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Intel Is Dead on the Desktop, Says ARM Co-Founder

The founder of chipmaker ARM declares that the desktop computing era is over and the mobile revolution is coming.

Best Tech Products 2010: Full List, 1-100

PCWorld scanned the entire universe of technology this year--HDTVs, phones, tablets, PCs, e-book readers, storage, software, services, apps, digital cameras, camcorders, printers, and more--and picked the 100 best. Here's how we ranked them.

Tablets, PCs, and E-Readers: Best of 2010

Important tablets such as the Apple iPad and the Samsung Galaxy Tab grab the glory here, but powerful PCs and e-readers aren't far behind in our rankings.


New MacBook Air and Graphics Card Overload on PCWorld Podcast #95

Macworld editorial director Jason Snell joins us to talk about the new MacBook Air, and we check out the latest GPUs from AMD and Nvidia.

AMD Takes Open Approach to HD3D

Build your own stereoscopic 3D PC gaming rig with AMD's HD3D.


AMD Radeon HD 6800 Series Is the New Midrange Graphics Champ

The Radeon HD 6850 and 6870 offer fantastic performance at a price gamers can live with.

Asus K72DR-A1: A Meat-and-Potatoes Desktop Replacement

Asus delivers surprisingly robust multimedia capabilities in its budget desktop replacement laptop, but the overall performance is somewhat disappointing.

AMD Waits for Tablet Dust to Settle

While Intel attempts to take on ARM in the mobile devices arena, rival PC chipmaker AMD is sitting back to watch how the tablet market matures before diving in to the fray.

AMD Narrows Loss in Q3 on Improved Chip Sales

UPDATE: AMD reported a net loss during the third quarter, but microprocessor and graphics sales increased.

Acer Aspire 5741G-6983: Closet Gaming Machine

A Core i5 processor and a dedicated GPU give this Aspire better than average performance.