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Windows 8 caused quite an uproar when it was launched last year without the iconic Start button, which has always been synonymous with Windows. The upcoming Windows 8.1 update has been rumoured to usher in the return of said button and is set to launch this week.
HTC One Google Edition, Galaxy S4 Mini, Windows 8.1 and new Apple iPod Touch announced, new Huawei W2 leaked
Today has been quite an eventful day in the technosphere. HTC has unveiled a new variant of the HTC One running stock Android, Samsung finally made the Samsung Galaxy S4 Mini official, Microsoft announced Windows 8.1, Apple launched the new Apple iPod Touch 16GB which lacks a rear camera and Huawei’s next Windows Phone 8 flagship, the Huawei Ascend W2 leaked.
There has been a lot of controversy over Windows 8, with one of the main complaints being the lack of a Start button and the operating system’s focus on touch gestures, but the rumoured Windows Blue update was said to fix all of that and bring some welcomed changes, now it’s been officially given a new name.
Rumours will be rumours, and the latest brings a juicy bit of information. Microsoft is supposedly preparing a 7.5-inch Surface tablet that will be produced in the masses to take on the likes of Apple’s iPad Mini and Asus’ Google Nexus 7 which have both proven to be quite successful ‘small’ tablets.
An initial build of Windows Blue has slipped out of Redmond, giving everyone a glimpse of what’s to come. Windows Blue, an update for Windows 8, build 9364 has hit global file sharing sites and seems to bring some much needed improvements to Windows 8.