Mark SullivanSenior Editor, PCWorld

Mark has been writing about networks - social and wireless - since 2005. Independent and outgoing, he enjoys travelling, wine, and skiing. His favorite book is "Atlas Shrugged" by Ayn Rand.

From 'Faux-G' to 4G: T-Mobile Announces LTE Network Plan

True to form, the small carrier is late to the next-gen wireless party, targeting its 4G launch for 2013. T-Mobile customers--if they stay around long enough--should benefit.

Weird and Wonderful Music-Making Apps and Toys

A guitar eats an iPad, a tablet becomes a dance-music powerhouse, an iPhone makes like a theremin, and a guitar made of five phones and a cheap speaker cranks out 'Cracklin' Rosie.' And the fun may be just beginning.

Protect Our Data! A Digital Consumer Bill of Rights

Online consumers need a legal framework that imposes security responsibilities on data hosting companies, and guarantees compensation for harm caused when their data is lost, stolen or misused.

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?


Facebook Announces 60+ New Apps for 'Timeline'

Facebook's developer partners, including Foodily, Ticketmaster, Pinterest, Rotten Tomatoes, Gogobot andTripAdvisor, today launched new apps that fully integrate with Facebook's Timeline presentation.

What CES 2012 Is About: Four Major Themes

CES 2012 is about catching up with Apple, swimming through a tidal wave of apps, mild disappointment, and wondering what the future of CES might be.

AT&T Expands 4G LTE Network to 11 New Cities

The carrier's "real" 4G service, which can hit speeds ten times faster than 3G service, has now gone live in a batch of new large markets, including New York, San Francisco and Los Angeles.

AT&T, T-Mobile Merger Collapse a Victory for Consumers

The multi-billion dollar AT&T takeover of T-Mobile is canceled. In a mobile market that already lacks competition, the merger would have meant higher prices for T-Mobile customers and mobile users in general.

20 Best U.S. Airports for Tech Travelers

Looking for a place where you can get things done--or be entertained--while waiting for a flight? We tested Wi-Fi quality and cell reception (and counted electrical outlets) at the 40 largest airports in the United States, to find the ones that do the best job of keeping you plugged in at the gate and in the air.

Laptop Reliability and Satisfaction: MacBooks Rule

There's nothing quite like a MacBook, according to PCWorld readers who participated in our survey on their satisfaction with the performance of their laptops.

Reliability and Satisfaction: What the Measures Mean

Here, in detail, are the reliability measures and the service measures that we included in our 2011 survey.

Digital Camera Reliability and Satisfaction: Canon and Nikon Score Best

Nikon cameras get thumbs up for their LCD screen and picture quality. Canon cameras are particularly durable, readers say.


Smartphone Reliability and Satisfaction: iPhone Tops the List

Readers like their handsets from Apple and HTC, but were less impressed with phones from LG and Samsung.

Tablet Reliability and Satisfaction: iPad Comes Out on Top

Our survey of tablet users found that no Android slate could beat out the iPad in reliability or satisfaction with features.

HDTV Reliability and Satisfaction: LG is the Brand to Beat

Owners of LG flat screens said the TVs were reliable and easy to use. Mitsubishi HDTV owners weren't nearly as satisfied.