Microsoft sends rtm version of Windows 8.1 to manufacturers -
Microsoft would the rtm version of Windows 8.1 to manufacturers of PCs and laptops have sent.On the official release of Windows 8.1 will need to be waited: this will have to be available on October 18.
Paul Thurrott, who works for Windows Super Site, announces therelease to manufacturing version of Windows 8.1 build number 9600.16384.130821-1623 received. Further writes ZDnet’s Microsoft watcher Mary Jo Foley that she has learned that Windows 8.1 on Friday received the rtm status and that the code to manufacturers of PCs and laptops is sent. from various anonymous sources Microsoft would not confirm the reports.
With the rtm release Microsoft seems well on track for the official launch of Windows 8.1. This is scheduled for Friday, October 18. It is still unclear whether Microsoft rtm version of the update for Windows 8 before the release will be available on TechNet and MSDN, according to rumors, Microsoft does not plan, despite the tradition that rtm previous releases of Windows already for were to download official release through these channels.
In Windows 8.1, currently available as a preview, added some features to Windows 8. The user can boot directly to the desktop and returns the start button again. Windows 8.1 also includes an updated home screen, there are more interfaces with services such as SkyDrive and various apps like Mail and Calendar are updated. There are also more help features added to the operating system.