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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 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.

April 14, 2014

3.5 stars Editors' rating April 14, 2014

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Kickstarter pledges surpass $1 billion; half pledged in last 12 months

About 5.7 million people have pledged cash through the crowdfunding giant since it kicked off nearly five years ago.

By March 3, 2014

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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.

April 2, 2014

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Eight tips to get you started with Windows Phone 8.1

These tips will help you discover new features in Microsoft's latest mobile operating system.

By May 21, 2014

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Windows 8.1 update 2 reportedly will land August 12

The next update to Windows 8.1 will arrive during August's Patch Tuesday, claims a Russian website.

By July 21, 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.

September 19, 2013

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Sony Xperia Z1 Compact

With its powerful processor, great camera, decent screen and gorgeous, waterproof design, the Sony Xperia Z1 Compact is the best small Android phone around.

January 28, 2014

4.5 stars Editors' rating January 28, 2014

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Sony Xperia Z1S

The Xperia Z1S is the most impressive smartphone Sony has ever sold on any carrier, but an inferior screen makes Samsung's Galaxy handsets better deals.

January 13, 2014

3.5 stars Editors' rating January 13, 2014

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Windows 8.1 Update deadline slips back a month

Microsoft gives consumers running Windows 8.1 an extra 30 days to install Windows 8.1 Update.

By May 12, 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.

October 17, 2013

4 stars Editors' rating October 17, 2013