Windows 8.1 Update Details Given at MWC 2014 (Slides, Notes)

Posted on 23 February 2014, Last updated on 23 February 2014 by

In an event at MWC14 Microsoft gave some details about changes coming in a Windows 8.1 update “later this Spring.”




The new updates Spring focuses on three things.


1- UI changes for non-touch users.


2 – More hardware options. (Reaching low price points.) In creased flexibility in hardware requirements.

Note support for 1GB RAM and 16GB Storage – This is aimed at low cost tablets. (Possibly RT?)

RT will get the same update.

3 – Improved compatibility for education and enterprise.




In addition to about 10 minutes of information given on the above, Windows 8 statistics were shown…



40% of Windows 8 devices sold in the US are touch-enabled.

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