The view from the top of IT with TechWorld Editor Rohan Pearce
Toshiba's new KiraBook ultrabook offers a sleek, rich look along with high-end components, including a fine display and great speakers. The question is: Can you afford it?
By Brian Nadel | 14 May, 2013 10:27
Lenovo's Atom-based Windows 8 tablet-laptop hybrid is lightweight and usable, but build quality doesn't cut it
By Serdar Yegulalp | 03 May, 2013 10:11
HP's smartly designed, solidly built, Atom-based Windows 8 tablet makes a solid case for mobile fleets
By Serdar Yegulalp | 26 April, 2013 10:12
Impressive Xamarin SDK brings native iPhone and Android development to C# programmers, Visual Studio
By Tom Thompson | 26 April, 2013 10:12
Samsung's Windows 8 convertible is long on horsepower, but short on build quality
By Serdar Yegulalp | 16 April, 2013 10:16
Windows 8 has been out for a while, featuring an interface that's as cool as it is annoying . . . until you get the hang of it. But, like any computer operating system, it can fall over. Luckily, there is an easy way to solve the cause of most crashes; just call up WinDbg, the Windows debugger; a free tool to diagnose the most common causes of Windows crashes -- misbehaved third party drivers.
By Dirk A. D. Smith | 15 April, 2013 09:45
Before getting into the installation and use of WinDbg for W8, I looked for additional sources to help with crash resolution. Just Googling "Windows 8 crash" returned forums, guides, tools and books, all offering varying levels of help.
By Dirk A.D. Smith | 15 April, 2013 09:45
Smart in design and stingy on power, HP's Envy convertible works well as a laptop or a tablet
By Serdar Yegulalp | 09 April, 2013 10:16
After being delayed seven times due to reported problems with the new installer, Fedora 18 has arrived. On the plus side, Fedora 18 delivers new management functionality for IT administrators and offers improved Active Directory support. However, a complicated installation process and some issues with the user interface make it a less attractive option than desktop competitors like Ubuntu and Mint.
By Maria Korolov | 08 April, 2013 11:00
With the introduction of Windows 8, touchscreens are coming to the desktop -- but they're not cheap. We look at three of the latest monitors from Acer, Dell and ViewSonic.
By Brian Nadel | 12 March, 2013 10:40
Dell's light and flexible Windows 8 tablet is high on business features, but low on price-performance
By Serdar Yegulalp | 28 February, 2013 11:10
A deep-dive review of Google's new Chromebook Pixel laptop, which has high-quality hardware and an amazing touch-based display -- and a few limitations. So at $1,300, is it the laptop for you?
By JR Raphael | 27 February, 2013 19:56
HP's business-minded Windows 8 Ultrabook is sleek, sturdy, and smartly designed
By Serdar Yegulalp | 11 February, 2013 11:13
Dell's thoughtfully designed Latitude 6430u brings Ultrabook stylings to the business class
By Serdar Yegulalp | 07 February, 2013 11:15
Imation's IronKey division has introduced a new USB drive from which you can boot up an encryption-secured Windows 8 PC on any computer.
By Lucas Mearian | 01 February, 2013 18:20
With Office 365 Home Premium, Microsoft brings excellent cloud features and pay-as-you-go pricing to the world's best office suite
By Serdar Yegulalp | 29 January, 2013 14:22
Samba's open source alternative to Microsoft's domain controller is a good start, but not ready for prime time
By Paul Ferrill | 23 January, 2013 11:13
The well-made Aspire S7 is thin and light yet sturdy, but try the keyboard before you buy
By Serdar Yegulalp | 02 January, 2013 11:22
Microsoft's cloud wows with great price-performance, Windows toolchain integration, and plenty of open source options
By Peter Wayner | 19 December, 2012 11:17