The Best New Windows 8.1 Features in 8 GIFs

By Eric Limer on at

Windows 8.1 just got an update. The changes are mostly tiny but also great. In fact there so small you might even miss a few when they start rolling out next week, so we've wrangled our favourites into this series of handy GIFs.

 

You get the desktop-style menu when you right click a live tile

The Best New Windows 8.1 Features in 8 GIFs


 

Metro apps have title bars now

The Best New Windows 8.1 Features in 8 GIFs


 

The taskbar shows up in Metro apps

The Best New Windows 8.1 Features in 8 GIFs


 

Hot-corner previews now have a sliiiight delay

The Best New Windows 8.1 Features in 8 GIFs

The Best New Windows 8.1 Features in 8 GIFs


 

Metro apps can be pinned to the taskbar and stack like normal windows

The Best New Windows 8.1 Features in 8 GIFs


 

There's a search button on the start menu

The Best New Windows 8.1 Features in 8 GIFs


 

There's a search button on the start menuAnd a power button on the start menu

The Best New Windows 8.1 Features in 8 GIFs