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Considering Windows 10 this holiday? Here's what you need to know

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Last week, I wrote about Microsoft's plan to bring Xbox One and Windows 10 closer together. I've been wondering what this future might look like. I know a good deal about Microsoft's video game consoles, but Windows remains a bit of a mystery.

I switched to Apple laptops in high school, and only recently welcomed a Windows PC into my home exclusively for gaming. But more and more, I'm tempted to switch back to Windows for my work computer. It seems less fussy, prone to viruses, and bland than it did in the early 2000s.

For this week's episode, I invited The Verge's Tom Warren to explain the history of Windows and what makes Windows 10 unique.

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