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How to buy a new phone: The CNET smartphone buying guide

The most important things to know when shopping for a cell phone.

By December 16, 2014

Blog

Windows 8

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

Article

Microsoft offers preview of Windows 10 for phones

The first public preview build of the mobile version of the operating system is available for Windows Insider testers, but it only runs on certain devices.

By February 12, 2015

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Windows 10 Preview to reach only subset of phones at launch

Many phones won't make the initial cut for the early version of Windows 10, and some won't get all the features.

By February 9, 2015

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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

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Laptop buying guide

The most important things to know when shopping for a new laptop, hybrid, or Windows tablet.

By November 27, 2013

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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

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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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 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