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Navigate the ins-and-outs of Windows 8 with how-tos, troubleshooting, news, and reviews.

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CNET editors choose the best 802.11ac networking devices, including wireless routers.

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Facebook (Windows Phone 8)

The slick and easy-to-use design makes Facebook for Windows Phone 8 a worthy free download, but the lack of key features will disappoint power users.

By Jul. 17, 2013

3.5 stars Editor's rating Jul. 17, 2013

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Origin EON17-SLX

No one puts together custom high-end gaming laptops, including this desktop-busting 17-inch EON17-SLX, better than Origin, but you'll pay for that expertise.

By Dec. 6, 2012

4 stars Editor's rating Dec. 6, 2012
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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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Pandora (Windows Phone 8)

Pandora's easy-to-use interface and massive music library make the app a must-download for music fans with Windows phones.

By Jul. 22, 2013

5 stars Editor's rating Jul. 22, 2013

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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.

By Feb. 24, 2014

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Logitech Zone Touch Mouse T400 for Windows 8

The Zone Touch Mouse works as a traditional three-button mouse with the added benefit of the glass touch strip for select Windows 8 gestures. We just wish the touch features were a little more precise.

By Nov. 7, 2013

3.5 stars Editor's rating Nov. 7, 2013
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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.

By Aug. 15, 2012

4 stars Editor's rating Aug. 15, 2012
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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.

By Feb. 28, 2014

4 stars Editor's rating Feb. 28, 2014

MSRP: $399.00

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Nitro Pro 8 for Windows

Nitro Pro 8 is a feature-packed PDF program with impressive performance and a dead-simple interface. And with its slim price tag, it is a fantastic option, even over the popular Adobe Acrobat.

By Sep. 19, 2012

4.5 stars Editor's rating Sep. 19, 2012

MSRP: $119.00

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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.

By Oct. 29, 2012

4 stars Editor's rating Oct. 29, 2012

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