Windows 8.1 Update Ready for Download on Oct. 17
On the heels of rumors that Windows 8.1 is scheduled for an October arrival, the company confirmed on Wednesday the date: Oct. 17.
The free update — for both Windows 8 and Windows RT — will be available via the Windows Start Screen through the Windows store on existing devices. It will be available at retail stores and on new devices starting on that date by market
“Windows 8.1 brings many improvements in areas like personalization, Internet Explorer 11, search which is powered by Bing, built-in apps including a few new ones, an improved Windows Store experience, and cloud connectivity with SkyDrive (and much more) that people will enjoy,” Brandon LeBlanc, senior marketing communications manager at Microsoft, wrote on the company’s official blog. Read more…