An early review of Intel 11th-gen Rocket Lake gives the chip mixed marks

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Intel’s 11th-gen Rocket Lake chip won’t hit shelves until the end of March, but an unexpectedly early “review” of a retail Core i7-11700K labels the chip as power-hungry and unable to surpass AMD’s Ryzen 7 5800X in many tests. The review, written by respected CPU expert Dr. Ian Cutress of Anandtech.com, was based on a Core […]

PCWorld’s March Digital Magazine: Samsung’s Galaxy S21 vs. Apple’s iPhone 12

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Stay on top of the latest tech with PCWorld’s Digital Magazine. Available as single copies or as a monthly subscription, it highlights the best content from PCWorld.com—the most important news, the key product reviews, and the most useful features and how-to stories—in a curated Digital Magazine for Android and iOS, as well for the desktop […]

Blower-style RTX 3090 cards are disappearing, and that’s bad for prosumers

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Both Nvidia and AMD switched from blower-style to axial-fan coolers for their in-house reference cards in recent years, and it was a good decision. Axial designs offer better cooling performance and lower noise levels in the single GPU setup used by much gamers. But blower-style coolers remain popular in workstations that use GeForce graphics cards […]

Microsoft announces Office 2021 for the same price as Office 2019

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Microsoft has announced plans to release a consumer version of Office 2021, a standalone version of Microsoft 365 that will have some, but not all of the features of Microsoft’s perpetually-updating cloud productivity service. This may be the first standalone version of Office to ship with Microsoft Teams as a standard feature. Microsoft will release […]

Google Meet, Classroom changes will add muting, end meeting functions for kids

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Parents, teachers, and students using Google Classroom and Google Meet for their distance learning have some key changes in store: an improved means to upload pictures of homework, Meet transcripts, a “mute all” feature, and an end to Google’s unlimited storage policy. Even the name is changing. What was once referred to as Google’s G […]

This year’s iPhone might finally bring one of Android’s best features

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The iPhone 12 and iOS 14 might have closed the Android feature gap with 5G, OLED displays, and home screen widgets, but it’s still missing one feature that we’ve wanted for years. According to serial leaker Max Weinbach, that might finally be changing with this year’s iPhone. The well-known and oft-accurate leaker spilled some secrets […]