Posts in Start screen

January 29, 2014

Top 5 tweaks to make Windows 8.1 feel more familiar

By Kirsten Ballweg

Let’s face it: Windows looks a whole lot different than Windows 7 or Windows I mean, the desktop we all know and love is still there (awesome!) but the Start screen can take some time to get used And I… Read more

October 28, 2013

Windows themes and wallpapers – now on your Start screen, too

By Jennifer Shepherd

Windows introduces some great new personalization One of my favorites is that now you can show your desktop background–adorned with your favorite theme or wallpaper–on your Start Here’s Open Taskbar and If you’re on the desktop, the easiest way to… Read more

October 23, 2013

8.1 reasons to love Windows 8.1

By David S

As you probably know by now, Windows has you’re running Windows 8 on your PC,  you can update to Windows for Just open the Windows Store and download the update like you would any other If you’re running Windows 7,… Read more

October 17, 2013

Windows 8.1 now available!

By Brandon LeBlanc

Less than a year ago we were preparing to launch Windows 8, which introduced our vision of highly personalized mobile And here we are today announcing the global availability of Windows Windows demonstrates our commitment to continuously improving the product to… Read more

September 27, 2013

Right from the Start: Reading List

By Ryan Gavin

A few weeks ago, we published a blog post about more than 20 new and improved Microsoft apps and services that will come right from (the) Start on your new Windows device with Windows Last week we talked about Bing… Read more