After October 31, Microsoft will no longer accept new app submissions to the Microsoft Store for Windows 8/8.1 and Windows Phone 8.x.
Windows 8 was a big shift for Windows, so much so users reacted negatively to it. That was partly Microsoft's fault, however. Let's take a look back and see where Microsoft went wrong.
iOS 11 for the iPad introduces a number of new features and improvements that originally appeared in Microsoft's Windows 8 OS. That doesn't mean Windows 8 was perfect, however.
Windows 7 and 8.1 users are open to a newly discovered bug that allows websites to crash their machines with little effort.
Microsoft has officially ceased selling Windows 7 and Windows 8.1 licenses to PC manufacturers, meaning your chances of buying a new PC with either OS are increasingly unlikely.
Microsoft has announced it will move to a new monthly rollup update model for Windows 7 and 8.1 starting in October.
Businesses with PCs that have Windows 7 or Windows 8.1 installed can check out some improvements in today's culmative updates
Microsoft has announced that from now on, non-security patches for Windows 7 and 8.1 will be released in one rollup update that will be issued monthly.
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