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Acer E1-572-6870 Notebook

Acer Aspire E1-572-680 review: This budget 15.6-inch laptop is an outstanding value

The plastic construction helps keep the weight of this big-screen notebook lighter than some competitors with smaller displays.

Five must-have gadgets for your new college dorm room

Your dorm room is the place you’ll call home for the next year, so make it your own! From fun to functional, this gear will turn your room into a safe haven for work, play, and hanging out.

Take note: Smart classroom tools for tech-savvy students

Attention college students! Use these tools to help you study.

The evolution of classroom tech, from wax tablets to the iPad

Dragging education into the Information Age has taken centuries of technological improvements.

Announcing the PCWorld Back to School giveaway

Enter via the below for a chance to win one of three sets of back to school prizes

5 budget laptops for college students: We name the best

Being a cash-strapped student requires making a few hardware compromises, but a nice notebook is still within reach.

Live la vida wireless with these slick Windows 8-optimized keyboards and mice

Ditch the tangled mess and go wireless with cool new peripherals that sport a dongle rather than a wire.

Must-have software for college students

Fire up the new school year with these powerful and essential tools.

Review: Gateway's DX4870-UB2C is an affordable workhorse desktop

Gateway's DX4870-UB2C is an old-school midtower desktop that delivers good productivity performance and copious storage for a very reasonable price.

How to buy a laptop for college

Light. Fast. Not too expensive. Study up on the most important specs for long days at class and long nights at the library.