Right, I'm due for a change at home, but am hesitating, as am looking for replacement of my hardware first, which may have to include a printer. Depending on whether I can find alternative drivers for my Laserjet1000 printer. HP dropped it from their support list and there is no driver for Windows 7, as well as some of my software. So may continue with Windows XP as long as I can. I probably should purchase Windows 7 in the meanwhile, as looks as though all hardware comes with Windows 8 these days. I like my Windows software to be at least a few versions old so that MS has got rid of most of the bugs of that Windows.
I work at home now, and my new PC runs Windows 8. People complain about it a lot, but if you upgrade to Windows 8.1, they did add things like the Start Menu and option to boot to desktop (instead of the start screen) that people hated. Honestly, it really isn't all that different.
I also run iOS 6 on my iPhone. I can't wait for iOS7!