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10 Coolest things to look forward to in the new Windows...

July 29. That’s the date circled on many PC owners’ calendars; the day that Windows 10 will finally launch—at least for PCs and laptops. The Start Menu is back, but this latest version of Microsoft’s operating system is a lot more than simply getting a much missed feature back. Millions of Windows Insiders have been putting the software through its paces for months and in only a few weeks, it can be powering your PC. If you aren’t already excited about July 29, I’ve put together a list of the coolest things to look forward to in the new Windows 10. That should help get you in the mood.

Linksys WRT 1900AC review: a killer wireless router with retro style

I was really looking forward to getting my hands on the new Linksys WRT 1900AC wireless router. It’s not just the buzz that’s built up since it wowed attendees at CES 2014 or the black and blue shout to the iconic Linksys WRT54G —the best-selling wireless router of all time. My own wireless network is at a crossroads. As high definition streaming video and a swarm of mobile devices combine with Wi-Fi dead zones to overpower what was once a pretty robust network, I was anxious to find out if the latest generation of Wi-Fi routers could provide the power to make things feel snappy once again. After swapping out my existing router for the Linksys WRT 1900AC review unit, I can say that thanks to the killer performance of this retro-styled rig, Wi-Fi Nirvana is once again within reach.

Circle with Disney Review

They're curious and eager to jump into the wild world of the internet, but you want to keep your kids from getting in over their heads. The Circle with Disney is a potential solution for striking the right balance between internet freedom and safety. I took it for a spin and wrote up my thoughts on it.

The Best Laptops for Back to School

Choosing a new laptop for school is both challenging and exciting. Everyone’s needs and requirements are a bit different, but thankfully we also have a wide variety of laptops, 2-in-1’s, desktop replacements and gaming notebooks that are versatile and ideal for every type of student.

Eurocom Tornado F5 gaming laptop review

Eurocom's Tornado F5 gaming laptop is a serious gaming powerhouse. I tested some of the latest, and most demanding video games, all with excellent results. Come take a look!

Google announces new OnHub router

Wi-Fi has rapidly progressed from being a novelty to something we depend on. With a wave of ‘smart’ technology now flooding our homes, Wi-Fi performance is more critical than ever. The need for reliable speed, bandwidth, coverage, security, compatibility, upgradability and setup that anyone can understand has driven tech giant Google—working with respected industry leader TP-Link—to release its own wireless router. Meet OnHub, the “new router from Google that’s built for all the ways you Wi-Fi.”  

Back to school: All-in-One PCs are the ultimate dorm room and...

For many college and university students, their dorm room is their sanctuary. The place they can hang out, do homework or just relax. Actually, the same thing is true of teenagers and their bedrooms. Another thing both these “lairs” share in common is a lack of space. All-in-One computers are perfect for these situations. You get the PC power needed for school, along with a big screen. Choosing an AiO PC means one compact, stylish package can also replace a game console, DVD player, stereo and TV. That’s why I say All-in-One PCs are the ultimate dorm room and entertainment hubs.

Joysticks and steering wheels take simulator PC games to a new...

If you want to make your simulator PC experience as real as possible, you need to get the right gear. Here's why good peripherals are a good investment.

#SpringTechChat Twitter party: so many laptop questions, so little time

Best Buy—along with tech expert Marc Saltzman and representatives from Microsoft and Intel—held a Twitter party last week. The purpose of the #SpringTechChat Twitter session was to give people the opportunity to ask the questions that will help them make the best choice possible when they buy their next laptop. I sat in on the event and was blown away by the volume, scope and quality of questions that came firing in during the hour. For those of you who missed out, I’ve done my best to capture some of the themes I spotted among the conversations along with some of the more interesting topics

Rapoo mice and keyboards

Rapoo mice and keyboards have arrived at Best Buy! Find out more about what Rapoo has to offer for your home, gaming and office needs.

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