Didn’t you hear? Windows 8.1 is coming to consumers on October 18th, which is about one month away. Of course if you’re a developer with MSDN or TechNet subscription you’re probably already on it. It’s a pretty big deal, Windows 8.1 improves on the foundation laid by Windows 8 last year. Improvements are both technical and functional for end users.
It will be a free download for anyone on Windows 8. But some consumers will be picking up their installs via discs and so Microsoft has just released the packaging and pricing. Let’s check it out.