Whats New In Windows 8.1

Finally, Windows 8.1 has been released by Microsoft today. It is available as an individual version and Windows 8 upgrade. The new update brings a lot of new features including Start Menu. Here is a quick look of new features included in Windows 8.1.

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Windows 8.1 Start Button

Start Button:

After getting lot of pressure from Windows 8 users, Microsoft integrated Start button in Windows 8.1.

Start Screen Customization:

One of my favorite changes to Windows 8.1 is Start Button customization. You can now organize Windows 8.1 apps. Now you can now pick from built-in backgrounds that move and animate as you swipe(in Surface RT), but there’s also the ability to change the color scheme with a color picker.


Microsoft was seriously has taken SkyDrive integration into the Windows 8.1. SkyDrive now lets you to backup automatically along with files and user system settings.

Internet Explorer 11:

Latest Internet Explorer 11 is added in Windows 8.1, which allows unlimited tabs, bookmark syncing across devices.

Apps and the Windows Store:

The Apps in the App store is visually stunning and refreshed. The Mail app got a completely new makeover and improved for both touch and keyboard and mouse.


Rahul is the Editor-in-Chief at Thetechhacker, Phone Opinions, and Ask Hacker. After realizing an obsession with technology, he left his job career to write about technology.

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