Don't-Miss Hardware Stories

19 Weird but Real Gadgets and Gizmos

Take a walk on tech's wild side with some of the strangest, most original, and most bizarre gadgets you've ever seen. We've got vacuums for your lawn, swimwear that can charge your iPod, and grenades that don't explode but still go boom.

Lenovo ThinkPad Line Adds an Ultraportable:The Thinkpad Edge

The new ThinkPad Edge marks the first significant change to the look and feel of the line in years, but thankfully, it retains almost everything you love about these business laptops.


Sound Blaster World of Warcraft Wireless Headset: Not Just for WoW Fans

Creative’s new themed headset is one of the best gaming headsets we’ve ever used.


Tips on Reusing Old Electronics for DIY Projects

A new book, "62 Projects to Make With a Dead Computer," includes a variety of DIY tips to help you find new uses for dead tech.


15 Best Holiday Video Game Buys of 2009

We've made our list of the season's top hardware and software products for gamers. So check it twice, pick your favorite, and put a bow on it.

JooJoo Tablet Hands-On

Attractive and interesting, but not without its flaws--check out our hands-on impression of Fusion Garage's highly anticipated JooJoo tablet.


A Guide to PC World Ratings

Our ratings give readers a quick assessment of a product's overall quality, performance, features, and design.

Motorola Droid Gets a Cautious Thumbs Up

Motorola's Droid features a 5-megapixel camera, a full-QWERTY keyboard, a high-res screen, and Google Navigation


16 Apple Products We Can Only Dream About

Nowadays, everybody seems eager to make an Apple product. These prototypes from independent designers may never appear on shelves at the Apple Store, but they include lots of innovative ideas.

Hands On with Facebook and Twitter for Xbox LIVE

How's Microsoft's next Xbox 360 LIVE social networking update handle? We take the preview version for a spin to find out.

Sony PSP Go Unboxed and Exposed

Sony's palm-sized PSP Go debuts in less than two days, but you can have a look at our review unit now courtesy these "unboxing" snaps.


Windows 7: A Guided Tour of Its Security Improvements

PC World's "Uncle" Robert is a funny guy, but he takes a serious look at some of Window's 7's new system management and security tools.


A Sneak Peak at Microsoft's Xbox 360 Live's Upcoming Update

Microsoft games-on-demand and Netflix UI tweaks for the Xbox 360 are ready and will be launched on August 11.