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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Comment by marcp
by marcp on Tue 14th May 2013 19:08 UTC
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It won't be free, but gratis. That's a huge difference ;)

The car that you borrow for free isn't free, also. It's gratis as in price. It's not yours, you can't do anything you want with it.

Yes, I hate car analogies, too.

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