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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v8.1, what's new?
by tomchr on Tue 14th May 2013 22:40 UTC
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Regardless of the Start menu, without the ability to disable the awfull Metro UI, this is a an inadequate update.

You can only put so much lipstick on a pig.

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RE: v8.1, what's new?
by Spiron on Wed 15th May 2013 01:25 in reply to "v8.1, what's new?"
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This isn't so much putting lipstick on a pig as it is giving the pig a complete facial restructure. several key things have changed while still maintaining the metro interface

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