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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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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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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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Everything you need to know about the Ellen Pao gender discrimination trial

The potentially landmark Silicon Valley trial nears its end, with closing arguments expected Tuesday.

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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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's Spartan and IE11 browsers get some under-the-hood separation

When the two browsers launch along with Windows 10, the future-focused Spartan will have a clear edge over the legacy-minded Internet Explorer 11.

By March 24, 2015

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Windows 10 upgrades from pirated predecessors won't be legit

Microsoft clarifies its statement about Windows 10 by noting that you can upgrade from a non-genuine version of Windows 7 or 8.1, but that doesn't mean you now have a legitimate version, according to Ars Technica.

By March 20, 2015

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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

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Microsoft nabs a Web win, in a tiff over touchscreens and mice

Responding to pressure from programmers, Google has warmed up to a Microsoft technology to let mice and touchscreens get along on the Web -- a technology Apple rejected.

By March 26, 2015