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 if you’re new to the Windows 8.1 OS, you might want to start with these. Head over to the Windows...

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 move past Windows 8 as fast as possible. Here are some of the scoops: Threshold is the codename for the...

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 because I found a really great deal at Staples where I was able to get Windows 8 Pro for $59.99. My PC was pretty quick but...

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 the screen below.. Then you click to update for free.. Then you start downloading And there you have it folks… Still...

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 a Facebook app, with status, photo, and check in tabs alongside the chat interface that’s pinned to the right-hand...

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 the highlights from the Operating Systems refresh and show some of the new stuff you can expect with this...

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 example, the desktop app is no longer pinned to the Start Screen by default. This move doesn’t suprise us, as...

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

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 trying really hard to rectify the situation. There seems to be a tile called “Help & Tips” on the home...

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 the new Windows 8.1 build and you get to see more of Windows 8.1. I’m curious to see what you guys...