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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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Microsoft cuts price of unlocked Windows Phone handset to $129

The latest offer in Microsoft's 12 Days of Deals is for an unlocked version of a Windows Phone 8.1 handset from Blu Products.

By December 9, 2014

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Leaked Windows 10 build unveils Cortana, Xbox app

A leaked consumer build reveals how Microsoft's Cortana voice assistant mimics its counterpart in Windows Phone.

By December 15, 2014

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How to add a battery gauge to Windows 8's Start screen

You can add one in the form of a live tile, but it's a little tricky. Here's how!

By December 10, 2014

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Windows 8.1 continues upward trek as XP edges down

Microsoft's current desktop OS is close to stealing second place from Windows XP in the desktop OS arena, according to new stats from Web tracker Net Applications.

By December 1, 2014

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Windows 10 arriving -- here's a look at 30 years of Windows

Come with us on a 30-year trip through time to see how Bill Gates' baby took over the world.

By October 1, 2014

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Walmart to sell $99 Windows 8.1 tablet on Black Friday

Or, if you don't want to wait, you can buy this new model now for $149. Is it worth it?

By November 13, 2014

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Windows 10 testers get a second update

Microsoft delivers its second update in two months to the tech preview of Windows 10. Here's what's in it.

By November 12, 2014