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Windows 10 Fall Creators Update
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Windows 10 Fall Creators Update: My 5 Favorite Features

The Windows 10 Fall Creators Update has a lot of new features, but these five—some big, some small—stand out as my favorites.

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Samsung Notebook 9 Pro review: Discrete GPU and long battery life sell it

The Samsung Notebook 9 Pro offers a little bit of everything for mainstream users, plus some nice extras: a discrete Radeon RX 540 GPU, pen support, and long battery life.

Lenovo Yoga 720
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Lenovo Yoga 720 review: Discrete-GPU gaming chops in a mainstream laptop

Put Nvidia's GTX 1050 into the Lenovo Yoga 720, and suddenly you have a laptop that can play games as well as it can crunch numbers and stream movies.

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Porsche Design Book One unboxing

We unbox the Porsche Design Book One, a laptop distinctive for its beautiful design, and for having both a 360-degree hinge and a detachable display. But shouldn't a product this fancy have a discrete GPU? We'll think about that as we...

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These are the first Windows Mixed Reality headsets

Here are the first Windows Mixed Reality headsets, launching on October 17.

Windows 10 My People
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How to use Windows 10's My People

The Windows 10 My People experience connects you and your best friends via Skype and Mail. We'll show you to get set up and how to use My People.

Melissa Riofrio and Mark Hachman discuss Windows 11
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How Windows 10 is cutting off older PCs

Microsoft has confirmed that a group of Windows devices running older Atom processors cannot upgrade past the Anniversary Update. Could more Windows hardware be left behind as it ages? PCWorld editors Mark Hachman and Melissa Riofrio...

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Play DVDs in Windows 10 for free

Windows 10 won't play DVDs natively, and Windows Media Center is gone. Here are your options.

Microsoft Surface Pro 2017
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Surface Pro 2017 Review

Microsoft's new Surface Pro (2017) Windows tablet packs the power of Intel's new Kaby Lake chip inside, offering a powerful, pricey upgrade to the Surface Pro 4.

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How to download a Windows 10 ISO file

Putting an ISO file of Windows 10 on disc is your insurance against PC troubles. Here's how to get it.

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How to make a Windows 10 bootable USB drive

Microsoft makes it easy, assuming you have a Windows 10 license. You do, don't you?

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Asus ZenBook Flip S First Look

This is the Asus ZenBook Flip S. Asus says it is the thinnest 2-in-1 convertible laptop in the world.

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Windows Mixed Reality vs Hololens

What's the difference between Windows' new mixed-reality devices and the HoloLens? We go hands on to tell you.

Surface Book and Surface Pro 4 side by side
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Surface Pro 4 vs. Surface Book: How to decide

Two great machines, one hard choice. We walk through the pros and cons so you can decide.

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Windows 10 Fall Creators Update Preview

Microsoft has announced its Windows 10 Fall Creators Preview, with new features like Timeline, Pick Up Where You Left Off, and the new Story Remix. Here's what the new update will include.

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Microsoft tests Steam-style refunds for Windows Store and Xbox One

Soon you might be able to buy Windows Store games without worrying about losing money if it doesn't work on your system.

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What's next for Windows 10's Game Mode: Microsoft drops a few hints

Microsoft's not saying much about the future of Windows 10's Game Mode, but a few hints give us some ideas.

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Minecraft pulls Pocket users closer to Windows with paid DLC and Paint 3D support

Microsoft's latest Discovery Update, version 1.1, adds an in-app Minecraft Marketplace where creators sell new maps and skins to players.

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Xbox One’s Snap is dead: What’s lost, what’s next with the Creators Update

Goodbye, Snap view. One of the Xbox One's original selling points, Snap bites the dust in the Creators Update.

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Windows 10's native Mixer support makes PC game streaming dead simple

The Windows 10 Creators update offers native support for PC game broadcasting, using Microsoft's Mixer service. What it lacks in users and features, it makes up for in sheer ease of use.

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