Microsoft Rolls Out Windows 8.1 Update: Better Features & Better Browsing Experience

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US-based technology firm Microsoft has recently announced to end its support for Windows XP after 13 years of providing services to its users. The company has now decided to roll out first major update for Windows 8.1. The update would result in improving the Windows as well as bring in new features, which are majorly aimed at providing better experience and fix what the previous versions botched. The update is currently available at no cost to users who are already using Microsoft’s latest Windows 8.1 operating system. Apart from bringing new enhancements and features, the update will also result in improving support for keyboard and mouse. Microsoft has been quoted saying on its blog post that “The Windows 8.1 Update delivers a collection of refinements designed to give people a more familiar and convenient experience across touch, keyboard and mouse inputs. It also brings improvements for business customers, really accelerates [+more]

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Windows 7 Vs Windows 8 – Where to Migrate From Windows XP?

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In one of the most shocking and surprising news of 2014, Microsoft has recently announced that it will end support for Windows XP. Windows XP is being used by millions of customers worldwide for the last 13 years. The biggest issue now arises is whether you should migrate to Windows 7 or Windows 8 as both the operating systems are somewhat different in their nature and features. The company will start disassociating itself from Windows XP with effect from April 8 2014, although its users are happy with its services and features. Microsoft will no longer release updates and support, leaving the operating system more vulnerable to malware, viruses and hackers. Therefore, users must upgrade from the Windows XP before attackers drastically affect your machine. The company’s decision has resulted in significantly increasing the operating cost of a Windows XP system to USD300 per machine after April 8, as compared [+more]

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