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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.

Apr. 2, 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.

Apr. 2, 2014

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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.

Apr. 14, 2014

3.5 stars Editors' rating Apr. 14, 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.

Oct. 17, 2013

4 stars Editors' rating Oct. 17, 2013
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HP Omni 10

The 10-incher is another moderate Windows 8.1 release in HP's latest lineup of slates.

Sep. 19, 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.

Oct. 14, 2013

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Asus Transformer Book Duet TD300

The 13.3-inch device features a detachable keyboard and easily switches OS with the simple push of a button.

Jan. 6, 2014

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Facebook (Windows Phone 8)

The slick and easy-to-use design makes Facebook for Windows Phone 8 a worthy free download, but the lack of key features will disappoint power users.

Jul. 17, 2013

3.5 stars Editors' rating Jul. 17, 2013

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Windows 8.1 Update 1 coming March 11?

Windows 8.1 Update 1 could include some under-the-hood changes to reduce memory and disk space requirements for cheaper tablets.

By Jan. 24, 2014

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Toshiba Encore 2 (8 inch)

The Encore 2 starts at $200 and comes in 8- and 10-inch flavors, but they offer largely identical features.

May. 27, 2014

MSRP: $199.99