In the November issue we have our in-progress review of the OnePlus 8T, a good phone at a great price. Find out how gaming phones excel. Plus, how to play Xbox games on your Chromebook, and much more. Download the November issue of PCWorld today!
Should you purchase a 5G laptop right now? • The Lenovo Flex 5G is available now and more 5G-enabled laptops are on the way, but you might want to think twice before snapping one up.
AMD says the Zen 3-based Ryzen 9 is the ‘world’s best gaming CPU’ • Can AMD topple Intel from its gaming throne? We’ll have to test it.
Microsoft Surface Duo review roundup: A unique dual-screen phone with too many issues • A good idea with not-good execution.
Google’s G Suite becomes Google Workspace, with a new unified UI • You’ll see more of these new changes transferring over from the new Google Workspace to Google’s free consumer apps like Gmail and Sheets, too.
Google Assistant App Actions brings voice commands to Android apps • Hey Google, talk to my apps.
Microsoft Edge and Bing add new price comparison feature • Microsoft Edge is tapping Bing’s AI to allow you to compare prices as you shop online for the holiday season.
Oculus to kill off PC-only VR in 2021 • Dead VR walking: Oculus says it will kill off the Oculus Rift S in 2021.
You don’t need a futuristic PC to run Cyberpunk 2077, but you might want one • Cyberpunk 2077’s system requirements are surprisingly modest, but you’ll want to upgrade your graphics card to take advantage of real-time ray tracing.
OnePlus 8T: Returning to a winning formula • The OnePlus 8T is the right phone at the right time.
Intel 11th-gen Core i7-1185G7 Tiger Lake Preview: It’s (mostly) faster than Ryzen • Intel’s 11th-gen Core i7 easily outpaces AMD’s mighty Ryzen 7 in graphics, AI, and lightly-threaded tasks.
Surface Laptop Go: Microsoft delivers a decent budget PC • Microsoft promised an affordable Surface, and the Surface Laptop Go delivers. Even compromises like its sub-1080p screen surprisingly work.
Nvidia GeForce RTX 3080 tested: 5 key things you need to know • Don’t have time for endless charts and technical-ese? Read this.
WD Black AN1500 SSD: Dual drives double the performance • The WD Black AN1500 SSD pairs two NVMe SSDs on a RAID 0 PCIe card to deliver twice the benchmark performance of a single M.2 NVMe SSD.
Acer Aspire 5: Intel’s Ice Lake CPUs come to the budget Aspire line • The latest of Acer’s budget-minded Aspire 5 laptops is here, now with Ice Lake on board.
3 WAYS GAMING PHONES EXCEL: YOU DON’T GET THIS IN AN iPHONE OR GALAXY • THE ROG PHONE 3 AND LEGION PHONE DUEL STILL HAVE TRICKS UP THEIR SLEEVE.
DON’T TELL YOUR KIDS THAT THEY CAN PLAY XBOX GAMES ON THEIR CHROMEBOOKS • UNTIL MICROSOFT PUBLISHES A WINDOWS 10 APP, A CHROMEBOOK IS THE BEST WAY TO ALLOW YOUR KIDS (AND YOU) TO PLAY GRAPHICALLY-INTENSIVE XBOX GAMES IN THE CLOUD.
When should you replace your PC? • The choice between piecemeal upgrades versus a wholesale replacement boils down to your current and near-future needs.
How to upgrade from Office 2010 to Office 365 • There are three ways to get Office 365.
8 essential S Pen tips for Galaxy Note 20 • Even if you’ve been using an S Pen for years, you’ll want to know where Samsung has added new features and functionality.
Every day is Black Friday with Microsoft Bing Rebates • Bing Rebates extends beyond Microsoft deals to retailers across the Internet, and dozens of merchants.
Tech Spotlight • A video showcase of the latest trends