Stories by Dan Tynan

Living with Vista: first 30 days

In PC World's recent online survey of nearly 1000 early Vista adopters, slightly more than a third said they were very satisfied with the new OS. Another third reported being satisfied overall, but not exactly wowed; nearly one in four were unimpress...

The 21 biggest technology mistakes of 2006

It was a year where the world's biggest software company had to admit its flagship operating system was going to be delayed--yet again. And the number one PC manufacturer was caught spying on reporters and board members.

Gadget Freak: Your home surveillance network

After years of gadget hoarding, my home office looks like the stock room at an electronics boutique. And while my wife would dearly love for someone to break in and steal all of my beloved gizmos, I feel a little more protective.

The 25 Worst Web Sites

From unforgettable flame-outs to some of the most popular destinations around, no one is safe from our look at the world's dumbest dot-coms and silliest sites.

The 25 worst tech products of all time

At PC World, we spend most of our time talking about products that make your life easier or your work more productive. But it's the lousy ones that linger in our memory long after their shrinkwrap has shriveled, and that make tech editors cry out, "W...

Hollywood versus PC

As we move to a world where all entertainment is delivered digitally, the battle over copyright protection is turning into a full-blown war. And consumer rights may end up being the biggest casualty as media companies hunker down and try to redefine ...

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