Windows 8.1 News Archive

New Windows 8.1 video tutorials

We came across some Windows 8.1 tutorial videos we wanted to share with you. They come from Gateway but they show both some simple and advance Operating Systems tasks in Windows 8.1. These are good refreshers and

The Windows 8 jig is up – It’s Windows Vista 2 and Microsoft are looking forward to Windows 9

Paul Thurrott today confirmed what this blog has been saying for the past 18 months – Windows 8 has fundamentally been a massive failure. In a post today, he outlined the fact that Microsoft are trying to

My review of Windows 8.1

Here’s my review of Windows 8.1. So Windows 8.1 is here and after checking it out and reading about all the benefits it brings, it still doesn’t resonate with me. I made the move to Windows 8

The Windows 8.1 upgrade download is slow as…..

The Windows 8.1 upgrade download is slow today. It starts out and has taken me almost 2 hours to download and I have a really fast connection. So you start out in the Windows Store and see

Facebook app for Windows 8.1 has been released

Great catch from Tom Warren at the Verge. It seems as if Facebook has gone ahead and released their new Facebook app for Windows 8.1. From The Verge: The app looks just like what you’d expect from

Windows 8.1 hands on preview video from WinBeta

The good folks at Winbeta took a hands on approach and made a video showing about 20 minutes of video from the upcoming Windows 8 update – Windows 8.1. In this video, they walk through some of

New Windows RT 8.1 preview video from WinBeta

Windows RT 8.1 leaked a little while ago and the folks from Winbeta did a rough test drive. Some of their observations: Changes between RT 8.1 and 8.1 on desktop, remain small, but changes are there. For

Win8China posts new screenshots of Windows 8.1 RTM

The website Win8china posted some screenshots of what they allege to be Windows 8.1 RTm. Take a look at some of them below…          

Windows 8.1 will have more built in user guides – help and Tips

One of the big knocks against Windows 8 was the fact that it didn’t really have any comprehensive guides showing how the Operating System was meant to be used. With Windows 8.1, it seems like Microsoft is

Winbeta take a video sneak peek at Windows 8.1 build 9471

The good folks at Winbeta.org have done a preliminary sneak peek at Windows 8.1 Build 9471 video. The video is a little rushed but the screen quality isn’t half bad. The author gives a little walkthrough around