Microsoft continues to tweak Windows 8.1 just in time for its official roll out to manufacturers by the end of August. Approaching the final version, the latest build offers a much-needed tutorial and more Start screen backgrounds.
Microsoft is in a tough spot. Windows RT is all but dead in the water. But Microsoft has approximately a zillion and a half Surface RT tablets collecting dust in warehouses. And so Ballmer and company continued its ignorant fight against Apple and the far more successful iPad with another TV spot that pits the two against each other. Spoiler: The Surface RT is declared the winner.