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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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LGBT rights are good for the tech industry, SF Pride Parade chief says

San Francisco is both the home of the tech industry and the epicenter of the gay rights movement. Now the city is throwing its biggest party of the year, just after the Supreme Court legalized same-sex marriage.

By June 27, 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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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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What is FLAC? The high-def MP3 explained

CNET explains what FLAC is, as well as where to buy music in the FLAC format, and how to play it on your iPhone, computer, or MP3 player.

By June 26, 2015

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6 things to consider when choosing a streaming-music subscription

Need help getting started on all-you-can-stream services like Spotify and Apple Music? Here are the six questions to ponder before you sign up.

By June 27, 2015

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Microsoft adds cheaper variant of Core i7 model to Surface Pro 3 lineup

The $1,299 tablet comes with less onboard storage than other models with Intel's Core i7 processor.

By June 29, 2015

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Get a pair of Ausdom over-the-ear headphones for $37.99

These Bluetooth headphones sold out fast last time, and may do so again now that they're even cheaper. Plus: three bonus deals!

By June 29, 2015

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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 June 2, 2015

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Microsoft Office apps arrive for free on Android smartphones (finally)

The company's flagship software suite is now available for Android-powered handsets, completing the rollout of Office on every major platform.

By June 24, 2015