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Windows 10 Technical Preview updated, boasts 7,000 changes and fixes

The latest build of the Windows 10 Technical Preview is now ready to download.

By October 21, 2014

Blog

Windows 8

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

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How to install Windows 10 Technical Preview as a virtual machine

Want to test-drive the new OS with the least amount of hassle? Give it a sandbox to play in.

By October 7, 2014

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The latest Windows 10 Technical Preview update brings Cortana to the desktop

January's Windows 10 Technical Preview update adds Microsoft's virtual assistant and a few new apps.

By January 23, 2015

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Microsoft to preview next version of Windows Sept. 30

Microsoft is expected to show off some of the enterprise-focused Windows "Threshold" features at an event in San Francisco at the end of the month.

By September 15, 2014

Review

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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Skype Translator previews for real-time chats

Microsoft rolls out its first public preview of Skype's instant translation service, which is initially available on Windows 8.1 PCs and tablets.

By December 15, 2014

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 continues tinkering with Windows 10 preview

The company is working on its next preview releases of Windows 10 for desktops, mobile devices and servers. Here's the latest from tipsters about what to expect when.

By December 3, 2014

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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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Microsoft seeks testers for Skype Translator preview

Microsoft is taking signups for its real-time video translation service, which will be available in limited preview form before the end of the year.

By November 3, 2014