Tiles. Files. Apps and Snaps. The update's jam-packed with little things that add up to a big improvement over Windows 8.
Users say Dell's Latitude E6430u laptop has a distinct odor, but the company says the nauseating smell won't actually make you sick.
A subtle tweak in Windows 8.1 hardware requirements is leaving some users behind on Windows 8. Even worse, affected users will be cut off from critical updates in 2015.
Good-bye, Messaging. Farewell, My Computer. These and some other features were left behind in the jump from Windows 8 to Windows 8.1, but for the most part you won't miss them.
Apple's claim of revolutionizing pricing with OS X Mavericks isn't quite as revolutionary as claimed. The new-age "One Microsoft" is already laying the groundwork for free Windows upgrades.
And to add insult to injury, you have to download 18GB of... something before the malware phishes for your personal info.
Windows RT 8.1 is back in the Windows Store, cured of the the errors that caused it to bork some Surface RT tablets.
Apple's iPad may be more well-rounded, but the Surface 2 and Windows RT 8.1 win screens-down for Office-centric productivity.
Most Windows 8.1 installations have been easy as easy can be. But the ones that go bad have been going VERY BAD.
Android is not just for phones and tablets. Its open-source nature has made it popular for lots of odd applications.
The much-anticipated Windows RT 8.1 update appears to be having quality issues for some users, causing Microsoft to remove the update from the Windows Store.
If you like to Fetch your SkyDrive files from afar, you won't like Windows 8.1's changes. A warning would have been nice, Microsoft.
What's better than gaming? FREE gaming, and Nvidia's 2013 Holiday Gaming Bundle offers just that.
Windows 8.1 makes the modern interface more useful than ever before—but it also makes it easier for desktop diehards to banish the modern UI completely.
Beyond its baked-in goodies, Windows 8.1 brought a friend along: A modern-style Facebook app.