Windows 8.1 Update 1 released, now available for download

As we bid farewell to Windows XP, Microsoft has released a rather significant update to Windows 8.1. Sure the features may not be revolutionary, but for those of you who use a keyboard and mouse, the update is a big boost to functionality for the platform.

The update is available now via Windows update and if you are wondering what all is new, make sure to check out our guide that goes over all of the features included in this release.

If you are curious about what will be coming in the next Windows 8.1 update, you can check outmore information about the new Start menu here.