David MurphyPCWorld

iBuyPower Gamer Paladin HS11: Desktop Offers a Nice Mix of Power and Price

We love this performance desktop’s speeds, but its omission of a Blu-ray player leaves movie buffs in the cold.

Polywell ITX-Z6800: Great Meat; Needs Potatoes

This superfast system costs a pretty penny for its performance. But where did all the other features go?

HP Compaq 8200 Elite All-in-One Review: A Superfast PC That Fizzles

If speed is the name of your game, you won’t be disappointed by this business-class, all-in-one system. But that’s all it really brings to the table.

How to Control a Computer’s Screen from Afar

Thanks to the power of networking and a super-handy freeware app, you can move the mouse and input keystrokes on faraway systems as if you were sitting down right in front of them.

Finding Your Router’s IP Address

To adjust your router’s many settings you need to access its Web configuration screen. To log into the configuration screen, you need to know your router’s IP address. Here’s how to find it.

The Desktop Wireless Adapter Difference: USB vs. PCI

You’re one wireless adapter away from unshackling your digital desktop life, but which kind should you get?

Mastering Static IP Addresses

Learn why — and how — to assign specific IP addresses to network-connected devices instead of just anything that’s available.