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Microsoft Vista Home Basic

Windows Vista Home Basic is essentially warmed-over Windows XP, Windows XP SP3. If you're currently happy with Windows XP SP2, we see no compelling reason to upgrade. On the other hand, if you need a new computer right now, Windows Vista is stable enough for everyday use.

By January 24, 2007

3.5 stars Editors' rating January 24, 2007

MSRP: $199.95

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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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Want cheaper wireless service? Patience is a virtue

CNET's Marguerite Reardon explains how three key phenomena could reshape the wireless industry in the next few years and pave the way for more-affordable mobile services.

By May 24, 2015

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Google Glass is still misunderstood, says the guy who wore them in the shower

Commentary: Forget the privacy issues -- it was a long list of other shortcomings, social and technical, that doomed Glass. Can Google learn for the next go-round?

By May 27, 2015

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Microsoft Windows 10 for phones

The latest preview build of Windows 10 for phones offers new apps that bridge the gap between phone and desktop.

By April 17, 2015

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Microsoft Windows 10

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

By January 22, 2015

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Move over, Siri. Cortana is coming to the iPhone

Microsoft's smart assistant Cortana is expanding beyond Windows, Twitter's Periscope is rising on Android, and Amazon is getting crafty with competition for Etsy.

By May 26, 2015

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​Android Auto is finally here, and with it a new era

Smartphones and cars can focus on what each one does best with the arrival of this new dashboard connection technology.

By May 26, 2015

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Microsoft's Cortana crosses over to iOS and Android

Due out this year for Android and iOS, the voice assistant will bring some competition to Apple's Siri and the Google Now app.

By May 26, 2015

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Get 9 adventures games for $8

From older gems like Syberia to newer titles like The Novelist, this bundle of top-rated adventures is a steal at this price.

By May 26, 2015

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Microsoft Surface 3

The budget-priced Surface 3 is a solid tablet that finally runs the real version of Windows, but it would be a much better value if the must-have keyboard cover was included.

By April 14, 2015

3.5 stars Editors' rating April 14, 2015