Patrick MillerPCWorld Tips and Tricks is a cool new Web service that lets you inflict your musical tastes on your unsuspecting family, coworkers, and friends. Here are a few tips to keep the party going.


Independent Gaming: Our Visit to the GameSpy Indie Open House

Wondering what's going on with the independent gaming scene? We took a look at four promising new games at the GameSpy Indie Open House.

Google Plus: 8 Quick Tips and Tricks

Getting started with Google's new social networking service? We have a few quick tips to get you oriented.

Make Your HDTV Web-Ready

How to browse the Web, run apps, play music and games--and most important, watch what you want, when you want it.


Can You be Cyber-Stalked? The 30-Minute Google Challenge

What traces do you leave on the Web? Two PCWorld editors try to dig up dirt on their coworkers in under 30 minutes.

Tablet or Netbook? How to Choose the Right Mobile Tech

Are you torn between buying a portable PC or a trendy tablet? What about your smartphone? Here is one editor's attempt to find the best mobile tech for him.

Cleanup Utilities: Can They Speed Up Your PC?

What happens when you take a clutch of cluttered old PCs, install four Windows optimizers, and check for improvements? We did that, and the results of our tests surprised us.


The HDTV Specs That Matter

In TVs, size really does matter -- but that doesn't mean bigger is always better.


E3: The Best and Worst of the Giant Gaming Expo

Our savvy trio of hard-to-please gamers patrolled the huge E3 show floor all week. Here’s what they loved—and hated.

E3 2011: The Future of PC Gaming

Is PC gaming dead? Three E3 editors tackle the topic--each provides his own perspective. See if you agree.

New Xbox Kinect Games Make Users Look Like LOLCats

Microsoft's new additions to its Kinect motion controller gaming line-up look like a lot of fun--possibly because they make us look really silly. Check out how the players look working these six new games.

SteelSeries Diablo III Mouse and Headset at E3

We get hands-on time with SteelSeries' newly-announced Diablo III-themed mouse and headset.

Deus Ex 3: Human Revolution Game Shows Polish, Potential

Forget Resistance 3 and Gears of War 3. Real first-person-shooter game fans are eagerly awaiting Deus Ex 3: Human Revolution. Read on for our hands-on impressions.

Nintendo E3 Keynote: Meet the Wii U

Nintendo just announced its next-generation console, the touchscreen tablet-driven Wii U, at E3 this morning. Check out this photographic recap of Nintendo's new console.

Wii U At E3 2011: Our First Look

Nintendo unveiled their new Wii U home console at E3 2011, and we were able to capture video of the Shield Pose tech demo in action; watch the player shake, rattle, and roll in attempt to defeat deadly pirates!