Windows 8.1 is here! The first major upgrade to Microsoft's audacious Windows 8 software is available today -- and we're here to answer all your questions about the new features, the best tablets and computers, and whether you should upgrade.
Check out all the, including the return of the fabled Start button, a much improved search function and a souped-up Snap view for snappier multi-tasking.
We ask whether Windows 8.1 is stillbetween the traditional desktop Windows we've known for years and the touchscreen-focused new look that divided opinion in Windows 8.
Should I upgrade?
And in our in-depth, hands-on review we answer the big question:? We answer that puzzler with specific advice for those of you still on Windows 7, those of you who have already moved to Windows 8, and those of you thinking of buying a new PC.
To help you choose your next computer, we run downto showcase the new software.
If you're won over by 8.1, here's. And for a spot of nostalgia -- plus a look to the future -- check out .
Are you excited about upgrading, or is Windows 8.1 a Microsoft mistake? Tell me your thoughts in the comments or on our Facebook wall.