Alex CocilovaAssistant Editor, PCWorld

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

10 awesome PC games that are completely free

Save some cash and have a blast! Take your pick of sci-fi, shooters, adventures, and more.

Dell XPS 8700 Special Edition's review: A little less performance for a lot less cash

No one will mistake this machine for boutique builder's product, but we have no complaints about its price/performance ratio.

Free Game Friday: Nostalgia trip

Take a trip back to when the Internet was young and games were simple but addictive. Sure, you can enjoy the high-quality stuff that modern browsers can create, but then you'd miss this free game nostalgia trip.

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The 10 most anticipated PC games coming this holiday season

The year hasn't vanquished its supply of must-play PC games. Behold the greatness we'll be playing by December.

Free Game Friday: Take on Wall Street

It's important to be in control of your financial future, and that starts with getting educated. Get involved in some free Stock Market simulators to get a feel of just how hectic and rewarding investing can be—just don't go for broke.

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Live la vida wireless with these slick Windows 8-optimized keyboards and mice

Ditch the tangled mess and go wireless with cool new peripherals that sport a dongle rather than a wire.

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Review: Raptr Desktop App makes gaming social

Raptr is a social network and tool for gamers to organize their library, compete against their friends, and stream their games. It now integrates with Twitch to let you stream video of your games.

HP Envy 700-030qe review: It's the components that matter

HP makes some good component choices for the Envy 700-030qe, but the overall package is somewhat imperfect.

Free Game Friday: Classic game makeover

Classic games are great, but they have a tendency to get stale over the years. Enter the gaming makeover—these three classic games get a makeover and refresh the way they're played.

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How to buy a laptop for college

Light. Fast. Not too expensive. Study up on the most important specs for long days at class and long nights at the library.

SSD shipments skyrocketed in the first quarter of 2013

SSD shipments nearly doubled from the first quarter of 2012 to the same time frame of 2013 thanks to growing usage of mobile devices.

10 puzzle games that will bend your brain

Bend the rules of physics. Build bridges for blobs. It's all in good fun.

Review: Digital Storm's Virtue delivers superior power in a midsize tower

Within its plain enclosure, the Virtue has some serious power thanks to Intel's new Haswell chips and Nvidia's high-performing graphics card—just be sure to set up a triage for your wallet.

The top tech products of 2013 (so far)

It's all here: New chips, great phones, innovative hardware. And the year's far from over yet.

Free Game Friday: A new take on old games

When a classic gets boring, it's time to shake things up by reinventing the game. Here are three reworked favorites that will kick your butt.

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