Don't-Miss Hardware Stories
We built a diminutive PC gaming rig for roughly the same price as an Xbox One. Was it worth it?
Eventually, your kid will want—and need—a computer. But they’ll still need a parent’s guidance and protection. Start with the right programs—and the right rules.
Using the right tools can mean the difference between a satisfyingly successful project and a regrettable disaster.
Forget about Intel; this powerful PC build packs AMD hardware under the hood.
Tristan asked if he should transfer everything to his new laptop by cloning the old PC's hard drive
Does your computer toolkit include a Dremel? It may seem extreme, but a Dremel tool can be handy in a dire situation.
A new OS calls for new hardware, at an affordable price.
Norman Barrett's PC is "stuck in a boot loop." When he tries to start it, it continually reboots and starts over.
A few key details can trip up even seasoned geeks when assembling their own PC. Here's a handy guide to mistakes you can easily avoid.
Kleyou asked the Answer Line forum for advice about a misbehaving computer that likely has memory issues
Peter asked me for the best way to connect a PC to an HDTV, and, once connected, how best to use it
Patrick Moore asked the Laptops forum about the advantages of going with a desktop computer
Arcticsid knows he can't continue using Windows XP. He asked the Windows forum about upgrading to Windows 7 rather than Windows 8.