• There's now a tool to test for NSA spyware By PC World   -   Apr 22, 2017

    THERE'S NOW A TOOL TO TEST FOR NSA SPYWARE

    Has your computer been infected with a suspected NSA spying implant? A security researcher has come up with a free tool that can tell....

    Windows, Security, Hacking
    • Researchers build a microprocessor from flexible materials By PC World   -   Apr 21, 2017

      RESEARCHERS BUILD A MICROPROCESSOR FROM FLEXIBLE MATERIALS

      Researchers have built a primitive microprocessor out of a two-dimensional material similar to graphene, the flexible conductive wonder...

      Processors, Internet of Things, Consumer Electronics, Wearables
      • Logitech's G410 mechanical keyboard is $60 today By PC World   -   Apr 21, 2017

        LOGITECH'S G410 MECHANICAL KEYBOARD IS $60 TODAY

        Sometimes there's nothing like a little controversy in a daily deal. Today, Newegg is selling the Logitech G410 tenkeyless mechanical...

        Keyboards, Gaming, PCs, Gaming Accessories, Hardware
        • This week in games: Call of Duty returns to World War II, Syberia II is free and more By PC World   -   Apr 21, 2017

          THIS WEEK IN GAMES: CALL OF DUTY RETURNS TO WORLD WAR II, SYBERIA II IS FREE AND MORE

          The blockbuster rush of March might be over, but apparently April is the new indie and semi-indiepile-up. This week we got Rick and...

          Gaming
          • Leaked Microsoft document confirms Windows 10 Cloud and a Chromebook competitor By PC World   -   Apr 21, 2017

            LEAKED MICROSOFT DOCUMENT CONFIRMS WINDOWS 10 CLOUD AND A CHROMEBOOK COMPETITOR

            A Microsoft document detailing the minimum hardware specs for Microsoft Windows 10 Cloud-powered laptops seems to be the best evidence...

            Laptop, Windows, Hardware, PCs, Chromebooks
            • Users' orders: Make it easier to build hybrid clouds By PC World   -   Apr 21, 2017

              USERS' ORDERS: MAKE IT EASIER TO BUILD HYBRID CLOUDS

              A funny thing happened on the way to the hybrid cloud: Building the infrastructure was a pain in the neck. That's what enterprise IT...

              Networking, Cloud & Services, Careers
              • Phishing attacks using internationalized domains are hard to block By PC World   -   Apr 21, 2017

                PHISHING ATTACKS USING INTERNATIONALIZED DOMAINS ARE HARD TO BLOCK

                The latest version of Google Chrome, released earlier this week, restricts how domain names that use non-Latin characters are displayed...

                Google, Security, Browsers
                • 75% off Lamicall S1 Cell Phone Dock - Deal Alert By PC World   -   Apr 21, 2017

                  75% OFF LAMICALL S1 CELL PHONE DOCK - DEAL ALERT

                  Designed on a low center of gravity makes it stable. The extended hooks keep the phone in safety, and rubber cushions protect the phone...

                  Phone, iPhone, Android, Gaming Accessories, Gadgets, Phone Accessories, Mobile Accessories, Phones
                  • Radeon RX 480 owners are transforming their graphics cards into the Radeon RX 580 By PC World   -   Apr 21, 2017

                    RADEON RX 480 OWNERS ARE TRANSFORMING THEIR GRAPHICS CARDS INTO THE RADEON RX 580

                    AMD is on a roll with new processors and graphics cards. On Tuesday, Radeon rolled out the RX 500 series . No, it's not the hotly anticipated...

                    PCs, Graphics Cards, Hardware
                    • How to create a single-column Start menu in the Windows 10 Creators Update By PC World   -   Apr 21, 2017

                      HOW TO CREATE A SINGLE-COLUMN START MENU IN THE WINDOWS 10 CREATORS UPDATE

                      If there's one thing Microsoft loves to do, it's play around with the Start menu in Windows 10. The Creators Update is no different...

                      Windows
                      • Samsung Android owners will get special Google Play Music features By PC World   -   Apr 21, 2017

                        SAMSUNG ANDROID OWNERS WILL GET SPECIAL GOOGLE PLAY MUSIC FEATURES

                        Samsung has always been special as the world's largest Android smartphone maker, and on Friday Google made it even more special . The...

                        Tablet, Android, Google, Samsung, Smartphone, Mobile, Phones, Tablets
                        • Use PowerPoint Photo Album to chronicle corporate or personal events By PC World   -   Apr 21, 2017

                          USE POWERPOINT PHOTO ALBUM TO CHRONICLE CORPORATE OR PERSONAL EVENTS

                          Those charming slideshows that people make for wedding couples to highlight their lives before the nuptials aren't the only reason...

                          Business Software, Graphics and Design Software, Productivity, Software
                          • Five to Try: Google Earth goes 3D, and Guardians of the Galaxy gets interactive By PC World   -   Apr 21, 2017

                            FIVE TO TRY: GOOGLE EARTH GOES 3D, AND GUARDIANS OF THE GALAXY GETS INTERACTIVE

                            Hit the Play Store for this week's freshest Android apps and games.

                            Google, Android, Apps, Games
                            • The 16 best free PC games By PC World   -   Apr 21, 2017

                              THE 16 BEST FREE PC GAMES

                              Worth the price of admission There was a time when “free-to-play” was a dirty term in the games industry. There are still terrible,...

                              Gaming
                              • Tropic Thunder joins 12 other great movies now streaming online By PC World   -   Apr 21, 2017

                                TROPIC THUNDER JOINS 12 OTHER GREAT MOVIES NOW STREAMING ONLINE

                                I wanted to review one of Netflix's new, original movies this week, but after checking out The Discovery , Sandy Wexler , and Win It...

                                Science, Cloud & Services
                                • Grillbot grill-cleaning robot review: The best thing to happen to barbecues since fire By PC World   -   Apr 21, 2017

                                  GRILLBOT GRILL-CLEANING ROBOT REVIEW: THE BEST THING TO HAPPEN TO BARBECUES SINCE FIRE

                                  I've never met anyone who doesn't enjoy good barbecue, but I've also never met anyone who enjoys cleaning the grill afterward. Whether...

                                  Home Tech
                                  • EVGA GTX 1080 Ti SC2 review: A ferocious graphics card with a radical cooler By PC World   -   Apr 21, 2017

                                    EVGA GTX 1080 TI SC2 REVIEW: A FEROCIOUS GRAPHICS CARD WITH A RADICAL COOLER

                                    Ever since the monstrous $700 GeForce GTX 1080 Ti launched, the world's been waiting to see what this beastly GPU was capable of in...

                                    Hardware, Graphics Cards, Gaming, PCs
                                    • Fake heads and robot probes: testing smartphones prior to launch By PC World   -   Apr 21, 2017

                                      FAKE HEADS AND ROBOT PROBES: TESTING SMARTPHONES PRIOR TO LAUNCH

                                      On the shelves of a laboratory near San Francisco sit tanks and tanks of mysterious-looking liquids. Labels identify some as simulations...

                                      Smartphone, Mobile, Phones
                                      • Fake heads and robot probes: testing smartphones prior to launch By PC World   -   Apr 20, 2017

                                        FAKE HEADS AND ROBOT PROBES: TESTING SMARTPHONES PRIOR TO LAUNCH

                                        On the shelves of a laboratory near San Francisco sit tanks and tanks of mysterious-looking liquids. Labels identify some as simulations...

                                        Smartphone, Mobile, Phones
                                        • Hackers use old Stuxnet-related bug to carry out attacks By PC World   -   Apr 20, 2017

                                          HACKERS USE OLD STUXNET-RELATED BUG TO CARRY OUT ATTACKS

                                          Users that run unpatched software, beware. Hackers have been relying on an old software bug tied to the Stuxnet worm to carry out their...

                                          Security, Hacking