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Microsoft teases first wave of Windows 10 devices from HP, Dell, and Toshiba

Part of the first wave of Windows 10 devices, some of these feature biometric authentication.

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Microsoft releases official retail pricing for Windows 10

Unfortunately, it's a.) not free and b.) Newegg's earlier leak was incorrect.

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How to upgrade to Windows 10: What you need to know

Now that we know when and how Microsoft plans to upgrade consumers to Windows 10, in detail, we can pass that advice along to you. Here's our guide to making the big move.

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It's official: Microsoft says you can download the final version of Windows 10 on July 29

Microsoft has revealed when you'll be able to officially download Windows 10, especially if you've signed up for a "reservation" on Windows 7 or Windows 8.1.

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Newegg just leaked the Windows 10 price and release date

A web page posted a wee bit too early by Newegg seems to show the prices for Windows 10 Home and Windows 10 Professional, as well as when you can buy them.

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Windows 10 Build 10130 adds Cortana button, new icons, Start improvements

On Friday, Microsoft released its latest Windows 10 build 10130, which adds further refinements as Microsoft hastens toward a summer launch.

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Windows 10 will reportedly be finished in July, just like AMD's CEO said

Microsoft has yet to make an announcement, but apparently the operating system is still slated for a late July release.

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Sorry, PC vendors: The free Windows 10 upgrade means users won't be buying new PCs

Windows 10 will run on older PCs, which is why IDC predicts no boost in sales. But those who sit tight will miss out on some cool new features.

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Microsoft cracks down on spammy Windows Store apps ahead of Windows 10 launch

Microsoft's Windows Store tweaks aim to make it easier to find quality apps.

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Lenovo integrates REACHit and Cortana into one giant cross-device search tool

The result? Search indexing across multiple Windows 10 devices, your email, and your cloud services—and it does GPS tagging too!

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Cortana comes to iOS and Android as Microsoft builds a bridge to Windows 10

Microsoft is rolling out a red carpet for iOS and Android users, giving them a standalone version of Cortana and some help syncing their data to Windows PCs.

Windows 10 Music Preview app redesign sports a Spotify-like aesthetic

It's late in the game, but Microsoft is still playing around with the visual look to elements of Windows 10 as it tweaks the OS prior to the upcoming launch.

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New Windows 10 preview build drops with Edge browser improvements, UI polish

Windows 10 preview build 10122 doesn't add many new features and is a lot more stable than previous versions—unless you're trying to use the new Edge browser with an AMD Radeon GPU.