Operating Systems posts
Today, Microsoft will be launching Windows 8, the biggest redesign of its flagship product in nearly two decades; making October 25th 2012 a pivotal moment, not just for the world’s largest software manufacturer, but for the tech industry as a whole.
Windows has been the dominant operating system for decades, and has enabled Microsoft to play a disproportionately large role in shaping our digital lives. However, this dominance is largely maintained by legacy versions and uptake of new releases has been declining for some time.
According to Steve Brazier, CEO of research firm Canalys, desktop usage is around 72% of the global market, down...
A Graphical User Interface (GUI for short) allows users to interact with the computer hardware in a user friendly way.
Over the years a range of GUI’s have been developed for different operating systems such as OS/2, Macintosh, Windowsamiga, Linux, Symbian OS, and more.
We’ll be taking a look at the evolution of the interface designs of the major operating systems since the 80′s.
I should mention that this...