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Microsoft cuts off 40 percent of Windows phones with Creators Update shift

Microsoft has cut off nearly 40 percent of its existing user base of phones from the Windows 10 Mobile Creators Update. The alternative: run the beta OS.

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Windows 10 Mobile Creators Update review: The future is increasingly uncertain

Microsoft's Windows 10 Mobile Creators Update follows on its desktop cousin with so few features, for so few phones, that one wonders what the point is.

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Microsoft prepares for Redstone 3's fall release, with Windows 10 Mobile nowhere in sight

Microsoft's moving on from the Windows 10 Creators Update to Redstone 3, its fall update, with a new Insider release. But where's Windows 10 Mobile in all this?

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5 of the most anticipated smartphones for 2017

A new year means new smartphones, and it looks like 2017 will be the year of bezel-free and waterproof designs.

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A new Microsoft foldable device patent offers more grist for the Surface phone rumor mill

Microsoft's patent for a foldable phone/tablet is approved, suggesting Microsoft still has mobile aspirations. But the patent dates from 2014, a time when the company's mobile fortunes were more favorable than they are now.

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Microsoft improves Cortana, Edge and Mobile in Windows 10 Insider Preview Build 15007

Windows 10 Insider Preview Build 15007, Microsoft's second build in a week, adds improvements both functional (in Edge, Cortana, and Mobile) and aesthetic (a new themes section in the Store).

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How Microsoft rebounded to outshine Apple

As more consumers grow disenchanted with Apple, Microsoft has taken the opportunity to cash in on the growing popularity of Surface devices.

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Microsoft's biggest wins, fails, and WTF moments of 2016

Microsoft's 2016 was busy. From the Windows 10 Anniversary Update to Surfacegate and Windows phones' cliff dive, here the company's best, worst, and ugliest moments of the year.

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Heavyweight battle: Surface Book vs Macbook Pro

Microsoft and Apple have both recently added new devices to their high-end lineups but which machine is better for you? CIO.com senior writer, Sarah White matches these two machines up to see who is the victor.

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Future Windows 10 phones could run full-fledged PC programs

Hints of x86 software emulation on ARM processors have appeared in Windows 10.

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Microsoft Surface Pro Intel i7 review

CIO.com's senior writer Sarah White puts this updated Surface Book with Performance Base through its paces to see what this thoroughbred device can do.

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Holiday buying guide: 10 tablets under $500

Looking to get a tablet for a family member or friend this year? Here are 10 great tablets that are all less than $500 -- and some even under $100.

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Microsoft seems ready to give up on Windows phones, if not Windows 10 Mobile

With Windows phone market share stagnant at 1 percent, it may not be surprising to hear Microsoft's Windows and Devices chief Terry Myerson broaden the vision for Windows 10 Mobile to unspecified "devices" with ARM chips and cellular...

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5 affordable MDM options for small businesses

Small and medium sized businesses have embraced BYOD faster than large corporations, but research suggests SMBs aren't taking security seriously. Here are five affordable and easy-to-deploy BYOD management solutions that will get your...

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7 enterprise mobile management features in Windows 10

Redstone 2 has been delayed until Spring 2017, but the most recent Microsoft operating system update, Redstone 1, also dubbed the Windows 10 Anniversary Update 1607, brings plenty of enterprise IT updates – including these seven EMM...

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Microsoft invites reporters to see what's next for Windows 10—and maybe Surface

Microsoft has begun sending out invitations to an Oct. 26 event where it's expected to launch a new Surface all-in-one PC.

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Lenovo won't make Windows 10 phones because it doubts Microsoft's commitment

Windows 10 Mobile suffers yet another blow as Lenovo calls Microsoft's long-term smartphone support into question.

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Acer Liquid Jade Primo review: Acer bets big on a Windows phone as your next PC

Acer's Liquid Jade Primo smartphone goes all in to replace your PC, bundling a phone, keyboard, mouse, and dock together. We put that daring concept to the test.

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