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

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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 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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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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Microsoft pulls buggy Patch Tuesday updates

Two updates were beset by technical issues, forcing Microsoft to issue another update to remove the faulty software.

By December 12, 2014

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Leaked Windows 10 build unveils Cortana, Xbox app

A leaked consumer build reveals how Microsoft's Cortana voice assistant mimics its counterpart in Windows Phone.

By December 15, 2014

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Ford Sync 3 dumps Microsoft for BlackBerry

We get an early peek at the next Ford Sync interface, Microsoft accepts Bitcoin payments, and Google Search adds new features for Apple's iOS.

By December 11, 2014

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Windows 10 testers get a second update

Microsoft delivers its second update in two months to the tech preview of Windows 10. Here's what's in it.

By November 12, 2014

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Windows 8.1 picks up steam as consumers adopt latest update

The share of PCs running on Microsoft's latest operating system jumps in October.

By November 1, 2014

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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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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 October 14, 2013

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