Jason CrossExecutive Editor, PCWorld

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Jason has written professionally about technology and video games for almost 20 years. His goal in life is to figure out how complicated technology works and explain it in a way anyone can understand.

Facebook Updates, Near-Field Communications, and 25 Years of Windows on PCWorld Podcast #99

Facebook adds new messaging features and cuts a deal with MySpace, Android to get Near-field Communications (NFC), and we look back on 25 years of Windows.

RockMelt Goes Beta, Black Friday Starts Early on PCWorld Podcast #98

The new RockMelt browser promises a more social Web, and Black Friday Bargains now start in October.

nVidia GeForce GTX 580: The Fastest GPU Money Can Buy

nVidia’s much-lauded Fermi architecture finally comes into its own.

Gaming on Windows Phone 7: A Strong Start, Room for Improvement

Gaming is off to a strong start on Microsoft’s new phone platform with Xbox Live integration and strong relationships with major publishers, but it has a long way to go.

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100 Best Products of the Year on PCWorld Podcast #96

Join the editors of PCWorld for a look at some of the hottest products of 2010.

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AMD Radeon HD 6800 Series Is the New Midrange Graphics Champ

The Radeon HD 6850 and 6870 offer fantastic performance at a price gamers can live with.

Sony’s VAIO VPCEA22FX Laptop: A Great General-Purpose PC With Style to Spare

As long as you avoid the terrible green color of our test model, the style and usability of Sony’s VAIO EA series make one of these laptops worth the modest price premium you’ll pay.