Now admittedly, this is Windows 8.1 we are talking about, not Windows 8 proper, but the newest statistics show that Windows Visa still has more users than Microsoft’s new operating system. Which is surprising in these sense that not only is Vista infamous for being a mishit, but also because its user base has...

A disclaimer, first. I am a big fan of product roadmaps. They provide wholesome information about what’s coming next. Windows 8.1 Update 3, for Microsoft, it seems is now on the horizon. This is, according to a new roadmap that has just leaked. It shows (and confirms) that the company is working on Windows...

One of the more addictive games on the Windows Store is now available as a freeware. Download Castle Raid 2 free while you can, as this special promotion expires in a couple of days. This is part of Microsoft’s Red Stripe Deals campaign, by the way. Optimized for tablets and touch, the game offers a very...

And asks users to uninstall this new update, while at it. This has been reflected in an updated advisory on Microsoft Support, with the company confirming that four different updates have been removed. Although no reasons was provided at first, the software titan removed the download links to both the x86 and...

For some PCs, at least. Windows 8.1 August Update launched last week, with appropriate fanfare, and even though it seemed that everything worked fine, some issues have been reported. Pretty serious issues — a number of computers are failing to boot. Blame it on some modifications made to system files, or...

The newest refresh of Microsoft’s latest OS may be low on features, or at least big features, but it appears that the company has used the opportunity to quash a lot of bugs. This new pack of improvements fixes a whole bunch of issues with the core operating system. Redmond actually listed these new features...

Nothing earth shattering, but just something that inches the Modern UI closer to the traditional desktop environment in terms of feature sets and all that. A simple new addition. This probably is how Microsoft will keep its future operating systems updated with new bells and whistles from now on. And in some...

Here’s an unexpected surprise! Microsoft started shipping the newest refresh of its latest operating system, in the form of Windows 8.1 August Update, but it appears a bug slipped in. Nothing that nasty, but this bug simply makes the taskbar persistent across all apps — in the process disabling its default...

Windows 8.1 August Update is here, and although it does not bring along any big new feature, or improvements for end users, it still comes with a bunch of new enhancements. Previous reports hinted that this new refresh only come with only three improvements. But luckily, Microsoft posted a detailed...

Well, the big day is here, folks. Relatively speaking. Microsoft have just released the newest refresh for its latest operating system, and you can now download Windows 8.1 August Update. In terms of features, it does not bring all that much to the table. At least, nowhere near what some credible reports were...