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windows 8.1 update

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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 April 2, 2014

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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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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

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How to transfer any media file to your iOS device

Using the Mac app Waltr you can transfer any type of video or music file to your iOS device without the need for a companion iOS app.

By March 2, 2015

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Why some iMessage texts are blue and some are green

And why you may prefer to stick with one color or the other.

By February 24, 2015

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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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Supersize Lumia 640 XL is Microsoft's budget phablet

A 5.7-inch screen makes this Windows 8.1 phone a more economical bet for lovers of the large display.

By March 2, 2015

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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 October 17, 2013

4 stars Editors' rating October 17, 2013
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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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Windows 10 Settings menu: The Update & recovery tab

Where's Windows Update? It's in the Settings menu...and only in the Settings menu.

By March 1, 2015

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Windows 10 lets you schedule Windows Update restarts

Gone are the days of losing hours of work to a poorly-timed Windows Update!

By February 17, 2015