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windows 8.1

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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 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.

By April 2, 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.

By October 17, 2013

4 stars Editors' rating October 17, 2013
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Windows 10 may not reach you on its July 29 launch date

With much riding on the new version of its marquee software, Microsoft opts for caution and says the Windows 10 rollout will come "in waves, slowly."

By July 2, 2015

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How to get the Windows 10 upgrade icon if it's missing

Run a quick script, get the missing icon.

By June 9, 2015

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Roku vs. Apple TV vs. Chromecast vs. Amazon Fire TV

Which has the most apps? Which has the coolest features? Which one is the best? The most popular streamers all have their merits, so we'll help you decide which box is right for you.

By June 2, 2015

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How to reserve your free copy of Windows 10

A new notification prompts Windows 7 and 8.1 users to reserve an upgrade to the upcoming OS, due to debut July 29.

By June 1, 2015

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Where, when and how to get Windows 10

For the die-hard Windows user, Microsoft will be releasing a preview version of Windows 10.

By May 15, 2015

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Windows 8.1 finally edges past XP on the desktop

Both Windows 8.1 and 7 are snagging more Web traffic, says Net Applications, while XP is grabbing less. Might this be related to the free upgrade to Windows 10?

By July 1, 2015

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Will Windows Insider testers get to keep Windows 10 for free?

Those in the Insider program have been getting preview builds of Windows 10 for free for testing. With Windows 10 about to hit the market, Microsoft wants to clarify things.

By June 23, 2015