Dieter HolgerStaff Writer, PCWorld

Dieter is a staff writer covering consumer tech, apps, and services.

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Living DNA review: This DNA test kit offers surprising detail

Living DNA offers a detailed overview of your ancestry you won’t find anywhere else, but it's still missing a key feature offered by other providers.

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GPS Origins review: Untrustworthy DNA test results make its rivals look all the more appealing

The information we received about our ancestry was inaccurate, overpriced, and unpolished.

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MyHeritage DNA review: The international alternative to AncestryDNA

MyHeritage delivers essentially the same service as AncestryDNA with a few added perks, but its smaller database may impact the accuracy of its ethnicity estimates.

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23andMe, our favorite DNA test, is a whopping 50 percent off right now

23andMe's exceptional Ancestry + Health test service is down to just $100 on Amazon for Black Friday. That's a stunning price for a DNA test that'll only get better with time.

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AncestryDNA review: The largest DNA database for finding relatives and heritage

AncestryDNA is easily the most popular DNA testing kit out there. We reviewed the kit and its service and were impressed with the results, services, and privacy controls.

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How 'free' Wi-Fi hotspots can track your location even when you aren't connected

Some free Wi-Fi hotspots are tracking the locations of users who've signed on even if they're no longer connected. PCWorld investigates how this happens.

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This week's new PC hardware: PC makers jump on the RTX, NZXT HUE 2 RGB system, and Logitech's mice

Catch up on all of this week's hottest new PC hardware releases. On tap: Nvidia officially unveils its RTX graphics cards, a slew of desktop partners follow, and there's a whole new family of RGB peripherals.

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Learn JavaScript: The best free and paid online courses and tutorials

If you're an aspiring web developer or completely new to coding, JavaScript is a great start. We've put together some of the best free and paid online courses to help you learn this popular coding language.

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How next-gen motion capture will supercharge VR arcades

Motion capture has long been integral to visual effects in blockbuster films and videogames. But now a new mo-cap system from Vicon is heading to virtual reality arcades.

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How to install Windows on your Mac using Boot Camp

After following these simple instructions, you'll be able to dual-boot your Mac into Windows.

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Hands-on with the Harry Potter Kano Coding Kit

Thanks to Kano, computer coding is the latest class at Hogwarts. The educational-tech startup follows its Computer Kit Complete with a new Harry Potter wand that teaches coding through interactive games and spells.

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Best Amazon Prime Day 2018 tech deals for students

Here are the best Amazon Prime Day deals for tech obsessed students heading to school.

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Here's all 21 free games available through Twitch for Prime Day

As part of Amazon's big deals and promotions leading up to the company's Prime Day sale, Twitch is giving away a free game per day

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Best Raspberry Pi gaming cases

These Raspberry Pi cases may be tiny, but they unleash huge waves of nostalgia.