Bang on target, Microsoft has gone in and made Windows 8.1 Update available for download. The anticipated feature pack will also arrive via Windows Update later in the day. But if you cannot wait, then these official links have all the files you need to deploy the new OS. This manual method works for both the 32-bit...

Redmond has done a splendid job modernizing its web browser on all platforms. No longer is Internet Explorer stuck in the early 2000s, and the newer versions can duke it out with Chrome and Firefox easy. We have known for a while that the company is planning to release IE11 on Windows Phone 8.1, and the various leaks...

If there was worldwide body for this, it would gladly have labeled the first day of BUILD 2014 a certified success. Heck, even if Microsoft announces nothing today, the event is already a triumphant victory. Redmond both surprised and wowed yesterday, making several big announcements and even bigger unveils — Windows...

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...

It’s showtime, people! Microsoft is an hour or so away from kicking off the 2014 edition of its BUILD developer conference, one that will provide us with first looks at several key products. Things get underway in San Francisco today, April 2, from 8:30 to 11:30 AM and again on April 3 at 8:30 to 11:30 AM, Pacific...

So you all have heard the news. Or shall I say gossip? Microsoft have maintained the policy of absolute silence about where the upcoming versions of its two leading platforms are heading. But there has been enough chitchat about Windows 8.1 Update 1 and Windows Phone 8.1. The mobile platform looks like it is about to...

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...

BUILD 2014 is right around the corner, and while tickets for the event are more or less sold out, fans and users that want in on the action have a way to do so later this week. Microsoft have just announced that, similar to how they do it every year, they will be streaming the event live on two of its websites. This...

Satya Nadella, Microsoft’s new CEO, had a busy day yesterday, as the company held a press conference in San Francisco where it unveiled two of its more anticipated products. The first being Office for iPad, and the second one, the Enterprise Mobility Suite. And while the official announcements of these two solutions...

The final stretch, then. Windows 8.1 Update 1 has been in the spotlight for months now, despite the fact that Microsoft is yet to officially confirm it. And some ultimate new details are now out. First up is the news that ISOs of the upcoming version of Windows are being prepared. New kid on the leaking block, BAV0...