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Microsoft CEO affirms one Windows for all devices

Satya Nadella says in no uncertain terms that the "three" Windows operating systems will merge into one OS.

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Microsoft says Surface Pro 3 sales outpacing earlier models

Tech giant also confirms decision not to ship a smaller version of the device during its fourth-quarter earnings conference call.

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Next version of Windows shown off in alleged screenshots

Apparently leaked screenshots of the next Windows reveal the upcoming new Start menu and a resizable Windows 8 app running on a desktop.

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Windows 8.1 update 2 reportedly will land August 12

The next update to Windows 8.1 will arrive during August's Patch Tuesday, claims a Russian website.

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Why Windows needs a Start menu

Commentary: The Windows 8 Start screen does offers certain benefits, but the good, old-fashioned Start menu is still the best way to access all your programs and settings.

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The Chromebook gains and Microsoft responds

Chromebooks continue to give Microsoft and Windows trouble. And Microsoft continues to make a case against them.

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PCs see surprising gain in US as global decline slows, but Apple slips

PCs are seeing surprising strength, especially in the US, according to IDC. Are some tablet models starting a slow fade?

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Microsoft Surface Mini could launch this summer -- report

The rumored mini-me edition of Microsoft's Surface tablet is back in production, claims veteran leaker @evleaks.

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Microsoft Surface Pro 3: Good news, bad news

After two weeks with the Surface Pro 3, the good and the bad come into sharper relief.

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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.

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The Microsoft Surface Pro 3: Bigger is better

Microsoft made good design decisions for the Pro 3. That's important, because prior versions always seemed like interesting placeholders till a more fully realized concept came along.

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Intel's next-gen processor, Broadwell, is (mostly) a 2015 thing

If you're waiting for a redesigned Mac or Windows 8.1 device with Intel's latest and greatest silicon, chances are you will have to wait until 2015 to got to a store and pick one up.

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