|Product||Microsoft Windows 8.1||Mac OS X 10.9 Mavericks||Google Android 4.4 KitKat||Microsoft Windows 8 Pro (Upgrade)|
|Price||$98.99 to $119.99||Free||Pricing is currently unavailable.||$79.94 to $179.95|
|CNET editors' rating||4 stars||4.5 stars||Info unavailable||4 stars|
|Average user rating||2 stars||2 stars||0 stars||2 stars|
|Release date||Info unavailable||Info unavailable||Info unavailable||October 26, 2012|
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If you're a dedicated Windows 8 hater, the update to Windows 8.1 isn't going to change your mind. For everyone else, this collection of tweaks, fixes, and new features is useful, but everything here should have shipped in the original version last year.
As it's a free upgrade that gives you more apps, improved features across the board, and better performance, there is really no reason not to get Mavericks on your Mac.
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Microsoft makes an aggressive, forward-thinking, and bold statement for the future of PCs with Windows 8, and vast security and speed improvements more than justify the $40 upgrade price.
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