Windows 8.1 has snagged a healthy number of users since its official debut on October 17.
The latest version of Windows captured 1.72 percent of all desktop OS traffic recorded by Web tracker Net Applications in October. That number was up from the 0.87 percent seen in September and the 0.24 percent in August.
Windows 8.1 surfaced as a preview edition in June before taking its official bow last month. Since the upgrade is free to Windows 8 users, a healthy chunk of the increased traffic likely comes from people who have run that upgrade.… Read more