Users can now manually install the update or wait until it rolls out via Microsoft Update. Either way, the update carries with it just a few minor tweaks.
Microsoft's latest strategy with Windows 8.1 is to roll out regular updates that refine the OS but don't deliver major new features.
There's no need to go out and buy a separate controller for gaming on your computer. Here's how you can use the controller that comes with your Xbox 360, Xbox One, or PlayStation 4.
"Project N," now officially christened ".Net Native" -- a new compiler for building faster Windows Store apps -- is available now as a developer preview.
Nearly $4 million in prize money between Pwnium and Pwn2Own drives more attention than ever to the two hacking contests, as Google crosses the $3 million security award mark.
German firm G Data Security alleges that newly detected malware known as "Uroburos" was made by the Russian government.
If you use Maya on the new 2013 Mac Pro for rendering highly complex scenes, and are experiencing major drops in performance, a quick configuration setting adjustment may fix the issue.
Looks like the Xbox One trumps the PS4 when it comes to media skills. Now if only the price would come down a bit.
It's time to decide if you're really going to choose an old operating system over a new one.
New Bluetooth, audio, and TPM requirements, some of which take effect in 2014 and 2015, are coming for Windows 8.1 (and beyond) devices.