The backbone of the Xbox Series X’s ultra-fast storage technology is coming to Windows

Microsoft’s reveal of the Xbox Series X already makes the console look like a top-of-the-line gaming…

How the Linux kernel will work in Windows 10’s next big update

Microsoft confirmed Friday that it will ship Windows Subsystem for Linux 2 in the upcoming Windows…

This refurbished Retina MacBook Air is $200 less than Apple charges

If last week’s sale price on a brand new MacBook Air was still a little too…

Careful! Windows 10’s ‘Check for updates’ button may download beta code

Some users are adventurous, and seek to be the first to use new Windows 10 features…

A Microsoft 365 subscription for consumers wouldn’t work without the Xbox

Microsoft is hiring a product manager to lead a new Microsoft 365 subscription service for consumers—and…

What to do when the Mac App Store says ‘Update Unavailable with This Apple ID’

The Mac App Store (MAS) registers downloaded apps—paid and free—to the Apple ID associated with the…

macOS 10.14 Mojave features, specifications, requirements, FAQ

Apple next major revision to its Macintosh operating system is called macOS Mojave. The company revealed…

Steam may get tools to play Windows games on Linux and Mac

Perhaps Valve’s crusade against Windows isn’t quite over yet. After Valve quietly removed the Steam Machines…

Does Time Machine back up every file every time?

Time Machine backups are unfussy: unlike many proprietary backup software packages, you can browse a Time…

How Apple’s Startup Security Utility and Secure Boot works

With the appearance of the fancy new iMac Pro, Apple has also added some new startup…

How to play DVDs in Windows 10 for free

You can play a DVD in Windows 10 for free, with a little help that’s probably…

How to protect your PC from the Meltdown and Spectre CPU flaws

A pair of nasty CPU exploits have serious ramifications for home computer users. Meltdown and Spectre…

Meltdown and Spectre FAQ: How Intel CPU exploits affect PCs and Macs

Massive security vulnerabilities in modern CPUs are forcing a redesign of the kernel software at the…

Killing passwords in Windows 10 S is one of 7 big changes in Windows 10 Build 17093

Microsoft sees a future without passwords in Windows 10 Insider Build 17093, at least for Windows…

PCWorld’s February Digital Magazine: Meltdown and Spectre security flaws

Stay on top of the latest tech with PCWorld’s Digital Magazine. Available as single copies or…