Stardock’s Start8 in USA Today Article

Wednesday, November 14, 2012 by Island Dog | Discussion: WinCustomize News

USA Today has an article about the departure of Microsoft Executive, Steven Sinofsky, the Windows 8 start menu, and how Stardock’s Start8 has brought back the start menu to users.

“Software company Stardock has sold tens of thousands of copies of Start8, a $5 application that restores a fully functioning Windows 7 Start Menu interface to new Windows 8 PCs. Stardock has distributed tens of thousands more free trial versions, says Kris Kwilas, Stardock's vice president of technology.

"We were having some success with word of mouth before the Windows 8 release, and since the release, the floodgates have been opened, and the demand is surprising even us," Kwilas says. "It tells me that early adopters of Windows 8 feel there's something missing -- a comfort factor for how they want to use their PCs, vs. how Microsoft has decided for them how they should use their computers."

See the full story at USA Today.

http://www.usatoday.com/story/tech/2012/11/13/microsoft-sinofsky-fired-windows-8/1702511/

Uvah
Reply #1 Wednesday, November 14, 2012 11:45 AM

SD does it again! WTG!

seldomseen
Reply #2 Wednesday, November 14, 2012 12:39 PM

Also check out latest edition of Maximum PC. A couple of Stardock plugs and reviews.

DrJBHL
Reply #3 Wednesday, November 14, 2012 12:59 PM

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