Computers

Best gaming keyboards: Our picks for the top budget, mid-tier, and RGB boards Choosing a gaming keyboard is a matter of personal taste. To that point, there are a plethora of options, with a dizzying mix of features. One person could be into Cherry Browns and white backlighting. Another might favor Razer Greens ...
Mad Catz S.T.R.I.K.E. 4 review: The resurrection continues with this surprisingly normal keyboard Maybe you heard, Mad Catz is back from the dead. And so far it’s been a rousing return! We looked at the return of the famed R.A.T. earlier this year and came away impressed. Sure, it’s not to everyone’s taste, ...
Anker SoundCore Life Q20 Bluetooth headphones review: Comfy and inexpensive with surprisingly rich sound The SoundCore Life Q20 headphone surprised us with its rich, lifelike sound and a comfortable fit that allowed for lengthy listening sessions.
Ask a PC expert: Should you upgrade your Core i7-2600K? Intel’s quad-core, eight-thread Core i7-2600K came this close to cracking our Full Nerd podcast’s inaugural PC Hall of Fame and for damned good reason. The Sandy Bridge-era flagship delivered a near-perfect enthusiast experience for the time, piling on threads while ...
Best cheap laptops: We rate the best-sellers on Amazon and Best Buy When you’re looking for a good, cheap laptop, knowledge is power. Every budget machine (which we’re defining as Windows laptops costing $500 or less) is the product of compromise—corners carefully cut here and there to hit a price point.Your job ...
Best power banks of 2019: The top USB portable chargers for your phone Anyone who uses a smartphone knows the importance of carrying a backup power bank. But given the large number of options on Amazon, you might feel overwhelmed, understandably. Besides the various charging specs, ports, and even cables you have to ...
Watch The Full Nerd talk about Comet Lake, Gamescom, the best $500 PC and more... Join The Full Nerd gang as they talk about the latest PC hardware topics. On today's episode we talk about the Intel Comet Lake news, Jensens' rant about how it's crazy not to buy RTX, other Gamescom news, and we ...
Bose’s first portable smart speaker is slated for September Get ready to take Amazon Alexa and Google Assistant on the road in Bose’s just-announced portable smart speaker, due to arrive next month.
Best smart speakers: Which deliver the best combination of digital assistant and audio performance? With models based on Alexa, Google Assistant, Siri, Cortana, and others to come, we’ll help you find just the right model for you.
Goodbye Android Q, hello Android 10: Google's dessert-based code names are over After six betas, there isn’t much we don’t know about the next version of Android, but there was still one burning question: What dessert starts with the letter Q?As it turns out, there aren’t any good ones. Android Quik? Android ...
Mophie Powerstation XXL review: This is the portable battery you're looking for The last time I tested a portable battery from Mophie was in 2017 when I reviewed the Powerstation Plus XL. It was impressive enough to earn PCWorld’s Editors’ Choice award as the best overall power bank. Now it’s time for ...
Best TV streaming service: YouTube TV vs. SlingTV vs. Hulu vs. PlayStation Vue, and all... Is Sling TV better than Hulu, or should cord-cutters subscribe to PlayStation Vue? Or YouTube TV? We compare all the TV streaming services, and several rise to the top.
Acer Aspire 5 A515-54-30BQ review: A dual-core laptop that's slim, light, and priced to move It won’t win any speed records, but the Acer Aspire 5 A515-54-30BQ makes for a compelling bargain-priced laptop all the same. This $400 model of the Aspire 5 packs a roomy full-HD display and a solid dual-core Intel CPU into ...
Frndly TV: A cheap way get Hallmark Channel, Weather Channel and more without cable With the Hallmark Channel and more for $6 per month, Frndly TV is the cheapest live TV streaming bundle yet.
Amazon Echo Auto review: Alexa just doesn't deliver as a co-pilot The Amazon Echo Auto brings Alexa into your car, but it relies too much on your existing technology to be of much use.
Best water leak detectors for smart homes Fires can be devastating, but water damage is a far more common risk. These smart devices will alert you if your home springs a leak, so you can take action quickly.
Intel announces Comet Lake, a faster, 10th-gen Whiskey Lake chip for mainstream laptops Intel’s Comet Lake 10th-gen Core chips reveal what Intel was alluding to a few weeks ago: It’s shipping a replacement for the 8th-gen Whiskey Lake mobile processors currently powering most notebook PCs, with a new memory controller and substantially faster ...
AMD RDNA graphics architecture whitepaper reveals the Radeon RX 5700's deepest secrets The Radeon RX 5700 series graphics cards kicked off a new era for AMD, and not just because they're great cards. The “Navi” graphics processors beating in their heart are the first GPUs built using the cutting-edge 7nm manufacturing process, ...
Intel reveals more about its Lakefield stacked CPU, due to ship in late 2019 Intel executives said Tuesday that its hybrid Lakefield architecture will ship late in the fourth quarter, followed by future revisions that will shrink the design further.Previously, Intel has said only that Lakefield will ship in 2019. Intel
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Hands-on with Wasteland 3: A simplified but still satisfying glimpse of the post-apocalypse If you backed Wasteland 3’s crowdfunding attempt, today’s the day it bears fruit. InXile has created a short, combat-heavy demo-slash-alpha for people to dig into and give feedback on. If you didn’t back? Then you’ll have to live vicariously.We met ...
MSI WS75 The MSI WS75 is a big-screen mobile workstation that weighs two and a half pounds less than its rivals, while packing eight-core CPU power and Nvidia's latest professional graphics. The display's just average, but the laptop on the whole is ...
Kaspersky Anti-Virus Kaspersky Anti-Virus sweeps the antivirus testing labs, with excellent scores across the board. It remains an antivirus Editors' Choice.
Private Internet Access VPN Private Internet Access offers a robust VPN service with an excellent new app interface and up to 10 simultaneous connections. It's a strong choice for large families or people with many devices in need of VPN protection.
Samsung 65-Inch Class Q90R (QN65Q90RAFXZA) The Samsung Q90R series combines remarkable contrast with excellent color performance out of the box for one of the best pictures you'll find on an LCD TV.
Sophos Intercept X Endpoint Protection Sophos Intercept X Endpoint Protection brings an excellent combination of deep learning and exploit detection to the table. It provides a solid defense against ransomware for any sized business.
ESET Endpoint Protection Standard ESET Endpoint Protection is a comprehensive SMB-focused security solution. It has a formidable set of intrusion detection features. Detecting phishing attacks seem to be a weak point. Despite this, it has various security and safety advantages that easily make it ...
Kaspersky Internet Security for Mac Kaspersky Internet Security for Mac excels in independent lab tests, and it goes far beyond mere antivirus, offering protection against network attacks, parental control, privacy protection, and many other useful features.
Talkwalker Talkwalker is a social media management tool that's laser focused on tracking a brand's global online reputation and sentiment through online, social, print, TV, and radio. The tool generates actionable insights and competitive metrics.
Whistle GO Explore The Whistle GO Explore pet tracker improves on the previous generation in nearly every while, while adding a few new tricks in the process.
Worx Landroid M 20V Cordless Robotic Lawn Mower (WR140) The Worx Landroid M 20V is a relatively affordable smart robotic lawn mower with GPS and Wi-Fi so can you locate and control it with your phone no matter where you are.