Latest Stories

NSA headquarters

Ex-NSA contractor hoarded two decades' worth of secrets

The former National Security Agency contractor suspected of stealing U.S. hacking tools allegedly was found hoarding two decades' worth of classified materials.

microsoft campus building

Cloud growth continues to be the name of the game for Microsoft

Microsoft's ongoing move to the cloud paid off once again over the past quarter, as strong growth from Azure and Office 365 offset declines in the PC market.

skype shiseido

Microsoft rescues disheveled lady Skypers with its TeleBeauty virtual makeup app

Microsoft Japan and Shiseido have teamed up with an app that overlays virtual makeup on your Skype for Business calls.

google keep pixel

Google Keep adds app shortcuts, pinned messages in update

Keep continues to grow into a more comprehensive service for keeping track of all those random thoughts and ideas.

razer blade pro

Razer's revamped Blade Pro laptop marries a GeForce GTX 1080 with 4K G-Sync

With a Core i7 and a GTX 1080, the new Razer Blade Pro is finally worthy of its name—but its price tag might give you pause.

Netflix Comcast X1 Jessica Jones

Hands on: Netflix via Comcast's Xfinity X1 set-top box is a very good experience

Not ready to cut the cord? Comcast makes switching to Netflix as easy as changing channels,

david bunnell wikipedia

PCWorld founder David Bunnell remembered: The mutiny, the magazines, the Mao suit

He was a pioneer and a bit of a prankster, as longtime colleagues recall.

android 7.1 beta

The Android 7.1 developer preview is now available

You won't get the Google Assistant, but you'll be able to try out app shortcuts and that round icon design.

Why LeEco thinks you should buy its smartphones, TVs, streaming content and more

The world already feels saturated with gadgets, but Chinese company LeEco now lands in the U.S. with ambitious plans to sell you phones, TVs, and content tuned to work seamlessly.

Security (3)

This free tool protects PCs from master boot record attacks

A new open-source tool called MBRFilter can protect the master boot record of Windows computers from modification by ransomware and other malicious attacks.

nvidia switch

The Nintendo Switch is a radical, Nvidia-powered console/handheld mash-up

Nintendo just revealed its new Nintendo Switch console... and handheld. This thing is funky.

windows 10 camera update

New Windows 10 preview adds an iPhone Live Photos rival, Windows Ink improvements

Windows 10 Insider preview build 14951 adds a slew of Camera app tweaks, new Windows Ink tools, and more.

tobii eye tracker 4c

Tobii's new eye tracker adds head tracking with an emphasis on PC games

Tobii's Eye Tracker 4C uses less-obtrusive LED lights, increases performance, and adds head tracking.

Top 25 free apps for Windows 7 and 8.1

Windows users face massive update bloat, tough choices

Windows 10's cumulative updates have ballooned in size, and a similar bloat will affect the Windows 7 updates Microsoft revamped this month.

Tesla Model

Every Tesla car will contain the hardware to drive itself

Tesla Motors’ cars will come fitted with full self-driving hardware, as the company jousts with tech rivals and car makers who are making a pitch for the the autonomous car market.