In DepthThe continually evolving Start menu has been a fixture since Win95 - with one exception.
UpdatedMicrosoft's annual developer conference is a wrap so here's a look at the highlights from this Windows 8.1 shindig.
UpdatedImages and informants point to some changes afoot with Windows 8.1, including the return of an old favorite.
Microsoft's corporate vice president said the return of the infamous Windows Start button is a definite possibility.
Putting an end to a tedious round of over-hyped controversy, Microsoft is reportedly set to bring the Start button back to Windows.
But is the Windows Start button making a return as well? Will Microsoft go so far in appeasing critics of Windows 8?