Windows Blue - Confirmed as 8.1 and Free!
Microsoft: YES! You can have your desktop back again for FREE! ? The Register
Most interesting part...
Time to start penning in some time near Christmas for those who are testing or rolling out Windows 8. Shame it couldn't come during summer!
“It will be easy to get it right from the Windows Start screen through the app store,” Reller told the JP Morgan Technology, Media & Telecom Conference in New York.
She also revealed that "Blue"'s official name is now Windows 8.1 and that it will be finished and released “near the end” of the calendar year.