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Navigate the ins-and-outs of Windows 8 with how-tos, troubleshooting, news, and reviews.

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Best tablets of 2014

CNET editors round up their favorite tablets, including products from Apple, Samsung, and Google.

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Lenovo ThinkPad 8

If you’re craving full Windows 8 on a tablet the size of an iPad Mini, and want a great display, the ThinkPad 8 is one of the best we’ve seen...but not by much.

February 28, 2014

4 stars Editors' rating February 28, 2014

MSRP: $399.00

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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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Samsung Galaxy Tab 4 8.0

The Samsung Galaxy Tab 4 is a smooth-performing midrange slate, but it's overpriced compared to similar tablets.

June 10, 2014

3.5 stars Editors' rating June 10, 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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HP Omni 10

The 10-incher is another moderate Windows 8.1 release in HP's latest lineup of slates.

September 19, 2013

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Asus Transformer Book Duet TD300

The 13.3-inch device features a detachable keyboard and easily switches OS with the simple push of a button.

January 6, 2014

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Sony Xperia Z1 Compact

With its powerful processor, great camera, decent screen and gorgeous, waterproof design, the Sony Xperia Z1 Compact is the best small Android phone around.

January 28, 2014

4.5 stars Editors' rating January 28, 2014

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Sony Xperia Z1S

The Xperia Z1S is the most impressive smartphone Sony has ever sold on any carrier, but an inferior screen makes Samsung's Galaxy handsets better deals.

January 13, 2014

3.5 stars Editors' rating January 13, 2014

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Asus VivoBook S500CA

The VivoBook S500CA offers a big-screened touch-screen Windows 8 laptop for a bargain price -- and without many extras.

April 12, 2013

3.5 stars Editors' rating April 12, 2013

MSRP: $699.00