December 21, 2017 CuttingEdgeTech

Windows licenses are usually expensive. For example, for an original license of Microsoft’s “Windows 10 Pro” in the official Microsoft store 305 USD payable. A cheaper alternative is the key marketplace SCDKey. Here you can save on licenses for software or games properly!SCDKey.com is a global marketplace for all types of keys. So SCDKey.com is not just about Microsoft Windows and Office keys. Also software keys such as Bitdefender Internet Security or a wide range of keys to various games you will find here enough. Thus, in addition to the previously mentioned Microsoft Office and Windows licenses, there are also…

December 21, 2017 CuttingEdgeTech

If you still need to buy, don’t worry — there’s still time. Amazon still has deals running every day, in every category imaginable, and with Prime shipping you’ll have it by Christmas.  Discounted USB cords, chargers, phone accessories, BlueTooth speakers, splitters, and other gadgets. Jump over to Amazon’s “Last Minute Deals” page. If you’re not a Prime member, sign up for a free trial and you’ll instantly get access to free 2-day shipping, which will be critical at this point. To read this article in full, please click herePowered by WPeMatico

December 21, 2017 CuttingEdgeTech

HP’s Spectre x360 proves that HP doesn’t like to sit still. While some companies show up to the dance in the same outfit over and over again (looking at you, MacBook Air 13 and Dell XPS 13), HP has revamped its premium 2-in-1 over and over again—no fewer than three times in the last two years, in fact.In this latest and third version of the Spectre x360 13t, HP didn’t just jam in an 8th-gen quad-core Core i7 and call it an upgrade. It’s also given the entire laptop a significant refresh—one that addresses almost every quibble we’ve had with prior versions….

December 21, 2017 CuttingEdgeTech

Our picks for the best hardware of 2017 didn’t come easy. Our winners survived a gauntlet of testing by the PCWorld staff, and we’re confident these are the very best products you can buy in each category. In compiling this list, we looked at design, performance, ease of use, and even bang for the buck. The winners also needed to pack fairly advanced components, so you won’t regret purchasing one of the products a year from now.As we worked to finalize our list, every editor had his or her favorite candidates. But after some spirited debate, we’re confident we’ve chosen…

December 20, 2017 CuttingEdgeTech

New hardware needs new softwareImage by Gordon Mah Ung/IDGThe best free PC software programs aren’t about the cost (lack thereof), they’re about a fresh opportunity—collections of code that puts the dumb hardware in your computer to smart use, tools that could accomplish anything from balancing your household budget to helping to cure cancer.To read this article in full, please click herePowered by WPeMatico

December 20, 2017 CuttingEdgeTech

So you’ve got a new computer. Awesome! That humble metal box is the key to a wide world of potential. It can help you with everything from juggling your finances to keeping in touch with your family to blowing off some steam on, uh, Steam.But a new PC isn’t like a new car; you can’t just turn a key and put the pedal to the metal. Okay, maybe you can—but you shouldn’t. Performing just a few simple activities when you first fire it up can help it be safer, faster, and better poised for the future. Here’s how to set up…

December 20, 2017 CuttingEdgeTech

Lenovo has a great last-minute deal today for a 27-inch 2560×1440 monitor: You can pick up the Lenovo L27q for $200. To get the $100 discount, use the coupon code MONITORSALE (via TechBargains) at checkout. The coupon code is case sensitive.Besides the QHD resolution, Lenovo outfitted this IPS panel with a “Near-Edgeless Infinity” screen. This means that the borders of the screen are as thin as possible, allowing users to place multiple monitors side-by-side with less of a gap between the image on each display.To read this article in full, please click herePowered by WPeMatico

December 20, 2017 CuttingEdgeTech

Now that the crew’s picks for the best PC hardware of 2017 are out of the way, it’s time to gaze into the crystal ball. In this episode of the Full Nerd, Gordon Mah Ung, Brad Chacos, Alaina Yee, and Adam Patrick Murray make bold predictions about what to expect from the world of computing in 2018.To read this article in full, please click herePowered by WPeMatico