Windows 8.1 released

Wait a few days, sure all is well with the upgrade and then go for it.  There are a lot of enhancements and improvements in this major release for Windows 8.

Windows 8.1 is finally here!

The highly anticipated update brings much-needed tweaks and improvements across the board to the critically acclaimed OS.

On Thursday, the long-awaited update for Windows 8 was finally released into the wild. Windows 8.1 brings a slew of new features, upgrades, and overall improvements to the operating system and every app that comes with it.

If you've been using the Preview version of 8.1, many of these features should already seem familiar: swiping up from the base brings up the All Apps drawer, desktop backgrounds can move in parallax effect, and of course, the obligatory "Start" button is back (though it's just a visual icon for the home screen).
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