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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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How to buy a new phone: The CNET smartphone buying guide

The most important things to know when shopping for a cell phone.

By December 16, 2014

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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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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 Windows vulnerable to 'FREAK' encryption flaw too

Previously thought limited to Apple and Google browsers, the flaw leaves communications between affected users and websites open to interception.

By March 5, 2015

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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.

By April 2, 2014

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BlackBerry's back, Samsung Pay gets the spotlight and more Microsoft at Mobile World Congress 2015 day two

We have seen the future and it includes an iris-scanning smartphone and luggage that can weigh itself. Check out the rest of the impressive tech from day two of Mobile World Congress 2015.

By March 3, 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 Universal Folding Keyboard works for Android, iOS, Windows devices

Need to do some real work? This small portfolio conceals a full QWERTY keyboard that pairs with most tablets and phones.

By March 2, 2015

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Microsoft's Elop says flagship smartphone coming with Windows 10 debut

Microsoft unveiled two budget smartphones at Mobile World Congress, but a flagship smartphone remains elusive.

By March 1, 2015