Don't-Miss Operating System Stories

Dell's Linux laptop has good hardware, decent toolkit

Our Linux pros check out the decked-out XPS 13 'Developer Edition' laptop, preloaded with Ubuntu and other tools.

Review: Linux Live USB Creator makes it easier to install Linux

Linux has always come across to most people as something too complicated to install and learn. But with Linux Live USB Creator, you can now install one of many Linux operating systems onto your USB stick, and operate it with absolute ease.

Three new features coming in Linux Mint 15

The Cinnamon 1.8 desktop, for instance, will feature fresh applets and desktop widgets.

Battle of the pint-size PCs: Cotton Candy, MK802 II, and Raspberry Pi face off

They're incredibly small and surprisingly powerful: We tell you what these devices are capable of, and how well they perform.

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Best Products of 2012: Business and Productivity

PCWorld's editors select the year's best products for getting work and business done.

Windows 8: The official review

The new operating system improves substantially on Windows 7, but Microsoft’s efforts to woo mobile-device users may leave traditional desktop PC owners feeling abandoned.