Don't-Miss Hardware Stories
These incredibly tiny, amazingly quiet computers can fit almost anywhere and perform most any task. But who has the best concept for an ultra-small-form-factor PC--Intel or AMD?
Digital Storm's x17 is a good gaming machine, that's lighter than most desktop replacements, but it delivers less performance as well as fewer ounces. If you can plump your budget by $200, you can grab something like an Alienware M17x R4, which is more powerful, but costs $1974.
Samsung delivers one of the nicer looking all-in-ones on the market with fairly good overall performance, but weak gaming capabilities.
They're incredibly small and surprisingly powerful: We tell you what these devices are capable of, and how well they perform.
PCWorld editors select the best systems—desktops, laptops, and hybrid portables—of 2012.
PCWorld's editors pinpoint the top tech products of 2012, in categories ranging from PCs to productivity software.
This compact gamng PC is housed in a surprisingly tinker-friendly chassis, and offers great overall performance.
When your PC's acting up,this handy utility is a good first step on the road to recovery.
Utility RapidStart does what it says it will do, and does it with a slick interface, but advanced users needn't bother with it.
Morphine's concept is solid and interesting, and could work well as a system-wide utility that tracks all browsers and is more difficult to circumvent.
Apple's goal isn't copying iOS with OS X 10.8 Mountain Lion, but integrating new features into both of its operating systems.
Available for Google Chrome and Apple Safari, this extension lets you set time limits for browsing distracting websites, but its shortcoming is it can be easily circumvented.
Cocoon and Cocoon+ let you browse the Web privately and securely.
SkyDox Business Edition offers a host of easy-to-use tools for file sharing and collaboration.
Designed to streamline email management, The Bat! Professional fails to deliver.