Trackpad behaviour in Windows 8.1

So according to this article on The Verge in July, Microsoft was going to improve trackpad behaviour in Windows 8.1:

http://www.theverge.com/2013/7/3/4489692/windows-8-1-precision-touchpad-support-intel-synaptics

Has anybody been able to see a difference yet? I'm still downloading Windows 8.1 and on my crappy 512 kbps connection, it'll take me days. Can anybody who has already installed it notice any changes?