Windows 8.1 will be available to general public at Oct 2013, so what’s new? See the following review from SuperSite for Windows
Windows 8.1 Review by Paul Thurrott
When deciding whether to embrace Windows 8 in the enterprise, the following article from Tech Republic highlight 4 major factors to think about:
- Leaning curve is steep
- Security has improved
- Windows RT is limited
- Windows app ecosystem is changing
Windows 8: Four big takeaways for business and IT – TechRepublic.
Have you upgraded to Windows 8 yet? If you have, you need to master these gestures mentioned in the following article by makeuseof.com to get around Windows 8 quickly and efficiently.
Every Windows 8 Shortcut – Gestures, Desktop, Command Line.
See the new features coming to Windows 8.1
Windows 8.1 Preview
The following article from Windows Supersite provides a way to erase your Windows 8 sync setting in the cloud so that you can start over again
Erase Windows 8 Sync Setting
If you have bought a PC that shipped with Microsoft’s Windows 8 operating system preinstalled you may have noticed that it did not ship with a product key label that your previous PCs shipped with. The reason for this is that manufacturers have started to embed the product key of the operating system in the BIOS of the system instead. That’s where a tool to display the Windows 8 Product Key will come in handy. Follow the following article from ghacks.net for such tool.
How to display the Windows 8 product key –.
As there are 2 Control Panels in Windows 8, one is attached to the Start Screen and one is part of the Desktop environment. Do you want to access all of these settings in one place? Use the trick in the following article from TechRepublic to invoke God mode in Windows 8
Quick Tip: Invoke god mode to take control of settings in Windows 8 | TechRepublic.
Tips on enhancing performance on Windows 7
10 ways to speed up Windows 7 | TechRepublic.
If you are using Windows 7 in a corporate environment, there are probably some features that won’t be used and their related system services can be turned off to enhance the performance of Windows. Checkout the following article from TechRepublic for a list of these system services.
10+ Windows 7 services you may not need | TechRepublic.
The next version of Windows code named Windows Blue will be officially called Windows 8.1 according to the follow article