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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.

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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Why "Ultrabook" Doesn't Mean Much

Intel’s requirements for Ultrabooks aren’t in line with what consumers expect, and it’s going to turn the label into a meaningless buzzword.

SXSW in Review, Problems With the New iPad, and GeForce 680 on PCWorld Podcast #134

Mark tells us what was new at SXSW, Melissa raves about the iPad display but points out battery problems, and Nate enthuses about Nvidia's efficient new GeForce GTX 680.

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The Future Is Free To Play on Game On Podcast #9

PCWorld Editors Alex Wawro, Nate Ralph and Jason Cross join Game On writer David Daw to discuss what makes a free-to-play game great. Will we ever see a prominent publisher like Activision or Electronic Arts invest in a big-budget game that's free to play? Find out on the Game On Podcast #9!

Digital Displays Explained

AMOLED, IPS, PenTile, TFT…is the alphabet soup of display technologies giving you a headache? Our guide tells you what it all means.

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Dell XPS 13: One of the Best Ultrabooks Yet

Dell surprises us with a sturdy, speedy, and stylish three-pound laptop. If only it had a better display.

How We Test PCs

Learn about our WorldBench 7 benchmarking suite, as well as the other tests we use to evaluate desktops, laptops, and all-in-one PCs.

Windows 8 Consumer Preview: Initial Impressions

We kick the tires on the first widespread release of Windows 8 for the general public. Is it worth your time?

Windows 8 Consumer Preview: A Visual Tour

Windows 8 has come a long way since the Developer Preview last year. While you wait for the download, here’s a look at what you can expect.

Windows 8 Consumer Preview Available Now

Want to try out the next version of Windows? The Windows 8 Consumer Preview is ready to download. Here’s how to get it.

Initial Impressions: Dell XPS 13

We have a final production unit of Dell's Ultrabook, and it's one of the nicest PCs the company has produced in years.

Mobile World Congress Preview, Windows 8, and PlayStation Vita on PCWorld Podcast #132

With Mobile World Congress and the Windows 8 Consumer Preview both hitting next week, we have a lot to look forward to. Oh, and the PlayStation Vita is too expensive.

The Future of Mobile Gaming on Game On Podcast #7

The Sony PlayStation Vita goes on sale in North America and Europe today, but will it succeed in a handheld gaming market dominated by smartphones and tablets? Tune in to find out as Jason Cross, David Daw, Nate Ralph and Alex Wawro discuss the future of handheld gaming devices in Game On Podcast #7!

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Love and Romance in Game On Podcast #6

Valentine's Day is all about celebrating love and romance in our daily lives, but can you remember the last time you had a meaningful relationship in a video game? Join the PCWorld Editors as they take a light-hearted look at how games can help us learn to love again on this holiday edition of the PCWorld Game On Podcast.

Classic Game Remakes In Game On #5

Do you love classic games? Join the PCWorld Editors as they gather to gab about the technology that allows us to play classic games on our smartphones, consoles and tablets, what makes a great game remake and which classic games they'd love to play again on the PCWorld Game On Podcast!