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Windows 8.1: Where to get it and how to install

Windows 8.1: Where to get it and how to install

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Microsoft has finally released its major update to Windows 8.1 and all you want to do now is get it, right? Bar a couple of minor teething troubles and server issues mainly due to the overwhelming response, it should be available to you if you already... >>

Microsoft Windows 8.1 free update released

Microsoft Windows 8.1 free update released

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Microsoft has released the free update of Windows 8.1 for Windows 8 and Windows RT device users via the Windows Store. Businesses now have access to the final versions of Windows 8.1 Pro and Windows 8.1 Enterprise. Windows 8.1 will also be available... >>

Windows 8.1 now available: Everything you need to know before you install

Windows 8.1 now available: Everything you need to know before you install

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The time has finally come for Windows 8 users to get a break with a slew of fixes courtesy of Microsoft. The company has gradually teased details of the next version of Windows 8, called Windows 8.1, over the last few months, emphasising that it's a free... >>

Microsoft shows Start Button in new Windows 8.1 ad

Microsoft shows Start Button in new Windows 8.1 ad

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Microsoft has released its first video advertisement for Windows 8.1 on its YouTube channel. In the run-up to the launch of Windows 8.1 on 18 October, Microsoft takes 30 seconds to guide software-hopefuls through the OS's new features.  Most prominently,... >>

Full version of Windows 8.1 priced at $120; Windows 8 users can upgrade free

Full version of Windows 8.1 priced at $120; Windows 8 users can upgrade free

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Ahead of the launch of Windows 8.1 on 18 October, Microsoft has officially detailed how it plans to launch the massive operating system update to the masses.  Microsoft will make Windows 8.1 available to current Windows 8 users for free. Windows 7 users... >>

Be Inspired: 5 inspiring Windows desktop apps

Be Inspired: 5 inspiring Windows desktop apps

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There are hundreds of apps available in the Windows app store, knowing where to start your downloading marathon could be prove to be a bit of a mind boggle. We have found five Windows desktop apps that inspire us. Whether it’s to find a great recipe,... >>

Amiga and Gameloft to launch titles with Microsoft on Windows Phone 8 and Windows 8

Amiga and Gameloft to launch titles with Microsoft on Windows Phone 8 and Windows 8

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Microsoft has signed deals with Amiga Games Inc and Gameloft that will see myriad gaming titles, classic and new, arrive on Windows 8 and Windows Phone 8 soon. As if that wasn't exciting enough you'll be able to play cross-platform between computer and... >>

ASUS VivoBook X102BA  press shot surfaces - a Win 8 PC geared toward students?

ASUS VivoBook X102BA press shot surfaces - a Win 8 PC geared toward students?

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Asus is planning to expand its Vivo line-up by launching a new Windows 8 PC called VivoBook X102BA. SweClockers published a leaked press shot of the notebook on Friday and reported that it would feature a 1.0GHz, dual-core AMD A4-1200 CPU with Radeon... >>

Windows 8.1 release date revealed, full build available to all from 17 October

Windows 8.1 release date revealed, full build available to all from 17 October

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Microsoft has finally revealed the release date of the full consumer build of Windows 8.1. It will be available as a free download to Windows 8 users from 17 October. In fact, the software giant has given a specific time. It states that the update will... >>

Microsoft reportedly releasing Windows 8.1 to the public in October

Microsoft reportedly releasing Windows 8.1 to the public in October

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Microsoft is currently testing Windows 8.1 with developers, ahead of a public release, in hopes of bringing several new features and enhancements to the Windows table. According to ZDNET's Mary Jo Foley, who has a stellar track record reporting on Microsoft,... >>