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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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So, my Gmail inbox started getting these weird emails...

When a pattern of bizarre messages began piling up in my inbox, I turned to the source for answers: Google.

By February 4, 2016

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Microsoft Windows 10

Windows 10 delivers a refined, vastly improved vision for the future of computing with an operating system that's equally at home on tablets and traditional PCs -- and it's a free upgrade for most users.

By July 28, 2015

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Vaio Windows Phone

Sony spinoff Vaio has announced a Windows Phone, even though Microsoft's mobile operating system hasn't done particularly well.

By February 1, 2016

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Microsoft Surface Pro 4

A host of small refinements cements the Surface Pro 4's position as the best-in-class Windows tablet -- so long as you're prepared to pay extra for the required keyboard cover accessory.

By October 21, 2015

4 stars Editors' rating October 21, 2015
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Microsoft Windows 10 Mobile

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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Why the death of the Firefox phone matters

With its failure to stop the mobile-software dominance of Google and Apple, Mozilla loses relevance and the Web grows a little weaker.

By February 5, 2016

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Microsoft Lumia 950 XL

While the Lumia 950 XL has the specs you'd want from a top-end phone, the Windows 10 experience offers no compelling reason to switch from iOS or Android.

By December 15, 2015

3.5 stars Editors' rating December 15, 2015
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Microsoft Lumia 950

The Lumia 950 is a mostly average smartphone, giving iPhone and Android users no reason to switch, and offering little appeal outside Windows phone diehards.

By November 20, 2015

3.5 stars Editors' rating November 20, 2015
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Microsoft Display Dock

If you want to get the most out Continuum, spending the extra bucks on the Display Dock is a no-brainer. But Continuum has a little way to go before it becomes the new killer app.

By December 22, 2015