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April 02, 2014
Windows 8.1 is about to get friendlier for those who prefer to use a mouse or touchpad. Soonusers will receive a free over-the-air update that willinclude a new taskbar that shows up in Modern mod...
March 06, 2014
As the number of Windows 8 users grows, so does the number of apps for the operating system -- and the quality of those apps is improving, too. There are now more than 125,000 apps in the Windows S...
February 28, 2014
Microsoft is reportedly developing a free version of its Windows 8.1 operating system in an effort to drastically increase the OS' user base. Dubbed Microsoft 8.1 with Bing, the OS could be offered to...
February 04, 2014
Windows 8/8.1 has had a difficult time capturing the hearts and minds of PC users as a result of its steep learning curve and major UI overhaul. Unfortunately, PC users can no longer purchase new Wind...
January 23, 2014
You might take your smartphone everywhere and use your tablet while lying in bed, but when it's time to do serious work or have serious fun, you'll need a laptop. Laptops offer physical keyboards for ...
January 05, 2014
Lenovo is bringing its popular Yoga line of hybrid PCs to the mainstream market with its new Yoga 2 11 and Yoga 2 13. Avariation on the 13-inchYoga 2 Prothat we awarded 4 stars in our review b...
4 Stars
December 13, 2013
The HP Spectre 13t-3000 Ultrabook packs a user-friendly touchpad, strong performance and long battery life in a beautiful design.
December 02, 2013
While some users may still be updating to Windows 8.1, Microsoft could be on the threshold of its next major OS update -- literally. The next significant upgrade to the Windows family is allegedly cod...
November 21, 2013
Acer has announced that it's refreshing its unique multimodal 15.6-inch Aspire R7 laptop with a more powerful processor and active stylus support just in time for the holidays. Priced at $899, the Bes...
3.5 Stars
October 30, 2013
Windows 8.1 is a much improved operating system with enhanced multitasking, smarter search and a better selection of pre-loaded apps, but it's still better for touch than desktop use.
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