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Windows 8

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

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Microsoft reveals features in Windows Phone 8.1 Update 1

The first update for Microsoft's latest mobile OS is already rolling out to developers. What new features will they find?

By August 6, 2014

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Microsoft Windows 8.1 free to Windows 8 users, $119.99 and up for others

Those running Windows 8 will be able to get Windows 8.1 for free. But 8.1 will cost everyone else between $119.99 and $199.99 (for Pro).

By September 17, 2013

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Windows 8.1 continues to inch along

Microsoft's latest OS keeps gaining users, according to Net Applications, but progress is still coming at a snail's pace.

By September 2, 2014

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Windows 8.1 overtakes Windows 8 in desktop OS arena

Friendlier to PC users than its prececessor, Windows 8.1 continues to eke out a higher share while Windows 8 slips downward.

By June 2, 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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Eight tips to get you started with Windows Phone 8.1

These tips will help you discover new features in Microsoft's latest mobile operating system.

By May 21, 2014

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Windows 8.1 Update might change your mind about Windows 8

Testing the common-sense fixes Windows 8 should have had from the start.

By April 11, 2014

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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 January 24, 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.

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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