Pocket Video Showdown: Four Budget Camcorders Reviewed

When Cisco decided last April to kill its Flip camcorder—arguably the most popular product in a category that the Flip created almost single-handedly—everyone concluded than the pocket camcorder market was dead. Everyone was wrong. If you're the least bit interested in shooting casual videos, don't whip out your… » 7/21/11 5:40pm 7/21/11 5:40pm

Home Theater in a Box: Three Blu-ray Systems Reviewed

If you're not ready to go whole hog with discrete components, Blu-ray home theater systems-also known as home theater in a box systems, or HTiBs-are an easy and affordable alternative. » 6/29/11 1:20pm 6/29/11 1:20pm

Pick One of These Smart People-Approved Networked Storage Alternatives

Apple's Time Capsule refresh generated about as much chatter as a networked hard drive can possible drum up—but what if you don't want a router/backup mutant? Here are three non-Apple data-ass-savers we vouch hard for: » 6/22/11 4:10pm 6/22/11 4:10pm

The Best Notebooks of the Year So Far

To find out the best laptops of 2011 so far, we checked in with Mark Spoonauer who, as editor-in-chief of Laptop Magazine and Laptopmag.com, oversees 140+ notebook and netbook reviews every year. If you're buying soon, buy one of these. » 6/17/11 1:00pm 6/17/11 1:00pm

Best Case for Your PC Build: 8 New Chassis Tested & Rated

When you're outfitting a new computer, it can be tempting to just buy the cheapest no-name case you can find, slap your new parts into it, and call it a day. While that might have been a valid choice in ye olde beige days-heck, early Dream Machine builds didn't even list the case-it's not one we'd recommend today.… » 6/14/11 3:40pm 6/14/11 3:40pm