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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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How accurate is the Apple Watch's step counter? We tested it against 13 competitors to find out.

CNET's Dan Graziano tested the step and distance accuracy of the Apple Watch. See how it stacks up against the competition.

By May 19, 2015

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Virtual reality may rule video games. Here's who will rule VR

Soon you'll don a high-tech headset as easily as you reach for your controller. Watch for blockbuster launches in the year ahead that pave the way to the brave new virtual world. Facebook and Valve lead the charge.

By May 22, 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 an early look of refreshed Windows Phone apps.

By April 17, 2015

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Upstart Russian browser strips down to take on Google

Taking on the tech industry's biggest companies might seem a fool's errand, but Russia's Yandex has reason to think its Web browser has a chance challenging Chrome.

By May 21, 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
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Microsoft Project Spartan

The Project Spartan browser finally has a name.

By May 1, 2015

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5 things to expect at Google I/O

Google's developer conference is coming up fast. Based on Google's officially released schedule, here's what we expect to see at the show.

By May 21, 2015

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Where, when and how to get Windows 10

For the die-hard Windows user, Microsoft will be releasing a preview version of Windows 10.

By May 15, 2015