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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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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 Editors' rating Oct. 17, 2013
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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 Xbox One

Its high price and imperfect voice control and TV integration keep the Xbox One short of must-have territory, but the inclusion of Titanfall for free (for new purchases) helps Microsoft's console hold the line against Sony's compelling PS4.

Nov. 19, 2013

3.5 stars Editors' rating Nov. 19, 2013
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Pinterest (Windows Phone)

Hardly any features mean Pintrest's half-hearted Web app for Windows Phone not worth your time.

Jul. 10, 2014

1 stars Editors' rating Jul. 10, 2014

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Pinterest (Windows Phone)

Hardly any features mean Pintrest's half-hearted Web app for Windows Phone not worth your time.

Jul. 10, 2014

1 stars Editors' rating Jul. 10, 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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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 Editors' rating Apr. 14, 2014

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Microsoft Windows RT

Windows RT is a strange beast. On the one hand, speed, security, and the best of Windows 8 make RT a pleasure to use. But app restrictions make Windows RT confusing, and the limited availability of apps undercuts the operating system's usefulness.

Nov. 12, 2012

3 stars Editors' rating Nov. 12, 2012

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Microsoft testing ways to make Windows Live Tiles interactive

In Asia, Microsoft researchers are experimenting with new ways to interact with the Live Tiles that are core to the Windows 8.X, Windows Phone, and Xbox user interfaces.

By Apr. 11, 2014