Linked by Thom Holwerda on Thu 17th Oct 2013 13:33 UTC
Windows

Less than a year ago we were preparing to launch Windows 8, which introduced our vision of highly personalized mobile computing. And here we are today announcing the global availability of Windows 8.1. Windows 8.1 demonstrates our commitment to continuously improving the product to create a richer customer experience. We are excited to have customers start updating their devices today and getting to experience new Windows devices this holiday season.

Out now for free for everyone with Windows 8.

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RE[2]: Comment by Wafflez
by lucas_maximus on Thu 17th Oct 2013 17:29 UTC in reply to "RE: Comment by Wafflez"
lucas_maximus
Member since:
2009-08-18

It probably because collectively the internet lost it shit with the removal of the start button.

Seriously Microsoft are the only company I hear criticized because they listen to what people say.

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RE[3]: Comment by Wafflez
by Alfman on Thu 17th Oct 2013 19:36 in reply to "RE[2]: Comment by Wafflez"
Alfman Member since:
2011-01-28

lucas_maximus,

"Seriously Microsoft are the only company I hear criticized because they listen to what people say."

Shoving everyone towards metro is not listening.

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RE[4]: Comment by Wafflez
by moondevil on Fri 18th Oct 2013 08:14 in reply to "RE[3]: Comment by Wafflez"
moondevil Member since:
2005-07-08

If I had asked people what they wanted, they would have said faster horses.

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RE[4]: Comment by Wafflez
by lucas_maximus on Fri 18th Oct 2013 21:14 in reply to "RE[3]: Comment by Wafflez"
lucas_maximus Member since:
2009-08-18

Recently:

* Xbox One, people didn't like how selling digital copies of games worked ... they changed their policy.

* people bitched about the start button not being there even though there are two Start buttons on most keyboards, they put it back.

The start screen works exactly like the older Windows 7 start menu if you use it via the keyboard.

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