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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 8.1 update coming in spring, to improve controls, allow lower end hardware

Microsoft is hoping to address some of the big issues with Windows 8 and improve the customer experience.

By February 23, 2014

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Facebook learning the costs of consumer hardware with Oculus

The social networking giant's $2 billion bet on the virtual reality pioneer is bringing into focus the real costs of becoming a mass market consumer electronics maker.

By June 26, 2014

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China readies home-grown Windows sub for fall launch

The new operating system is expected to launch initially on desktops in October, with support for mobile devices coming later.

By August 24, 2014

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Microsoft Xbox E3 press conference: Join us Monday, June 9, at 9 a.m. PT (live blog)

On June 9, at 9 a.m. PT (12 p.m. ET), Microsoft holds its annual E3 press conference, announcing new Xbox One games and features. Join the CNET live blog for real-time coverage.

By June 5, 2014

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Looking past Windows, Nadella seeks very different Microsoft

As the company's quarterly earnings announcement looms, CEO Satya Nadella sends signals that a break with Microsoft's past may be soon.

By July 21, 2014

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E3 2014: Heavy on games and toys, light on hardware

Check out the highlights and big trends at this year's video game industry confab, from Halo to Amiibo to the Destiny demo.

By June 13, 2014

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Microsoft's 'one Windows' -- what it really means

Is Microsoft building a single version of Windows that will run on phones, tablets, PCs, and gaming consoles? Nope. Here's a refresher on what's really happening.

By July 23, 2014

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Windows 8.1 August update now available

Users can now manually install the update or wait until it rolls out via Microsoft Update. Either way, the update carries with it just a few minor tweaks.

By August 12, 2014

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Windows 'Threshold' to drop charms, add virtual desktop

Microsoft plans to do more than just reintroduce a Start menu to make Windows 9, aka "Threshold," more appealing to Windows XP, Vista, and Windows 7 users.

By August 7, 2014

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Windows 8.1 update for August to offer minor tweaks

Microsoft's latest strategy with Windows 8.1 is to roll out regular updates that refine the OS but don't deliver major new features.

By August 6, 2014