This week on tech, Microsoft finally ends support for Windows XP, Windows 8.1 Update rolls out to users worldwide as a mandatory update. The software giant releases four new videos to help users discover all the new features in Windows 8.1 Update.
Although Windows 8.1 Update is a free update available through the Windows Update service, other who chooses to install the update manually can now also download the files from Microsoft servers.
Perhaps one of the big news this week came from the Microsoft Research team who showed off new interactive Live Tiles coming to Windows. These new Live Tiles for Windows 8.x, Windows Phone, and Xbox will allow users to interact with apps without having to launch them.
Finally, Google announces soon availability of Glass for customers in the U.S., but only for one day. All this and more.
Welcome to 10Alert: IT Digest edition. Each weekend I will bring you a compilation of articles of the week, including how-to guides, features, tech news, and more. This is simply a list with a brief description of pieces you might have missed or you might just want to read again.
- How to add Power button to Surface or x86 tablets after Windows 8.1 Update
- Google Glass available for purchase in the US, but only for one day
- Windows 8 soon to get new interactive Live Tiles (Video)
- Discover Windows 8.1 Update new features with these Microsoft’s videos
- Windows XP reached end of support, it’s time to move on…
- How to download Windows 8.1 Update manually
- Windows 8.1 Update: time to update, otherwise you’ll stop getting patches
- Windows 8.1 Update power user guide now available for download