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Loyd Case first started writing about PC technology for Computer Gaming World, giving him a creative outlet for his obsession about PC performance. The PC industry -- and Loyd -- have never been quite the same since.

Asus Zenbook Prime UX31A review: ultralight, pretty, and capable

The updated Zenbook ships with Ivy Bridge, a gorgeous full HD IPS display, and an improved trackpad.

Vizio CT14-A2 Ultrabook Review: Elegance in Minimalism

Vizio’s 14-inch Ultrabook is sleek, elegant, fast and lacks features. Most of those features aren’t missed in the user experience, however.

Laptops for Back-to-School: How to Make the Right Choice

Students have different budgets and needs. Picking the right laptop will save both money and frustration.

Toshiba Satellite U845W-S410 Review: An Ultrabook for Film Buffs

The U845W delivers a unique viewing experience (thanks to an ultrawide screen) and offers excellent audio quality, but the rest of the user experience is less than cinematic.

Windows RTMs, PCWorld Lab Testing and Mechwarrior Tactics

PCWorld Editors discuss the Windows 8 final release, important Windows 8 dates and how the PCWorld Labs tests gear. We also talk about some gaming news, including Mechwarrior Tactics and Star Wars: The Old Republic going free to play.

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Microsoft Releases Windows 8; Windows Store Open for Business

Microsoft completes its boldest, but riskiest version of Windows, and releases it to PC builders.

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Mechwarrior Tactics Is Looking Good

Nvidia hosted a Mechwarrior Online tournament recently, but something equally cool was shown on four PCs tucked away in a corner room away from the online action.

Microsoft Office 2013, Windows 8 Launch Date, Digital Photography PC, New Games

PCWorld editors discuss the the Microsoft Office 2013 Launch Event, Windows ship dates, building a photography PC and new games.

Microsoft's Shift to the Cloud: What It Means for You

With Office 2013 and Windows 8, Microsoft launches into its most ambitious strategic shift since the original release of Internet Explorer. Here's how it will affect you.

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How to Build a PC for Photographers

The ideal PC for digital photography minimizes workflow hassles while maximizing performance and capacity. Here's what to look for.

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How to Undo RAID: Best Practices

Changing from a RAID 0-array boot drive to a single-drive boot should be easy, I thought, but the operation can be more complicated than may you anticipate. Here's what I learned from the experience.

Google I/O (including Nexus 7 & Q), Windows 8 Upgrades, Choosing a Gaming PC, plus New Games!

PCWorld Editors cover the Google I/O announcements, Windows 8 upgrade pricing, choosing a gaming system and talk about a couple of new games.

Top Ten Factors for Choosing a Gaming PC

When you're shopping for a gaming system, consider our ten rules of thumb before you pull out your wallet.

Falcon Northwest Tiki Review: Gaming Monster in a Petite Package

Falcon Northwest manages to cram an overclocked Core i7 CPU and a GTX 680 GPU into a pint-sized package barely bigger than an Xbox 360.

Microsoft Surface and Windows Phone 8 Events, Youtube Blocks MP3 Transcoding Sites, AMD's New GPU

PCWorld Editors cover all the Microsoft news of the week, plus the new Radeon HD 7970