Windows 8.1 : First Impressions

Windows 8.1 start screen
Recently I upgraded from Windows 8 Pro to Windows 8.1 Pro. The whole process was seamless (simply go to Store > select Windows 8.1 update and let the download begin).Also it required minimum user intervention except for a few restarts and verifying Windows Live account before signing in to new Windows 8.1. Here are some new features that are immediately visible on logging to the new 8.1 Pro version...