Why you must upgrade to Windows 8.1

Microsoft's long gestating Windows 8.1 upgrade is now available for download. Designed to address the concerns of whiners and haters alike, it seems like it is one of those upgrades that is a must have now thing. And, it won't hurt one bit if it takes away the bad taste of Windows 8.

Windows 8 beta will launch in February

It appears as though progress on Microsoft's new operating system is coming along smoothly, as the company is ready to open it up for beta testing in just a couple months.