Windows 8 Represents 2.3% of Windows Traffic Nearly Two Months Following Debut
Available on both desktops and tablets, Windows 8 is Microsoft’s first major attempt to develop an operating system (OS) which integrates many features of the mobile experience. These range from user interface (UI) elements, to taking advantage of new hardware, and technologies such as USB 3.0 and near field communications (NFC). In order to provide a clear picture into the level of success seen by Windows 8, Chitika Insights conducted a research study analyzing the new OS’ share of Windows-based Web traffic since launch.
Operating System Market Share, November 2012 Update
Chitika Insights brings you our latest Operating System Market Share Report, breaking down the distribution of the biggest players in the mobile and desktop industries.
Bing Winning Over Tech-Savvy Microsoft Fans
Is Bing popular with tech-savvy Microsoft users? It appears that the newer your version of Internet Explorer is, the higher the chance that you use Bing to search. Seen in Search Engine Land.
WebOS Coming To The PC? What?
HP announced today that it will be releasing a ton of new devices running Palm’s WebOS. One very surprising revelation, PCs running the mobile OS are on the slate for later this year.
iPad Users Also Use… Windows?!?
What else do iPad early adopters use at home? Mac computers? Windows machines? Even Linux boxes? We broke down the iPad traffic and see what ‘siblings’ these tablets have. As seen in Fortune Brainstorm Tech and Ars Technica.
Microsoft Means More Ad Clicks
Following up on our comparison of clickthrough rates by search engine, we expanded our scope, looking at web browsers and operating systems. Across the board, Microsoft products mean a higher likelihood of users clicking on advertisements. Featured in TechCrunch, Adotas, Huffington Post, and more.
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