Windows 8.1–Ups and downs

update1The service pack ‘Update 1’ available for Windows 8 in the 32bit build contains security updates and some performance improvements, but most obvious are the changes to the interface which you’ll notice when booting up to the desktop by default.

There are new buttons for ‘Power’ and for ‘Search’ and the start screen has a new context menu which pops up when you right-click a tile on the screen, and the context menu includes Continue reading