• AMD offers winners of Intel's Core i7-8086K contest a 16-core Threadripper CPU instead By PC World   -   Jun 18, 2018

    AMD OFFERS WINNERS OF INTEL'S CORE I7-8086K CONTEST A 16-CORE THREADRIPPER CPU INSTEAD

    If you're one of the lucky 8,086 people who won a limited-edition 5GHz Core i7-8086K CPU from Intel, AMD says it has better offer for...

    Processors, PCs, Hardware
  • Apple adds secure emergency location features to get ahead of smartphones' 911 problems By PC World   -   Jun 18, 2018

    APPLE ADDS SECURE EMERGENCY LOCATION FEATURES TO GET AHEAD OF SMARTPHONES' 911 PROBLEMS

    Apple has announced a new feature in iOS 12 that will securely and accurately relay your location when you dial 911.

    Smartphone, iOS, Apple, Mobile, Business
  • AirTV review: Send live TV broadcasts all over your house-and to your mobile devices, too By PC World   -   Jun 18, 2018

    AIRTV REVIEW: SEND LIVE TV BROADCASTS ALL OVER YOUR HOUSE-AND TO YOUR MOBILE DEVICES, TOO

    This set-top box distributes over-the-air TV on your Wi-Fi network and to anywhere else you have broadband access.

    Mobile, Streaming Hardware, Home Theater, Consumer Electronics
  • Amazon knocks $50 off the luxurious Kindle Voyage e-reader By PC World   -   Jun 18, 2018

    AMAZON KNOCKS $50 OFF THE LUXURIOUS KINDLE VOYAGE E-READER

    Getting through a summer reading list is a breeze with an e-reader, and one of our favorites, the Amazon Kindle Voyage, just dropped...

    Hardware
  • The Samsung T5, our favorite high-performance portable SSD, drops to $130-its lowest price yet By PC World   -   Jun 18, 2018

    THE SAMSUNG T5, OUR FAVORITE HIGH-PERFORMANCE PORTABLE SSD, DROPS TO $130-ITS LOWEST PRICE YET

    Upgrading to an SSD is the single best improvement you can make to your PC, but did you know it's possible to slip one of those speedy...

    Samsung, PCs
  • Best web browsers 2018: Chrome, Edge, Firefox, and Opera go head-to-head By PC World   -   Jun 18, 2018

    BEST WEB BROWSERS 2018: CHROME, EDGE, FIREFOX, AND OPERA GO HEAD-TO-HEAD

    The web browser is by far the most important piece of software on your PC-at least for most users. Unless you're at a workstation crunching...

    Windows, Google, PCs, Software, Browsers
  • There's no excuse: All Android phones should run stock Android By PC World   -   Jun 18, 2018

    THERE'S NO EXCUSE: ALL ANDROID PHONES SHOULD RUN STOCK ANDROID

    Back in Android's early days, the system's open-source generosity offered a huge advantage to phone manufacturers. In the Android Eclair...

    Phone, Google, Android, Mobile
  • Crosley Star Wars Cruiser turntable CR8005D-SC review: Buy it for the look, not the quality By PC World   -   Jun 18, 2018

    CROSLEY STAR WARS CRUISER TURNTABLE CR8005D-SC REVIEW: BUY IT FOR THE LOOK, NOT THE QUALITY

    Crosley's Star Wars Cruiser portable turntable is ostensibly an easy-to-operate record player for vinyl newbs who also happen to have...

    Consumer Electronics
  • Dying Light 2 builds more heart and brains into one of the best zombie games ever By PC World   -   Jun 15, 2018

    DYING LIGHT 2 BUILDS MORE HEART AND BRAINS INTO ONE OF THE BEST ZOMBIE GAMES EVER

    Ever bitten into an apple and then realized it's rotten inside? That's The City during the day. It looks empty, or at least mostly...

    Apple, E3, Gaming
  • Cybershoes let you physically run through virtual reality from the comfort of your chair By PC World   -   Jun 15, 2018

    CYBERSHOES LET YOU PHYSICALLY RUN THROUGH VIRTUAL REALITY FROM THE COMFORT OF YOUR CHAIR

    Remember when those gigantic VR treadmills were all the rage a few years back? Cybershoes are like kind of like that, but without the...

    E3, Gaming, Virtual Reality, Gaming Platform
  • This 12-outlet, three-USB port Anker power strip is down to its lowest price ever By PC World   -   Jun 15, 2018

    THIS 12-OUTLET, THREE-USB PORT ANKER POWER STRIP IS DOWN TO ITS LOWEST PRICE EVER

    These days, it can seem like there are never enough outlets for everything we need to plug in. One easy way to solve this problem?...

    Hardware
  • It's a great day to upgrade your monitor for cheap By PC World   -   Jun 15, 2018

    IT'S A GREAT DAY TO UPGRADE YOUR MONITOR FOR CHEAP

    Your monitor is the window to your entire computing experience. More premium displays usually cost a pretty penny, but today's a great...

    Windows, PCs, Displays
  • Hands-on: Rage 2's Doom-inspired action is a maelstrom of guns, grenades, and gore By PC World   -   Jun 15, 2018

    HANDS-ON: RAGE 2'S DOOM-INSPIRED ACTION IS A MAELSTROM OF GUNS, GRENADES, AND GORE

    I didn't want Rage 2. I didn't think anyone wanted Rage 2. I don't, quite honestly, know why Bethesda decided to make a Rage 2. But...

    E3, Gaming
  • Hands-on: 8BitDo refines it modern take on Nintendo-style retro controllers By PC World   -   Jun 15, 2018

    HANDS-ON: 8BITDO REFINES IT MODERN TAKE ON NINTENDO-STYLE RETRO CONTROLLERS

    8BitDo is known for its retro Nintendo-styled gaming controllers. The company announced a barrage of updates to its lineup at E3 2018,...

    Hardware, Gaming
  • Anthem plays even smoother than Destiny, but BioWare's story will make or break it By PC World   -   Jun 15, 2018

    ANTHEM PLAYS EVEN SMOOTHER THAN DESTINY, BUT BIOWARE'S STORY WILL MAKE OR BREAK IT

    I've played a lot of Destiny 2. It feels great to play. The guns are snappy. Running and jumping around the environments is smooth....

    E3, Gaming
  • The best PC games of E3 2018 By PC World   -   Jun 15, 2018

    THE BEST PC GAMES OF E3 2018

    E3, the annual welcoming party for the latest and greatest games we'll be playing in the months to come, is drawing to a close and...

    E3, Gaming
  • Channel Master Stream+ review: The ups and downs of an Android TV DVR By PC World   -   Jun 15, 2018

    CHANNEL MASTER STREAM+ REVIEW: THE UPS AND DOWNS OF AN ANDROID TV DVR

    The Stream+ is a fairly inexpensive way to record free over-the-air channels, but Google's software has some major shortcomings.

    Google, Android, Streaming Hardware, Home Theater, Consumer Electronics
  • The best Netflix TV shows: There are many, but these are the most binge-worthy By PC World   -   Jun 15, 2018

    THE BEST NETFLIX TV SHOWS: THERE ARE MANY, BUT THESE ARE THE MOST BINGE-WORTHY

    Our top-10 list has 14 recommendations, from Stranger Things to Jessica Jones, because we couldn't break two ties.

    Home Theater, Cloud & Services
  • Outxe Savage 20,000mAh review: A battery pack that can deliver power anywhere By PC World   -   Jun 14, 2018

    OUTXE SAVAGE 20,000MAH REVIEW: A BATTERY PACK THAT CAN DELIVER POWER ANYWHERE

    The Outxe Savage 20,000 mAh battery pack looks more like an Otterbox case in that it's designed to withstand a few floor drops-and...

    Mobile, Consumer Electronics
  • Eyes-on: Nvidia's RTX demo shows the eye-popping potential of real-time ray tracing By PC World   -   Jun 14, 2018

    EYES-ON: NVIDIA'S RTX DEMO SHOWS THE EYE-POPPING POTENTIAL OF REAL-TIME RAY TRACING

    When it comes to gaming, real-time ray tracing has been the proverbial Holy Grail for decades. The technology mimics how lighting works...

    Windows, Hardware, Graphics Cards, E3, Gaming