Windows 8.1 does a lot more than bring back the Start button. These 10 features may give it a much-needed popularity boost with enterprise users.
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Wi-Fi Direct allows two devices to connect without having to join a conventional office, hotspot or home wireless network. With new support for Wi-Fi Direct printing, Windows 8.1 devices can connect to Wi-Fi Direct printers and form a peer-to-peer network without adding additional drivers or software, says Microsoft. Given the large number of Wi-Fi Direct-certified printers out there, this seemingly ho-hum feature may prove useful.