The much enhanced support for portrait mode that Microsoft has built specifically for smaller tablets is one of the most focal new features of Windows 8.1, but some users have found and reported an issue when launching apps in this mode. According to some post on Microsoft’s support forums, Metro apps become unusable...

It goes without saying that Microsoft has really set its sight on conquering the smaller (and affordable) form factor tablets with its upcoming operating system. Windows 8.1 (codename Windows Blue) comes with a whole bunch of improvements targeted for these smaller slates that sport displays between 7 and 8 inches —...