Windows 8.1

  • What’s new in Windows 10 for Windows 7, Windows 8 and 8.1 users ?

    Windows 10 is coming. From July 29th, Microsoft will roll out the bits for the latest operation system to Windows users who want to upgrade. Remember there’s no cost here if you do it within the 12 month timeline, the goal being for Microsoft to move as many Windows...
  • MSDN has lots of benefits, early access to Win8.1 isn’t one of them

    Overnight Microsoft have confirmed that Windows 8,1 has been released to hardware manufacturers to ship on new PCs. General availability of Windows 8.1 will be October 18th, but the announcement also confirmed that MSDN and TechNet subscribers wouldn’t get it early. These subscription services give users and businesses access...
  • Windows 8.1 release dated, arriving October 17th

    Since Microsoft’s developer conference Build, enthusiasts have been previewing the Windows 8.1 update. Microsoft have finally announced the release date for the major update. In Australia, that’s 10:00pm October 17th. Windows 8.1 addresses many of the complaints users had after Windows 8 launched around a year ago. During my...
  • Intel HD 5000 driver issues with Windows 8.1 [Updated]

    It seems the folks at Intel have some work to do with their latest on-board graphics drivers. With the 4th generation Intel processor, also came update HD 5000 graphics. It turns out they don’t work so well under Windows 8.1. Now before you jump to point out that this...
  • See what’s new in Windows 8.1, we go hands-on

    There’s plenty new in Windows, especially for just a .1 release, the full review and analysis will have to wait till I’ve spent more time with it, but for now, here’s a quick summary of what the changes and new features are. Start screen with new tile sizes Unified...
  • People are already using Windows 8.1, here’s what they’ve found

    While I wait for one of those stupid metal birds in the sky, I’m watching the #Bldwin hashtag on twitter and see that some early //BUILD/ Attendees are already hands-on with Windows 8.1. Let’s take a look at what they’ve found so far. Networking made easyAccording to this screen...
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