Make the Switch from Windows XP

As of Tuesday, the venerable Windows XP operating system is going kaput. Microsoft is pulling update support for the OS, leaving it vulnerable to rapidly mutating cyber threats. There's precious little time to make sure your computer isn't left to the wilds of the Internet. Here's how to make the jump to the modern era … » 4/05/14 12:00pm 4/05/14 12:00pm

Windows 7 Review: You Can Quit Complaining Now

Could Windows 7 accomplish everything that's expected of it? Probably not, but it makes a damn good attempt. We've tested the gold master, the final version going out on October 22. Upgrade without trepidation, people. With excitement, even. » 8/05/09 3:01pm 8/05/09 3:01pm

Dreamcast PC Is Like a Teddy Bear Restuffed with Feces

Tokyo PC shop Tsukumo built this custom Dreamcast computer. Its innards gutted, the system was "upgraded" with a new motherboard, Blu-ray drive, HDMI, and 160GB hard drive. The controller ports were swapped out for USB inputs and mega-sized fan was added to the bottom. Added up, these changes represent $1000 in hardware… » 11/26/08 8:37am 11/26/08 8:37am