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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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Microsoft Kinect for Windows V2

A new version of the motion-sensing camera is coming to Windows PCs, copying the design and features of the Xbox One version.

April 2, 2014

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HTC One M8 for Windows Phone

While its camera isn't best-in-class and Windows Phone's underwhelming app selection still stings, the elegant and sophisticated HTC One M8 is an enticing alternative to Nokia models.

August 25, 2014

4 stars Editors' rating August 25, 2014

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Windows 8

Microsoft makes an aggressive, forward-thinking, and bold statement for the future of PCs with Windows 8, and vast security and speed improvements more than justify the $40 upgrade price.

August 15, 2012

4 stars Editors' rating August 15, 2012
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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.

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.

October 14, 2013

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How Microsoft will ride Android hardware to save Windows Phone

The HTC One M8 for Windows marks a new tack Microsoft hopes will lead to greater popularity for Windows Phone. The basic idea: Let handset makers reuse high-end Android hardware.

By August 22, 2014

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Nokia Lumia 1520

Though it lacks some features found in its big phone rivals, the Nokia Lumia 1520 is a great buy for Windows Phone fans seeking a supersize smartphone with premium hardware.

November 18, 2013

4 stars Editors' rating November 18, 2013
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HTC Windows Phone 8X

With top specs and a striking design, HTC's Windows Phone 8X makes a smart choice for anyone ready to dive into the Windows Phone OS.

October 30, 2012

4 stars Editors' rating October 30, 2012
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Microsoft Windows RT

Windows RT is a strange beast. On the one hand, speed, security, and the best of Windows 8 make RT a pleasure to use. But app restrictions make Windows RT confusing, and the limited availability of apps undercuts the operating system's usefulness.

November 12, 2012

3 stars Editors' rating November 12, 2012

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Windows Phone 8

Windows Phone 8 is absolutely worth using, especially if you enjoy a simpler, bolder interface. However, if you need a robust app selection now, stick with the more fully formed Android and iOS.

October 29, 2012

4 stars Editors' rating October 29, 2012

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