Computers

The Pixel 4 has the same problem as the Pixel 3: It's too expensive In an alternative universe, Google is the Apple of Android. People are counting down the days until the Pixel 4 goes on sale, and forums are filled with debates over how much better the square camera bump looks in person. ...
Acer Swift 3 (2019) review: This midrange notebook PC hides Nvidia graphics power Acer’s Swift 3 (2019) should attract the type of savvy notebook PC buyer searching for a little more graphics oomph than the standard integrated GPU provides. Combining an 8th-gen “Whiskey Lake” chip plus a discrete Nvidia GeForce MX150 GPU opens ...
Google Pixelbook Go hands-on: Come for the low price, stay for the keyboard The Pixelbook Go is nothing less than a mea culpa from Google, making good on the Pixel Slate. Launched last year at the very same Made By Google event, the Pixel Slate was such a mess, it led Google to ...
SimpliSafe Smart Lock review: The ultra-simple alarm system gets its own companion smart lock This inexpensive but barebones smart lock merits a look by the SimpliSafe set.
Best smart lock for a keyless home Keys are yesterday’s tech, your smart home needs a smart door lock.
Innr Smart White A19 bulb review: This inexpensive smart bulb seamlessly connects with a Philips... If you’re already invested in the Hue lighting ecosystem, these budget Zigbee bulbs can fill in your smart bulb gaps without breaking the bank.
Google Pixel 4 hands-on: Once again, it's about features, not design After months of leaks, I thought I had a pretty good idea of what the Pixel 4 would look like when I picked one up for the first time, but I was pleasantly surprised. Yes, the bezels are huge, the ...
They're back: Windows 7 popup warnings to update to Windows 10 will soon reappear Windows 7 support expires on January 14, 2020. And if you’re a Windows 7 Pro user, Microsoft is going to tell you that right on your PC screen via a popup notification.In March, Microsoft warned that it would begin using ...
Disco Elysium review-in-progress: This deep detective RPG bends itself around your choices There has been a murder. Last week a man was hanged behind the Whirling-In-Rags hostel (and cafeteria). I know who did it, but I need to confirm why they did it, so I head to the docks to ask some questions.Or at ...
Try out the Google Pixel 4's Recorder transcription tech now, on your own phone Google’s forthcoming Recorder app promises to both record and transcribe audio into text within the Google Pixel 4. But you don’t have to wait—you can check out Google’s underlying speech-to-text technology right now, right on your own Android phone, with ...
Nest Wifi's integrated smart speakers could give it an edge over Amazon Echo It’s been a long three years since Google introduced its Google Wifi mesh router. After a messy reorganization in which Nest lost its semi-autonomy to become Google’s smart home brand, the company introduced the new Nest Wifi at its Made ...
Google Pixel 4: The 5 things you really need to know Google finally unveiled the Pixel 4 and Pixel 4 XL at its Made By Google event in New York City today, and frankly, there weren’t many surprises left after months of leaks and teases, many by Google itself.A lack of ...
Google Nest Mini arrives with same design as Home Mini, better sound, and a wall... The Google Nest Mini is basically the old Home Mini with bigger bass, a wall mount, and more under-the-hood processing power.
Google Pixelbook Go: The 5 major things you need to know Google’s new Pixelbook Go answers the question of whether its next Chromebook would be a budget or premium device: It’s both. Priced at a somewhat moderate $649Remove non-product link, this clamshell Chromebook offers a 13.3-inch display up to 4K, with ...
Google takes a second stab at Pixel Buds with a true wireless design Google’s Pixel Buds, first released in 2017, just couldn’t compete with better offerings from dedicated bud manufacturers, and stacked up even more poorly against Apple AirPods. Today, though, Google announced a Pixel Buds update slated for Spring 2020, and if ...
What makes the Ryzen 7 Surface Edition inside the Surface Laptop 3 so custom Microsoft’s 15-inch Surface Laptop 3 running a “custom” AMD Ryzen CPU was one of the big surprises of Microsoft’s new Surface lineup, unveiled October 2.Although the chip is still under fairly tight wraps, PCWorld had a chance to chat with ...
Best headphones: Our top picks for personal listening Whether you're looking for an over-the-ear, on-ear, or in-ear model, we'll help you find the perfect pair.
Wyze Bulb review: A tunable white light bulb with a rock-bottom price tag This $8 smart bulb is tough to beat, unless you're looking for a smart home product with a broader ecosystem that includes full-spectrum color bulbs and other devices, akin to Philips Hue.
Astell&Kern T9iE in-ear monitor review: Spectacular sound, with a price to match Astell&Kern joined with high-end headphone builder Beyerdynamic to formulate the elegant, high-performance, but pricey T9iE in-ear monitors.
Google Pixel 4 and 4 XL preview: More than meets the eye It’s October, and you know what that means: pumpkins, parties, and Pixels. In just about 24 hours, Google will show us its latest creation at an event in New York City, and from the looks of it, it’s going to be ...
Sony a7R IV The full-frame mirrorless Sony a7R IV outshines its high-resolution competition with an outstanding autofocus system and a superlative image sensor, delivering class-leading performance.
HyperX Alloy Origins If premium features aren't what you're after, HyperX's Alloy Origins may be the nicest no-nonsense midrange mechanical keyboard around.
CyberLink PowerDirector PowerDirector is the fastest and most full-featured consumer-level video editing program available.
Asustor AS5304T The Asustor AS5304T is a powerful four-bay NAS device equipped with top-notch hardware and a generous catalog of apps.
Acer Predator Helios 700 Big and bold, Acer's Predator Helios 700 pairs excellent gaming-laptop performance with a unique sliding keyboard that transforms the user experience. This monster has everything going for it apart from portability and battery life.
Philips Brilliance 499P9H The Philips Brilliance 499P9H offers a winning combination of a gigantic, ultra-wide curved screen—shining with a bright, vivid image—and extras like a Windows Hello-compatible webcam and a built-in KVM switch.
Spotify Spotify, available in both free and premium versions, remains a top-tier streaming music thanks to its deep library, collaborative playlists, early album access, and podcasts.
Alcatel Go Flip 3 The Alcatel Go Flip 3 is the feature phone we've been waiting for, with just enough smart features to make it convenient to use.
NordVPN NordVPN wraps a slick client around a strong collection of features for securing your online activities and an enormous network of servers. Earning a rare 5-star rating, it's our top pick for VPNs.
Tidal Tidal, with its high-quality audio, music-related articles, and first dibs on tickets to hot concerts and sporting events, is one of the best and most unique streaming audio services around.