Nokia N97's Multimedia Features Sabotaged by a Clunky OS

The Nokia N97 packs some impressive specs and multimedia features, but they aren't integrated as well as other smartphones on the market.

Digital Demolition: Three Laptops Take a Beating

Chris and Sarah versus "rugged" laptops. Can these PCs survive being frozen, dropped, getting dirty and taking a shower with our staff?

Canon Updates SD PowerShots for the Fall

A real fast look at two new Canon PowerShots, the touchscreen SD980 IS and the SD940 IS.


How to Find Other PCs On Your Network

Tips and tricks to make sure your network runs smoothly.

BlackBerry Tour 9630 Smartphone Just Misses the Mark

The Tour 9630 melds the best of the RIM BlackBerry Bold and BlackBerry Curve 8900 into one slick package.

Windows 7: A Guided Tour of Its Security Improvements

PC World's "Uncle" Robert is a funny guy, but he takes a serious look at some of Window's 7's new system management and security tools.


Samsung's N120 Netbook Picks Horsepower Over Battery Life

Samsung's N120 is a nice alternative to the company's N110 if you're willing to give up some battery power for a slightly roomier keyboard and small bumps in performance.

K-Box Speaker System: Turn Surfaces into Sound

Plug Kerchoonz's new speaker into your laptop, phone, mp3 player, or portable gaming device and then place onto any surface, which will then act as a sub-woofer.


Fantastic HP Officejet 6500 All-In-One Printer

HP's Officejet 6500 Wireless color inkjet multifunction printer strikes an impressive balance of performance, ease of use, and features at an aggressive price.

How to Undelete Photos on a Digital Camera

Did you hit the erase button by accident? We can help.


Pentax's X70 Megazoom Camera: Compact and Easy to Use

Lightweight, durable, and simple to control, this compact megazoom camera performs well under most conditions.


The Best of Best Buy's Back-to-School Laptops

PC World's Notebook Guru Darren Gladstone visits Best Buy to test four laptops that range in price from $650 and $800.

Fashionable and Sleek Canon PowerShot SD780 IS Camera

This fashionable and easy-to-use point-and-shoot camera performed well in our tests, but has some shortcomings.


X-Series Walkman Music Player Features OLED Screen and Crisp Audio Quality

Music sounds great and videos look sharp on this new MP3 player from Sony, which could replace an iPod for some discerning buyers.


Canon's SX200 is a Versatile Pocket Megazoom Camera

A beast of a lens, great image quality, and some fun in-camera features make the SX200 IS a powerful pocket megazoom camera.