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Windows 8.1

Windows 8.1 Market Share August 2014

Windows XP is enjoying a very strong life after death

September 2nd, 2014

When Windows 8 launched in 2012, Microsoft struggled to convince users that they should make the switch. The new UI was unfamiliar and unresponsive, the critical reaction was skeptical at best and most importantly, there wasn’t really anything wrong with Windows 7. In fact, two years later, Windows 7 still has an enormous lead over …

Windows 8.1 August 12 Update Download

You can download Windows 8.1’s August update right now

August 12th, 2014

Microsoft on Tuesday released the Windows 8.1 August 12th update, just like it promised a few days ago, but users shouldn’t expect any interesting new features in this software update. After all, the company did say the Windows 8.1 August update will be a minor one, hinting that it will not include the highly anticipated …

Windows 8.1 Update 2 Release Date

Next big Windows 8.1 update reportedly coming soon

July 21st, 2014

Microsoft may be getting ready to release its second scheduled Windows 8.1 update of the year. Known as Windows 8.1 Update 2, the upcoming release is apparently smaller than Update 1, which was released earlier this year, and will arrive on “Patch Tuesday,” which is apparently scheduled for August 12 according to a leaked image …

Windows 8.1 Start Menu

Leaked image may reveal the new Start Menu coming soon to Windows 8.1

July 14th, 2014

Microsoft’s next-generation Windows 8 desktop and tablet platform has been something of a mess thus far. Traction is finally picking up now that Windows XP is no longer supported and Windows 8.1 has been released along with some much-needed refinements, but Windows 8 has hardly been the boost PC vendors were hoping for. Consumers and enterprise …

Alienware Alpha Windows 8.1 Console

PS4 and Xbox One get new competition from the Alienware Alpha

June 11th, 2014

Pair an Xbox 360 or Xbox One controller to a Windows PC and you’ve got yourself a Windows console, but whatever setup you’ve got going at home may not be as cool or as powerful as this completely new, and unexpected, Alienware Windows 8.1 gaming console and home entertainment system.