indirectly Confirms

Of course, we can’t expect the company to spread negativity, at least not directly. Because, really, Windows 10 is not growing as fast as it was at the start. Helped in no small capacity by the free upgrade offer Microsoft was running. In fact, back then, in 2015, Redmond used to announce adoption figure on a …

Windows Phone Market Share Collapses Even More

Brace for more bad news, Windows Phone fans, as the market share of the mobile OS dropped even more according to the latest statistics provided by Kantar. The numbers confirm that the platform dipped in all major markets across the globe. Windows phones handsets are also not selling well in Europe, which has long been its …