Stories by PCWorld staff

  • E3 Roundup: The Good, the Bad, the Ugly

    E3 isn't over, but the big announcements from Microsoft, Nintendo, and Sony have already been made. As the dust settles from the kickoff press conferences and keynotes, PCWorld's editors attending E3 weigh-in on the big wins, the news that disappointed, and the news that made them miss appointments.

  • THOUGHTS: 15 candidates to replace Ballmer as Microsoft CEO

    Hedge-fund muckety-muck David Einhorn ignited a firestorm when he called on Microsoft to <a href="http://www.pcworld.com/businesscenter/article/228714/ballmer_needs_to_step_down_says_hedge_fund_manager.html">oust its long-time CEO Steve Ballmer</a>. Though Microsoft's Board of Directors has publicly expressed support for Ballmer, that hasn't prevented industry pundits from speculating about who might make a suitable replacement. Here at PCWorld, we've given the issue serious thought, and come up with a list of our own.

  • CES 2010: Picks and Pans

    Our crack staff of editors hit Las Vegas this week to cover the annual Consumer Electronics Show. We braved bedbugs, bad PR people, long taxi lines, and greasy convention-center food, all to find the hottest new gadgets and gear. We saw 3D HDTVs, tiny iPhone accessories, and tablets, tablets, and more tablets.