8.1 features you might not have discovered yet!

  • You can adjust the scaling of the start screen (settings charm > tiles > "show more tiles"
  • You can restore multiple closed tabs in IE11 (metro version)
  • You can "hover" by touch in IE11 by pressing and holding!
  • Share IE screenshots via share charm
  • The "swiping up on keys" feature for the onscreen keyboard works for all punctuation and symbols keys as well
  • The Photos app is integrated into the Skydrive app, so you can edit photos within the Skydrive app
  • The small tile size supports live information as well (such as mail counts)
  • Adjust brightness in the camera app to improve image quality
  • Apps are automatically rescaled as you drag them to a different display with a different resolution
  • And last but not least: the Verge forum post editor works with IE11 ;)