Windows 11: Everything you need to know. How we fixed up a trashed PC. USB-C cables aren’t created equally. Reviews of the Lenovo ThinkBook 14s Yoga, Asus ROG Strix G15, Garmin Dash Cam 57. Read the August issue of PCWorld today!
Want Windows 11? Your PC had better have these specs • Does your PC qualify? There are a few ways to find out.
Here are the CPUs that officially can run Windows 11 • Microsoft has drawn a line in the sand, but it remains to be seen just how restrictive that line is.
Windows 11 will give you 10 days to roll back to Windows 10 • Even after the 10-day rollback period expires, you’ll be able to download an ISO of Windows 10 and go back to the older OS.
The PrintNightmare exploit is so scary, even Windows 7 got an emergency fix (but it’s imperfect) • Download it right now.
Windows 365 launches Microsoft’s Cloud PC era • How will Microsoft’s Cloud PC impact notebook PCs for business?
Razer launches new Blade 17 gaming notebook for both work and play • Razer launches an upgraded Blade 17 gaming notebook alongside a new Razer Blade 15 Base Model.
Net neutrality, right to repair, broadband fees: How Biden’s order will affect tech users • The Biden administration’s order encourages independent agencies like the Federal Trade Commission to write stricter rules.
The next Flight Simulator update will finally run on an average gaming PC • Asobo Studios developers have doubled the frame rate on the same hardware, opening up the game to a wider range of gaming PCs.
Hands-on with Windows 11 (and this time it’s official) • Microsoft has a ton of new features that weren’t in the leaked version, and we’ve tried them out in this deeper hands-on.
Lenovo ThinkBook 14s Yoga: Budget business style, with shortcomings • A reliable fallback for business users on a budget.
Asus ROG Strix G15 Advantage Edition: This all-AMD laptop is affordable and very fast • It offers an amazing amount of performance and value.
Seagate Backup Plus Hub (8TB): Massive, fast external hard drive • It’s the only route to double-digit terabytes at an affordable price point.
Garmin Dash Cam 57: Small and mighty, now with cloud storage • Garmin adds cloud storage and parking mode to an already-impressive design and feature set.
Bitwarden: This free password manager has few restrictions—and little polish • Sync unlimited passwords across devices.
SOMEONE LEFT THIS GAMING PC IN THE GUTTER AND ALL IT NEEDED WAS SOME LOVE • I found a GeForce GTX 1080, 6-core Core i7, and more in the trash.
ARE USB-C CABLES ALL THE SAME? WE COMPARE $9 AND $19 AMAZON BASICS CABLES • SPOILER: THE CHEAP CABLE HAS SOME LIMITATIONS.
What to do when your laptop is stolen (and how to prepare for it) • If your laptop is stolen, you’ll need to act fast to keep your personal data secure—and actions you take before the hijacking can be crucial.
5 easy tasks that supercharge your security • Protect your PC and your online accounts with these must-do tasks.
How to set up a Wi-Fi extender • Setting up a Wi-Fi extender isn’t difficult, but there are some tips and tricks you need to know for maximum performance.
HDR gaming on PC: Everything you need to know • We break down what you need for deliciously eye-searing visuals.
Tech Spotlight • A video showcase of the latest trends