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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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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

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Jump the line and get Windows 10 right now

Don't want to wait for Microsoft to push the update to your PC? Here's how to download the new OS immediately.

By July 29, 2015

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Here's how to upgrade to Windows 10

Ready to move on up to Windows 10? Here are all the steps you need for success.

By July 29, 2015

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Windows 10 running on 75 million devices, Microsoft says

Less than a month after rollout, the operating system's adoption is humming along.

By August 26, 2015

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How to prepare your PC for Windows 10

Follow these steps to ensure a smooth transition to the latest version of Windows.

By July 24, 2015

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How to get free help from Microsoft on Windows 10 and more

With the launch of the new version of Windows, Microsoft offers a variety of support options, both online and in-store ... some of which are free.

By August 4, 2015

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​What options do Windows XP and Vista users have in a Windows 10 world?

Still holding onto a computer running Windows XP or Windows Vista? It may be time to upgrade to Windows 10.

By July 29, 2015