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Raspberry Pi gets an app store

Raspberry Pi, a $25 credit-card sized Linux computer introduced earlier this year, is getting its own app store.

Cracking the gadget pricing code: Buy now or wait?

Is now the best time to buy a PC, tablet, camera or TV? Will prices hold steady, or are they primed to plummet? Industry experts weigh in.

Lawsuit claims fake Android alerts tied to mystery charges

Lawsuit claims mystery charges on over 100,000 wireless bills can be traced to Android apps made by GoLive Mobile and ads distributed by Airpush.


Online charitable giving for the holidays

Make sure that your charitable donations reach their intended recipients and aren’t intercepted by conscienceless fraudsters.

Amazon, Barnes & Noble slash Kindle, Nook prices

Amazon and Barnes & Noble are offering new deals on Kindle and Nook devices as we approach the mid-way point of the holiday shopping season.


Cyber Monday: PCWorld picks the best tech deals

Take a shortcut to great deals on laptops, tablets, and gadgets this Cyber Monday with help of PCWorld bargain hunters.

Facebook expands Gifts service with more products

If wishing a Facebook friend on his birthday isn't enough, users can now attach real gifts to their greeting with an expanded gift service that the social networking Web site announced on Thursday.

Microsoft is reportedly working on its own smartphone

Asian suppliers say Microsoft is currently testing a smartphone design. But launching its own handset would require careful balance to avoid angering its partners that are shipping Windows Phone 8 devices.


LED displays for Rear Window Captioning in the NCAM lab

Lab strives to keep tech accessible to all users

From Julia Child to mobile devices, the National Center for Accessible Media cooks up ways to keep technology accessible to people with disabilities.


How to find happiness in a world of password madness

In the grand scheme of digital security, passwords have become self-defeating, often impotent tools. We need too many of them, and the strong ones are too hard to remember. Luckily, however, you can improve today's passwords with proper management, and tomorrow's security tech may eliminate passwords completely.