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Consumer Reports pulls "recommended" rating of Microsoft Surface products

Consumer Reports pulls "recommended" rating of Microsoft Surface products

Danny Zepeda

Consumer Reports today withdrew its “recommended” rating of four Microsoft Surface products due to “poor predicted reliability.” The Microsoft Surface line that includes the Pro, Book and Laptop, has been lauded for its premium design and appealing aesthetic, but in the long run, they might not be the best products to invest in. To come to a decision, Consumer Reports conducts a survey...

Windows 10's latest preview build introduces phone-to-PC linking for Android

Windows 10's latest preview build introduces phone-to-PC linking for Android

Eric Frederiksen

Listen, the Windows Phone is dead. Yes, all two of you, it’s really dead. But that doesn’t mean Microsoft is done with phones. While the Windows OS might not have anything to offer to smartphones, that doesn’t mean smartphones don’t have anything to offer Windows. The latest preview build of Windows, available to PCs in the Insider Fast Ring, is beginning to address this with the...