New Windows 8.1 will be released on October 18th

Windows 8.1, an update to Windows 8, will be released on October 18 according to Microsoft. Some of the new features in Windows 8.1 are that the Start button comes back, SkyDrive gets improved, VPN support is extended, Internet Explorer 11 is included and the Start screen becomes more flexible. It will also be possible to boot directly the traditional desktop in Windows 8.1 which was not possible in Windows 8 in an easy way.

Related information
> Start button back in Windows 8.1
> Article: Why Were the Start Button & Start Menu Removed in Windows 8?
> Article: New Keyboard Shortcuts (Hot Keys) in Windows 8

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