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...

So I’ll make this really short and sweet. We’re trying to collate all the unanswered questions about Windows 8.1 that you all may have and put together a Q and A section for y’all. So, do you have Questions about Windows 8.1? If you do, use the comments below to list your question and we’ll make...

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...

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...

So you can preorder Windows 8.1 or preorder Windows 8.1 Pro starting today. This begs the very obvious question: How will Microsoft position this Operating System update to consumers. Consumers are (by now) familiar with Windows 8 and whether they link it or not, the brand is recognizable. The metro tiles,...

Microsoft have opened up Windows 8.1 and Windows 8.1 Pro up for preorder. The software packages just became available at the Microsoft Store. You can also see the new package artwork for both Windows 8.1 and Windows 8.1 Pro at the Microsoft store. Windows 8.1 is retailing for $119.00 Windows 8.1 Pro is...