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Real Racing 3 puts a price on your patience

Electronic Arts’ Real Racing 3 serves up gorgeous visuals and a fun, fluid racing, but the game’s in-app purchase system has proven to be a bit contentious.


Review: Razer's Orbweaver is stylish and completely superfluous

Razer’s Orbweaver gaming keypad offers a different a different take on the traditional keyboard-and-mouse pairing, but doesn't really improve upon it in any meaningful way.

Office for Windows Phone 8: Your handy starter guide

Your Windows Phone 8 smartphone is good for more than Angry Birds. Welcome to some of the most robust document editors available on a handset.


Windows Phone 8 and Xbox: Best friends forever

Microsoft's Xbox Live platform adds a few novel features to the Windows Phone 8 ecosystem


Mobile maps showdown

Google, Apple, and Microsoft each offer a distinctive take on finding locations with your phone, but which service is the best?


Review: Diamond Multimedia GC 1000 captures your gaming exploits with very little fuss

The Diamond Multimedia GC 1000 ($140) promises to record your gaming exploits in full high-definition glory, effortlessly. And it delivers, more or less.


Review: Skullcandy's Slyr headset delivers sweet sounds at a sweet price

This headset is tuned for gaming, and delivers a strong value proposition —whether you’re on a console, handheld device or PC. Still, audiophiles can likely find better equipment for movies or music at a similar price.


XCOM: Enemy Unknown Review: Terrifying, brutish, and brilliant

Firaxis streamlines a classic tactical strategy game without losing any of the challenge, complexity, or terror of the original.

Morrowind Overhaul 3.0 breathes new life into a classic PC RPG

Morrowind is the third chapter in the popular Elder Scrolls series, but time has not been kind to the game’s decade-old engine. Fortunately, enterprising fans have stepped in.

Mad Catz MLG Pro Circuit Xbox 360 Controller

This high-end Xbox 360 controller feels great and includes plenty of hardcore gamer-friendly features, but you'll pay a premium price for it.

Review: Razer Tiamat 7.1 Gaming Headset

Razer's Tiamat 7.1 is a tremendous piece of equipment, but if you aren't interested in buying a sound card, you'll want to keep looking.


Maingear Shift Super Stock: King of the Hill

Sparing no expense, the latest iteration of Maingear's Shift Super Stock delivers on all counts: solid performance, accessibility, singular design, and stunning good looks.

Primordial Medusa: Includes the Kitchen Sink

This liquid-cooled juggernaut is a tad excessive--in all the right ways.

Nokia Lumia 900, Printer Ink Prices, and Instagram for Android on PCWorld Podcast #135

Melissa Riofrio dishes out some interesting info about who's got horrible printer ink prices and who doesn't. Ginny rants and raves about Nokia's hot new Windows Phone, and we all shrug about the debut of Instagram on Android.


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