News Column introduces Windows 8.1

February 13, 2014

By a News Reporter-Staff News Editor at Computer Weekly News -- The latest update to Windows 8 has been released, and electronics retailer is keen to alert customers to the benefits of upgrading your Operating System. Windows 8.1 allows users the best of work and play. Offering so much more in the way of entertainment, search and interaction, this latest version has been designed with the user's needs at the forefront.

Whether people are looking to play games, talk to friends or catch up on some work, there's something for every user with Windows 8.1. What's more, it's also possible to personalise the Start screen and tailor it to your specific requirements. The return of the Start Button has also improved the desktop user's experience.

The picture password feature enables users to access their space by using gestures, rather than having to remember complicated series of letters or numbers. This will minimise the likelihood of forgotten passwords.

Perhaps more importantly, given the nation's increased usage of multiple technologies on a daily basis, Windows 8.1 allows files to be synced across a range of devices. You can also store your files in the cloud using the SkyDrive app.

Those in need (or want) of more features and the full capability of Windows 8.1 should consider opting for the Pro version (,software,operating-systems/11168-4294941829). In addition to what's included in the standard package, users will also benefit from a variety of features including safety, access and management.

The BitLocker feature can be used to minimise the possibility of loss of files or theft, while the advanced backup allows data to be backed up onto another drive, DVD or network location.

As we are accustomed to having information at our fingertips 24/7, accessibility is increasingly becoming a key feature. With the Pro version, users are able to access their files and data offline or from a remote desktop, making it simpler and more efficient to manage workloads on the go.

The full range of Windows 8.1 products can be found here:,software,operating-systems/11168-4294941828Sharon Bogacki, Product Manager said: "At, we pride ourselves on offering customers the latest software and electronics at the best prices. We understand that our customers expect more from their tech, which is why Windows 8.1 is ideal for those who want to personalise their devices without losing out on performance.

More information about Windows 8.1 can be found at

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