Intel Core i9-12900K review. Best PC hardware and software of 2021/2022. Why the best displays aren’t on the PC. Photoshop comes to the browser and Chromebooks. Auto HDR deep dive. Fitbit Luxe review. Read the December issue of PCWorld today!
Intel 12th-gen ‘Alder Lake’ vs. Ryzen 5000: 5 key things to know • Is it worth it to upgrade your desktop PC right now?
Adobe Photoshop finally comes to the browser, and Chromebooks • Adobe’s new web-based versions of Photoshop and Illustrator open the tools to a potentially huge new audience.
Windows 10’s November update is a lot smaller than we’re used to • With Windows 11 getting all the attention, new features are thin on the ground for Microsoft’s former flagship OS.
Is Nvidia’s GeForce Now cloud gaming worth it? • How it works, potential drawbacks, and price.
How Amazon’s new Kindle Paperwhite e-reader compares to the old one • Amazon’s latest revamp of its mid-tier e-reader is out now. Here’s what you get compared to the previous version.
Valve’s hotly anticipated Steam Deck handheld delayed until 2022 • Supply chain issues strike again.
Edit PDFs right in your browser with Adobe’s Acrobat extension • Chrome users get the new features first, followed by Edge later on.
Tested: Start11 solves Windows 11’s worst Start menu and taskbar sins • If you want a Windows 10–style Start menu within Windows 11, then Start11 may be for you.
Intel Core i9-12900K: Intel. Is. Back. • Clash of the titans: Core i9-12900K versus Ryzen 9 5950X.
Fitbit Luxe: Solid tracker’s deluxe price delivers on looks, not features • This tracker’s features don’t have the same polish as its stylish design.
Avast One: Well-priced PC security with excellent protection • Avast is back with a new design and new pricing. Is it better than what we’ve seen before?
Corsair MP600 Pro XT SSD: Simply fantastic • This affordable PCIe gen-4 drive sets performance records for a nice price.
LG Gram 17 (2021): Lightweight and primed for productivity • Big screen, light weight.
Dropbox vs. Google Drive: Which cloud storage is right for you? • Two cloud storage titans, compared.
THE BEST PC HARDWARE AND SOFTWARE OF 2021/2022 • THE BEST OF THE BEST, AS CHOSEN BY THE PCWORLD EDITORS.
WHERE ARE ALL THE OLED MONITORS? WHY THE BEST DISPLAYS AREN’T ON THE PC • DESKTOP MONITORS ARE ESPECIALLY PRONE TO BURN-IN MARKS.
Auto HDR deep dive: How and why to use Windows 11’s eye-catching game feature • Can older games really look like new? What do you need to run Auto HDR? We explain all.
How to spot a scam email or text • Don’t fall for messages and texts with these telltale signs.
Get Office 365 on the cheap • With a little foresight, you can always manage to get Microsoft’s Office subscription at a deep discount.
5 free Windows power user tools we can’t live without • Swap audio devices with ease, free up space in a flash, or even reprogram your keyboard.
Tech Spotlight • A video showcase of the latest trends