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Review

Microsoft Windows 10

Windows 10 delivers a refined, vastly improved vision for the future of computing with an operating system that's equally at home on tablets and traditional PCs -- and it's a free upgrade for most users.

By 29 July 2015

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Editors' Take

Microsoft Windows 10 Mobile

The latest preview build of Windows 10 for phones offers new apps that bridge the gap between phone and desktop.

By 18 April 2015

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Review

Microsoft Windows 8.1

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.

By 17 October 2013

4 stars Editors' rating 17 October 2013

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Microsoft Windows RT

Windows RT is a strange beast. On the one hand, speed, security, and the best of Windows 8 make RT a pleasure to use. But app restrictions make Windows RT confusing, and the limited availability of apps undercuts the operating system's usefulness.

By 13 November 2012

3 stars Editors' rating 13 November 2012

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​For the first time in years, Microsoft Windows will demand more memory

Those with older or low-end PCs might need to upgrade to run the upcoming Windows Anniversary Update.

By 24 May 2016

Article

Microsoft's Windows 10 Anniversary edition may launch July 29

If so, that's the same date Microsoft's free Windows 10 update expires. It also marks the one-year anniversary of the software's release.

By 18 May 2016

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Microsoft's Windows 10 upgrades are getting even more sneaky-pushy

If you've been deliberately ignoring those upgrade popups, watch out for a new twist they're taking.

By 17 May 2016

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​Microsoft Windows 10 is now on 300 million screens

Don't forget, the deadline to upgrade for free is coming soon.

By 6 May 2016

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Microsoft Windows 10: Free 'anniversary' update coming this summer

The tech giant also says dedicated Windows 10 apps for Facebook, Instagram and Facebook Messenger will be coming in the near future.

By 31 March 2016

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Microsoft Windows vet Joe Belfiore taking extended leave

One of the tech giant's key lieutenants on Windows is taking a leave of absence to spend time with family.

By 22 October 2015