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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.

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!

Windows 8 Consumer Preview Could Launch Feb 29

Microsoft may release the Windows 8 Consumer Preview at an event in Barcelona on February 29.

Facebook IPO, Tons of New Cameras, and Inkjets for Business on PCWorld Podcast #131

Facebook makes a lot of money, and wants to make more by going public. Also, did you know that inkjet printers may be better than lasers for small business?

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Pro Gaming Roundtable on Game On Podcast #4

How does playing games become a competitive sport? Join the editors of PCWorld as they discuss the origins of eSports, what it takes to become a pro gamer and what makes the PC such an ideal platform for professional gaming.

HP Envy 15 Review: A Great Laptop Marred by Serious Flaws

If HP can address a couple critical problems with the Envy 15, it will have a very desirable laptop on its hands.

The Past, Present and Future of Co-Op Gaming on Game On Podcast #3

The first PCWorld Game On podcast of 2012 is a rousing roundtable discussion on the advent of co-op games and how modern technology can help us game better together. Listen in as we debate the pros and cons of playing with others!

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Rounding up CES 2012 on PCWorld Podcast #130

After an extended break, the PCWorld Podcast is back, wrapping up the products and trends we saw at last week's big CES show.

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Samsung to Bring Series 7 Gamer to the U.S., With Upgrades

Ultra-high-end specs and an aggressive price mark Samsung’s entry into the domestic gaming market against companies like Alienware and Asus.

Laptops at CES 2012: Thinner, Lighter, and More Luxurious

If laptops made New Year's resolutions for 2012, they would say, "Lose a few pounds, and get a makeover."

Dell Aims High With the XPS 13 Laptop

Dell expands its impressive XPS line with a laptop so small and good-looking, you’d be surprised it’s a Dell.

An Early Look at the HP Envy 14 Spectre

HP expands its Envy line into a very attractive 14-inch Ultrabook, but is it thicker and heavier than the market expects?

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It’s a Tablet, It’s an Ultrabook, It’s the Lenovo IdeaPad Yoga

If you ever wanted a laptop that’s comfortable in downward-facing dog position, Lenovo is ready to deliver.