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The opportunity to upgrade to Windows 8 Pro for just $40 will vanish on Jan. 31. Should you rush out to buy a cheap upgrade license? Maybe. But only after reading this.
Obtaining tech product support and resolving customer service issues can be aggravating. Turn to these sites and tips for faster results.
Unhappy with a gift or other seasonal tech purchase? Here’s our advice for hassle-free returns and exchanges, online and in person.
As a new session of the U.S. Congress convenes in early 2013, don't expect lawmakers to rush out a new version of the Stop Online Piracy Act (SOPA) or the Protect IP Act (PIPA).
Stuck without a gift close to Christmas? Never fear: If your relatives like apps, books, movies, musics, or TV shows, there's a very simple solution to this dilemma -- electronic gift certificates.
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.