Personal Computers

Anything to do with your personal computer or issues related to it can be found here. Also check out Personal Tech and Online Privacy.




When it comes to tablets, consumers are very picky. So what exactly are they looking for?

Tablet PCs: Why Don't More Manufacturers Get It Right?


Although no one has ever argued that working on your computer is good for your posture, tablets can put us in especially ergonomically...

INFOGRAPHIC: The Health Hazards of Using a Tablet Computer


Are smartwatches useful - or just expensive and redundant tech baubles in disguise?

7 Reasons Why Smartwatches Are a Dumb Idea


If cloud computing continues to improve – as it should – more people will begin to see the virtue of having their heads in the cloud.

Cloud Computing: What it Means to You


We all want to protect our private information when browsing online, but how possible is it, really? Here we take a look at different types...

Internet Browsing and Security - Is Online Privacy Just a Myth?


The spread of malware online has made many people fear attachments, apps and even web pages. Find out what kind of malware is out there and...

Malicious Software: Worms, Trojans and Bots, Oh My!


If you've got aching wrists, stiff shoulders or are developing a hunchback, it's time to set up an ergonomic workstation. Here are some...

Beat Injuries With These 4 Computer Ergonomics Tips


Most of us can't afford to buy a brand new computer every time the technology improves. Here's how to make the most of what you've got.

How to Get the Most Out of an Old PC


Check out the new technologies that will change the way we use computers. And get ready for a completely new and immersive experience.

Be Amazed: A Glimpse at Your Future PC


There's a lot of buzz going around about wearable technology. We examine some of these and determine whether they're hot or not.

Wearable Tech: Geek or Chic?


Even the most novice PC users can be up and surfing the net on their shiny new machine in no time. Here are some beginner tips to get you...

New PC? How to Set Up a Secure System


This device hearkens back to the time of the Commodore and the Atari, when a machine's fundamental controls were not hidden by windows and...

Raspberry Pi Revolution: Return to Computer Basics?


Ultrabooks are the market's answer to a shrinking laptop market being crushed by tablets and premium notebooks, like the Macbook Air.

Ultrabooks: Hardware Pop Star or Has Been?


Should you replace that old computer, printer or server, or just have them repaired? There are many factors to consider when thinking about...

Is It Time to Refresh Your Office Technology?


Smartphones, tablets, cloud computing — all technologies that have been introduced fairly recently, right? You might be surprised to see...

New Technologies That Are Older Than You Think


Per-gallon, printer ink costs considerably more than milk, vodka and even gasoline. This infographic compares some common household items...

INFOGRAPHIC: Is Printer Ink the Most Expensive Liquid in the World?


Most users carry quite a bit of sensitive data on their tablets, which means that skimping on security could be a costly mistake. Find out...

The Device You Don't Think About: Security Tips for Tablet PCs


The web has become a tool that nearly everyone uses on a daily basis. But this hasn't always been the case - the World Wide Web has gone...

A Brief History of Web Development


Much has been written about the automation of the automotive manufacturing process and the resulting loss of jobs. But there's another side...