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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.

March 31, 2014

3.5 stars Editors' rating on April 14, 2014
5 stars User rating out of 7 reviews

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Microsoft 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 1, 2014

3.5 stars User rating out of 1 reviews

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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.

June 24, 2013

4 stars Editors' rating on October 17, 2013
2.5 stars User rating out of 45 reviews
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ASUS VivoTab Note 8 M80TA - 8" - Atom Z3740 - Windows 8.1 - 2 GB RAM - 32 GB SSD

The 8-inch VivoTab 8 is a Windows tablet that doesn't particularly stand out in a crowded field, until you discover the Wacom stylus tucked inside its body.

February 12, 2014

3.5 stars Editors' rating on May 16, 2014
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Microsoft Surface Pro 3 - 12" - Core i5 4300U - Windows 8.1 Pro - 4 GB RAM - 128 GB SSD

While the new Surface Pro 3 is Microsoft's best PC to date, it's more successful as a tablet than a laptop replacement.

May 24, 2014

4 stars Editors' rating on May 22, 2014
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ASUS ROG G750JZ XS72 - 17.3" - Core i7 4700HQ - Windows 8.1 Pro 64-bit - 32 GB RAM - 1 TB HDD + 512 GB SSD

The Asus line of gaming laptops has always offered excellent high-end configurations, along with custom software and hardware tweaks. This latest version of the G750 bets on Nvidia's brand-new line of GPUs, and includes the current top-end card for great gaming performance.

March 13, 2014

4 stars Editors' rating on March 18, 2014
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Windows Phone 8 Update 3

Microsoft's operating system makes Windows Phone phablets a reality with a new interface fitted for humongous screens, and support for quad-core CPUs.

October 10, 2013

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Lenovo IdeaPad Yoga 11S (Windows 8)

Like the larger 13-inch model, the 11-inch Lenovo IdeaPad Yoga 11S is a useful hybrid that doesn't forget it's a laptop first, but it's stuck with what feels like old hardware for now.

January 2, 2013

3.5 stars Editors' rating on June 26, 2013
4.5 stars User rating out of 3 reviews

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Scout by Telenav (Windows Phone)

Scout offers a better feature set, including excellent help for daily commuters, than either Google Maps or Apple Maps, with similarly good route guidance.

July 2, 2014

4 stars Editors' rating on July 7, 2014
0.5 stars User rating out of 1 reviews

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Microsoft Kinect v2 for Windows

A new version of the motion-sensing camera is coming to Windows PCs, copying the design and features of the Xbox One version.

April 2, 2014

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