Tiles. Files. Apps and Snaps. The update's jam-packed with little things that add up to a big improvement over Windows 8.
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.
Most Windows 8.1 installations have been easy as easy can be. But the ones that go bad have been going VERY BAD.
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.
What you see is what you get with the new Windows 8.1 update—and you'll see a lot.
Mozilla Foundation is improving the performance of its Firefox OS software for smartphones, and devices running it will soon go on sale in more European and Latin American countries.
The latest dev build of Chrome transforms into a full-blown Chrome OS installation when you open it in Windows 8 Metro mode.
But don't buy one if you want to upgrade from Windows XP or Vista!
But that still doesn't mean Microsoft's new-look operating system is setting the world alight.