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Microsoft floats the concept of a dedicated Office key in a closed survey

Would you buy a keyboard with a dedicated Microsoft Office key? A Microsoft survey hints that it might be thinking about it.

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What's inside the Atari VCS: Faux wood paneling, AMD's Ryzen, and the soul of a Steam Machine

The Atari VCS carries the torch of Steam Machines forward, but the nostalgia-tinged $250 PC offers a more than just emulated Asteroids.

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Age of Empires II: Definitive Edition is more than just another remaster

For its 20th anniversary, Age of Empires II is getting another facelift—and a bunch of interface tweaks, new tutorials and challenges, and an entire expansion's worth of content.

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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 KB4503293 (OS Build 18362.175), released June 11, 2019.

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Obsidian's The Outer Worlds feels even more like Fallout: New Vegas than I expected

We got a deeper glimpse of Obsidian's The Outer Worlds at E3 2019, and the sci-fi RPG definitely draws on the studio's Fallout: New Vegas experience.

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Halo Reach on PC plays pretty much like you'd expect (and that's a good thing)

We got our first hands-on time with Halo Reach running on a PC at E3 2019, and came away pleased with 343i's PC port as it stands so far—though obviously the real test will come when it's out in the wild.

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Microsoft's Xbox E3 2019 reveals: Watch all the major game announcements here

Microsoft came to E3 2019 ready to game, unveiling several blockbuster titles ranging from Halo to Cyberpunk 2077 to Elden Ring, a From Software/George R. R. Martin mash-up.

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Microsoft's Xbox Game Pass for PC gives you a ton of great games for $10 per month

Microsoft's Xbox Game Pass for PC is cheaper than we expected, and the lineup is very long and surprisingly strong—especially if you love indie games.

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What to expect at E3 2019: Live stream info, games galore, and maybe a new Xbox?

These are the games we expect to see at E3 2019—and some more that we hope to see.

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Best wireless keyboards: Hand-tested reviews of Bluetooth and USB models

You’re not using the crummy keyboard that came with your PC, are you? Are you? We hand-tested these wireless models to find better options for your daily driver.

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NSA warns that 'BlueKeep' vulnerability in Windows XP and Windows 7 is especially dangerous

The National Security Agency has joined Microsoft in warning that a recent vulnerability for Windows 7 and Windows XP is "wormable" and can be exploited by malware without user intervention.

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Windows by the numbers: Windows 10 passes the 50% share mark

It took four years, but Windows 10 finally hit the 50% milestone in May; Windows 7 fell to 40.1%.

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Intel dreams of the PC's future: 'Ambient PCs,' fancy fabrics, and a monster dual-display gaming rig

Meet the Intel Ambient PC, along with a new pair of dual-display concept PCs.

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Windows 10 May 2019 Update review: Sandbox and a better Windows Update improve your PC

Microsoft's latest Windows 10 May 2019 Update (aka 19H1) offers one key feature, Windows Sandbox, plus a number of minor improvements, including changes in Windows Update.

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Microsoft is reportedly prepping a dual-screen Surface tablet

Microsoft is reportedly developing a dual-screen Surface tablet, code-named Centaurus, that sounds something like the "Intel" Twin Rivers concept we saw last week.

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How to make sense of Windows updates and upgrades with Microsoft's new release dashboard

Microsoft's new Windows release health dashboard is a one-stop shop for Windows 10 users seeking information on the status of upgrades and ongoing problems.

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Windows 10 update (and retirement) calendar: Mark these dates

Microsoft is releasing new versions of Windows 10 on a set schedule – and just as regularly retiring older versions from support. Here are all the dates you need to know about through Windows 7's retirement in 2020 and beyond.

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Microsoft OS exec puts Windows 10 Home Ultra rumors to rest

When Dell said that its 2-in-1 was powered by Windows 10 Home Ultra, the Internet began wondering if Microsoft planned a new version of Windows 10. A top Microsoft exec says that it isn't true.

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