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  1. Windows 10 review

    Hands on: Windows 10 review

     

    Can the next Windows cross the threshold into the new device world and still keep businesses happy on the desktop?

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    Windows 8.1 RT review

    Hands on: Windows 8.1 RT review

     

    Despite continued rumours to the contrary, Windows RT is still hanging in there. A Windows RT 8.1 update is available for it, bringing much-needed enhancements.

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    Windows Mobile 6 review

    Windows Mobile 6 review

     

    Microsoft has encountered two big issues when developing its mobile OS: satisfying the needs of consumers and professionals at the same time, and producing an OS that works well in all three formats supported.

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    Windows Vista Business review

    Windows Vista Business review

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    Here we're looking at the Business version of Windows Vista, which has all the networking features plus full image-based backup but none of the entertainment features

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    Windows Vista Home Premium review

    Windows Vista Home Premium review

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    Between the security improvements and the new interface Windows Vista looks appealing, but are you going to feel happy about paying for it? We take a look at the Home Premium edition, which is the best balance between cost and features

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    Windows Vista Home Basic review

    Windows Vista Home Basic review

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    Windows Vista looks appealing, but are you going to feel happy about paying for it? We take a look at the Home Basic version which misses out the snazzy Aero interface

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    Windows Vista Ultimate review

    Windows Vista Ultimate review

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    Between the security improvements, the new interface and the major improvements for notebook users Windows Vista looks appealing, but are you going to feel happy about paying for it?

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