Latest Windows 8.1 news.

Microsoft Desktop Optimization Pack (MDOP) 2013 R2 now supports Windows 8.1

Microsoft Desktop Optimization Package (MDOP) is a suite of technologies available to Software Assurance customers that helps administrators manage, control and deploy client software. The suite employs six technologies to improve desktop management, including application virtualization, asset management and more. […]

Windows Store in Windows 8.1 gets another update

If you have upgraded to Windows 8.1 , you must have noticed the updated Windows Store with its new look. Apart from the new look, in this post, we will talk about the other changes in Windows 8.1 Store. Store […]

Media Feature Pack for N and KN versions of Windows 8.1 released

Following the upgrade from Windows 8 to Windows 8.1, the Media Feature Pack has also been released by Microsoft for computers running on both N and KN versions of Windows 8.1. This Media Feature Pack will install Windows Media Player […]

Windows 8.1 RTM Released

The long awaited Windows 8.1, the update to Microsoft’s flagship operating system is finally released for the users as a free download. The most demanded ‘Start’ button is restored in the Windows 8.1 update. Furthermore users can now boot up […]

Dell announces new Windows 8.1 tablets and XPS laptops

Dell yesterday announced new additions to its notebook and tablet line-up in an event in New York. Starting with its quad-core XPS 15.6 UltraSharp QHD+, Dell introduced a bunch of new XPS 11, XPS 13, and XPS 15 Laptops. Built […]

Windows 8.1 is now Available for Pre-Orders

The improved next version of Microsoft desktop operating system, Windows 8.1 is releasing this this month. For those of you who can’t wait to get your hands on it, Microsoft has just made it available for pre-orders. Unfortunately, there is […]

Windows 8.1 gets SkyDrive OCR Search indexing & Smart File features

A new feature of SkyDrive brings support for OCR. SkyDrive photos will use the Bing-powered SkyDrive OCR tool, that will be automatically run on your photos and display the extracted text on SkyDrive.com. The text is extracted from photos in […]

Bing Apps to bring new experiences to Windows 8.1

Bing, after revealing it new logo and design this week, now highlighted the new apps that would be included into the Bing apps suite, which would be included in Microsoft’s all new Windows 8.1. Rolling out as a free update […]

Windows 8.1 Enterprise RTM, now available for Volume License Customers

During the past few events like TechEd Europe, TechEd North America or WPC and numerous discussions with customers, Microsoft has always conveyed the message that Windows 8.1 is designed, keeping in mind the corporate world. The Windows 8.1 Enterprise RTM […]

Windows 8.1 pricing & upgrade path announced

We already know that starting October 18th, Windows 8.1 will be available at retail and on new devices in the market. Today Microsoft announced its pricing too and also revealed its packaging. Windows 8.1 pricing Starting Oct 18, for consumers […]

Microsoft highlights Windows 8.1 client security features

Windows 8.1 seems to be focusing a lot on the client security features as it has a lot to offer the consumers, in terms of a secured OS. Information security is the key criteria for a customer while choosing an […]

New Windows 8.1 Tablets & PCs unveiled at IFA 2013

It has been such a productive last year for the gadget world, as we saw transformation in devices in terms of dynamism, with the introduction of some highly innovative components, durable material and not to forget the remarkable sleek designs. […]

Become a Windows U Crew member – Campaign for Windows 8.1 !

You might have tested your IQ (Intelligence Quotient) and EQ (Emotional Quotient) many times, but Microsoft now introduces a new term TechQ (Technology Quotient) for its users.  With some attractive prizes and gifts Microsoft is looking for talented young minds […]

Windows Compatibility Center updated to support Windows 8.1

Windows Compatibility Center is now updated for Windows 8.1 and users can now check which of their apps, drivers, software and programs are compatible to their system running Windows 8.1 OS. What is Windows Compatibility Center Compatibility Center is a […]

Skype to come as an in-built tool in Windows 8.1

When Microsoft bought Skype in 2011, people started raising their eyebrows thinking what exactly Microsoft is up to. Two years later, after integrating it with Xbox One, Outlook’s desktop and the web version, today, Microsoft has finally announced that it […]

Windows 8.1 will release on 18th of October

For those who are waiting for the release of Windows 8.1, Microsoft has just announced that its latest free update to Windows 8 will start rolling out on 18th of October 2013. Windows 8.1 release date While Microsoft will be […]

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Microsoft details security improvements to Windows 8.1

As we close on the release of much talked about Windows 8.1, Microsoft is undertaking several steps to ensure that the release is a success all across. Recently at the Black Hat 2013, Microsoft revealed some of the important security developments […]

Windows 8.1 Enterprise Edition Preview

Microsoft releases Windows 8.1 Enterprise Preview Edition

Good news for all professionals out there! Microsoft has released Windows 8.1 Enterprise Preview Edition. This business-centric version of Windows 8.1 has followed the release of Windows 8.1 preview as well as release of Windows Surface RT. Now, you can […]

Microsoft confirms Windows 8.1 RTM availability for OEMs in August

The news about OEM partners to have access to the final Windows 8.1 upgrade bits by late August was confirmed today at Microsoft’s Worldwide Partner conference. Microsoft has already released a preview of the OS update. It highlights new features […]

Ads will be an integral part of Search in Windows 8.1 – Microsoft

Last week Microsoft revealed Windows 8.1 Preview and showcased Windows 8.1 Smart Search. Microsoft has revealed that Bing Ads will be an integral part of this Windows 8.1 Smart Search experience. Bing Ads platform has brought a number of new […]

Microsoft unveils Windows Embedded 8.1, download Industry Release Preview now

At its Build 2013 conference, Microsoft not only announced the availability of Windows 8.1 Preview, but expanded the same to include intelligent solutions with the availability of Windows Embedded 8.1 Industry Release Preview. It will help ensure the tightest possible […]

Windows 8.1 gets 3D printing support built into it

Apart from promoting its newest operating system, Microsoft is also trying to push and encourage 3D printing revolution. During the Build Conference yesterday i.e. June 26, Microsoft released Windows 8.1 Preview and showed off Windows 8.1‘s new built-in 3D printer support. […]