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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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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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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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​Change to the 'Fast Ring' for more frequent Windows 10 updates

Want to live life on the bleeding edge? Then get out of the Slow Ring by changing this setting.

By January 27, 2015

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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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The latest Windows 10 Technical Preview update brings Cortana to the desktop

January's Windows 10 Technical Preview update adds Microsoft's virtual assistant and a few new apps.

By January 23, 2015

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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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Sorting out Windows 10 versions: Desktop, mobile and more

We know Microsoft is developing a number of Windows 10 versions for use on different hardware. How they will each stack up is a work in progress.

By January 27, 2015