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Navigate the ins-and-outs of Windows 8 with how-tos, troubleshooting, news, and reviews.

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Best speakers of 2014

CNET's favorite speakers, including sound bars, Bluetooth speakers, and full surround sound systems.

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Sony SRS-X5

While it doesn't play as loud when it's on battery power, the Sony SRS-X5 holds its own against the top Bluetooth speakers in its size and price class.

June 17, 2014

4 stars Editors' rating June 17, 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.

April 14, 2014

3.5 stars Editors' rating April 14, 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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Samsung Galaxy S5 Mini

As with the original flagship, Samsung is counting on the midrange phone's fingerprint scanner, heart-rate monitor, and extra apps to stand out.

July 1, 2014

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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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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 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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Philips gives portable 5.1 audio with the Fidelio E5

Philips Fidelio "stereo" speakers transform into wireless 5.1 surround sound take the tops off these chic speakers for an instant wireless surround sound system.

By January 9, 2014

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Sony SRS-X5 wireless speaker: The Bose Bluetooth competitor

The $200 SRS-X5 delivers excellent sound in a relatively small package and competes directly with the top-selling Bose SoundLink Mini.

By June 17, 2014

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HP Pavilion 23tm

The modestly specced 23-inch monitors, which will be available later this fall, are also modestly priced.

September 5, 2013