Popular Entertainment Articles for 2012
While Microsoft's new Windows 8 Media Center lets you play back DVDs and Blu-rays, it won't necessarily solve all of your multimedia woes. Here are some tips.
Even before CES opens its doors on Tuesday, the show is already evidencing novel uses of new operating systems, such as Tobii's Gaze "look and tap" UI for Windows 8,[...]
Microsoft is previewing the first home edition of its Office 365 online suite. Is Home Premium for you, or should you buy Office 13 instead? Read the full review.
Windows 8's missing start button is only one change in a long list. Here are tips on how to cope with the tile-based user interface (UI) in Microsoft's latest OS.
As part of the rollout of eight Windows 8 PC models, Samsung took the wraps off the first two entries in its new ATIV Smart PC line-up of touch tablet[...]
Here are five of the hottest software packages for PCs and Mac for August 2012. Categories include office suites, graphics, storage, videoconferencing and cool tools.
CyberLink Media Suite 10 delivers media-related PC tools for video, audio, photo and disc utilities. Is it right for you? Read the full review.
Today Dell officially took the wraps off its first ultrabook, the Dell XPS 13. Although the XPS 13 shares some design elements with the popular XPS 14z and XPS 15z,[...]
If extreme gaming is your thing then you can't do much better than the dual NVIDIA GeForce 680M graphics cards in this beast.
Attackers in 2012 will range from criminals to "hacktivists," governments, and employees. Here are five top security threats that emerged from the RSA Conference.
Want to copy video from a DVD to a PC, an iPad, or another DVD? AVC Ultimate can handle this well, if you can deal with its idiosyncracies. Read the[...]
PlayLater lets you use a PC to record streaming video from the Web and play back TV shows and movies when you want. How well does it work? Here's our[...]
Eight Windows PCs previewed by Samsung this week will include two new ultrabooks, plus new editions of the Series 3 and Series 7 notebooks updated for Windows 8.
You've probably used PDF readers, but you might not know as much about PDF creation tools, which let you do much more. Here's a roundup of five product choices.
For PC users wanting alternatives to MS Office, Corel has unveiled a new edition of WordPerfect Office which adds an Android OS app, plus eBook publishing.
Conceivably the most value-packed video editing software ever, Corel VideoStudio Pro X5 supplies loads of advanced features at low pricing. Read the full review.
Do you want to start creating movies for YouTube or Facebook? LoiLo offers entry-level video editing software. Is it worth the $79.99? Read the full review.
Want to get rid of an old PC, phone, or some other gadget? Here are places you can go to dispose of stuff in a "green" way. You might pick[...]
PC video editing software is getting less costly, easier, faster, and more feature-packed. Use the software to make impressive movies, or give it as a gift.
Amazon's new software applications for Mac and Windows give you easy access to a handy extra multimedia storage locker-in-the-sky. Read the full review.