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windows 8.1 update features

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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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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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Three surprising ways to lower your data usage

Changing your go-to apps can save you megabytes or more in mobile data.

By April 30, 2015

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Poki (Windows Phone)

Poki is an excellent Windows Phone client for the Pocket bookmarking service, and a few missing features don't spoil the slick, simple experience.

By October 10, 2014

4 stars Editors' rating October 10, 2014
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Windows 10 pricing after first year remains up in the air

Microsoft is still figuring out what to charge for Windows 10 after the operating system will no longer be free -- or how the software will evolve.

By April 30, 2015

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Pinterest (Windows Phone)

Hardly any features mean Pinterest's half-hearted Web app for Windows Phone is not worth your time.

By July 10, 2014

1 stars Editors' rating July 10, 2014
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Microsoft is first to let you flip the middle finger emoji

Technically Incorrect: One glorious part of the upcoming Windows 10 is the middle finger emoji, something that has been missing from iOS and Android.

By May 4, 2015

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Our inside look at Microsoft's HoloLens leaves us wanting more

The software maker sheds light on the secretive workings of the ambitious holographic headset -- by making us develop an app in real time.

By May 1, 2015