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Best laptops of 2014

CNET editors choose and review the best thin and light laptops, notebooks, and ultrabooks.

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Six trendsetting PCs that set the bar in 2014

We've rounded up a half dozen laptops, desktops, tablets and hybrids that showcase some of the amazing leaps -- and a few of the disappointments -- that the PC market delivered in 2014.

By December 10, 2014

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Microsoft Windows 8.1

If you're a dedicated Windows 8 hater, the update to Windows 8.1 isn't going to change your mind. For everyone else, this collection of tweaks, fixes, and new features is useful, but everything here should have shipped in the original version last year.

By October 17, 2013

4 stars Editors' rating October 17, 2013
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Computers to get faster processors, lower prices at CES 2015

What we expect, from new Intel CPUs to hints of Windows 10, in laptops, tablets, hybrids, and desktops at CES.

By December 12, 2014

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How to stop sleeping with your phone

It's an unhealthy habit that many people (myself included) do. Here's how to get your phone away from your nightstand for a more restful night's sleep.

By December 12, 2014

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Microsoft cuts price of unlocked Windows Phone handset to $129

The latest offer in Microsoft's 12 Days of Deals is for an unlocked version of a Windows Phone 8.1 handset from Blu Products.

By December 9, 2014

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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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Microsoft Windows 10

We go hands-on with Microsoft's vision of the future.

By September 30, 2014

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Windows Phone 8.1

Windows Phone 8.1 is the best update yet, thanks to its revamped design and modern features, but it lags behind iOS and Android.

By April 14, 2014

3.5 stars Editors' rating April 14, 2014

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Microsoft Xbox One Controller + Cable for Windows

Microsoft takes the Xbox One controller and adds a cable for PC gaming.

By September 16, 2014

MSRP: $59.95

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8 of our favorite smartphone highs and lows of 2014

CNET goes over the hits and misses that helped define our year in smartphones.

By December 12, 2014