Don't-Miss Hardware Stories
It's that time of year again, when the editors of PCWorld and TechHive name the absolute best new hardware, gadgets, software, and services
Super-fast and super-expensive, this machine will play any game you can think of at high resolution.
It's white! It comes with cute color accents! ...How the heck do you clean this thing? The latest and most colorful Chromebook, jointly launched by Google and HP, puts a fetching face on a model that's otherwise similar to other low-priced Chromebooks we've tested.
Tablets are great for what they are. When you need real computational power on the go, however, only a full-fledged laptop will do the job.
This notebook lets you game on the go without paying through the nose.
All-in-ones deliver more bang for the buck than notebooks. They’re great for schoolwork and entertainment, and much less susceptible to theft.
This isn't the fastest boutique gaming rig we've tested, but it's a whole lot less expensive.
The plastic construction helps keep the weight of this big-screen notebook lighter than some competitors with smaller displays.
No one will mistake this machine for boutique builder's product, but we have no complaints about its price/performance ratio.
Lenovo will add SweetLabs' Pokki utility to its PCs, providing an alternative to both the Windows 8 Start page as well as the Windows app store.
Quite simply, the fastest desktop gaming PC we've ever tested.
This portable all-in-one isn't a benchmark champion, but it will let you take your computing fun to any room in the house.
Being a cash-strapped student requires making a few hardware compromises, but a nice notebook is still within reach.