Five Best All-In-One Computers

If you're looking for a space-saving, powerful PC, and you either don't want to build or you're buying for someone else, an all-in-one computer is a decent bet. They come with everything you need to get to work, are easy to set up, and can be just as good as traditional desktops. This week, we're looking at five of… » 3/08/15 12:01pm 3/08/15 12:01pm

The Power User's Guide to Steam's Most Useful Extra Features

Steam is a gaming juggernaut on the PC. While everyone knows it's great for managing your game library and getting sweet deals, there are a ton of powerful tools hidden beneath the surface. Here are some of the best. » 2/24/15 11:59am 2/24/15 11:59am

Five Best Budget Computer Monitors

You don't have to break the bank to get a great display for your computer. Large, high-resolution monitors are more common—and more affordable—than ever. This week we're looking at some of the best computer monitors that offer screen size, features, and great image quality without a huge price tag. » 2/15/15 12:00pm 2/15/15 12:00pm

The Surprising Benefits of Role-Playing Games (and How to Get Started)

When you hear about role-playing games like Dungeons & Dragons, you probably picture a dimly-lit basement filled with people in silly robes rolling dice, but there's much more to it than that. Not only are role-playing games incredibly fun, but they can actually teach you skills you'll use in the real world. » 2/09/15 11:42am 2/09/15 11:42am

The Complete Guide to Choosing (or Building) the Perfect Standing Desk

Standing desks are popular, but choosing a good one is no easy task. You could go with a motorized, whole desk replacement, or DIY a simple solution. You could even buy an adjustable attachment to go on top of your existing desk. Let's talk about what you may need in a standing desk, what you can get for your… » 1/28/15 11:26am 1/28/15 11:26am

Your Guide To Ant-Man, The Newest (And Smallest) Marvel Cinematic Hero

Earlier this week we got our first look at Ant-Man, the movie that will cap off the MCU's Phase 2 ahead of the plethora of movies they announced last year. Not a follower of the comics? Here's the gist of everything you need to know about Marvel's teeniest hero. » 1/08/15 4:52pm 1/08/15 4:52pm

Five Best CPU Coolers

If you're looking to overclock, build a silent PC, or just get your rig operating at peak performance, you may want more than stock cooling for your processor. There are tons of aftermarket CPU coolers out there though, and it can be tough to choose a good one. We asked you, and here are five of the best options,… » 1/04/15 12:59pm 1/04/15 12:59pm

Five Best Desktop Comic Book Readers

Reading paper comics is fun, but if you want to take a ton of great reads with you on your laptop, or read your favorite titles on your computer's huge display, you need a solid comic reader. This week we're looking at five of the best, based on your nominations. » 12/29/14 4:00am 12/29/14 4:00am

How to Set Up and Get to Know Your New PC, Mac, Android, or iPhone

You've unwrapped your presents and received everything you'd hoped you'd get. But now what? We've got you covered this holiday season with several guides to help you get acquainted with your brand new gadgets. » 12/25/14 1:22pm 12/25/14 1:22pm

Five Best Android Phones: 2014 Edition

There's no shortage of great Android phones on the market if you're looking to switch, buy your first, or upgrade. Even so, there are certainly some phones that stand above others, either because they have great specs, include good software, get fast updates, or are just a joy to use. Here are five of them, based on… » 11/23/14 1:17pm 11/23/14 1:17pm

12 Games from Science Fiction and Fantasy we'd love Real versions of

Over the weekend there was news that Tall Card, the fictional poker-esque card game played by the Serenity Crew in Firefly was becoming a real-word product. Here's 12 awesome card and board games from across Sci-Fi and Fantasy that we'd love to get real versions of too. » 10/28/14 4:00am 10/28/14 4:00am

7 Things DC should do with its new Cinematic Universe

Warner Bros dropped a huge bit of news this week, confirming releases and casting for a slew of DC Comics movies between now and 2020. It's cool to see DC's movie plans finally coming together - but here's 7 things WB and the Comics giant should do with it's fledgling Cinematic Universe. » 10/17/14 5:39pm 10/17/14 5:39pm

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The 8 strangest fast food movie tie-ins

It was a bit of an odd week for weird tie-in food products - what with The Walking Dead's burger made to taste like Human Flesh, and Batman's Bat-Burger at Hong Kong Mcdonalds. So what better time to take a look at some of the unholiest abominations born of alliances between the movie and fast food industries? » 9/30/14 6:30am 9/30/14 6:30am

Five Best Places to Buy Used Games and Consoles

If you're looking to save some money on video games, you have plenty of options, from local stores to huge online retailers, all offering gently used games for all platforms, as well as consoles and handhelds as big discounts. This week we're looking at five of the best spots to grab good deals on used gaming gear,… » 9/24/14 7:16pm 9/24/14 7:16pm

Why do we crave Spoilers?

Spoiler Alert: Genre Fans love Spoilers. They love reading them, they love avoiding them - hell, our desire for more even saw the media sending Camera drones over the Episode VII movie set last week just for another sweet spoiler hit. But why do we crave getting a glimpse at upcoming stories so much? » 9/16/14 9:31am 9/16/14 9:31am

Five Best Budget Computer Mice

A good computer mouse doesn't have to cost a ton of money, especially if you need it to travel, or you're on a budget. This week we're looking at five of the best mice on the market for around $20, based on your nominations. » 6/29/14 11:15am 6/29/14 11:15am

Everything You Need to Know to Survive a Convention

When Summer gets started, the conventions come out to play (and don't stop until Christmas). Whether you're gearing up for Comic Con, Dragon Con, PAX, Comikaze, E3, Momocon, or any of the other hundreds of other cons, there are a few survival tips that can help maximize the fun. » 5/21/14 3:56pm 5/21/14 3:56pm

Even Superpowers Can't Separate Seattle From Its Dark Past

Flames coursing around my arms, I look at the Seattle police officer standing before me. He puts his gun on the sidewalk and raises both hands in the air, shaking his head. I can accept his surrender or not. » 5/01/14 2:00pm 5/01/14 2:00pm

Five Best Resources for PC Games

There are plenty of places to pick up great PC games, whether you're looking for something just-released or a classic treasure. Still, some are better than others, either thanks to their deals, selection, approach to DRM, or support for indie games. Here are five of the best, based on your nominations. » 4/27/14 1:03pm 4/27/14 1:03pm