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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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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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7 things to consider before canceling cable

Cutting the cord isn't always a straightforward process. Here's what you need to know.

By March 23, 2015

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Google's Project Ara phones will be strange, but also a lot of fun (Smartphones Unlocked)

With Google's mix-and-match Project Ara handsets, the time is ripe for wacky add-ons to truly customize your phone.

By March 23, 2015

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Create a backup Windows 8 installer (before it's too late)

Few users remember to take this important step, which can really save the day if your computer gets hosed.

By March 23, 2015

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Windows 10 Mobile on track for most Lumia phones

Microsoft's next test version of Windows 10 Mobile, expected around the first week of April, will support a lot more devices than the first one did.

By March 29, 2015

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Roku vs. Apple TV vs. Chromecast vs. Amazon Fire TV: Which streamer should you buy?

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 March 9, 2015

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Microsoft HoloLens

What is HoloLens, and is it really holograms? Call it augmented reality instead. A look at Microsoft's entry into immersive virtual worlds.

By January 21, 2015

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Microsoft Wireless Display Adapter

The Microsoft Wireless Display Adapter faces some serious competition in the form of the Chromecast and Roku sticks, but could find a home with travelers and business people who rely on Windows 8.

By October 24, 2014

3.5 stars Editors' rating October 24, 2014
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Sling TV: Everything you need to know

Sling TV is a new $20-per-month live TV package with 16 channels, including ESPN, AMC, TNT, CNN, History, HDTV and the Disney Channel. How does it work, how can you get it -- and will it let you quit cable?

By January 20, 2015