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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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Windows 8.1 Update

With new functionality for the Start button and separate experiences for desktop and tablet users, the Windows 8.1 update finally gives people what they want.

Apr. 2, 2014

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Nokia Lumia 930

Featuring a 5-inch screen and a 20-megapixel camera, the Lumia 930 is also one of the first handsets running the Windows 8.1 OS.

Apr. 2, 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.

Oct. 17, 2013

4 stars Editor's rating Oct. 17, 2013
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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.

Apr. 14, 2014

3.5 stars Editor's rating Apr. 14, 2014

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Microsoft Kinect for Windows V2

A new version of the motion-sensing camera is coming to Windows PCs, copying the design and features of the Xbox One version.

Apr. 2, 2014

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Lenovo ThinkPad 8

If you’re craving full Windows 8 on a tablet the size of an iPad Mini, and want a great display, the ThinkPad 8 is one of the best we’ve seen...but not by much.

Feb. 28, 2014

4 stars Editor's rating Feb. 28, 2014

MSRP: $399.00

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Microsoft completes Windows Phone 8.1 update for new Lumia phones

The update code for Microsoft's mobile OS is being tested for new Lumia phones, says Windows Phone leader Joe Belfiore.

By Jun. 11, 2014

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How to sidestep Microsoft, Google and do a dual Windows 8.1-Android tablet

Asus figures out a way to get around objections from Microsoft and Google and do a hybrid that runs Windows-8.1 and Android.

By Jun. 8, 2014

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Nokia Lumia 630

The Nokia Lumia 630 is a cheap, vibrant alternative to Android and its Windows Phone 8.1 software is easy to use. The app store is still a problem though -- if you like getting new releases when your Android and iOS-toting friends do, a budget Android phone like the Moto G is still the way to go.

Jun. 6, 2014

3 stars Editor's rating Jun. 6, 2014
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HP Omni 10

The 10-incher is another moderate Windows 8.1 release in HP's latest lineup of slates.

Sep. 19, 2013