Windows 8 Gets A Post-RTM Update To Improve Battery Life, Media Playback And General Compatibility

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http://techcrunch.com – Microsoft just announced a post-RTM update for Windows 8 that will bring a number of improvements to the company’s new operating system ahead of its full launch on October 26. This update, which follows a similar update to virtually all of the built-in Windows 8 Metro apps earlier this week, will bring improvements “in broad areas of performance, power management and battery efficiency, media playback, and compatibility.” As Microsoft’s Steven Sinofsky notes in today’s announcement, Microsoft often shipped similar updates to its OEMs ahead of the launch of a new v (IT news)