Popular MacBook Air leads to shortages in some areas

Spot shortages of the MacBook Air show that demand for Apple's recently-revamped notebook is off to a strong start, a Wall Street analyst said today."Certain models at some Apple stores are at times

Published on: August 2nd, 2011 Gregg Keizer

Dell Kace M-series offers asset management for SMBs

Dell on Thursday shipped a new asset management appliance for small and medium-size business customers aimed at cutting costs of managing hardware and software.The Kace M300 is the first appliance in a new

Published on: July 15th, 2011 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

New MacBook Air is worth the upgrade

After all the hype about the new MacBook Air releases last week, all the oohing and aahing over the engineering that slipped a significant amount of power and capability into such a tiny

Published on: November 1st, 2010 Paul Venezia

How to transform your modest netbook into a bold powerhouse

Small, light and extremely portable, netbooks are ideal for computing on the move. But deciding which mini laptop is best for you isn't an easy task - particularly when every choice demands a

Published on: December 2nd, 2009 David Murphy and Carrie-Ann Skinner

How to select the Windows 7 version that’s best for you

If you haven't got your hands on Microsoft's latest OS, Windows 7, already, you're probably very close to heading down to your local retailer to pick up a copy. But before you do,

Published on: November 30th, 2009 Ian Paul

Simple ways to supercharge your PC and other digital gear

Has your PC lost its pep? How about your network connection, your printer, or even your phone? Here's our guide to giving your gear new life. Follow our tips, and you can fire

Published on: November 24th, 2009 Jeff Radecki

Easy and inexpensive ways to breathe new life into your old desktop

We may be a country obsessed with fixing our homes and tricking out our cars, but we usually throw away our PCs when they start to give us trouble. These days, however, the

Published on: June 24th, 2009 Brian Nadel

Acer sued – accused of “deceiving customers”

An Ohio couple has sued Acer America Corp., accusing the computer maker of deceiving customers by claiming that laptops with just 1GB of memory can run Microsoft Corp.'s Windows Vista, according to court

Published on: March 31st, 2009 Gregg Keizer and Patrick Thibodeau

A simple – and cheap – way to breathe new life into your old laptop

My ThinkPad R50 just hit its fifth birthday, and the years haven't been kind to it. When it was new, the notebook was reliable and fast, and it traveled with me to many

Published on: June 20th, 2008 Brian Nadel

Ten terrific things you can do with your PC – Part 1

Set up a Wi-Fi Home NetworkIf you've always wanted to be able to lounge on your couch and lazily surf the Internet, a Wi-Fi network is precisely what you need.Fast broadband connections bring

Published on: April 29th, 2008 PC World India Staff

Buying a PC that looks great – both inside and out

Computers come in many different guises; some barely resemble a PC at all. We've had it with plain-vanilla and boring black machines, and we've gone designer. Here's how to get a PC that

Published on: April 28th, 2008 Rosemary Haworth

Microsoft to extend Windows XP availability for low-cost laptops

Click here to participate in Computerworld's Save XP Petition.Microsoft plans to extend the availability of Windows XP for low-cost laptops beyond June 30, with an announcement expected later this week, according to a

Published on: April 2nd, 2008 Sumner Lemon and Elizabeth Montalbano

Don’t pinch pennies when buying company PCs, says Intel executive

Organizations actually shorten the useful life of their technology assets by buying laptops and PCs with inferior computing capacity, according to an executive from PC chip maker Intel Corp.Such a cost-cutting approach could

Published on: November 20th, 2007 Nestor Arellano