Linked by Thom Holwerda on Wed 5th Jun 2013 12:09 UTC
Windows Microsoft has released a video showing off some of the features coming to Windows 8.1. I must say, the new features all look like great additions (the new search looks awesome), but I'm much more interested in performance - the huge bottleneck for anything related to Metro. In addition, as part of the Windows 8.1 update, Windows RT users will get an ARM version of Outlook. Not that I care, but I'm sure some business users do.
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Not for me
by Drunkula on Wed 5th Jun 2013 12:26 UTC
Drunkula
Member since:
2009-09-03

I had Win8 on my laptop for about 3 months. Perhaps I'm set in my ways but with the bitter taste it left I'm turned off for anything higher than Win7. I can't help but not be excited for 8.1.

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RE: Not for me
by tylerdurden on Wed 5th Jun 2013 18:17 in reply to "Not for me"
tylerdurden Member since:
2009-03-17

Initially Windows 8 is a usability clusterf*ck, for a traditional desktop role at least. However, with some coaxing it can be made it to work, and the transition takes about a week or so.

However, IMO, this is one Windows version with basically no value proposition going for it, specially RT. I get it for "free" via our organization, so it is easy enough to put up with...

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