When it comes to preview builds, Windows 8.1 has had its fair share of leaks. More than a handful of versions have made their way to, um, shady places on the Internet, including public torrent trackers. This means anyone feeling adventurous can install and take them for a test drive. The latest to come our way was...

Microsoft introduced a plethora of new features in its new Windows 8 platform, and one of the more visible (and useful) of them is Charms. Now it seems Windows 8.1 is poised to improve this very option. Redmond is all set to introduce a completely new search experience in the new version of Windows, one that would...

I was having a conversation about Windows 8 with a cousin of mine and it’s funny – this issue has started popping up in discussions. I’m talking about the name “Charms”. Microsoft use the name to describe a series of icons that show up when you hover on the right side of the screen or over the start menu. The...