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Windows 8.1 to add video tutorials for new users
— 9:30 AM on August 12, 2013

In its current state, Windows 8 thrusts users into the unfamiliar Modern UI interface without much of an introduction. They're given a brief glimpse at...

Type: News story Tags: Windows

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Microsoft cuts Surface Pro to $799 until August 29
— 6:00 AM on August 5, 2013

If you've kept up with the news lately, you'll know that sales of...

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing Windows Personal tech

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Asus to give Windows RT the cold shoulder
— 9:15 AM on July 31, 2013

Along with Microsoft, Asus was one of the first companies to introduce a Windows RT tablet last year. While Microsoft is soldiering on with its...

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing Windows Personal tech

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Nvidia is still hopeful about Surface RT, Windows RT
— 9:14 AM on July 19, 2013

It's been a rough week for Windows RT. Microsoft slashed the Surface RT's price and wrote off $900 million because of "inventory adjustments"...

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing Windows

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Microsoft takes $900 million charge to write off Surface tablets
— 6:00 AM on July 19, 2013

It's financial reporting week this week, and you know what that means—lots of numbers, dollar signs, and quotations from Wall Street analysts. The latest round of...

Type: News story Tags: Software Windows

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Ballmer announces sweeping Microsoft reorg
— 12:42 PM on July 11, 2013

The Microsoft we all know and love is about to undergo some seismic...

Type: News story Tags: Software Operating systems Windows Personal tech

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Windows 8.1 to hit RTM status late next month
— 11:09 AM on July 9, 2013

The Windows 8.1 public preview came out two weeks ago. When can we expect the final release? Microsoft still hasn't set an exact date,...

Type: News story Tags: Operating systems Windows

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Windows 8.1 public preview kills the Windows Performance Index
— 10:25 AM on July 8, 2013

There's been a lot of buzz lately about Windows 8.1's new features and additions. Apparently, though, the latest Windows release also takes some things...

Type: News story Tags: Operating systems Windows

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Hands-on with Windows 8.1 Preview
— 2:48 PM on June 26, 2013

Late last month, Microsoft announced a raft of interface changes that Windows 8.1 would introduce. Here's a first-hand look at some of them from...

Type: Feature article Tags: Operating systems Windows

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You can now download the Windows 8.1 preview
— 12:36 PM on June 26, 2013

Right on schedule, the Windows 8.1 preview has become available. You'll find a step-by-step installation guide on the official Windows Blog, but if you're...

Type: News story Tags: Operating systems Windows

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Windows 8.1 will let you shut down through the Start button
— 9:10 AM on June 26, 2013

One of my least favorite things about Windows 8 is having to perform mouse gymnastics to shut down or reboot. I have to drag the...

Type: News story Tags: Windows

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HP sees Windows XP as PC market's potential savior
— 9:08 AM on June 12, 2013

Everyone had high hopes for Windows 8. The new operating system was supposed to boost demand for new PCs and to breathe some life back...

Type: News story Tags: Operating systems Windows

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Report: Windows 8.1 to ship on August 1
— 6:00 AM on June 10, 2013

Now that we've been shown a glimpse of the Start button's long-awaited return, only one mystery about Windows 8.1 remains: its release date. If...

Type: News story Tags: Operating systems Windows

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Here's what Windows 8.1's Start button looks like
— 6:00 AM on June 7, 2013

We've all heard about the return of the Start button. We've all weathered the disappointment of learning that, while the button is coming back, the...

Type: News story Tags: Operating systems Windows

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Microsoft posts Windows 8.1 video preview, preps Outlook for Windows RT
— 3:13 PM on June 5, 2013

The public preview release of Windows 8.1 is about three weeks away, and to get us all hyped up, Microsoft has posted a video...

Type: News story Tags: Software Windows

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Report: Windows 8.1 expected in late October
— 11:35 AM on May 16, 2013

Earlier this week, Microsoft announced that Windows 8.1 would be a free upgrade for Windows 8 users. We also learned that a public preview...

Type: News story Tags: Operating systems Windows

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It's official: Windows Blue public preview coming in June
— 9:11 AM on May 8, 2013

Microsoft is getting awfully chatty about Windows Blue this week. Yesterday, company CFO and marketing chief Tami Reller teased the upcoming OS update. Now,...

Type: News story Tags: Operating systems Windows

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Microsoft: 100 million Win8 licenses sold, Windows Blue is coming
— 9:17 AM on May 7, 2013

How's Windows 8 selling? About as well as Windows 7 did three years ago, judging by numbers posted this morning on the official Windows...

Type: News story Tags: Windows

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