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Microsoft Windows 10 for phones

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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Microsoft Windows 10

The latest version of Windows 10 adds new apps and brings new insights into Microsoft's future plans.

By 23 January 2015

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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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Microsoft Windows 7

Windows 7 is more than what Vista should have been, it's where Microsoft needed to go. How much damage Vista did and whether Windows 7 is enough for people to finally abandon Windows XP are questions that nobody has the answers to right now.

By 1 August 2009

4.5 stars Editors' rating 1 August 2009

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Microsoft's Windows 10 finally has a release date: July 29

The next iteration of the software maker's operating system is slated to arrive in time for the summer.

By 1 June 2015

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Microsoft's Windows app stores still 'cesspool' of copyright infringement

The software maker is struggling to make sure its online stores are clean, well-lighted places for apps, even as it readies the update to its Windows operating system.

By 23 May 2015

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Microsoft Windows Phone by any other name: It's now 'Windows 10 Mobile'

The software maker is rebranding its mobile operating system as it tries to remind consumers of its once-dominant role in the market.

By 14 May 2015

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Microsoft's Windows 10 preview for phones brings Project Spartan browser to mobile devices

The second public build of Windows 10 for phones offers new apps, including a preview of Project Spartan.

By 11 April 2015

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Microsoft's Windows Hello will make your face, finger or iris the new sign-in

With biometric authentication for Windows 10 devices, the world's largest software maker hopes to make it harder for hackers to scoop up your data.

By 18 March 2015