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Windows 8

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

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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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Windows Phone 8 Update 3

Microsoft's operating system makes Windows Phone phablets a reality with a new interface fitted for humongous screens, and support for quad-core CPUs.

October 14, 2013

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Windows 8.1 update 2 reportedly will land August 12

The next update to Windows 8.1 will arrive during August's Patch Tuesday, claims a Russian website.

By July 21, 2014

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Windows 8.1 Update deadline slips back a month

Microsoft gives consumers running Windows 8.1 an extra 30 days to install Windows 8.1 Update.

By May 12, 2014

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Kickstarter pledges surpass $1 billion; half pledged in last 12 months

About 5.7 million people have pledged cash through the crowdfunding giant since it kicked off nearly five years ago.

By March 3, 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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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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Acer Iconia W3

The smaller 8-inch Windows 8 tablet is a form worth exploring, and the Acer Iconia W3 can be fun to use, but it's also buggy and held back by shortcuts and lackluster features.

July 11, 2013

3.5 stars Editors' rating July 11, 2013
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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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Acer Aspire P3

Yet another Windows 8 Core i5 tablet, the Acer Aspire P3 has only one thing in its favor: it costs a maximum of $899.

June 27, 2013

3 stars Editors' rating June 27, 2013