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CES 2014 Preview: Windows 8.1 PCs Meet Gadgets & Apps

Beyond Windows 8.1 PCs and iOS 7 mobile devices, CES 2014 will feature 3D printing, digital watches, and loads of distinctive sensor-driven, app-enabled gadgets. Read full article

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Asus Transformer Book T100 To Be an Inexpensive Windows 8.1 Hybrid Laptop with a ”Bay Trail” Atom Processor

Asus will soon release a full-size Windows 8.1 tablet with a keyboard. While that's nothing groundbreaking, what is surprising about the Transformer Book T100 is the price: $350. Read full article

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Dragon NaturallySpeaking (DNS) 12 Review: Turn Talk into Text

Dragon NaturallySpeaking 12 brings initial Windows 8 support and other enhancements to speech software which was already very good, anyway. Read the full review. Read full article

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VIPRE Antivirus 2013 Review

At $39.99 per PC or even less, VIPRE Antivirus 2013 is a great deal in comparison to pricier security software from "big boy" competitors. Read the full review. Read full article

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Windows 8 Tips: How To Play Back Movies & Music

While Microsoft's new Windows 8 Media Center lets you play back DVDs and Blu-rays, it won't necessarily solve all of your multimedia woes. Here are some tips. Read full article

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Windows 8 Pro Upgrades for Existing PCs Bring DVD Playback

Looking at running Windows 8 on your existing PC? Microsoft is now offering Windows 8 Pro upgrades (that includes Media Center Pro for DVD and Blu-ray disc playback) at special[...] Read full article

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Windows 8 PCs Available on Friday, But Windows Store Is Still Lightweight

At the Windows 8 launch in New York City, a look at the latest additions to the Windows Store showed most of the new Win8/RT PC/tablet apps to be lightweight[...] Read full article

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Tips: Using the New Tiles in Windows 8

Windows 8's missing start button is only one change in a long list. Here are tips on how to cope with the tile-based user interface (UI) in Microsoft's latest OS. Read full article

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Hulu To Roll Out Windows 8 TV Viewing App on Oct. 26

On Microsoft's Windows 8 launch date this Friday, Hulu will roll out Hulu Plus for Windows 8, a TV viewing app optimized for the new touch-enabled, tile-based OS. Read full article

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WinZip Readies Two Windows 8 Apps for Secure & Easy Online File Sharing

With a new Win8-only product now on the way, WinZip's just shipped version 17 adds features for secure file and photo sharing across Windows 8, 7, Vista and XP. Read full article

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