Microsoft Windows 8.1 available as free update to Windows 8 users on October 17 2013

Microsoft has formally announced that Windows 8.1 will be available as a free update for Windows 8 clients via the Windows Store starting on Thursday, October 17, 2013 at 7am (local Trinidad and Tobago time)

You can still download and evaluate Windows 8.1 Preview at

Here’s a video from Microsoft outlining the key changes of Windows 8.1 Preview  (and presumbly still in Windows 8.1)