With new functionality for the Start button and separate experiences for desktop and tablet users, the Windows 8.1 update finally gives people what they want.
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Sharon Vaknin, Donald Bell, and Eric Franklin tackle DIY projects and tech makeovers.
The world's largest subscription music service retools itself for broader appeal with new types of entertainment like videos and podcasts, as it prepares to fend off an expected rival from Apple.
The search giant has been embarrassed by recent stunts targeting Google Maps, reminiscent of "Google Hacks" designed to change search results to make political statements.
This ingenious accessory redirects the sound from your TV's built-in speakers. Plus: three bonus deals!
This could be the ultimate local+cloud backup solution, and usually the drive sells for $100 all by itself .
Microsoft's subtly updated Windows 8.1 tablet feels more like Surface Pro 1.5 -- improved battery life and better accessories make it a worthwhile (albeit pricey) laptop replacement, but it's still not an iPad-level category killer.
Spotify wants to hook you up with more than just catchy beats. For that to work for the masses, the company must know what you'll like before you do -- even if it's not music.
There's reason to believe that other planets might be better for supporting life as we know it, and they might not even be that far off, cosmically speaking.
Shame about the supply pinch, though. Without that, sales might actually soar as high as 50 million, says a Morgan Stanley analyst.
Technically Incorrect: Two million people have already marveled on YouTube, as soldiers fail to load a tank onto a transporter. Sometimes, only an engineer can fix things.