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8.1

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Apple iOS 8.1

With the latest version of iOS and an NFC-equipped iPhone, you'll finally be able to pay for transactions with Apple Pay.

By October 16, 2014

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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.

By 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.

By 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.

By October 17, 2013

4 stars Editors' rating October 17, 2013
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Roku vs. Apple TV vs. Chromecast vs. Amazon Fire TV

Which has the most apps? Which has the coolest features? Which one is the best? The most popular streamers all have their merits, so we'll help you decide which box is right for you.

By March 9, 2015

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Microsoft aims for 1 billion devices running Windows 10

The ambitious new version of Windows, due this summer, will find its way to an even billion devices within two to three years, Microsoft says.

By April 29, 2015

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15 cool emojis coming to a phone near you

The Vulcan salute is only one example of a new set of emojis coming from Unicode 7.0. Find out what other symbols are coming to your smartphone.

By April 28, 2015

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Microsoft's top task for Windows 10: Proving it's worth starting up

The world's largest software maker has to convince developers to write apps for the new version of its widely used operating system. But it also needs to win over customers, from consumers to businesses. That's no simple task.

By April 27, 2015

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Intel's PC-on-a-stick dongle now available for preorder

The Compute Stick is not designed to be a desktop or laptop replacement, but rather an alternative for people who want to do some quick computing.

By April 6, 2015

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Intel Core M systems compared: Benchmarking the 12-inch MacBook and its Windows competition

CNET Labs puts four computers with Intel's much-hyped Core M processor to the test, including Apple's new 12-inch MacBook.

By April 22, 2015