Alex CocilovaAssistant Editor, PCWorld

Alex covers desktops, everything from fancy to practical. He's also an avid (addicted) gamer and loves following the industry.

Keep your laptop safe and secure while you travel

PCs make great travel companions, but you need to treat them right.

10 great PC games with incredibly steep learning curves

These ten PC games that may require some extra homework on the Wiki and plenty of trial and error thanks to their steep learning curve.

AMD bundling Battlefield 4 with video cards based on its Radeon R9-series GPUs

The GPU company refreshes its 'Never Settle' bundling program for the holiday shopping season.

10 awesome PC games that feel just like work

Desperate for a new line of work, but unwilling to go through the drudgery of going back to school? Playing any of these incredible PC games is like a virtual career change.

Listen up! 5 gaming headsets vie for sound supremacy

Crisp, clear sound can mean the difference between life and death when you're gaming. Wrap one of these fine specimens around your head for a comfortable and immersive experience.

Logitech G430 Surround Sound Gaming Headset review: Surround sound on a budget

Logitech's G430 offers an affordable surround-sound headset with vibrant color options.

SteelSeries Flux In-Ear Pro review: Quality audio for gamers on the go

The Flux In-Ear Pro offers gamers high-quality sound on the road.

Ozone Rage ST Advanced Gaming Headset review: A great choice for gamers on a budget

Ozone's Rage ST is an excellent bargain for budget-conscious gamers seeking a decent gaming headset.

Astro A40 Headset and MixAmp Pro review: The all-encompassing headset option

Astro's premium headset comes at a premium but justified price, considering its PC, console, and MP3 functionality.

10 great games for crummy old PCs

Slow machines of the world, rejoice. You too can revel in some of the best that PC gaming has to offer, with these 10 games that won't put your hardware to shame.

Ventrilo chat channel screenshot

Ventrilo review: The essential comms tool for the PC gamer

Ventrilo keeps both sophisticated power gamers and easily overwhelmed newbies chatting in-game.

Grab these ghost-hunting PC tools when paranormal activity is at its peak

Scary noises. Darting shadows. Hazy apparitions. Your PC can detect, document, or debunk them.

Hands-on with AMD's Radeon R9 290X GPU

We got our hands on the big dog of AMD's new Radeon GPU line for testing and benchmarking.

The future of video games will be in your browser

Chrome is helping companies like Artillery Games develop games on a faster cycle—and give players the ability to enjoy games anytime, anywhere.

12 great PC games best played alone

In this era of multiplayer games, the solo gaming experience is all-to-often overlooked. Here are a dozen fantastic games to play all by your lonesome.