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In Pictures: 17 brand-new business gadgets

Need a few tools to improve your productivity? Blow your company's tech budget on new gadgets that let you print from a pocket, spin an iPad in your hand, find your keys, and more.

Written by PC World Staff07 March 12 09:20

Ex-hacker comments on how PSN attack may have gone down

The PlayStation Network is back up for most gamers around the world, but Sony has yet to give an explanation as to why and how the attack brought down the service for over a month.

Written by PC World Staff18 May 11 08:30

Motorola Xoom review

The Motorola Xoom tablet ships with version 3.0 of Google's Android operating system (Honeycomb). Honeycomb is the first version of Android that has been designed to run on large-screened tablets instead of smartphones. In Australia, the Xoom will launch on Telstra in May. The telco is yet to reveal pricing details.

Written by PC World Staff19 April 11 10:12

Antivirus 2011: Digital defenders

If you haven't bought a new version of your antivirus software in a couple of years, now may be a good time to do so. Malware is evolving faster than ever, and the latest generation of antivirus software is better equipped to handle this rapid pace of change. If your antivirus software is a few years old, it may not be able to defend against this on­­slaught effectively, even if you faithfully download new virus definitions. In recent years, the technology that powers antivirus software has changed dramatically: An antivirus package you purchased a few years ago may be able to stop known viruses and other known malware, but brand-new, as-yet unknown viruses can be more dangerous, and newer products do a much better job of stopping them.

Written by PC World Staff26 Jan. 11 06:29

In Pictures: Biggest Fails of CES 2011

We got sick of seeing me-too tablets and hearing overblown claims about 4G networks. And the T-Pain microphone? Just painful.

Written by PC World Staff10 Jan. 11 14:34

The Best of CES 2011

Great looking tablets, superfast phones and the return of the boom box. Here's what we loved at this year's show.

Written by PC World Staff10 Jan. 11 10:49

Sony storms CES

Sony took the CES by storm by unveiling a bunch of new products and updating a few fan favorites. here's a look at some of the products that'll be in stores this year, from TVs, to laptops to camcorders big and small.

Written by PC World Staff07 Jan. 11 15:00

The top 100 best tech products of 2010

One of the best parts of our job is looking at hundreds of products every year. Many perform well, some are silly, and a select group rises above the pack. Here are the hardware, software, services, sites, and apps that we decided - after much discussion - stood out this year.

Written by PC World Staff28 Oct. 10 10:34

Gallery: Meet RIM's BlackBerry PlayBook tablet

Research in Motion announced a BlackBerry PlayBook tablet Monday that will do battle with Apple's iPad and the Samsung Galaxy Tab early next year when it becomes available in the US.

Written by PC World Staff28 Sept. 10 15:05

Trojan monitors your porn surfing habits

In an era where online privacy seems like an oxymoron, is it so bad to have your browsing history publicly available? Or to pay less than $20 to have these details removed from the Internet?

Written by PC World Staff16 Sept. 10 06:52

3PAR finds HP's offer superior

Storage technology firm 3PAR confirmed late Friday that its board has accepted Hewlett-Packard's acqusition offer of $US30 per share, ending more than a week of competitive bidding with Dell.

Written by PC World Staff29 Aug. 10 08:18

10 Dream Machines Almost Nobody Can Afford

Whether you're in the market for an insanely high-end rig or you just feel like doing a little high-tech window shopping, these pricey PCs deliver serious bang for a whole lot of bucks.

Written by PC World Staff09 Aug. 10 09:08