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PC Users Get Cheap Recovery for Crashed Hard Drives

PC users might at last have an affordable plan 'b' should their hard drive crash.

Need an Extra Terabyte for Your TiVo? New App Lets You Link to an HP MediaSmart Server

HP’s MediaSmart Expander for TiVo Lets You Transfer Video Content between TiVo and Network-Connected HP MediaSmart Server


Protect Data With Encrypted Hard Drives

If you want to encrypt the contents of an external hard drive to protect its data in case of loss or theft, you've got a lot of options. You can create an...

Deals of the Week

This week we show you where to find great deals on a BlackBerry Bold, an Xbox 360, and more.


Intel Atom Netbooks Get Whole-disk Encryption

Netbook users worried about storing sensitive data on their portables are being offered the world's first whole-disk encryption that will run useably on Intel's...

Seagate Doubles Capacity of Data Center Hard Drive

Seagate released a 2.5-in SAS drive today that doubles the amount of capacity over previous drives and offers lower power consumption while increasing drive...

Valentine's Day Tech Gifts Under $100

Flowers may last a week, but romantic technology could outlive even the relationship itself. If you truly want to impress your Valentine, rethink your gift strategy. Here are eight great February 14 suggestions that won't break the bank.


Inside Flash Memory Manufacturing

Get a sneak peek at the gear and processes that go into creating the flash that occupies SSDs, memory cards, and USB drives.

This Week in Geek: Tablets, Tapes, Touchscreens, Toys

Tablets were the big news of the week, but not the only story; here's what else was hot in the GeekTech blog.


Recycling for Nerds: External Drives Give VHS Tapes New Life

CentennialMerchant's cassette-to-hard drive conversion gives old VHS tapes a second chance.

Innovative Laptops, Tablets, and Phones on PCWorld Podcast 62

PCWorld editors Robert Strohmeyer, Jason Cross, Ginny Mies, and Tim Moynihan discuss the most exciting hardware advances and trends for mobile devices in 2010.

Best Portable Hard Drives

These pocket-size drives are great for backup or for storing your multimedia file collection.

Deals of the Week

This week, we'll show you how to save on smartphone accessories, a Logitech Harmony universal remote, a Nikon Coolpix camera, and more.


CES 2010: Picks and Pans

From 3D home-theater gear to tablets, tablets, everywhere, here's what we loved and hated at this year's show.

CES Day Zero: The Laptop with Two Brains, AT&T Goes Android and More

The big show in Vegas hasn't even officially started yet, but we've already seen new tablets, innovative cameras, and a speaker built into a light bulb.