Best Antivirus for Windows PCs 2018: Reviews and guidance

Antivirus software is nearly as crucial as a PC’s operating system. Even if you’re well aware of potential threats and practice extreme caution, some threats just can’t be prevented without the extra help of an AV program—or a full antivirus suite.  Antivirus suite cheat sheet Our quick-hit recommendations: Read on to learn why these products […]

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At PAX West? Come celebrate the PC’s greatness with us, Gamers Nexus, Corsair, and PCMR mods!

If you’re at PAX West this Friday, stop by Corsair’s bi-annual PC gaming panel where you can hear community experts discuss and debate the greatness of the PC and PC Gaming. You’ll get to hear, see, and interrogate: Pedro19 and Logan Saso of the PCMR subreddit  Missmagitek and GloriousGe0rge of Corsair Stephen Burke of Gamers […]

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The next Windows 10 has a name and a date: the October 2018 Update, due this fall

We now know when the next Windows 10 update is coming, and if you forget, it’s right there in the name. Microsoft’s fall update to Windows 10 will be known as the Windows 10 October 2018 Update. It’s expected to be a collection of improvements and updates, rather than any earth-shattering new features. Microsoft made […]

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Dell and Newegg’s Labor Day sales harbor huge deals on laptops, gaming PCs, and all sorts of tech

We’re staring down Labor Day weekend, and along with summer’s last gasp, an annual dilemma returns: Should you squeeze in one final camping trip or BBQ blowout, or hit the streets to land some of those sweet, sweet Labor Day weekend sales? There’s no need to compromise this year—or even leave your house. Newegg and […]

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The best PC parts you can buy today

One of the PC’s greatest strengths is its extreme flexibility. There’s a vast selection of hardware out there, of all different shapes and sizes and makes and models—so much so that even if your budget’s not a concern, buyer’s paralysis very well could be. Fear not, fellow enthusiast. We’ve got your back. These are the […]

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Best laptops of 2018: Cheap PCs, gaming laptops, 2-in-1s, and more

Today’s best laptops bask in the glow of Intel’s 8th-gen Core CPUs, which at last bring quad-core performance to mainstream machines. The only thing missing is Oprah shouting, “and you get an 8th-gen quad-core laptop!” There’s plenty of good news with this new generation. Our favorite convertible laptop, HP’s Spectre x360 13, sports a quad-core 8th-gen […]

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This week’s new PC hardware: Intel Whiskey Lake CPUs, Phanteks Evolv X, and Acer’s wild 3-screen gaming cockpit

Fresh gear comes fast and furious in the wide-open world of PC hardware—so quickly that even computing faithful like us can’t possibly cover it all. Nobody wants to miss out on an interesting launch, though. So welcome to “This week’s new PC hardware,” our weekly roundup dedicated to keeping you informed of the most intriguing, […]

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In pictures: PAX West’s extravagant PCs and cutting-edge gaming gear

Once upon a time PAX was very special to me. Of all the gaming shows, it was the one I’d been to that was friendliest to PC players. Then I went to Gamescom and…well, let’s just say Brad and I saw some incredible PC gear a few weeks ago. Nevertheless, PAX is still the place […]

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Tricks and Shortcuts for Ease of Use of Computers

Many people who call themselves computer wizards might think that they know every aspect of computers, including tricks and shortcuts. However, there are many more new ways that no one can learn them all on the go. This article helps one sharpen his/her skills while using computers some that you have encountered before and others […]

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