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Microsoft Vista Home Basic

Windows Vista Home Basic is essentially warmed-over Windows XP, Windows XP SP3. If you're currently happy with Windows XP SP2, we see no compelling reason to upgrade. On the other hand, if you need a new computer right now, Windows Vista is stable enough for everyday use.

By Jan. 24, 2007

3.5 stars Editor's rating Jan. 24, 2007
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Windows 1.0: The flop that created an empire

Two years later than planned, Microsoft's new graphical operating system went on sale November 20, 1985. It wasn't worth the wait. But a bigger story was soon to unfold.

By Nov. 20, 2013

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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.

By Apr. 14, 2014

3.5 stars Editor's rating Apr. 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.

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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.

By Apr. 2, 2014

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Facebook Messenger for Windows Phone

Download Facebook Messenger if you want the same robust chatting features from Facebook's Web site on your phone.

By Mar. 12, 2014

4 stars Editor's rating Mar. 12, 2014

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Microsoft Windows 1.0, where it all began (pictures)

It's been almost 30 years since Microsoft launched the first version of the prolific Windows operating system, launched on November 20, 1985.

13 Images By Nov. 20, 2013

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MyFitnessPal (Windows Phone)

If you can get past the lackluster design, MyFitnessPal is a must-download if you're watching what you eat.

By Dec. 5, 2013

3.5 stars Editor's rating Dec. 5, 2013

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Instagram for Windows Phone

With too many missing features, Instagram for Windows Phone is not ready for prime time.

By Nov. 20, 2013

2.5 stars Editor's rating Nov. 20, 2013

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Vine for Windows Phone

Though it lacks some features found on the iOS and Android apps, Vine for Windows Phone will delight anyone who's been waiting for the real deal.

By Nov. 12, 2013

3.5 stars Editor's rating Nov. 12, 2013

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