Windows 8.1: Improvements for users and developers

Since yesterday the Microsoft BUILD Conference 2013 has started in San Francisco and Microsoft presents new features about Windows 8 to users and developers. Windows 8.1 will bring some new features and APIs to improve things and bring some new:

  • An Application is now able to run on a multi-screen environment
  • More than 2 apps can be opened on the screen in a snapped mode without the limitation of a fixed width
  • Tiles on the Start screen are now supported in more sizes
  • The search functionality is improved
  • Text to Speech is supported in Windows Store Apps

Have a look at your own to Windows 8.1. A download of the Windows 8.1 Preview is available under

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