The familiar made better
The desktop you're used to—with its familiar folders and icons—is still here. And not just still here, it's actually better than before.
Stay connected and tart conversations with contacts on your email, facebook and more!
: Your files are always with you
Maps: Quickly pinpoint your location
Photo: Crop, fix, and apply filters quickly and easily
Games: Discover the hottest new games for Windows.
Take photos and videos and share with your loved ones.
Internet Explorer 11: Fast, fluid, built for touch
Search once, go anywhere
Bing Smart Search gives you results from your PC, your apps, and the web. Results are in a clean, graphic view that lets you do things and launch apps right away.
Open the Windows Store right from your Start screen to browse and download apps
Make it yours
Photos, news from friends, your favorite apps and sites—put what's most important to you on your Start screen.
Your Windows, everywhere
It goes where you go.
Use your Microsoft account to sign in to any of your tablets or PCs running Windows 8.1, and you'll see the same layout, apps, and settings.