In Pictures: Windows Blue - a sneak peek

An update to Windows 8 is in the works, codenamed Windows Blue.

An update to Windows 8 is in the works, codenamed Windows Blue. Microsoft has yet to announce if it plans to release it as a free download for current users or as a paid update. Microsoft is expected to make a public beta available in late June. In the meantime, the company has been releasing early builds to Microsoft developers and partners. Here are the most notable new features coming in Windows 8.1. This information is based on Build 9369 of Windows 8 Pro 64-bit, and Builds 9374 and 9385 of Windows 8.1 Pro Preview 32-bit.

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