8 Reasons To Upgrade To Windows 8.1

More Visual Aids

It's apparent Microsoft has worked hard to make Windows 8's features easier to find and use. Short of clobbering people over the head, new cues can be as subtle as a small arrow or as clumsy as what's shown here. This large arrow, which gyrates left and right, appeared after a few unsuccessful attempts to invoke the app switcher using a mouse. Something else that didn't escape notice was that all instructions now include language for touch taps and for mouse clicks.

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