Don't-Miss Back to school Stories

Dorm room entertainment: Build a killer system with just two devices

All you need is a good multi-use monitor and and awesome set of speakers.

Five must-have gadgets for your new college dorm room

Your dorm room is the place you’ll call home for the next year, so make it your own! From fun to functional, this gear will turn your room into a safe haven for work, play, and hanging out.

8 essential mobile apps for college students

No need to haul your laptop to class! These killer apps let you take better notes, keep all your important files handy, and even save money by renting textbooks instead of buying.

Take note: Smart classroom tools for tech-savvy students

Attention college students! Use these tools to help you study.

Back to School Gadget Guide

Using the right gadgets can make your life more efficient, simpler, and more enjoyable. But which ones are right?

The evolution of classroom tech, from wax tablets to the iPad

Dragging education into the Information Age has taken centuries of technological improvements.

Announcing the PCWorld Back to School giveaway

Enter via the below for a chance to win one of three sets of back to school prizes

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Microsoft launches ad-free Bing search for schools

Microsoft has launched an ad-free, no cost version of its Bing search engine that can be used in public and private schools across the U.S.

LinkedIn adds University Pages to help the college-bound

Powered by LinkedIn's 200 million users, the new service returns a treasure trove of data on colleges, so you can see where alumni live and work, among other data.

Intro to Television Shopping: Things to Know Before You Buy

Your television may or may not be one of your most important tools while in school. It may also just cause you to procrastinate. Either way, you're going to want one. Here's how to pick the best TV for you.