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.
Here, in detail, are the reliability measures and the service measures that we included in our 2011 survey.
Nikon cameras get thumbs up for their LCD screen and picture quality. Canon cameras are particularly durable, readers say.
Readers like their handsets from Apple and HTC, but were less impressed with phones from LG and Samsung.
Owners of LG flat screens said the TVs were reliable and easy to use. Mitsubishi HDTV owners weren't nearly as satisfied.
No one printer maker stood out in our survey of readers about their experiences with printer reliability and their satisfaction with features.
The two PC giants haven't kept pace with the industry in durability and product support. Readers gave better marks to Apple and Asus.
Our survey of tablet users found that no Android slate could beat out the iPad in reliability or satisfaction with features.
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.
But that may be about all Apple's new antenna design may mean. Some believe that the new antenna design may deliver modest reception improvements, but is mostly hype.
As the buzz of Facebook’s paradigm-shifting announcements Thursday wear off, some key feature omissions and a lot of privacy questions remain.
At today's Facebook developers' conference, the reigning social networking champ lets fly with new features that only a service with its maturity, history, and large membership could offer.
Facebook releases Timeline feature to chart your life and supercharges apps allowing you to share "all of your life" activities with friends.