Linked by Thom Holwerda on Thu 15th Aug 2013 02:06 UTC
Windows

I know a lot of folks are eager to find out when they will be able to get Windows 8.1. I am excited to share that starting at 12:00am on October 18th in New Zealand (that's 4:00am October 17th in Redmond), Windows 8.1 will begin rolling out worldwide as a free update for consumers on Windows 8 through the Windows Store. Windows 8.1 will also be available at retail and on new devices starting on October 18th by market. So mark your calendars!

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RE: Comment by MOS6510
by Janvl on Thu 15th Aug 2013 11:08 UTC in reply to "Comment by MOS6510"
Janvl
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I use Linux as my main desktop but also Windows 8. Both are quite functional and very usable.
Just that metro and desktop is a double gui in Win8 no clear choice is made.

Considering that windows runs about 7 to 8 years it is not that expensive, especially bought with a new pc.

One chooses his OS based on the software one wants to run, not the other way around.
The only OS I find crippled is android (IOS probably too), not getting root-access as default is unprofessional.

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