The latest buzz is that new Windows software update for tablet computers and laptops, is slated to arrive this August. It is speculated that the new update will boost the sales of tabs and laptops; moreover, the new system would offer fresh start screen, start menu, and few interface options that will compel users not to go away from the Windows platform.
New Patches to Fix the Common Issues
In case you’re unsure why your system behaves oddly post update, it’s due to Windows automatic update. Microsoft is aiming at correcting all patches in all the Windows editions, ranging from XP to 8.1. The security features would be updated very soon and is also said that Microsoft won’t support traditional operating system.
Direct Competitor to Apple’s Mavericks
The new Windows 8.1 would lock horns with Apple’s OS X Mavericks that comes with a range of software features and other enhancements and will be available in the market during the month of October along with Mac Book Pro with Intel’s Haswell processor and Retina display.
Improvement on the Existing Apps
Microsoft’s app team has also been working very hard over the past few weeks, creating new features and giving major revamps to existing apps, such as Network Speed Test app and Yammer Feed app. The team has launched many apps in their stores since a week. The applications are created to work with Dynamics AX R2 and it’s for approval for businessmen or users an easy and quick method to verify and approve things, such as budgets and expense reports.
It is also possible to get connected with associates through LYNC to check approved items. Timesheet is yet another app that indicates and creates timesheet for business. Users can view existing list of timesheet and also send for approvals.
Will Windows 8.1 be a Game-Changer?
With Windows 8.1, the company is focusing towards a more rapid delivery; the company will distribute Windows, named as ‘Blue’ to OEMs by October. The new 8.1 edition will be made available to Windows R& and 8 customers as a free upgrade via Microsoft Windows store.
The new updates are considered to resolve remote code implementation risks, which is one of most awful releases from Microsoft. It is said that the version of Windows 8.1 will come with more security upgrades than other editions. The security experts haven’t been told about what to expect from this new edition, but by August, we can get to see what’s stored in this package.
The company hasn’t disclosed number of Windows 8 licenses sold, but it is being vaguely speculated that Microsoft has sold more than 100 million licenses to date.