Linked by Thom Holwerda on Tue 14th May 2013 17:38 UTC, submitted by lucas_maximus
Windows "Today at the JP Morgan Technology, Media & Telecom Conference in Boston, Tami Reller shared with the audience that the update previously referred to as 'Windows Blue' will be called Windows 8.1 and will be a free update to Windows 8 for consumers through the Windows Store." They really didn't have much of a choice, but good news anyway.
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RE[3]: Missed opportunity...
by lucas_maximus on Tue 14th May 2013 18:44 UTC in reply to "RE[2]: Missed opportunity..."
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Really. TBH I would have found it bloody hilarious if they charged another €30 euros again for the upgrade just to see everyone foaming at their mouths. When MacOSX has a similarly short release cycle these days and charges a similar amount but makes the expensive hardware obsolete that is still working perfectly fine and capable of running the OS.

Just saying.

Edited 2013-05-14 18:44 UTC

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