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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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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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Microsoft's Windows RT isn't dead...yet

The software giant says it's working on an update for the versions of its Surface tablet that used an ARM-based chip. But it will only have some of the functionality of Windows 10.

By January 21, 2015

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From 'Windows Phone' to 'Windows 10': Can name change get consumers to notice?

The "Windows Phone" OS will be no more, as the version of Windows 10 tailored for smaller devices will be called simply Windows 10. Will that help improve Microsoft's lot in the smartphone market?

By January 21, 2015

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Microsoft irked by Google's revealing of Windows bug

The software giant slams Google for disclosing a Windows 8.1 security flaw two days before Microsoft planned to issue a fix.

By January 12, 2015

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Microsoft to deliver free upgrades to Windows 10

The company hopes to encourage customers to embrace its new operating system by offering a free refresh for multiple devices.

By January 21, 2015

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Microsoft has 'tailored' version of Windows 10 for phones, tablets

While Microsoft is going for a consistent software experience across all devices, it will have a specific version for devices with a screen size smaller than 8 inches.

By January 21, 2015

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HoloLens, Surface Hub, a smarter Cortana and more Windows 10 details: Everything Microsoft just announced

Microsoft introduces a holographic system baked into Windows 10, along with more mundane features such as universal applications and Cortana as a personal assistant.

By January 21, 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's 'Windows 10: The Next Chapter' event, join us Wednesday (live blog)

On January 21, Microsoft will stake out the future of Windows, giving us a glimpse of what its software will look like on mobile devices. A successor to Internet Explorer may also be in store.

By January 17, 2015