Don't-Miss Windows Stories
Windows 10's Anniversary Update polishes mature features like Cortana, Edge, and Skype while pointing the way toward a pen-enabled future. Windows 10 users should be pleased, but Windows 10 holdouts may remain unmoved.
The new version of Windows 10 is a solid, if not dramatic, upgrade.
Faux-leather accents and clean, white lines are nice, but the accessories fall short in some key ways.
Creative Cloud updates give photo editors powerful new tools without disrupting familiar workflows, and the video apps and Adobe Stock are improved too.
Chuwi's dual-boot Android/Windows convertible tablet sounds fantastic, especially for under $300. Just don't go in expecting it to do more than basic video playback, Web browsing, and document creation—all of which it does quite well.
The fans asked, and we have answered. We compare laptops on price, not form factor, to see if the fight is fairer. See what happens.
Even with its design quirks, this big work notebook is impressive: It packs in a 4K touchscreen display, quad-core CPU, and discrete GPU for just $1,500.
Origin PC's custom micro-tower crams high-performance hardware into an impressively small amount of space.
The USB Type C port is new, intriguing, and incredibly confusing, because vendors vary in how they implement the standard. It all comes down to the controller, so we take the fastest USB-C device out there to show you the sometimes vast differences.
Put that slick Surface Pen to work with these ink-happy tools for your laptop-tablet hybrid.
CIO.com's Sarah White compares two of today's top of the line tablets that are designed to replace your laptop. Do they fit the bill?
You can pack LG's latest laptop with its charger and still have less weight in your bag than with a 13-inch ultraportable.
For professional recording engineers, Pro Tools is this industry standard, but creative types will find it surprisingly suitable—there's even a free version to get you started.
This is one of the premiere programs for music creation, recording, and production.
The best software for creating and recording music, as well as live performance. A bit pricey, but worth it.