11 Oct 2013

Update Your Windows 8 to 8.1 Within a Week For Free

8.1
Just after a week: 18th October.
The most expected Windows 8.1 upgrade for Windows 8 users is ready. Microsoft corporation confirmed that this upgrade will happen for free for the users who....



The waiting is finished. Now it is time to update your Microsoft Windows 8 to Microsoft Windows 8.1 for Free.

  • Microsoft has confirmed that "Microsoft Windows 8.1" is set to release on October 17th. 
  • Existing users who already have a Microsoft Windows 8 will get free upgrade on October 18th.
  • The upgrade process will happen by "Windows Update" utility or by "Windows Store"
  • With a stable internet connection one can do this easily online.

What is Windows 8.1?

Windows 8.1 will be called as "Windows Blue". This is a new version of the Windows 8 operating system which Microsoft is working on. Instead of releasing service packs, Microsoft will issue new versions of the OS much like Apple does with OS X.
The firm already does a similar thing with Windows Phone, for example, 7.5 'Mango' and 8 'Apollo'.
Tammi Reller, head of marketing and finance for the Windows, said: "It will deliver the latest new innovations across an increasingly broad array of form factors of all sizes, display, battery life and performance, while creating new opportunities for our ecosystem. It will provide more options for businesses, and give consumers more options for work and play."
Start Menu comes back:
After many research Microsoft has decided to bring back "Start Menu" for their new version of windows. So Windows 8.1 will be easy to use by it's interface.

Windows 8.1: What new features will it bring?

Microsoft has given a 'first look' at Windows 8.1, detailing some of the new features which will arrive with the update.
Personalize and apps:
As leaked information suggested, users will be able to personalize the OS more. The Lock screen can now display a slideshow of photos (plus the camera can be used without needing to log in). There will also be more colors and backgrounds for the Start screen.
Windows Store:
Microsoft will update the Windows Store in version 8.1. A redesign will aim to show more information and a search bar at the top. Listing are more descriptive and includes an related apps section to help you find new apps.
Search:
The search section of the Charms bar will give 'global search results powered by Bing' in order to give you the best result. It will work for the web, apps, files, SkyDrive and actions you can take.
"Quick actions include things you would want to do like play a song or video. Results from local files, apps, and settings are easily accessed in the same convenient view by scrolling to the left." said the firm.
Other:
Other updates will include PC settings which can be accessed without using the control panel and Internet Explorer 11 touting better performance. Sky Drive will also let you save files directly to the cloud and offline access.
In what is, in a way, the return of the Start menu, the Start 'tip' will now be the Windows logo and pop up when the mouse is moved to the bottom left hand corner of the screen. It will also be visible whenever you're in Desktop mode.
"There are also options to change what the corners do, and options to boot into alternate screens. For example, if you prefer to see the Apps view versus all the tiles, you can choose to have the Start screen go directly to Apps view." said Microsoft.
Conclusion: 
Are you ready to get new Windows Blue for free..............................?

Enjoy !!!!!!!!!!
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