Drivers: they're the scourge that keeps your accessories and peripherals from playing nice with your PC. Here's how to set them so you can forget about them.
20 Valentine's Day gadget gift ideas with a bit of romance, for geeky sweethearts of all types. New netbooks, cameras, phones, speakers and more.
A Bootable Windows Preinstallation USB stick can be a useful tool for any PC fix-it guy's toolbox. Here's how to make one and use it for maximum effect.
Tech isn't scary, its useful. Give your friends and family tech gifts that will make their lives easier, and bring smiles to their faces.
The sleek and stylish HP TX2000 notebook family offers a compact footprint, light weight, a swivel touch screen, and an affordable price.
We look at four notebooks from HP, MSI, Sony and Toshiba. We break down their varying media chops and dig into a truly mixed bag with some interesting surprises for everyone.
Intel's DHCAT tool is supposed to assess the media-handling capabilities of PCs. We've worked with it quite a bit now. Here are some new tests and findings that may surprise you.
We look at heat output from older model video cards and AVerMedia's new M780 combo card. All generate heat, but card temperatures aren't everything when it comes to TV card heat.
Our spectacular final Back to School guide for 2007 covers 34 of the most needed products for students and their teachers. B-to-S time is almost here. Get with the program now!
We're back with more. This time it's great and gonzo personal technology accessories including a wireless printer, personal media gear, top-notch PC monitors and the latest in HDD tech. It's, like, totally perpendicular, man!
Go back to school with neat notebooks, gnarly GPSes, a growlin' graphics card, a righteous router, a mean mouse, a hairy USB-FireWire hub and a freekin' fast Flash drive. Sorry about that.
Intel's Digital Home Capabilities Assessment Tool (DHCAT) was designed to evaluate multimedia hardware performance. We test our System Builder AMD- and Intel-based HTPCs with it.
We end this year's series of dads and grads buyer's guides with a bang by including 15 products that are sure to please your favorite honoree this month.
We've built low cost ($1,004) and high cost ($3,299) Media Center PCs. Today we discuss our experience with the builds and offer some righteous recommendations.
Yesterday we built a low cost ($1,004) Media Center PC. Today we'll do a top of the line $3,300 model and, just for fun, up the price to $4,000 and beyond.
Despite numerous gotchas and design conflicts, we manage to put together and test four different AMD and Intel CPU-based home theater PCs with HDMI capability. We're exhausted. You enjoy.
With the HD-DVD and Blue-ray Hi Def DVD formats duking it out in the background, we look at HD-DVD technology and 12 HD-DVD standalone and PC-based products. Blue-ray is next.
In keeping with the "his and hers" nature of this venerable day, we've broken up our usual list of technology and gadget goodies along gender lines...
Have some acquired or leftover holiday cash lying around? Wondering what to do with it? Never fear! The intrepid editors at TG Publishing are always looking for ways to help you turn your cash into techno-treasures. You'll find a veritable grab-bag of interesting goodies in our post-holiday buyer's guide.
Your friends at Tom's Guide bring you another round of the hottest, coolest and most unique gifts for friends and family on the go. Click in and see what Ed, Justin, Barry and our favorite model Sarah have in store for you this time.
Your friends at Tom's Guide bring you a bunch of the hottest, coolest and most unique gifts for friends and family on the go. Pour yourself a glass of good cheer and see what Ed, Justin, Barry and our favorite model Sarah have in store for you.
Using near state-of-the-art mobile PC components, several manufacturers have built desktop PCs as small as 6.5" x 6.5" x 2". These highly mobile PCs are ideally suited to home theater PC (HTPC) applications. We look at their strengths and weaknesses when used for this purpose.
We showed you how to run Linux on a Pentium notebook. Now we attempt the same feat using an HP dv1000 multimedia Intel Core Duo notebook.