How to Win Prizes on Twitter

Companies are giving away new computers and thousands of dollars in return for a little free marketing. Follow our five steps, and you could be a winner.

Essential College Gear, From the Beat Generation to Generation Y

Tech gadgets have become increasingly important to college students since World War II, both as productivity tools and as fashion accessories. Starting with the 1950s, we review the devices that have had the biggest impact on how students live and work.

MSI Wind U123 Netbook

MSI's second Wind (netbook, that is) gives more of the same: Decent performance, value and a hackable Mac OS X box.

Summer Travel Tips: 12 Terrific Gadgets

Make it easy on yourself: Check out our suggestions for great travel gear, ranging from waterproof HD video cameras to digital luggage scales.


10 Excellent Tech Gifts for Your Dad or Grad

Father's Day and graduations create perfect opportunities to buy great gifts like laptops, cameras, and other gadgets...but where to begin? Here!


HTC Magic and Palm Pre on PC World Podcast Episode 31

Listen in to hear what the PC World editors think about the latest smartphones

Windows 7 Speed Tests, XP Mode, and Kindle DX on PC World Podcast Episode 28

Join the PC World editors for a lively chat about Windows 7 Speed Tests, XP Mode, and Kindle DX

Fujitsu LifeBook T2020 Tablet PC

Though Fujitsu's LifeBook T2020 tablet PC is underpowered, it's light and long-lived enough to get you through the workday.

Beyond Flowers: The Best Tech Gadgets for Mother’s Day

We know, Mom. We don’t have to get you anything. You don’t want to be a bother. But you wouldn’t turn down a fashionable netbook, a top-notch camera, or a cool music player, right?


Twitter Controversy, Blue Eyeball Webcam Mic, and Cool Tech Tricks On PC World Podcast Episode 27

The cast discusses everything from the gadget of the week to the latest Twitter controversy--don't miss out on the conversation!


Blue Microphones Eyeball Webcam

The pricey Eyeball Webcam offers up good looks and phenomenal audio quality, and it's built for on-the-go Webcasters.


Is Your PC or HDTV an Energy Hog?

PC World tests measure the energy consumption of some of the latest HDTVs, LCD monitors, laptops, and desktops. Here's what we found.


Metered Broadband, Twitter Worm, Pirate Bay and More on PC World Podcast Episode 25

Join the editors of PC World for an irreverant discussion of this week's hottest tech topics.

April Foolery, the Conficker Worm virus, Web 2.0 Expo, and BlackBerry App World on PC World Podcast Episode 23

Join PC World editors for an entertaining discussion about the dreaded Conficker Worm, the web's best April Fool's Day jokes, and the new Palm Pre


Facebook Caves To User Outrage and Google Adds Semantic Search On PC World Podcast Episode 22

Join PC World's editors for an irreverent round-table discussion of the Facebook re-redesign, Google's new search tools, the Sony Webbie HD camcorder, and the future of Twitter.