Cable clarity – guide to every important cable used with computer monitors

Can't tell the difference between DVI and DisplayPort? Having a hard time figuring out what kind of connector your old Apple display uses? Read on for all you ever needed to know about

Published on: April 15th, 2010 PC World staff

Top 10 free or cheap downloads to unlock your printer’s potential

What's the most underused productivity tool in your home or office? Your printer. Confined within that unassuming box, however, is a lot of power--far more than you might imagine.We've assembled ten printer downloads

Published on: March 29th, 2010 Preston Gralla

Look at these things when buying a desktop PC

Once you've determined the type of desktop system you want --a compact PC, a budget system, a mainstream all-purpose model, or a performance crackerjack--you need to know what components to look for. The

Published on: March 17th, 2010 Nate Ralph

New squeezable device a bonanza for 3D design

A team of researchers has developed a squeezable mouse-like input device that gives three-dimensional control to its users, and which could offer some interesting possibilities to artists working in 3D.The device is called

Published on: December 7th, 2009 Jeremy Kirk

Apple’s 27-inch iMac – big, beautiful and great bang for your buck

Apple's new 27-in. iMac can be described in one word: stunning. Don't take my word for it. That's based on the cluster of techie-types and graphic designers who popped into my office last

Published on: October 30th, 2009 Ken Mingis

Five steps to making your work space completely portable

In the past few months, the dream of the digital nomad lifestyle has really taken flight. You know when major newspapers pick up on a trend, it's reaching the mainstream -- something that

Published on: September 28th, 2009 Matt Lake

Full-featured Samsung printer comes off in flying colours

Don't be fooled - Samsung's new CLP-770ND colour laser printer may be displayed on the consumer pages of the Samsung Web site, but trust me, it's a workgroup printer. At a hefty 29.9

Published on: September 28th, 2009 Lynn Greiner

Seven common PC problems and what to do about them

As a small-business person, you might bemoan the fact you don't have 24/7 IT support like your larger-scale competitors. Don't panic. You can solve many of the most common computer problems yourself. Here

Published on: November 26th, 2008 Mary K. Pratt

Scanning on the go is a snap with Fujitsu ScanSnap S300M

Fujitsu's ScanSnap S300M takes the technology from the company's well-received desktop document scanners, such as the ScanSnap S510M, and puts it into a device that's easier to carry from location to location. The

Published on: July 1st, 2008 Roman Loyola

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

Iogear Mobile pen saves notes and doodles as digital file

Many note takers today face a choice of either lugging a laptop everywhere or writing everything down by hand and then manually entering their notes into a computer. Meanwhile, if you're a compulsive

Published on: April 30th, 2008 Tim Moynihan

Seven tech tips for travelling knowledge workers

This article brings together the best ideas offered by nearly two dozen readers who wrote to share tech tips from their international travels. When Stranded, Consult Your Internet Tablet"Last summer I spent a

Published on: April 10th, 2008 James A. Martin

Plug power leaks with APC Back-UPS ES 750

You turn out the lights when you leave your home office, and your computer is configured to go into standby mode, but what about all those peripherals? From PC speakers to printers, home

Published on: December 20th, 2007 Robert L. Mitchell

Microsoft’s mobile mouse impresses

Microsoft's new Mobile Memory Mouse 8000 is a well-designed, full-featured, and -- at US$100 -- expensive input device. This wireless mouse worked great on all desktop surfaces; it even worked on rough or

Published on: November 6th, 2007 Greg Adler