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Windows 8.1 Update Issues, Snafus and How to Tell If You Have It at All

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Windows 8.1 Update Issues, snafus abound. But Sandy Berger says the worst one is that it's hard to tell if you have the update at all. Error messages will say you don't -- when you actually do. Here's how to navigate the insanity.
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Microsoft Office for iPad: Here’s the Catch [review]

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Microsoft Office for iPad is impressive -- but there are some major drawbacks. Our Sandy Berger has good news and bad news in this in-depth review ...
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Amazon Fire TV Review

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A review of Amazon's new Fire TV streaming device by Reviews Editor Sandy Berger. Hardware is key and so is content.
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Phone Review: Kyocera Hydro Elite

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Our Sandy Berger provides an in-depth review of the Kyocera Hydro Elite smartphone, an inexpensive waterproof cell phone with good features and a quality build.
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Party in Hackertown: Windows XP Support Shutdown Risks Sanity, Data

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MS stops supporting the much-loved and elderly Windows XP on April 8, 2014. Thinking of revolt? Think again. A No Man's Land of hackers awaits the waiting.
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ION Audio: Redefining Audio, Vinyl and Cassette Comeback (video)

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Vinyl, turntables and cassettes aren't dead. Far from it. Here's Sandy Berger with video on retro tech from Ion.
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New Gmail Ads Take Over Screen

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Google tries a new ad format in Gmail. Sandy Berger gives a thumbs down for the new Gmail ads.
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CES 2014: The Aftermath, a Journalist Reports (roundup)

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For a journalist, there is a lot of work after CES sorting through the piles of USBs and business cards. Reviews editor Sandy Berger reports and presents a roundup of all our CES 2014 articles, reviews, previews and videos so far.
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T-Mobile’s Get Out of Jail Free Offer: How It Works

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Unveiled after its CEO was bounced from AT&T's CES party, T-Mobile's Get Out of Jail Free frees people from carriers' termination fees. How it works.
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Sandy Berger: CES 2014 Best Displays, Best Smartphones, Best Tech Gallery

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CES 2014: Our take on the best demo, best booth, most innovative product, best smartphone ... and the best tech overall.
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