Asetek offers liquid cooling for faster laptops

Asetek Inc., this week revived the promise of bringing liquid cooling to laptops, which the company is pitching as an alternative to noisy fans.Air fans cool most of laptops today, but the heat

Published on: March 23rd, 2012 Agam Shah

How to overclock your CPU, GPU and RAM

You want the best performance possible from your computer, but you can't afford any hardware upgrades. No problem--we'll show you how to safely overclock your existing desktop computer’s CPU, GPU, and RAM and

Published on: May 25th, 2011 Alex Wawro

10 tech devices you’ve been paying too much for

The holiday shopping frenzy is in full swing, and gift buyers everywhere are picking up the hottest high-tech items on their lists--from digital cameras to laptops, and everything in between. What some buyers

Published on: December 24th, 2010 Todd R. Weiss

How to build a PC workstation for under $500

Building your own desktop PC is a fun and easy project that will allow you to customize a system to fit your needs. Earlier this year we showed you how to build a

Published on: November 22nd, 2010 Nick Barber

Chip makers’ memory glut woes worse than expected

A memory chip glut this year has already caused companies to curtail orders of new production line machinery, but the lack of any sign of a rebound has caused at least one industry

Published on: September 9th, 2008 Dan Nystedt

Tips on choosing the best configuration for your desktop PC

Buying a desktop PC might seem to be a straightforward process, but choosing an ideal configuration requires some important decision making. Should you choose a SATA drive or an SAS drive? Should the

Published on: May 29th, 2008 Glenn Fleishman

How microcontrollers let your Mac control…well everything

Your Mac can already talk to all kinds of electronic devices, including digital cameras, camcorders, printers, external disk drives, mobile phones, and other computers. But there are plenty of other gizmos that your

Published on: May 13th, 2008 Brian Jepson

Ten terrific things you can do with your PC – Part 3

Read Part 1 of this article.Read part 2 of this article.Quickly Organize Your Books and MusicBibliophiles need not be hostile towards a computer. You can organize your beloved tomes using a computer and

Published on: May 1st, 2008 PC World India Staff

Apple just wants to keep us guessing

As positive as the switch to Intel-built processors has been for Apple, one aspect of that partnership must drive Steve Jobs' control-freak nature absolutely bonkers: secrecy. Or, more to the point, the lack

Published on: April 8th, 2008 Rik Myslewski

TechFest: Microsoft’s LucidTouch gives the boot to ‘fat fingers on the touch screen’ problem

If you think the iPhone's touch screen is cool, imagine a device that actually sees, reflects and responds to your fingers touching the back of the device. A prototype of that capability was

Published on: March 6th, 2008 Nancy Gohring

Surefire fixes for common PC problems

Is Windows bugging you about USB devices that aren't even plugged in anymore? Or harassing you with bogus security alerts? Or popping up lots of unnecessary notifications? I have all the fixes--plus a

Published on: January 31st, 2008 Steve Bass