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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 Apr. 14, 2014

3.5 stars Editor's rating Apr. 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 Apr. 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 Oct. 17, 2013

4 stars Editor's rating Oct. 17, 2013
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Nokia Lumia 930

Featuring a 5-inch screen and a 20-megapixel camera, the Lumia 930 is also one of the first handsets running the Windows 8.1 OS.

By Apr. 2, 2014

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How and when to upgrade to Windows Phone 8.1

Microsoft has released a new version of its Windows Phone operating system. Here's how you can get it on your device right now.

By Apr. 14, 2014

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Windows Phone 8.1 now available to developers

You can now install the latest version of Microsoft's mobile OS -- but you'll need a developer's account to snag it.

By Apr. 14, 2014

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How to get the Windows 8.1 preview

Microsoft has released a preview version of Windows 8.1 for users to test and provide feedback. Here's how you can get it right now.

By Jun. 26, 2013

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Windows 8.1 Preview provides a window into the future of Windows

We take a quick look at some of the more high-level changes coming with Windows 8.1.

By Jun. 28, 2013

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Windows Phone 8 Update 3

Microsoft's operating system makes Windows Phone phablets a reality with a new interface fitted for humongous screens, and support for quad-core CPUs.

By Oct. 14, 2013

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Windows 8.1 Preview: What you need to know

You can either update an existing installation of Windows 8 or install Windows 8.1 from scratch via ISO files from Microsoft.

By Jun. 28, 2013