If you have already done a Windows 8 transfer, get ready for the upgrade to Windows 8.1. The latest operating system from Microsoft will be available in the market from October 18. The new operating system is released with major changes to its predecessor in order to overcome its drawbacks.
Now, those customers who have carried out a Windows 8 transfer can make an upgrade for free. The new operating system has a price similar to its predecessor. If your computer’s current operating system is a Windows 7, Windows Vista or Windows XP, then you can make an upgrade to Windows 8.1 for $119.99. The professional edition of the operating system is priced a bit higher and will cost you $199.99.
Let us now discuss about some of the features of the new operating system.
Photo Loop – If you have used BlackBerry 10, you would already be acquainted with the ‘Photo Rewind’ technology in it. ‘Photo Loop’ almost resembles this feature and helps you rewind a picture. This technology can help you obtain the best click and avoid the wrong moments in a photo.
Lock Screen slideshow – This feature allows you to set a slideshow of photos in your device or your SkyDrive so that you can look at your favorite pictures while the screen is locked.
Arrange your tiles – Windows 8.1 allows users to arrange the tiles according to their priorities. All you need to do is right click on a tile or press and hold on it for a few seconds to move it to a different location.
View multiple apps – SnapView can be very useful for those users who run multiple apps at the same time. This feature allows you to view different apps simultaneously. You can also make changes to the size of these apps.
Save files in SkyDrive – With this feature, now users can upload their files to SkyDrive with a few simple steps. SkyDrive is the cloud based storage space from Microsoft and users can now upload their music files, video files, movies etc to it.
Therefore, with a lot more features added to it, the new operating system Windows 8.1, will surely give you a unique experience. If you have made a Windows 8 transfer, then it is time to make the next upgrade. The Windows 8 upgrade assistant tool helped users verify if their computer was ready for Windows 8 transfer. You can make use of this tool before you carry out an upgrade to Windows 8.1.