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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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Nokia X Software Platform

Nokia sure tried hard to give us something new, but its mashup of Android, Windows Phone, and Asha gives its Nokia X phone limited powers and a nagging identity crisis.

February 24, 2014

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Still running Windows XP? Antivirus products put to the test

Microsoft no longer supports XP users, but a host of antivirus products tested by AV-Test can still defend you from viruses.

By July 21, 2014

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Nokia Lumia 930

With its great display, brilliant camera and attractive, colourful design, the Nokia Lumia 930 has most of what you'd expect from a top-end Windows Phone device. It's battery lets it down though and with an unimpressive selection of apps still available from the Windows Phone store, a high-end Android device with a good camera will likely be a better option for many of you.

July 18, 2014

3.5 stars Editors' rating July 18, 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.

October 17, 2013

4 stars Editors' rating October 17, 2013
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Nokia Lumia 630

The Nokia Lumia 630 is a cheap, vibrant alternative to Android and its Windows Phone 8.1 software is easy to use. The app store is still a problem though -- if you like getting new releases when your Android and iOS-toting friends do, a budget Android phone like the Moto G is still the way to go.

June 6, 2014

3 stars Editors' rating June 6, 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.

March 12, 2014

4 stars Editors' rating March 12, 2014

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Get McAfee AntiVirus Plus 2014 (Win) for free

This one-year, one-user license would normally cost you $24.99.

By May 16, 2014

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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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Sony SmartWatch

The Sony SmartWatch enters the realm of usability thanks to recent software updates, but it's still more smartphone accessory than solid standalone timepiece.

April 3, 2013

3 stars Editors' rating April 3, 2013
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Lenovo ThinkPad 8

If you’re craving full Windows 8 on a tablet the size of an iPad Mini, and want a great display, the ThinkPad 8 is one of the best we’ve seen...but not by much.

February 28, 2014

4 stars Editors' rating February 28, 2014