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Some Windows Phone 8.1 Update downloads halted by errors, missing drivers

This doesn't seem to be affecting a ton of people, but some Windows Phone users aren't going to be able to take advantage of Microsoft's recent developer preview.

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Windows Phone 8.1 Update hands-on: An insignificant upgrade

Windows Phone 8.1 Update adds a nice folder feature, but some of the other new capabilities remain problematic.

NFL brings Surface tablets to the sidelines--for watching replays, not checking Facebook

The tablets will allow coaches and players to analyze plays during the game and make adjustments along the way.

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Microsoft sues Samsung for license violations, post-Nokia

Microsoft has sued Samsung, arguing that the Korean company refused to honor a patent-licensing agreement after Microsoft bought Nokia.

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Judge rules against Microsoft in email privacy case

The company is compelled to comply with a US warrant for emails held in Ireland, a judge rules

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Office for iPad updated with PDF exporting, flick gestures

Microsoft issues updates to Word, PowerPoint, and Excel for the Apple iPad, with some handy new features.

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Microsoft OneNote embraces Mac and iOS users with a raft of new features

Microsoft keeps making it easier for users to archive content in OneNote. Mac and iOS users can slurp up PDFs and file attachments, and even import files from organizational OneDrive accounts.

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Analyst: Microsoft's Surface Pro 3 ranked among the best tablet displays

A report published Wednesday by DisplayMate's Raymond Soneira says Microsoft's latest Surface iteration receives top marks for color accuracy and power efficiency.

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Microsoft reveals Windows Phone 8.1's first update, with welcome new features

Windows Phone 8.1 Update, formerly known as Windows Phone 8.1 GDR1, adds folders to the Start screen, the ability to sandbox apps, and other features for consumers and businesses alike.

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Microsoft's Windows Phone dilemma: Sell cheap phones or great cameras?

The camera's the thing—or is it? Rumored 'Tesla' and 'Superman' Windows Phones show two sides to Microsoft's strategy. Cheap phones may bring in some people, but the high-megapixel cameras remain the Lumia phones' primary selling point, and Microsoft shouldn't lose sight of that.