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How to buy a new phone: The CNET smartphone buying guide

The most important things to know when shopping for a cell phone.

By December 16, 2014

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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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Microsoft Windows 10

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

By January 22, 2015

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Microsoft's 'Windows 10: The Next Chapter' event, join us Wednesday (live blog)

On January 21, Microsoft will stake out the future of Windows, giving us a glimpse of what its software will look like on mobile devices. A successor to Internet Explorer may also be in store.

By January 17, 2015

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Microsoft trims price of Xbox Live Gold membership to $40

The deal scores you $20 off the cost of a 12-month subscription to the service, which offers multiplayer gaming, free games and other benefits.

By February 26, 2015

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Microsoft's Windows RT isn't dead...yet

The software giant says it's working on an update for the versions of its Surface tablet that used an ARM-based chip. But it will only have some of the functionality of Windows 10.

By January 21, 2015

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VLC returns to iOS, now spans desktop, Android and Windows Phone

The "plays everything" media player is back on the Apple App Store, and this latest release adds new features such as better support for Ultra HD content.

By February 27, 2015

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WPS Office for Windows: Still the best Microsoft Office alternative?

It's still free, thank goodness, but I'm not loving certain changes to the company's model.

By February 12, 2015

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Windows Store apps get the App Annie treatment

App developers for Windows Phone, Surface and other Microsoft devices can now turn to App Annie's widely used analytics tools, but can this help to fix the app gap?

By December 9, 2014

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Microsoft has 'tailored' version of Windows 10 for phones, tablets

While Microsoft is going for a consistent software experience across all devices, it will have a specific version for devices with a screen size smaller than 8 inches.

By January 21, 2015

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HoloLens, Surface Hub, a smarter Cortana and more Windows 10 details: Everything Microsoft just announced

Microsoft introduces a holographic system baked into Windows 10, along with more mundane features such as universal applications and Cortana as a personal assistant.

By January 21, 2015