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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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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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Microsoft's Windows 10 finally has a release date: July 29

The next iteration of the software maker's operating system is slated to arrive in two months.

By June 1, 2015

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Microsoft prices Windows 10 licenses at $119 for Home, $199 for Pro

Not eligible for a free upgrade? The software maker reveals what a single license will cost for the newest version of Windows -- the same as Windows 8.

By June 1, 2015

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Windows 10 pricing, release date leaked by reseller?

Not long after the leak appeared, Microsoft itself gave us the official release date for Windows 10. Look for it July 29.

By May 31, 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, 8.1 combined beat XP for first time

Windows XP is still hanging onto the No. 2 spot among all desktop OS Web traffic recorded by Net Applications in May. But together, Windows 8 and 8.1 outshine the 13-year-old OS.

By June 1, 2015

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Get a Lenovo Yoga Tablet 2 with keyboard for $179

Originally $370, this highly regarded system comes refurbished from Lenovo and includes a full one-year warranty.

By May 29, 2015