Windows 8.1 Archive

Apps Are Now Waving Goodbye To Windows 8.1

Time for Windows 8.1 users to jump ship? Don’t look now but there’s an exodus going on, one where developers are quietly abandoning one of the more popular operating systems on the planet. Windows 8.1, the fourth

Mainstream Support For Windows 8.1 Has Ended

The end is near! Windows 8.1 is nearing sunset, as Microsoft has officially ended mainstream support for this version of the operating system this week. It will no longer receive new features and updates. Other than security

Windows 7 And 8.1 Updates Here To Fix Up A Bunch Of Issues

The second Tuesday of every month brings along its own unique set of goodies for users of Microsoft platforms, and Windows 7 and 8.1 just got a bunch of new updates as part of Patch Tuesday. To

Test Reveals Best Antivirus For Windows 8.1 Home Users

Time for an annual ritual. Or is it biannual? Or monthly? Anyway, finding the best antivirus for Windows 8.1 home users was the point of this test that the folks over at AV-TEST just conducted. Several antivirus

Microsoft, Again, Removes Fake Apps From Windows Store

Spring cleaning? Perfect time for it. Microsoft have given the Windows Store another round of cleaning, removing several fake and low quality apps along the way. As a result, the total number of apps in the store

Microsoft Unveils Dongle Sized Windows 8.1 PC

How about a new Windows 8.1 PC? One the size of a dongle? With HDMI, USB and microSD ports for portability as well as connectivity? With decent performance to go with it? While it may not be

Microsoft Fixes Widespread Windows 8.1 App Crash Issue

Things sure seem quiet ever since Microsoft dropped their policy of advanced notifications for Update Tuesday releases. However, the company did release a few patches on March 10. And one of the update aimed at Windows 8.1

MOMO7W Windows 8.1 Tablet Launches For Just $48

The question of how low can you go for Windows 8.1 tablets has been answered. The MOMO7W slate has taken things to a radical new low, and is priced at just $48. That’s the price of a

Windows 7 Market Share Sure Has Skyrocketed

Microsoft may be trying level best to move users to its modern operating platform, but despite these efforts, Windows 7 market share has increased by leaps and bounds in the past few months. The popular OS now

KB3001652 Patch Causing Computers To Lock Up

Oh boy, not again. It’s Patch Tuesday time. Or Update Tuesday, if you will. And this time around, another patch is causing trouble for users that deployed it on their machines. Not the first time this has