Windows 8 has never been an exciting product when it comes to sales, with Microsoft trying to cope with an avalanche of criticism for making so many changes in the operating system.
And still, the Redmond-based tech giant claims that Windows 8 is now posting accelerating momentum, just ahead of the 8.1 RTM launch scheduled to take place in October.
While no clear specifics have been provided, the company says that the number of activations is growing up, which is actually an indication that more people are now making the move to Windows 8.
“As we ramp up toward general availability of Windows 8.1, we’re seeing accelerating momentum with Windows 8. Windows 8 PCs
were in demand for back to school and we saw a bump in activations (or new PCs coming online) and Net Apps data released earlier this month confirmed this bump between July and August,” Microsoft’s Brandon LeBlanc said in a blog post