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Windows 8 buying guide: How to buy the best laptop, desktop, tablet, or hybrid

Windows 8 works on them all. Here's how to buy the best one for you.

Toshiba Satellite P75-A7200 review: A fast, easy-to-upgrade desktop replacement

An extra hard drive bay and two free SODIMM slots mean that the already fast Satellite P75-A7200 can easily be made faster.

Windows 8 and Windows Phone developers get access to Facebook Login

Facebook Login lets people enter their access credentials once for the social networking site and then use the service to log into third-party apps.

Developers still think Windows 8 has potential—if Microsoft steps up

Microsoft’s Windows 8 platform has taken a lot of flak since release, but developers still think success is right around the corner—provided Microsoft steps up its game.

When Windows breaks: How to fix it, piece by piece

Your browser goes bonkers! Your firewall freaks out! No worries: Windows can repair many problems itself. Here's how.

Windows 8.1 surprises: 25 hidden features and little extras

Tiles. Files. Apps and Snaps. The update's jam-packed with little things that add up to a big improvement over Windows 8.

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Microsoft disputes tests that suggest Windows 8.1 has a battery life problem

MacBooks continue to outlast PC laptops. But why?