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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.

Live Blog: Windows Phone 8 Details

Windows Phone 8 will support multi-core phones and NFC payments, use Nokia Maps, and share many traits with Windows 8. Join us for a play-by-play from Microsoft's keynote.

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TechHive: Vizio's New PCs-- A Scouting Report

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If Vizio gets the usability of these new computers right, they could make big waves in the PC business this fall.

TechHive: Apple WWDC 2012--The Major Announcements

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Announced today: iOS 6, new MacBooks, a next-gen MacBook Pro, new features in the Mountain Lion OS, a new version of Safari, and more. Here are the details.

Windows 8 Release Preview, Desktop Apps for Android, and the coming E3 Expo on PCWorld Podcast #139

PCWorld editors discuss the just-released Windows 8 Release Preview, some apps to make your desktop or laptop PC work with your Android phone, and what we expect from the E3 Expo next week.

Hands-on: Asus Zenbook Prime UX31A

A full-HD IPS display is the breakout feature of Asus’ new high-end Ultrabook.

Facebook IPO, Nvidia GTC, Diablo 3, and Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon on PCWorld Podcast #138

The PCWorld editors discusses the impact of Facebook's IPO, news from the Nvidia GTC, the launch of Diablo 3, and Lenovo's slick new ultrabook.

TechHive: Comcast Suspends Data Cap, Searches for Alternative

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The bad news? The Internet service provider will instead try out “improved data usage management approaches." Could these be data caps?

Hot Ivy Bridge Chips, GeForce GTX 690, the True Cost of Printers, and Nook News on PCWorld Podcast #137

Are Ivy Bridge chips really hotter than Sandy Bridge? If you buy a cheap printer, will you pay more for ink? Is the new Nook with Glowlight the e-reader to beat?

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TechHive: Should You Buy That New Laptop, or Wait?

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If you think you want a new laptop this year, this quick guide can help you decide when you break out your credit card.

TechHive: Microsoft's Brilliant $99 Xbox Plan Brings the Phone Contract Model to Consoles

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The best way to keep interest high in the aging console is to make it cheap and get people invested in the new premium audio and video content being added to Xbox Live.

Radeon HD 7770 Review: Bare Minimum for Serious Gamers

Not every PC game enthusiast can spend $250 or more on a graphics card. If your budget is tight and your case has the room, this GPU is the least you should buy.

AMD Radeon HD 7750 Review: A Minimal Graphics Upgrade

Improving integrated-graphics tech is killing the sub-$100 graphics card market, but the Radeon HD 7750 provides a nice boost at a reasonable price.

3G and 4G Wireless Speed Tests, Windows 8 Editions, and Google Drive on PCWorld Podcast #136

Can Google Drive compete with Dropbox? Which wireless carrier has the best real-world speeds? How many editions of Windows 8 will you really have to choose from?

GeForce GTX 680 Review: Nvidia's Impressive, Efficient New Graphics Card

Nvidia's new high-end graphics card is the most efficient in its class, and a great buy for serious game enthusiasts.

Nokia Lumia 900, Printer Ink Prices, and Instagram for Android on PCWorld Podcast #135

Melissa Riofrio dishes out some interesting info about who's got horrible printer ink prices and who doesn't. Ginny rants and raves about Nokia's hot new Windows Phone, and we all shrug about the debut of Instagram on Android.

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