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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 creeps even closer to landing on your PC

Microsoft makes a status change that has implications for all you Windows 7 and 8.1 users.

By February 2, 2016

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Windows 10 overtakes XP and 8.1, still lags behind 7

Microsoft's latest operating system is now a distant second behind No. 1 Windows 7, according to the latest stats.

By February 1, 2016

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Microsoft tries to ease Windows 10 upgrade process

New updates promise to smooth over glitches that users of Windows 7 and 8.1 may have experienced when trying to jump to Microsoft's latest operating system.

By December 2, 2015

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The Division system specs and PC features revealed

Ubisoft's RPG-shooter will offer PC gamers full mouse and keyboard support.

By January 21, 2016

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Microsoft launches free, 90-day trial of Windows 10

It's the Windows 10 Enterprise edition, but it gives you a chance to test-drive the new OS before deciding if you really want to upgrade from Windows 7 or 8.1.

By July 30, 2015

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LG's Lancet is a Windows Phone handset with a competitive price

Available on Verizon Wireless, the LG Lancet runs Windows Phone 8.1 and features a 4.5-inch display, an 8-megapixel camera and a quad-core processor.

By July 13, 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