ModernMix runs like a charm even with the updates recently introduced to Windows 8.1. It's well worth the $5 admission price.
Bringing it all together
There you have it: For less than the cost of a pizza, you can have Windows 9's most-anticipated improvements right now. And once you've welcomed a Start Menu replacement and ModernMix into your workflow — especially paired with the Windows 8.1 spring Update's tremendous tweaks — you might just be surprised how well those newfangled Modern apps translate to the familiar desktop experience.
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