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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

Navigate the ins-and-outs of Windows 8 with how-tos, troubleshooting, news, and reviews.

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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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From 'Windows Phone' to 'Windows 10': Can name change get consumers to notice?

The "Windows Phone" OS will be no more, as the version of Windows 10 tailored for smaller devices will be called simply Windows 10. Will that help improve Microsoft's lot in the smartphone market?

By January 21, 2015

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Windows 10 Settings Menu: The System tab

Here's what you can change in the System section of the Settings menu...and what you'll have to go into the Control Panel to do.

By January 26, 2015

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Dropbox app arrives on Windows tablets, phones

Dropbox, Microsoft hope to win over more customers with improved work flow and compatibilty.

By January 22, 2015

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Microsoft irked by Google's revealing of Windows bug

The software giant slams Google for disclosing a Windows 8.1 security flaw two days before Microsoft planned to issue a fix.

By January 12, 2015

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Microsoft to deliver free upgrades to Windows 10

The company hopes to encourage customers to embrace its new operating system by offering a free refresh for multiple devices.

By January 21, 2015

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Microsoft's Windows RT isn't dead...yet

The software giant says it's working on an update for the versions of its Surface tablet that used an ARM-based chip. But it will only have some of the functionality of Windows 10.

By January 21, 2015

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Microsoft has 'tailored' version of Windows 10 for phones, tablets

While Microsoft is going for a consistent software experience across all devices, it will have a specific version for devices with a screen size smaller than 8 inches.

By January 21, 2015