Windows 8.1 has hit the market. A recent upgrade to Windows 8, and it has people talking. The new version does a little to make the Windows experience a little smoother, and fixes some of the bugs from Windows 8.
This new version allows you to customize your main screen more easily. For example, you can adjust the size of the tiles on your start screen now. Additionally, you can view multiple apps side-by-side. There is also a lot of discussion around the re-introduction of the Start button. The new design really centers around the home screen, you can even search the web right from your desktop.
Microsoft has also re-designed the Windows store. So now purchasing apps has a whole new feel. They also introduced an app that is similar to an RSS reader, so you can create a feed of your favorite websites and keep up to date with articles you want to read.
The big question is, has it done enough to help save the popularity of the PC? With Apple products becoming increasingly trendy, it's giving Microsoft a run for their money. Many people speculate about whether or not there will be a market for PCs in upcoming years.