Sunday, September 22, 2013

Windows 8.1 release date, news and features

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.

The 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)."