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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.

April 14, 2014

3.5 stars Editors' rating April 14, 2014

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Eight tips to get you started with Windows Phone 8.1

These tips will help you discover new features in Microsoft's latest mobile operating system.

By May 21, 2014

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Microsoft to release Windows 8.1 update on April 8

At its annual Build confab, Microsoft wants to make it clear that the update's mission is to welcome frustrated mouse and keyboard users back to Windows 8.1.

By April 2, 2014

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Liven up Windows Phone 8.1 with Live Lock Screen

The app, now available as a beta, lets you customize your lock screen with background images that can change throughout the day.

By August 14, 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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IE11 syncs Web passwords across Windows, Windows Phone 8.1

Password sync, now on IE11 on Microsoft's newest operating systems, makes moving among PCs, phones, and tablets easier. It's also handy for Microsoft to keep customers in its ecosystem.

By June 24, 2014

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With Windows Phone 8.1 update, Cortana learns to speak Chinese

Microsoft's smartphone personal assistant is also now equipped to work in United Kingdom, and early versions have been pushed out for Australia, Canada, and India.

By July 30, 2014

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Microsoft completes Windows Phone 8.1 update for new Lumia phones

The update code for Microsoft's mobile OS is being tested for new Lumia phones, says Windows Phone leader Joe Belfiore.

By June 11, 2014

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How to set custom contact alerts on Windows Phone 8.1

For those who can't find the setting in the People app, I explain how to set custom alerts.

By May 30, 2014

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How to set a contact-based reminder on Windows Phone 8.1

Want to be reminded to ask a certain someone a question the next time he texts you? Cortana's got your back.

By May 29, 2014