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Tech We Took From Science Fiction

Even though we’re still waiting for flying cars, we’re already living in the future predicted by science fiction. Here are a few tech prophecies from sci-fi films, books, and TV shows that became reality.

Change the Name of Keyboard Layouts

If you ever use any of the alternative keyboard layouts available in OS X (System Preferences -> Language & Text, Input Sources tab), you know that some of...

Logitech Launches a Couch Mouse

Analysis: The M515 has a sealed bottom case that keeps lint out while helping the mouse glide across cushions, blankets and carpets with minimal fuss.

Cool Tech Toys From ShowStoppers at CES!

Executive Editor Robert Strohmeyer takes you on a tour of some cool CES gadgets on display at the ShowStoppers event, including a PC microphone that makes you sound like T-Pain and cute voice-activated bunny rabbits that can update Facebook or read your mail to you.


The Top 8 Future-Tech Stories of 2010

What will the future bring? We got a taste of what's to come in 2010. Join PCWorld's GeekTech blog as we take a look back at some of the hottest new tech of the past year.

Kodak, NEC Announce Cross-license Agreement

Imaging vendor Eastman Kodak said Monday that it has formed a license agreement with NEC that will allow each company to access the other's patent portfolio.


Gifts for Media Lovers

Two weeks ago, Ben Long and I talked about holiday gifts for photographers. Today Macworld senior editor Dan Frakes and I discuss gifts for the media mavens in...


The 12 Days of Geekmas

What do you get when you mix a traditional Christmas carol with geekdom? This incredible holiday gift wish.

Gear Guide: For Mac Users

Shopping for someone who owns a Mac this year? We've got a few suggestions, from laptop decals to a smartpen that records audio

Kinect Sex: Coming Soon to a Console Near You?

Hackers are already looking at ways to use Microsoft's Kinect for sexual purposes. Oh, come on -- are you really that surprised?

The Beatles, Cisco's Tablet, Netflix, and More

On World Tech Update this week the Beatles and Apple finally come together, a voice and data satellite launches, Walmart sells a cheap laptop, Cisco's Cius tablet gets a launch date, NEC shows of the LifeTouch, Kinect hits a milestone, Netflix plans to stream to Android and we build another PC.


Need a New Touchpad? Just Put Pencil to Paper

Forget the Magic Trackpad--one do-it-yourselfer made a trackpad out of paper and pencil. And yes, it actually works.


New Input Devices Save Energy, Space

The creative juices of designers are now flowing into mice and keyboards that are becoming sleeker, smaller and more power-efficient. Microsoft and Logitech have...