• This week's new PC hardware: Nvidia Turing GPU, AMD Threadripper 2990WX, and big power in tiny laptops By PC World   -   Aug 18, 2018

    THIS WEEK'S NEW PC HARDWARE: NVIDIA TURING GPU, AMD THREADRIPPER 2990WX, AND BIG POWER IN TINY LAPTOPS

    The big guns Image by Flavio Ensiki Fresh gear comes fast and furious in the wide-open world of PC hardware-so quickly that even computing...

    Laptop, Hardware, PCs
  • This week in games: Battlefield V teases its battle royale mode, Deep Silver acquires TimeSplitters By PC World   -   Aug 17, 2018

    THIS WEEK IN GAMES: BATTLEFIELD V TEASES ITS BATTLE ROYALE MODE, DEEP SILVER ACQUIRES TIMESPLITTERS

    There are about a million games releasing, Gamescom is next week, PAX in two weeks-it's starting to get pretty damn busy around here...

    Gaming
  • How next-gen motion capture will supercharge VR arcades By PC World   -   Aug 17, 2018

    HOW NEXT-GEN MOTION CAPTURE WILL SUPERCHARGE VR ARCADES

    You might know motion capture as the tech that transformed Andy Serkis into Gollum, but now it can transform everyday people into animated...

    Tech, Gaming, Virtual Reality, Gaming Platform
  • Robot Cache, a Steam rival that lets you sell your 'used' games and mine cryptocoins, opens signups By PC World   -   Aug 17, 2018

    ROBOT CACHE, A STEAM RIVAL THAT LETS YOU SELL YOUR 'USED' GAMES AND MINE CRYPTOCOINS, OPENS SIGNUPS

    Steam alternatives are cropping up all over the place, so let's throw one more into the ring. Announced earlier this year, Brian Fargo's...

    Gaming
  • T-Mobile will reportedly sell the OnePlus 6T, which is great. for everyone but you By PC World   -   Aug 17, 2018

    T-MOBILE WILL REPORTEDLY SELL THE ONEPLUS 6T, WHICH IS GREAT. FOR EVERYONE BUT YOU

    While the fall smartphone season generally belongs to Samsung, Apple, and Google, OnePlus has been making plenty of noise the past...

    Smartphone, Samsung, Phone, Mobile, Apple, Android, Google, T-Mobile
  • Amazon slashes up to 20% off Fitbit Charge 2 as Charge 3 rumors heat up By PC World   -   Aug 17, 2018

    AMAZON SLASHES UP TO 20% OFF FITBIT CHARGE 2 AS CHARGE 3 RUMORS HEAT UP

    With a massive Charge 3 leak spilling many of its reported features, Amazon has added some more intrigue by slashing prices on the...

    Fitness Hardware, Consumer Electronics, Wearables
  • Upgrade your gaming rig with these sweet GTX 1080 Ti and ultrawide monitor deals By PC World   -   Aug 17, 2018

    UPGRADE YOUR GAMING RIG WITH THESE SWEET GTX 1080 TI AND ULTRAWIDE MONITOR DEALS

    The weekend's almost here. Game time! We've found a bunch of awesome deals to put together a sweet little upgrade to your gaming rig,...

    Hardware, PCs
  • How to transform your laptop into a gaming powerhouse with an external graphics card By PC World   -   Aug 17, 2018

    HOW TO TRANSFORM YOUR LAPTOP INTO A GAMING POWERHOUSE WITH AN EXTERNAL GRAPHICS CARD

    My desire to power up a laptop with an external graphics card began in 2015, when I set out on a quest to get back into PC gaming-a...

    Laptop, Laptops, Games, Graphics Cards, PCs
  • Fnatic Streak RGB review: A gaming keyboard that punches well above its price By PC World   -   Aug 17, 2018

    FNATIC STREAK RGB REVIEW: A GAMING KEYBOARD THAT PUNCHES WELL ABOVE ITS PRICE

    The esports company finally made an esports-worthy peripheral. We took a look last year at the Fnatic Clutch G1 gaming mouse, and I...

    Keyboards, PCs, Computer Accessories, Input Devices, Gaming, Gaming Accessories, Hardware
  • The 10 best Amazon Prime original series By PC World   -   Aug 17, 2018

    THE 10 BEST AMAZON PRIME ORIGINAL SERIES

    Amazon's slate of original shows has won acclaim and awards. These are our favorites.

    Entertainment, Streaming Services, Amazon.com, Cloud & Services
  • Smart home systems: DIY vs. hiring a professional By PC World   -   Aug 17, 2018

    SMART HOME SYSTEMS: DIY VS. HIRING A PROFESSIONAL

    A certain degree of pride comes with building out your own smart home, but there's no shame in hiring a pro.

    Connected Home, Home Control, Home Tech
  • Save Hundreds On 100+ Hours Of Professional Big Data Training By PC World   -   Aug 16, 2018

    SAVE HUNDREDS ON 100+ HOURS OF PROFESSIONAL BIG DATA TRAINING

    What is big data, and why is it so important? On a surface level, big data refers to large data sets that cannot be handled by traditional...

    Careers
  • PCWorld's August Digital Magazine: Intel Kaby Lake G review By PC World   -   Aug 16, 2018

    PCWORLD'S AUGUST DIGITAL MAGAZINE: INTEL KABY LAKE G REVIEW

    Stay on top of the latest tech with PCWorld's Digital Magazine. Available as single copies or as a monthly subscription, it highlights...

    Android, iOS, Tech, iPad, Tablet, Hardware, Processors, PCs, Intel
  • Intel rolls out NUC mini-PCs with 10nm 'Cannon Lake' CPUs and AMD Radeon graphics By PC World   -   Aug 16, 2018

    INTEL ROLLS OUT NUC MINI-PCS WITH 10NM 'CANNON LAKE' CPUS AND AMD RADEON GRAPHICS

    Fans of tiny PCs have some interesting new toys to play with. Intel announced several fresh bare-bones NUC kits rocking eight-generation...

    PCs, Intel
  • Microsoft's Surface Laptop is on sale for $699 at Amazon, a huge $300 discount By PC World   -   Aug 16, 2018

    MICROSOFT'S SURFACE LAPTOP IS ON SALE FOR $699 AT AMAZON, A HUGE $300 DISCOUNT

    Microsoft's slim and sleek Surface laptop might be marketed towards busy students, but it's one of the better notebooks anybody could...

    Laptop, PCs
  • Newegg's selling a GeForce GTX 1070 Ti with MSI's potent custom cooler for $70 off By PC World   -   Aug 16, 2018

    NEWEGG'S SELLING A GEFORCE GTX 1070 TI WITH MSI'S POTENT CUSTOM COOLER FOR $70 OFF

    The great graphics card crisis of 2018 is over, and we're starting to see some enticingly juicy deals on GPUs. Today, the MSI GeForce...

    PCs
  • Steam may get tools to play Windows games on Linux and Mac, code deep-dive finds By PC World   -   Aug 16, 2018

    STEAM MAY GET TOOLS TO PLAY WINDOWS GAMES ON LINUX AND MAC, CODE DEEP-DIVE FINDS

    Perhaps Valve's crusade against Windows isn't quite over yet. After Valve quietly removed the Steam Machines page from its storefront...

    Windows, Gaming, Linux, Steam
  • ARM challenges Intel in PCs with Deimos and Hercules chips By PC World   -   Aug 16, 2018

    ARM CHALLENGES INTEL IN PCS WITH DEIMOS AND HERCULES CHIPS

    With PC makers like Asus and HP beginning to design laptops and tablets around ARM chips, ARM itself has decided to emerge from the...

    Windows, Tablet, Laptop, Processors, PCs, ARM, Laptops, Business
  • Hands-on with the Asus ROG Zephyrus S, a superportable 15-inch gaming laptop By PC World   -   Aug 16, 2018

    HANDS-ON WITH THE ASUS ROG ZEPHYRUS S, A SUPERPORTABLE 15-INCH GAMING LAPTOP

    The Asus ROG Zephyrus S GX531 has news for you: It's not enough to be a powerful gaming laptop anymore. You have to be super-portable...

    Laptop, Laptops, PCs, Gaming, Hardware
  • Smart home systems vs. home security systems: How to choose the right DIY platform By PC World   -   Aug 16, 2018

    SMART HOME SYSTEMS VS. HOME SECURITY SYSTEMS: HOW TO CHOOSE THE RIGHT DIY PLATFORM

    What do you value most: Convenience or security? Maybe you can have both.

    Home Control, Connected Home, Sensors, Wi-Fi, Zigbee, Home Tech