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MobileViews: Windows 10 Technical Preview, iOS 8 Mail Crashes

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Microsoft Windows 10 Technical Preview. iOS 8 mail app problems. Product picks. Konspiracy Korne. MobileViews Podcast.
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On Phone Scams, Cannibalism and the AT&T CL4939

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Gotten a call from a fake Microsoft tech support guy lately? Here's our Lamont Wood on phone scams, cannibalism and the AT&T CL4939 have to do with it.
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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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John C. Dvorak: Build 2014 and the New Slovenly

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John C. Dvorak reports from the Microsoft Build 2014 conference. He wonders why everyone from the CEO on down looks so ... slovenly. More here.
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Microsoft Build 2014: What To Expect

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Microsoft Build 2014 is here. What does Microsoft have up its sleeve for consumers and developers? Ant Pruitt's analysis gives us a view into what to expect.
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Office for the iPad — Too Late?

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Office for the iPad is here, but the iPad is four years old. Preliminary reviews say Microsoft has done a good job on the touch user interface. Larry Press reports.
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How to Upgrade Windows 8 to Windows 8.1 (gallery)

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In advance of the Windows 8.1 upgrade coming soon, definitely update Windows 8 first. Then do the upgrade to 8.1. Here's how to do both. Gallery.
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Windows XP April 8 Support Cut Off Nears: What To Do?

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As the Windows XP April 8 2014 deadline approaches -- that's when MS says it will no longer support the 12-year-old system -- it's time for a plan.
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Windows Experience Index: Utilities That Bring It Back in Windows 8.1

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Microsoft removed the handy Windows Experience index utility in Windows 8.1. Here are three utilities that bring the functionality back. How To gallery.
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XBox Sign Out: XBox One Call of Duty: Ghosts Trolling (video)

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With the success of Microsoft XBox One comes inevitable trolls. Here's the Xbox Sign Out gag from one user -- and a solution for you. Video.
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The XP Zombie Apocalypse, Are You Ready?

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The Xp Zombie Apocalypse is coming. After Microsoft cuts support, XP will be overrun by undead hackers. Or just hackers. Get a handle on the situation here.
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Xbox One Review: Pros and Cons for Gamers, Parents

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Xbox One is billed as the gaming machine of all gaming machines and promises to be the tool that will centralize your living room. But careful with those great expectations. Alan Wallace reviews.
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Paul Braren and Alfred Poor: MS Flight Simulator Dreaming (video)

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Our Paul Braren and Alfred Poor do some serious MS Flight Simulator dreaming -- and reminiscing. Do you remember when ...
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Is Microsoft Ready to Announce a New CEO?

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Microsoft may be ready to announce who will replace Steve Ballmer as the companies CEO. A short list of candidates includes Alan Mulally from Ford.
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Gates Criticizes Zuckerberg on the Best Way to Save the World

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aNewDomain.net — What’s the best way to save the world? On the weekend Bill Gates gave a sharply-worded interview to the Financial Times which wrote, A central part of this new consensus is that the Internet is an inevitable force for social and economic improvement; that connectivity is a social good in itself. It was […]
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MS Surface Pro Rocks with a Docking Station (round up and review)

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The Microsoft Surface Pro is way better when you use it with a docking station. Here are three stands that are worth a look -- review.
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How To Use Windows Phone 8: Tips for Starting Out (gallery)

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New to Microsoft's mobile operating system Windows Phone 8? Here are some tips you need for starting out. First remove the useless apps ..
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MS CEO Ballmer with Nokia Chair: Conquerer with Defeated Man (image gallery)

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Our Tom Ewing isolated parts of news shots showing MS CEO Ballmer with Nokia chairman Risto SiilasmaaI -- they're shaking hands on the MS Nokia buy announced Sept. 3. Now look closely.. MS CEO Ballmer's eyes are glittering and he looks psyched. The Nokia chair's posture, facial expression and bearing provide the very picture of defeat. What's really going on? Gallery, analysis
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Apple iPad vs Windows 8.1 PC parody video

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Today's featured video is the Apple iPad vs Windows 8.1 parody video. The truth, it's funny. Depending on whose side you're on, of course.
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