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Two gadgets enter the ring, but only one can leave the champion! Each week Brian Tong pits two compe

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Redbox, like Netflix, agrees to sales-only window

Video rental kiosk operator follows video rental site in creating a 28-day period in which it won't rent new Warner Bros. releases. Deal is designed to help the studio boost DVD sales.

By February 16, 2010

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Asus VivoBook X202E

It's great to see more touch-screen Windows 8 laptops under $600, but note that the Asus X202E requires some compromises in performance and battery life.

January 24, 2013

3.5 stars Editors' rating January 24, 2013
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Windows Phone 8

Windows Phone 8 is absolutely worth using, especially if you enjoy a simpler, bolder interface. However, if you need a robust app selection now, stick with the more fully formed Android and iOS.

October 29, 2012

4 stars Editors' rating October 29, 2012

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Microsoft's Cortana disses Siri in new video spot

Running on the new HTC One M8 for Windows Phone, the Cortana voice-activated assistant touts its superiority over Apple's Siri.

By September 2, 2014

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HTC One M8 for Windows debuts

The phone, available for purchase for $100 with a two-year contract starting Tuesday, is being sold exclusively through Verizon Wireless.

By August 19, 2014

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Microsoft, China clash over Windows 8, backdoor-spying charges

Chinese state-run TV calls Windows 8 a security threat, but Microsoft denies allegations that it uses its OS to collect data from users.

By June 6, 2014

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Long-term take: Surface Pro 2 vs. iPad Air

Microsoft and Apple have very different takes on tablets. What are the pros and cons of their respective approaches? And which speaks more to the future?

By April 19, 2014

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Tablet Tuesday: Get an 8-inch Windows 8.1 tablet for $199.99

The Lenovo Miix 2 offers a nice mix of features and solid performance. It normally sells for $299.99.

By March 4, 2014

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Windows 8.1 update adds new features, but not enough

Microsoft has released the long-awaited update to Windows 8. Windows 8.1 adds features that were sorely missing from the initial software, but the changes aren't likely to be enough to entice already-annoyed PC users.

By October 17, 2013

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Windows Blue gets official name: Windows 8.1

Tami Reller, the top Windows marketing and financial exec, tells a J.P. Morgan conference that Windows 8.1 will be free and available later this year.

By May 14, 2013