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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 Apr. 14, 2014

3.5 stars Editor's rating Apr. 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 Oct. 17, 2013

4 stars Editor's rating Oct. 17, 2013
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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 Apr. 2, 2014

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Nokia Lumia 930

Featuring a 5-inch screen and a 20-megapixel camera, the Lumia 930 is also one of the first handsets running the Windows 8.1 OS.

By Apr. 2, 2014

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Facebook Messenger for Windows Phone

Download Facebook Messenger if you want the same robust chatting features from Facebook's Web site on your phone.

By Mar. 12, 2014

4 stars Editor's rating Mar. 12, 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 Oct. 14, 2013

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MyFitnessPal (Windows Phone)

If you can get past the lackluster design, MyFitnessPal is a must-download if you're watching what you eat.

By Dec. 5, 2013

3.5 stars Editor's rating Dec. 5, 2013

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Instagram for Windows Phone

With too many missing features, Instagram for Windows Phone is not ready for prime time.

By Nov. 20, 2013

2.5 stars Editor's rating Nov. 20, 2013

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Vine for Windows Phone

Though it lacks some features found on the iOS and Android apps, Vine for Windows Phone will delight anyone who's been waiting for the real deal.

By Nov. 12, 2013

3.5 stars Editor's rating Nov. 12, 2013

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Windows Phone levels up with 8.1

Microsoft's newest version of its mobile operating system packs a revamped design, a witty voice assistant, and a notification center.

By Apr. 13, 2014