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Windows 8.1 (Blue) will support more Start screen tile sizes and personalization options, says...
Windows 8.1 (Blue) will support more Start screen tile sizes and personalization options, says Microsoft (MSFT) exec Antoine Leblond in a blog post. Leblond adds 8.1 will provide a unified, media-rich, search view that combines local and Bing results (unlike Win. 7, Win. 8 currently splits up results into multiple pages). Other improvements include better settings controls, easier mouse/keyboard navigation (a major complaint for some Win. 8 adopters), and a slew of app updates. But the old Start menu, still beloved by many Windows users, isn't coming back. (previous)