Here is some good news for those of you who have Windows 8 and who may not be exactly thrilled with it. Some relief is coming. The referenced article comes from techradar.computing.
"Microsoft has revealed full details about the comprehensive update to Windows 8,
now known as Windows 8.1 and formerly known as Windows Blue. We've also
had plenty of time with the new update and are running it every day, so
check out our brand new Hands on: Windows 8.1 review.
Windows 8.1 release date is October 17 - it will be available to
existing Windows 8 users for free on Windows Update. It will be
available to buy in retail from October 18 and has already been released to manufacturers (this stage is known as RTM)."