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Every Cyber Monday tech deal we've found so far

Saving money on gadgets without braving the Black Friday crowds: that's what Cyber Monday is all about. We're tracking the deals right here.

By November 25, 2015


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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Editors' Take

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

Fire TV Stick vs. Chromecast vs. Roku Streaming Stick: Measuring the sticks

Ready for more comparisons than you can shake a stick at? Ranging in price from $35 to $50, these three HDMI streaming sticks all offer Netflix...and diverge from there. Stick with this roundup for all the details.

By October 27, 2014


Having touchpad issues in Windows 10? Here's how to fix them

Try these tips to fix touchpad woes before reverting back to an earlier version of Windows.

By November 1, 2015


How to enable 'Hey, Cortana' on Windows 10

There's a switch you'll need to enable before you can get Cortana's attention from across the room.

By July 30, 2015


Google finally pulling the plug on Chrome for Windows XP

Chrome will no longer be supported on older versions of Windows and Mac OS X from April 2016.

By November 11, 2015


Microsoft to discontinue Windows 7 and 8.1 next November

After October 31 next year, the only version of the software that will come on new devices will be Windows 10.

By November 3, 2015


Windows 10 makes gains on desktop computers, but just a little

The new operating system software inches up in October following its initial surge in August, according to Web tracker NetMarketShare.

By November 2, 2015