Windows 8.1


Windows 8.1 review: 17 facts and highlights

Windows 8.1
Windows 8.1

Why is Windows 8.1 better than the average?

General info

1.The browser has word wrap
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The web browser has automatic word wrap when zooming, the user can easily read long lines without scrolling horizontally.
2.Supports widgets
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You can add widgets to the home screen. This allows you to have more flexibility and to see information at a glance, without going into the app.
3.has a search browser
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With a search browser app, you can surf the internet from your device.


1.can be updated over-the-air
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It can be updated over the air (OTA) w/o connecting to a computer
2.has free syncing OTA
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All your contacts and calendar dates are synced over-the-air.


1.can be used as a Wi-Fi hotspot
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With a large enough data plan, you could cancel your home internet and use the device as a hotspot.
2.allows taking a screenshot of your phone's screen
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A screenshot feature enables you to capture an image of your device's active screen. Most platforms offer built-in options for taking screenshots.
3.Has customizable notifications
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You can easily manage notifications by adjusting your preferences, and you can also turn them off completely for specific apps.
4.Tracks the current position of a mobile device
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The OS has a feature for tracking the position of a mobile device. This feature is particularly useful if your phone gets stolen or if you lose it.
5.supports video chat
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With video chat, also known as videotelephony, you can make audio and video calls from your device, enjoying a more natural interaction, similar to in-person meetings.
6.has free navigation software
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Free navigation software with free map data and updates included, no need to buy an dedicated navigation device.


1.is a multi-user system
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A multi-user operating system allows multiple users to access the device. Each user has a dedicated profile with apps and data available only to them.

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