Microsoft Windows 8.1 Get It Now Review


Windows 8.1 is coming later this year, and a prerelease version is available now for you to trial. Windows 8.1 has new ways for you to personalize your PC and includes a wave of awesome new apps and services. 

Search now from your PC, your apps, and the web. See results in a clean, graphic view that lets you take immediate action and launch apps. Search, click, do. Find a song and start playing it, or find a video which is powered by Bing. 

Download new apps from Windows Store has a new look which makes it easier to discover. And the apps that are included with Windows 8.1 Preview let you do a bunch of cool things. For example, the Camera app can shoot 8 frames per second before, during, and after you push the button. So you never miss a shot. 

Windows 8.1 offers more colors and backgrounds for the Start screen including ones with motion. In Windows 8.1, you’ll be able to do more to personalize the experience on your device. As people started using Windows 8, we found that people were using their Lock screens to show pictures of their families. 

So in Windows 8.1, you can turn your PC or tablet into a picture frame by making your Lock screen a slide show of your pictures – either locally on the device or photos from the cloud in SkyDrive. Its also added the ability to take pictures with the built-in camera right from the Lock screen without having to log in.

Built–in cloud storage
SkyDrive is now the default location for saving documents. So you always have your files wherever you go, even when you’re offline. And with the included SkyDrive app, you can manage both local files and SkyDrive files in one place.

Fast, full-screen browsing
When you get Windows 8.1 Preview, you also get to check out the new Internet Explorer. Internet Explorer 11 Preview is built for touch, with faster load times, a full-screen experience that includes side-by-side browsing of your sites, and real-time info delivered on your Start screen through live tiles for your favorite sites. 

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Source: Windows Blog

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