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Cold Office? Keep Your Mouse Hand Warm with the ValueRays Warm Mouse

This $30 optical mouse pulls double duty as a mini toaster, heating up just enough to keep your paw warm while you work.

High-Tech Gear for Gamers

Take your game to the next level with these affordable accessories.


Cool Power Strips of Today and Tomorrow

Built-in Wi-Fi, spaceships, energy-vampire slayers, and water-resistant designs--who knew?

Window Shopping Goes High Tech With Gesture Recognition

The Fraunhofer Heinrich Hertz Institute showed a prototype that lets shoppers learn more about what's in a store display window when the store is closed.

17 Great Laptop Accessories for Your Dorm Room

Ready to go back to school with your brand-new laptop? Be sure to bring along some of these useful and practical accessories.

IBM Oddities: 30 Years of Change

From primitive storage to games and education and work, IBM products have filled -- and attempted to fill -- many roles through the years.

6 Tips for Smart Back-to-School Spending on Tech

Got a college-bound kid? Here's how to equip your digital student without breaking the bank account.


ViraShield UV Sanitizer Leaves Your Gadgets Squeaky Clean

Do your gadgets sometimes feel less than fresh? PCWorld's Patrick Miller spent a week testing the ViraShield UV Sanitizer on a few of our favorite office gadgets, and now he's back to share the results.

9 Tech Superstars as Comic Book Characters

Ever wonder what superpowers Steve Jobs or Bill Gates would have in a comic book? Check out our slideshow of what-if tech superheroes (and supervillains).


12 Terrific Tips for Taking Tech on Vacation

Going on vacation and worried about running out of juice, scheduling your DVR from the road, or making sure that you can see your Amazon, Hulu Plus, and Netflix streaming video while away? Here's some advice.

MacBook Air Refresh: Speculation Increases as Inventories Dwindle

A pattern of MacBook Air laptops dropping in availability at retail stores just before new models debut has been identified, suggesting new models could be released soon

HP’s Wi-Fi Mobile Mouse Eliminates Common Mouse Hassles

A new Wi-fi mouse from HP may save you batteries and a USB slot.

Back-to-School Laptop Accessories

Here are all the notebook-friendly gadgets you need to maintain your 4.0 GPA.