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Windows 8 licenses blast past 40 million sold

Windows 8 licenses blast past 40 million sold

The folks at Microsoft are glad to report that they've reached 40 million Windows 8 licenses sold in the new operating system's first month on the market. Microsoft notes specifically that "to-date Microsoft has sold 40 million Windows 8 licenses" and wants to make it clear that they're not just pumped up about this pace of upgrade and new users, they're glad to share that it's outpacing the adoption of Windows 7.

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Do we really need the Steam autumn sale?

Do we really need the Steam autumn sale?

Over the weekend, I had the pleasure of partying with a bunch of my friends. All of them are pretty big nerds, just like me. If you're a nerd too, you know that not much changes when a bunch of nerds get a few drinks in them, they just talk about nerdy things louder than usual. Therefore, it shouldn't come as much of a surprise to hear that the Steam autumn sale was among the topics that came up that night.

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Windows 8 sales “slow” says Newegg

Windows 8 sales “slow” says Newegg

Windows 8 might be a completely new take on the Windows operating system, but it seems sales aren't doing as well as some may have hoped. Online electronics and computer parts retailer Newegg says that they were "prepared for an explosion" at launch, but sales have "been slow going" so far. However, the retailer says that sales of Windows 8 may start taking off starting in Q2 2013 most likely.

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