8 Reasons To Upgrade To Windows 8.1

Grouping Tiles

For a company that placed so much stock in the success of the "Start screen," one would think Microsoft's UI designers would have thought of this one out of the gate. Windows now allows Tiles to be organized into groups. And, it's easy to do. Just select one or more tiles and drag them to an open space. When a gray bar appears, release them to create a new group. A title bar will appear on top that can be tapped or clicked to accept the group's name. To change the location of a group, zoom out by pinching or clicking the zoom icon in the screen's lower left-hand corner. Drag and drop the group where desired and unzoom. This is a huge improvement for the Start screen and might actually change some minds about using it regularly.


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