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In our reader survey evaluating desktop satisfaction and reliability, performance was the most critical feature.
Apple continues to dominate the world of laptops. When we surveyed our readers, they gave the company the highest scores in almost all of our satisfaction measurements.
Our reader survey indicates that consumers are largely satisfied with their printers, though overall satisfaction levels have declined since 2009.
Who makes the most reliable computers and gadgets? We asked a small army of PCWorld readers to rate the companies that made their desktops, laptops, smartphones, tablets and printers. The results might change your perceptions of which companies to trust.
Google hasn't forgotten about Google+, its fledgling social network. In a big year-end update, the search giant has added several new features, including a way to automatically upload full-size photos from an Android phone.
You can run Windows 8 in a virtual machine, dual-boot it with your current OS, or install it outright. We explore the pros and cons of each option.
Make sure that your charitable donations reach their intended recipients and aren’t intercepted by conscienceless fraudsters.
An FTC evaluation of 400 apps aimed at children finds that most do not apply the restrictions of disseminating personal information required by law.
The bargains didn't end with Black Friday and Cyber Monday. Deal-hunter sites point to the best prices for the coming weeks, as well as trends and habits of technology shoppers.
Verizon and Redbox have teamed to challenge Netflix, and their Redbox Instant is being tested and should be available soon.
Holiday sales are seeing some laptops priced less than $200 from major U.S. retailers. But what do you get in such inexpensive machines?
Make the most out of your Black Friday with these great deals on electronics from laptops, to tablets, to HDTVs.