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Microsoft Surface Pro 6 review: Microsoft adds quad-core power to its tried-and-true tablet

Microsoft's latest Surface Pro 6 tablet looks the same as its predecessors, though a new 8th-generation Core chip adds enough of a punch to consider upgrading.

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Paul Allen, Microsoft co-founder, sports evangelist, philanthropist dead at 65

Microsoft co-founder, philanthropist, space enthusiast, owner of the NBA's Portland Trail Blazers and the NFL's Seattle Seahawks, Paul Allen, has died. He was 65.

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The best console controllers for playing games on a Mac

It's a lot easier to play Mac games with a PlayStation 4 or Xbox One controller than you might think.

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Microsoft cautiously restarts Windows 10 1809 upgrade distribution

The rollout was halted after a bug wiped out some users' files; Microsoft ackowledged that the lost data may not be recoverable.

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Windows 10 quick tips: 11 ways to speed up your PC

Want Windows 10 to run faster? Take a few minutes to try out these tips, and your machine will be zippier and less prone to performance and system issues.

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Microsoft cracks the top 5 U.S. PC vendors, but Intel CPU shortages could bring more change

Microsoft and its Surface lineup unexpectedly cracked the top five U.S. PC vendors. But what impact will Intel's CPU shortages bring?

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What the heck is it with Windows updates?

Lately, it’s been difficult to update Windows systems without running into some showstopping bugs. WTH is going on?

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Windows 10 October 2018 Update rereleased to Insiders, data loss blamed on misdirected folders

Microsoft has restarted the Windows 10 October 2018 Update to Windows Insiders, ascribing the reports of data loss to folders that had been misdirected between a user's PC and another drive.

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Microsoft open-sources Infer.Net machine learning

The technology will become part of the ML.Net framework for statistical modeling and online learning

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Windows 10: A guide to the updates

Here's what you need to know about each update to Windows 10 as they roll out from Microsoft. Now updated for KB4464330 (OS Build 17763.55), released Oct. 9, 2018.

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Microsoft has added $20 to the price of Windows 10 Home, but there are sales elsewhere

Microsoft has quietly raised the price of Windows 10 Home by $20, from $119 to $139, on its own site. Fortunately, there are cheaper (and reputable) options available elsewhere.

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Lab rats, Windows 10 and the importance of being last

The file-deletion flaw that plagued last week's rollout of the Windows 10 October 2018 Update shows how Microsoft uses consumers to test out the OS so its important customers – businesses – are protected.

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The best day-to-day improvements you'll find in the Windows 10 October 2018 Update

The Windows 10 October 2018 Update offers new ways to secure your PC from ransomware, Bluetooth battery gauges, and automatic Storage Sense cloud cleanup, to name a few handy improvements.

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Windows 10 October 2018 Update review: Many small improvements make a better experience

Microsoft's Windows 10 October 2018 Update includes a few nifty tricks, such as the PC-to-PC cut and paste, and the Your Phone app to grab photos from your phone. But there's more under the hood than on the surface.

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Microsoft's Project xCloud service will stream Xbox games to PCs, tablets, and phones

Microsoft's Project xCloud streaming service aims to let you play Xbox One games on any device you want, leveraging the power of both Xbox and Azure.

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After the October Update fiasco, Microsoft needs to warn users about the risks of Windows 10 upgrades

Performing a major operating system upgrade can result in disaster, as the Windows 10 October 2018 Update proves. But you wouldn't know it from reading Microsoft's upgrade prompts.

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The $999 Surface Laptop 2 is available, but good luck finding it

Microsoft said the Surface Pro 6 and Surface Laptop 2 would be priced starting at $899 and $999. That's true, but finding those lowest prices gets confusing very quickly.

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Microsoft warns that overstuffed hard drives could stall the Windows 10 October 2018 update

Microsoft recommends that you take a few minutes to prep your PC for the Windows 10 October 2018 Update, as Windows Update won't run correctly if your PC's hard drive is too full.

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