Almost all eyes are towards Windows 10 and what it will bring come 2015, but Microsoft certainly wants to further improve its current platform, that being Windows 8.1. The company has just released a new ISO for this version of Windows, and it also contains the November 2014 update rollup — perfect for users that want...

A few days, then. Microsoft is gearing up to release the second refresh of the Windows 8.1 platform, in the form of Update 2, with all signs pointing towards a release next month. August 12 is now said to be the day of the public debut. While curiously, Windows 8.1 Update 2 will show up for MSDN subscribers on August...

Just as Terry Myerson was talking about it in his keynote at BUILD 2014, Microsoft released the new Windows 8.1 Update on MSDN so that premium subscribers can download and deploy the files before general release on April 8. The update is available in two different flavors — as it should be. Subscribers can grab the...

Been waiting for the next big thing? Windows 8.1 Update 1 is on track for launch next month, with April 8 pegged as the official launch day. That is for the rest of the mortals, obviously. MSDN subscribers are said to be getting it before BUILD 2014 kicks off. And that means the latest version of Windows could be up...

Been following the Windows 8.1 Update 1 development? Can’t wait to get your hands on the final version? Well you’re in luck, bud, because you might be able to get access to it next month. Late next month, yeah, but you get the drift. If you are not the type that was thrilled with the recent gossip that Microsoft was...

Windows 8.1, the latest operating system to come from the Redmond offices is set for official launch next month. October 18 has been set as the day the new OS will hit general availability. And in order to ensure that as many businesses try out the newest version of Windows, Microsoft has just announced the...

Time for some juicy gossip! As far as operating systems go, Windows 8.1 has had a rightfully colorful story to tell. From early development to rumored details and leaked ISOs. But perhaps the most quaint tale was left for the RTM release of the operating system. Microsoft recently made available for download the final...

Along with Windows 8.1 and a couple of other of its software products, Microsoft has also made available Windows Server 2012 R2 to developers and users via its MSDN and TechNet subscription. The latest version of the company’s server operating system is a notable step up for Microsoft, as it aims to bridge together...

So this is what happened. Microsoft finished work on the final RTM version of Windows 8.1 but held off releasing the build, much to the charging of the IT community, on MSDN and TechNet. Redmond claimed that RTM in this case was not Release to Manufacturing, but instead Release to Manufacturers — as the company wanted...

Well, what do you know! Even though Microsoft initially planned to release the RTM version of Windows 8.1 in October, it has changed its mind and officially released the OS update just now. The RTM version of the operating system is now available on MSDN and TechNet. Redmond claims that it heard and took into account...