Alex CocilovaAssistant Editor, PCWorld

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

Review: Das Keyboard's Professional Model S Quiet is a mechancial keyboard that won't annoy your coworkers

Mechanical keyboards are just better. They last longer, type better, and give a more satisfying typing experience—but they're loud. Das Keyboard decided enough was enough and released the Professional Model S Quiet, a mechanical keyboard that isn't hell on the ears.

Review: Monaco is a fun, frantic game about pulling off the perfect heist

The criminal path is paved in gold as you rob everyone blind in this fun and frantic co-op indie game.

Tested! Three graphics cards you can actually afford

Don't let money (or a lack thereof) stand in the way of great 3D gaming. These three video cards deliver beautiful visuals and fast frame rates.

Maxis announces The Sims 4

The Sims 4 has been announced with a release for PC and Mac in 2014.

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Play This! Podcast: Monaco, Bravest Warriors, and the clothes they wear on TV

Carlos and Jason are joined by Alex Cocilova to talk about Monaco, Bravest Warriors, and the clothes they wear on TV.

Black Annex is the best QBASIC game you've ever seen

Black Annex may look complex to play, but just imagine programming it—with the ancient QBASIC language. One brave indie game developer did just that.

How hacking fixed the worst video game of all time

'E.T.' is the most reviled game in history, but a group of dedicated fans hacked its ROM, and turned the title around.

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Play This! Podcast: Starcraft, Roku 3, Downton Abbey, Larry King Now, and Veronica Mars

It's a smorgasbord of online entertainment in this weeks' Play This podcast, from the Veronica Mars movie kickstarter to the reason why Downton Abbey is so good.

Why PCs, not smartphones, are best for social media sharing

In a world dominated by social media we must choose the best way to consume it. A vast majority would look to their mobile devices, but the true platform is the PC.

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Play This! Podcast: Tomb Raider, SimCity, and Justified

Carlos and the two Alexes talk about the latest games they've been playing, and a great show you should stream, Justified.

Digital Storm Bolt review: small package, small price, big performance

The Digital Storm Bolt may look small from the outside but it's heavy on performance once you fire it up. Just beware of the tight squeeze if you have to get into it.