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Video: Live at the San Francisco Holiday PC Showcase

By Ben Rudolph

The first-ever Windows PC Holiday Showcase was a huge success! Over 40 press, analysts, enthusiasts and contest winners joined me, Brandon, Ryan and dozens of the season’s hottest Windows PCs for a night of great food, cool music, and fun… Read more

Lenovo ups its ultraportable game with the IdeaPad U260

By Ben Rudolph

A week or two ago I got a Lenovo IdeaPad U160, a sharp looking little bright red, brushed aluminum 12” ultraportable packed with a Core i5 processor and 4GB of It looks great, feels great and performs great – effectively… Read more

Hands on with the stunning Samsung RF510

By Ben Rudolph

Last week I got a brand new Samsung RF510, one of Samsung’s new high-end consumer Overall I’ve been impressed with the RF510, particularly its beautiful industrial The model I’m testing has an Intel Core i7-720 processor, 4GB of RAM, a… Read more

5 Great PCs that are Light as Air

By Ben Rudolph

Ever since Apple announced the new MacBook Air last week, I’ve been getting a lot of questions about ultraportable Mostly folks are intrigued by the trend toward small, sleek laptops - but don’t want to pay Apple prices or jump… Read more

Can your PC power the Qwest Field Jumbotron?

By Ben Rudolph

Answer:  Probably   Next question:  How did such a weird topic ever come up? Well, one of the questions I get the most from friends who are PC shopping is “Do you think that my new PC can power my… Read more

Windows PCs take New York…again!

By Ben Rudolph

Unless you were on Mars, living in a cave with your eyes shut and fingers in your ears, you know that yesterday was kind of a big day for the Windows Phone Along with the Phone team, we were there… Read more