Don't-Miss Hardware Stories

What to Do With a New PC

Here's how to eliminate crapware, install all of your favorite apps at once, and get your brand-new PC ready for hard work (or play).

Two PCs Instead of One

RebelDroid asked the Laptops forum to recommend a laptop that does everything. I think he needs more than one computer.


What to Look for in a New Laptop

Contrary to what you might think, speed isn't always the most important thing when you're buying a new laptop.

Laptop Refresh: Six Ways to Revitalize an Older Notebook

Save money and bring an old laptop back to life with a few quick software and hardware upgrades. We show you how.

5 More PC Upgrade Mistakes (And How To Avoid Them)

Upgrading your computer can be easy enough for most people. But it's not without its pitfalls. Here are five common upgrade mistakes that even experienced users make.

How to Blast Music Without Bugging the Neighbors

Here are a few tips to help you improve the quality of your PC's sound without turning up the volume.



Tweak Your Windows PC's Sleep Mode

Here are a few tips on how to save power by modifying your PC's sleep mode.

How to Create Your Own Cable Organizers

Here are a few tips for organizing those pesky cables without pricey cable organizers.

How to Sync Google Calendar with Outlook

A quick guide to syncing Google Calendar with Microsoft Outlook.


How to Automatically Update Everything on Your PC

A bit lazy when it comes to your PC maintenance? Here are a few shortcuts to keep all of your apps up-to-date.

How to Achieve No Fuss Antivirus

We show you the lazy way to protect your PC from viruses.


How to Fix the Small Stuff in Windows

Here are a few tricks to help streamline your Windows experience.

9 Microsoft Office Tips Everyone Should Know

Check out these tips to make Microsoft Office work for you.