Alex WawroAssociate Editor, PCWorld

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Razer Edge Pro: Our first look at a Windows 8 gaming tablet

Our initial impressions of the Razer Edge Pro, the world's first Windows 8 tablet built for PC gaming.

12 simple steps to safer social networking

Follow our privacy tips for Facebook, Twitter, Google+, and Instagram to ensure that you're not oversharing.

Why smartphones are the rightful kings of social media

Social networks are leaving the PC behind as they chase the growing mobile market, and that's for the best.


Why cross-platform gaming is Microsoft's secret weapon

Now that Windows 8 plays nice with phones and tablets, Microsoft can finally do cross-platform gaming right. Let's hope it doesn't screw it up.

Get ready for Facebook Graph Search

Facebook is rolling out a new people search engine. Here’s how it works and how you can prepare.


Windows 8 picture passwords: Their great untapped potential

Windows 8 lets you use a series of gestures to log into your PC, a minor improvement with big implications for data thieves and desktop enthusiasts.

Google Chrome: How to make it faster, smarter and better than before

Google's Chrome is already one of the fastest web browsers on the block, but you can use these extensions and experimental tweaks to make it sing.

How to sacrifice your online privacy for fun and profit

Companies buy and sell your private data every day. Should you remain a passive observer, or jump into the action yourself? Welcome to the dark side of the data economy.

First look at Nvidia's Project Shield (video)

Our Boston colleagues got some hands-on time with Nvidia's Project Shield gaming device, and here's what we found out.


Hands-on with MLB 13: The Show

We get our mitts on Sony's brand new ballgame and spend some time testing the new Beginner Mode.


Get in the game with this prototype controller (video)

The Intellect Motion Gameplay prototype controller wires you in to be part of the game.

The hunting rifle of the future is here at CES (video)

We have self-driving cars, so why not self-firing rifles?

This year, PC gaming breaks free from your desktop

Windows 8 gaming tablets to powerful game streaming technology, PC games are invading your living room in 2013.

Roccat MK Ryos Pro keyboard offers fully programmable lighting (video)

Highlights from Roccat’s CES suite include a mechanical keyboard with its own SDK and a nifty smartphone app for remote controlling your PC.

Mad Catz gaming keyboard acts like Legos (video)

You can rip apart and reassemble the Strike 7 gaming keyboard in a wild number of combinations.