Cortana isn't all about calendar appointments, reminders, and jokes. Microsoft's digital assistant is capable of all sorts of tricks.
Another spate of failed and much-delayed high-profile crowdfunded projects should give pause to potential funders, especially of giant hardware projects.
In PCWorld Show Episode 18, PCWorld editors Jon Phillips, Brad Chacos, and Gordon Mah Ung reveal Windows 10's deceptive upgrade scheme, debate whether Windows Phone really is dead now, and help Gordon understand what Twitter's changed about its service.
Windows 10 PC prices have been slowly creeping up, but some new back-to-school Switch tablet/laptop hybrid devices from Acer may be attractive to those on a shoestring budget.
The Full Nerd goes official, with Gordon Mah Ung, Alaina Yee, and Brad Chacos at the mics. Tune in every two weeks for unapologetically nerdy hardware discussion.
Twelve new and notable streaming movies pack satisfying thrills and food for thought within the framework of their lurid genres.
From the GeForce GTX 1080 to Google's mysterious new tensor processor unit, some interesting new PC hardware reared its head in May.
Windows 10 Build 14352 adds several features, including the ability to ask Cortana to play specific songs. But the niftiest feature is a way to run two antivirus programs on your PC for double the defense.
Take one atom of the element antimony, use an ion beam to shoot it into a silicon substrate, and you just may be on your way to building a working quantum computer.
MSI's Backpack PC highlights the company's lineup of virtual reality and gaming PCs at Computex. As the name suggests, it'll let you break free of that display-cable tether by carrying your VR rig with you.
Google has collected plenty of data about who is naughty and nice, and it may be about to make some of it public.
A Romanian hacker known online as Guccifer pleaded guilty to hacking into 100 email and social media accounts belonging to American citizens, including former high-ranking government officials.
It seems more companies are getting into the modular game, as Lenovo looks to make a splash with its newest Moto-branded flagship.
You can still get your hands on one through HTC's website, but they're the last of the final production run.