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8.1

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Windows Phone 8.1

Windows Phone 8.1 is the best update yet, thanks to its revamped design and modern features, but it lags behind iOS and Android.

April 14, 2014

3.5 stars Editors' rating April 14, 2014

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Windows 8.1 Update

With new functionality for the Start button and separate experiences for desktop and tablet users, the Windows 8.1 update finally gives people what they want.

April 2, 2014

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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.

October 17, 2013

4 stars Editors' rating October 17, 2013
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Windows Phone Store hits more than 300,000 apps

And Microsoft expects the number to get much larger with the arrival of "universal" Windows apps.

By August 8, 2014

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The pane points of Microsoft's 'one Windows'

Microsoft has said it doesn't intend to bring a single operating system to all devices that can run Windows. But if it did, there would be many interface issues to overcome.

By August 2, 2014

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BBM beta available to all Windows Phone users

The beta of version 1 is now up on the Windows Phone store, while BlackBerry is already working on version 2.

By July 31, 2014

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Sprint divorces its Framily, offers new shared-data plans

Learn how Sprint's new Family Share Pack compares with other carrier plans and why its promotional prices may confuse new customers. Meanwhile, Roku keeps things simple with Roku TVs, and the Flappy Bird sequel prepares for landing.

By August 19, 2014

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HTC One M8 for Windows debuts

The phone, available for purchase for $100 with a two-year contract starting Tuesday, is being sold exclusively through Verizon Wireless.

By August 19, 2014

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Liven up Windows Phone 8.1 with Live Lock Screen

The app, now available as a beta, lets you customize your lock screen with background images that can change throughout the day.

By August 14, 2014

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Microsoft reveals features in Windows Phone 8.1 Update 1

The first update for Microsoft's latest mobile OS is already rolling out to developers. What new features will they find?

By August 6, 2014