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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.

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Nerd Fight: Is Microsoft Surface worth waiting for?

The Microsoft Surface is one of the most contentious tech products in recent months, so Loyd Case and Dan Moren throw down about whether Redmond's tablet is a winner or a player to be named later.

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.

Three-Minute Tech: Thunderbolt

Thunderbolt is method for transferring data between devices, much like USB or FireWire. We'll tell you all about what it is and how it works.

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

AMD Radeon HD 7970 GHz Edition Review

AMD updates the original Radeon HD 7970 with a higher core clock speed, the ability to briefly boost core clocks, and faster memory. But can it catch up with Nvidia's hot new GTX 680? We put AMD's latest high-end card to the test.

TechHive Opinion: Microsoft Has a Credibility Problem with Windows Phone 8


How many times can a company abandon its users and still retain their loyalty? Microsoft may be about to find out.

Meet the New PC: Not the Same as the Old PC

The PC revolution ended years ago. The new PC revolution starts today.

Opinion: Microsoft has a credibility problem with Windows Phone 8

Microsoft has a history of abandoning its mobile users. It happened when the Windows Phone 7 transition occurred, with Windows Mobile users. Now it's happening again with Windows Phone 8.

E3: Console Games Only Need Attend

If it doesn’t run on a console made by the Nintendo-Sony-Microsoft trinity, it’s hard to find at E3. But other great games are out there.

E3: Hands On with the World of Warplanes Game

World of Warplanes brings airborne arena payer-versus-player combat with mid-20th century aircraft and hopes to duplicate the success of the popular game World of Tanks.

TechHive: Doing the E3 Shuffle


It’s the smaller meetings and the chance encounters that really make the show worth seeing. Here is one reporter's journey.

Samsung Unveils Cloud-Based Gaming Service Powered by Gaikai

When it launches, Samsung’s cloud gaming service will support wired and wireless gamepad controllers from several manufacturers.

Doing the E3 Shuffle

The annual game industry extravaganza is noisy, boisterous and full of bombast. The real gems lie in the little spaces.

E3 Trends: iPad, Augmented Reality Loom Over Video Game Trade Show

As consoles focus less on gaming and more on becoming connected digital media centers, smart peripherals are taking center stage.