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Calculate your PC's energy use

Microsoft's free Joulemeter utility gives you a rough estimate of a Windows system's power consumption. Plus: tips for reducing your electronics energy bill.

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Intel, hell-bent on hitting 40 million tablets, ups subsidies

Intel fully intends to see 40 million tablets ship this year with its chips inside. And it will make payouts to customers to get there.

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Hands-on with the Lenovo ThinkPad 11e's four distinct flavors

Students get four 11-inch choices, Windows or Chrome OS, in both touch or non-touch.

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How to calibrate your monitor

Learn how to tweak your desktop or laptop display using free test patterns or the built-in utility in Windows or Mac OS X.

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New back-to-school laptops from Toshiba, plus a 15-inch model with 4K resolution

Toshiba hits full 4K in the Satellite P55T laptop.

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Toshiba Back To School Laptops 2014

Toshiba Back To School Laptops 2014

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Toshiba hits 4K in the Satellite P55T laptop

New back-to-school laptops from Toshiba, but first comes a 15-inch model with 4K resolution.

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Hands on with the Lenovo Thinkpad 11e series

Students get four 11-inch choices, Windows and Chrome OS, in both touch and non-touch.

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How to troubleshoot problems with your Mac

For any problem with your Mac, you can at least help isolate or even fix it by performing several checks and troubleshooting actions.

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How to clean your laptop

Admit it, your laptop is filthy. It’s time to clean it, from the screen to the keyboard to the vents.

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Fix a stalled Time Machine backup in OS X

There are several ways to address Time Machine showing an "In Progress..." status message without progressing to backing up your system.

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Sony issues warning on Vaio battery glitch that could cause burns

The company believes the flaw exists in the nonremovable battery packs in the Vaio Fit 11A hybrid laptop-tablet, which launched in February.

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