Microsoft completed work on Windows 8.1, released October 17 -
Microsoft has completed the development of a stable version of Windows 8.1 and Windows 8.1 RTM sends partners, OEM-manufacturers. It is reported by The Verge, with reference to his informants. Full marking the final assembly Windows 8.1 RTM, according to the blog – 9600.16384.130821-1623.
The official announcement of Windows 8.1 RTM will be held this week, which is quite natural if the rumor of the completion of the work will be correct. The company previously appointed an update to start on October 18, the existing Windows 8, users will be able to through the app store for free upgrade to the final assembly Windows 8.1 a day earlier – on October 17. Microsoft usually soon after the completion of work on the RTM-assembly passes its users MSDN and TechNet, but the sources of The Verge claim that this time the company does not do so until 17 October.
Interestingly, after the announcement of Steve Bamera the impending resignation as CEO Microsoft, the network appeared messages about delayed release of Windows 8.1 RTM. Apparently, if the delay and had the place to be, very small.
Windows 8.1 boasts improved multitasking sensor applications “returned” from the Start, support for smaller living units, optimized for 7 – and 8-inch plate and a number of other innovations.