Monday, December 31, 2012

The five best business freebies of 2012

Samsung and LG get ready for TV battle at CES

Five Linux predictions for 2013

Answer Line: Malware or false positive?

2012 in review: PCWorld's top stories

Sunday, December 30, 2012

Intel prepares to launch combo cable and streaming TV service

Malware targets Java servers

US tech tools still fall short of European privacy standards

Samsung still needs to plug hole in Android devices

Why Windows To Go is perfect for BYOD

Tech advice for your new smartphone, tablet or computer

Microsoft confirms zero-day bug in IE6, IE7 and IE8

Saturday, December 29, 2012

Microsoft battles pirated software as a security risk

US Justice Department looks into HP's Autonomy acquisition

China orders Internet users to disclose their real names

Apple pulls Samsung Galaxy S III Mini from patent lawsuit

Ouya game consoles ship to developers

Google spiked 50M searches in 2012

Facebook app spurs spike in Snapchat popularity

Internet gear on aircraft licensing being eased

Social networks should be more like Facebook Poke

Friday, December 28, 2012

Metal Gear Rising: Revengeance: Slicing, dicing, fun.

How companies keep us buying new stuff, and how to recycle the rest

Why 2013 is RIM's BlackBerry year

GNOME 2: Still king of the Linux desktop

Security in 2013: The rise of mobile malware and fall of hacktivism

Free Game Friday: More good games about the bad guy

Ultimate guide to SSDs (plus reviews of 7 new drives!)

Velocity Solo X2 review: Teach an old PC new SATA 6-gbps tricks

2012's worst security exploits, fails and blunders

Thursday, December 27, 2012

Windows 8's uptake falls behind Vista's pace

Marvell ordered to pay $1.17 billion in patent case

Five reasons 2012 was a great year for Linux

My five favorite business tips of 2012

Toshiba to launch 20-megapixel image chip for digital cameras

Answer Line: I must run this program on computers other than my own

How to return your gadget gifts without any runaround

10 third-party alternatives for 'missing' Windows 8 apps

Wednesday, December 26, 2012

Microsoft unveils future retail store plans

Ransomware scammers push panic button with bogus claims

Domestic calls through Gmail to remain free in 2013

Review: Tiresias fonts are clearly easy on the eye

Samsung seeks a ban on sales of Ericsson products in the US

9 IT Career Resolutions for 2013

Microsoft app store closes to minors in South Korea

Another year, another totally different top 10 Linux distros

Instagram faces class action lawsuit for updated terms of service

Netflix restores streaming video after Christmas outages

7 tech trends that will impact your business in 2013

The five best productivity apps of 2012

Ultimate Windows 8 starter guide: Must-know tips, apps and utilities

Tuesday, December 25, 2012

When Netflix goes down: streaming video alternatives

U.S. Congress may not have stomach for another SOPA/PIPA fight

U.S. mobile buyouts may meet their end in 2013

High-tech 2012: The 10 biggest news events of the year

17 best apps to download for your new Windows 8 tablet

Monday, December 24, 2012

Review: Epson WorkForce WF-2540 All-in-One Printer

Microsoft's chief researcher takes new role; will retire in 2014

2012: The year cloud computing took a bite out of IT

Review: Gentium font speaks many languages

Track Santa Claus online on Christmas Eve 2012: A guide

Chrome update strengthens user control over extensions

Giada announces compact ARM-based Android desktop

Adobe promises to soon patch 2-year-old Shockwave flaw

Answer Line: Old vs. new Microsoft Office file formats

Foxconn, Samsung face labor issues at Chinese factories

Mozilla caves on x64 Firefox development after uproar

LG readies Google TV models for debut at CES 2013

Google's biggest hits and misses of 2012

Top 15 most anticipated PC and video games of 2013

Sunday, December 23, 2012

Windows 8 underwhelms European businesses

RIM licenses Nokia technology to settle patent claim

After claiming Verizon attack, hacker and the spoils disappear

Security experts warn of 'January Effect' cyberattacks

Yahoo's Flickr offers 3 free months of its Pro service

Google, Apple show off technology in holiday ads

Cyberattack data sharing may be on horizon

Smartphones used by nurses to meet data demands

Saturday, December 22, 2012

Security researchers identify malware infecting U.S. banks

Foxconn plans camera gadgets with GoPro investment

After BlackBerry 10, RIM will let customers cherry-pick services

Italian court overturns Google executives' privacy convictions

Instagram update adds filter, tools after license kerfuffle

Amazon Web Services accommodates big data storage

SAP in 2013: Five things to watch

Facebook launches Poke app, reinventing feature

E-waste firm convicted of falsely promising to recycle in the US

Friday, December 21, 2012

Turn your Raspberry Pi into a tiny Linux laptop

Review: Aller Standard is a quirky, charming sans serif font

Three New Year's resolutions for PC users

Windows 8 previews to go dark in 3 weeks

Bust time-wasting employees with DeskTime

Review: ProtectMyID from Experian helps guard against identity theft

Review: TuneUp cleans up your misnamed music files with a few clicks

Is there a greater risk of cyber attack over the holidays?

Portable all-in-one PCs to be the next big collaboration tool

Web sites go dark to honor Sandy Hook victims

HTC and Nokia may both be prepping Windows RT tablets

Facebook's $1 message test opens inboxes to strangers

Instagram reverses service terms: Is it good for users?

Google tests integrating Gmail activities into search results

RIM reports falling phone sales ahead of BlackBerry 10 launch

Free Game Friday: End your week on a bad (guy) note

Last-minute gifts for discerning PC nerds

Tech 2013: 10 headlines from the future

Thursday, December 20, 2012

Consumer Reports makes case for Windows 7 PCs

The 'Linux Diversity' collection: One kit, 10 Linux distros

Review: BestCrypt lives up to its name with excellent features

Ousted Windows exec Sinofsky to teach at Harvard

Bioshock Infinite: Something's amiss in Columbia

Review: iCookbook turns your Windows 8 laptop or tablet into a gorgeous cookbook

Power trips: 10 ultraportable smartphone chargers

Google revamps Santa Tracker after NORAD teams with Bing

Apple can benefit from lukewarm Windows 8 reception

DOJ to use prosecutorial powers in state-sponsored cyberespionage

Samsung to be charged by EU over Apple patent battle

McAfee's business takes reputation beating after founder fled police

FCC issues security guidance to smartphone users

Google Music adds scan and match feature

Google embeds indoor Street Views in search results

Toyota joins list of cars with wireless phone charging

Twitter's downloadable archive: A hands-on tour

Answer Line: : How important is Aero?

The year in tech: Biggest fails, flops, and faux pas

9 multiplayer PC games that redefine 'holiday family time'

Wednesday, December 19, 2012

Mac users get an official Ubuntu One client

Zombie MMO The War Z removed from Steam, accused of fraud

Samsung working to fix latest Galaxy S III exploit

How to clean your laptop's cooling fans

UberConference: Best conference-call manager yet?

Say Cheese: Four Slideshow Tools, From Simple to Sophisticated

Microsoft courts Google Apps users with free Office 365 trial

Wii U to launch TVii service on December 20

LG Magic Remote gets Siri-like voice recognition

New NEC server has built-in batteries for backup power

Penguin settles e-book price-fixing lawsuit

Best high-tech holiday light shows of 2012

The best MFPs you can buy today

Apple MacBooks lead in laptop features and reliability

Apple and Lenovo desktop PCs tops in satisfaction

Samsung leads a tightly grouped pack in printer satisfaction

45,000 PCWorld readers name the brands they love (and love to hate)

Tuesday, December 18, 2012

Three new features coming in Linux Mint 15

Instagram: 'Legal documents are easy to misinterpet'

After its launch splash, Windows 8 faces business skepticism

HTML5 is now feature-complete; here's what's next

Cyberespionage is on a 'relentless upward trend'

Review: PhotoPeach makes online slideshows a breeze for Picasa users

Google puts Dead Sea Scrolls sacred text online

Prevent these issues when choosing a 7-inch tablet

Amazon allows users to spread workloads more broadly

Review: PhotoSnack lets you build photo slideshows on the Web

Review: Greenshot offers full-feature screen grabs for free

Malware-infested Chinese PCs pose risk to the United States

14 stocking stuffers for Windows 8 newbies

Review: Smilebox is an easy, fun way to build slideshows

Samsung phones unaffected as Apple patent case drags on

Instagram updates privacy policy, inspiring backlash

Samsung unveils Galaxy Grand, a hybrid of the S III, Galaxy Note

Google Maps tops 10 million downloads on iOS App Store

Apple-Samsung patent dispute: Court denies bids to ban products, retry case

How we built a tiny home theater PC with Intel's NUC

Meet Plex, the media streamer that will make you forget Netflix and Hulu

Monday, December 17, 2012

Coming soon: A new, open laptop from the creator of Chumby

How to get started with DLNA

App Spotlight: Automatically track your mileage with TripLog

16 of the most useful cloud management tools

Review: Nitro Pro 8 gives Adobe Acrobat XI a run for its money

Review: Add life to Facebook fan and business pages with Heyo Social

Free holiday shipping specials end Monday: Watch out for the gotchas!

RIM launches invitation-only BlackBerry 10 evaluation program

Android flaw leaves Samsung vulnerable, users charge

UK won't prosecute hacker McKinnon, after long debate

Clearwire board accepts Sprint's $2.2 billion buyout

Computers that smell you, and other 5-year IBM predictions

Facebook to offer Snapchat-like 'self-destructing' message app, says report

Raspberry Pi gets an app store

Answer Line: The best way to watch Netflix

Vizio CT15-A4 Review: Performance and elegance in one slick package

SSD prices continue to plunge

Linksys EA6500 review: A user-friendly 802.11ac router with decent performance

When does it pay to outsource your small-business tasks?

Battle of the pint-size PCs: Cotton Candy, MK802 II, and Raspberry Pi face off

The best photo printers you can buy today

Sunday, December 16, 2012

Work every angle: 10 flexible tablet stands

Recent botnets busted by FBI were lame, but still dangerous

Google still faces antitrust scrutiny in Europe, officials say

Many young adults ditch laptops for smartphones

Computer-related patents now top worldwide applications

Qantas warns of email scam aimed at holiday travelers

Web shopping accelerates as holidays draw closer

Twitter allows users to download archives of their tweets

Microsoft Surface pricing makes sense, analyst says

Google antitrust probe in U.S. may be wrapping up

Saturday, December 15, 2012

Data piles up, but it's badly disorganized, study warns

World telecom conference ends with uneven support

Mobile malware: It's bad now, but will be worse in 2013

5 addictive (and free!) browser games for holiday hijinks

Ray Kurzweil joining Google

YouTube scales MySQL with Go code

Samsung buys SSD caching vendor Nvelo

The 5 best Windows 8 tablets and laptops you can buy today

Friday, December 14, 2012

After three years, Slax Linux is reborn with version 7.0

Review: Sparkbooth Turns a PC Into a Photo booth

Stay in charge: 10 portable tablet chargers

How to activate Windows Defender in Windows 8

Next-gen servers are the next big thing for small business

Amazon makes it easier to track costs, usage in its cloud

Review: MyShelf offers Evernote-like functionality, without the cloud

Gmail wobbles again, the fourth time since last week

Google to phase out Sync, other services

Acer Iconia W700 review: Tablet, meet desktop

Google+ gets full-size photo uploads, low-bandwidth Hangouts and more

One possible fix for a printer that won't print

'BYOD' struggle continues for IT admins in 2013

Secuity firm warns of malware stealing bank data sent by SMS

Buying Clearwire may let Sprint save its unlimited data plans

4 smokin' hot startups: The next tech boom

Opponents say ITU treaty threatens Internet freedom

Microsoft downplays IE flaw that allows mouse tracking

Print to Dropbox, Evernote, or an actual printer from your iPhone or iPad

Hands On: Facebook 2.0 for Android gets native code for better speed

Verizon gets Samsung Galaxy Camera with cheaper data plan

Free Game Friday: Puzzles, and Roguelikes and Platformers

Cracking the gadget pricing code: Buy now or wait?

Microsoft's 13 biggest wins and fails of 2012

Thursday, December 13, 2012

Review: StartMenuPlus8 is just another utility to give Windows 8 a Start Menu

Firefox gets an all-new private browsing mode

Review: Wavosaur is tiny and free, but it's still a full-featured audio editor

Adobe drags Google into Microsoft's Patch Tuesday

Office wars: Microsoft, Google, and Apple jockey for position

Is Internet Explorer leaking sensitive information?

Internet Explorer flaw gives ad trackers a sneaky edge -- for now

Sprint offers $2.1 billion for remaining shares of Clearwire

Congress considers ban on smartphone tracking apps

Dell software aims to automate mobile device management

Microsoft flooded with Windows Phone app submissions, none from Google

Linux 3.8 will drop support for Intel 386 chips

Samsung rumored to be working on 6.3-inch Galaxy Note III

Veteran PC game designer Chris Roberts talks Star Citizen

Dell scraps Android smartphones in favor of Windows 8 tablets

Answer Line: TrueCrypt vs. encrypted .zip files

Last chapter for e-readers?

Dropbox buys Audiogalaxy. Is a cloud music service on the way?

The best Windows 8 video apps for tile-loving cord cutters

10 great PC accessories that cost less than $200

End mind-numbing repetition with these 5 powerful PC automation tools