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Laptop buying guide

Choosing the right laptop can be a complicated process, given the notable differences in terms of both design and hardware unique to each brand. When …

Laptops

Best SSD 2018: SATA, M.2 and PCIe drives tested for performance | Trusted Reviews

<i>This is why you should trust our list of the best SSDs:</i><p><b>Trusted Reviews has a crack team of PC builders always on the hunt for the latest components.</b> …

The best internet speed tests

Internet service providers like to make a lot of claims about upload and download speeds when you sign up, but do you ever wonder how those numbers …

The 25 Best Chrome Extensions for Gmail

These Chrome add-ons turn Google's webmail client into an ultra-powerful service.<p>PCMag reviews products independently, but we may earn affiliate …

Google

Dell XPS 15 (2015) review

With the best laptop display we’ve ever tested, Dell’s XPS 15 is as gorgeous as it is powerful.<p>With the best laptop display we’ve ever tested, Dell’s …

Top 12 Raspberry Pi alternatives (2018 edition) | ZDNet

MinnowBoard Turbot Dual Ethernet Quad-Core<p>The MinnowBoard Turbot Dual Ethernet Quad-Core is a powerful quad-core board featuring 2GB of RAM and 8MB …

Raspberry Pi

The inventor of Linux is furious at Intel

Linus Torvalds, the inventor and founder of the Linux operating system, is not known for holding back strong opinions he has about computers, and he is now one of the loudest voices critical of Intel's handling of "Meltdown," the flaw revealed Wednesday that could enable an attacker to steal …

Linux

Alpaka Shift is an everyday backpack for tech pack rats

Venezuela Refuses to Default. Few People Seem to Understand Why.

It’s been almost two years now since the renowned Harvard economist Ricardo Hausmann caused a stir in his native Venezuela by posing an uncomfortable …

Where to Eat and Drink in Havana, Cuba

Cuba got you curious? You’re going to need a few pointers. Our guide to the top home restaurants, must-try cocktails, and which currency to buy will make you an expert first-time traveler in no time.<p>If you’ve always wondered what Cuba was like beyond cigars and vintage cars, start packing: It’s …

Pumpkin Muffins

Muffins

Roasting Vegetables 101

Roasted beets taste wonderful both warm and cold. Or you can toss them in a salad with blue cheese.

The 10 Golden Rules of Family Meal Planning

Planning meals for your family is both an art -- you’re constantly invoking your creativity to produce masterpieces -- and a science -- each meal is an experiment filled with steps, calculations, and guesswork about what will happen when it reaches the table. If you’re feeling overwhelmed, you're …

Healthy Eating

Mate Is The South American Drink That Puts Our Coffee Game To Shame

The Brits might have a deeply-steeped tea tradition. The Italians' espresso game is surely strong. Americans know where it's at when it comes to iced coffee. But none of that compares to the strong tradition that South America has with its energy-boosting beverage of choice, mate.<p>Mate is an …

Tomato Recipes

Whether homegrown or store-bought, fresh tomatoes are the star of summer meals.<p>In Season: Tomatoes are at their most flavorful in summer.<p>What to Look For: Often, the best-tasting tomatoes are grown locally. Look for ones that yield slightly to pressure and are fragrant and heavy for their size. The …

Tomatoes

Fourth of July Drink Recipes

Use prosecco or another sparkling white wine to make this light, fruity party punch. Macerate sliced peaches, nectarines, and apricots in peach brandy and stir in the bubbly just before serving.

Peaches

The Best Sushi Tips and Etiquette From a Real Sushi Chef

<i>What"s the correct way to eat sushi?: originally appeared on Quora: The best answer to any question. Ask a question, get a great answer. Learn from experts and access insider knowledge. You can follow Quora on Twitter, Facebook, and Google+.</i><p><i>Answer by Kaz Matsune, Food Director/Executive Sushi Chef</i> …

Japan

How to Host a Wine-Tasting Party

Gather your friends to taste and talk about the wines you're trying.<p>Serving the Wines<p>Clear crystal wine glasses are best for tasting wines; cut or colored glasses prevent you from really looking at the wine, which is an important part of the process. Traditionally, white wine is served in glasses …

Wine Tasting

Champagne and Sparkling Wine Cocktails

Sparkling Wine

Review: OXO Cold Brew Coffee Maker

Cold brew is exploding. Sure, people have been brewing coffee by letting grounds sit overnight in room-temperature water since the days of the Bishop …

Christmas Sangria: How to Make Sangria with Whatever You Have in Your House Right Now

Is Christmas sangria a thing? It should be. Here's how to make it without a recipe in four simple steps.<p>Is Christmas sangria a thing? It should be. …

26 Foods You've Been Eating All Wrong

Much of the day is spent on autopilot. Redundant tasks like cooking food or stuffing your face with as many cookies as possible don't require much …

One Man's Quest to Reveal What's Actually in Your Favorite Wines

Wine may be a $320 billion industry worldwide, but it's not being driven by sales of $1,500 Screaming Eagle. The average price of a bottle of wine …

How to Make Mass-Produced Wine Taste Great

James Day<p><b>Winemaking may conjure</b> images of sun-­dappled vineyards and grand châteaus. But a typical ­bottle of Napa Cabernet owes more to …

100 Christmas Cocktail and Drink Recipes to Get You in the Holiday Spirit

Maybe just half a drink more...<p>It's beginning to look a lot like Christmas, and that means presents, sweets, parties, and most importantly, holiday booze. If you're already feeling eggnog'd out just thinking about the holidays, try one of these 100 cocktails we've gathered—from hot buttery rum …

Fall Pumpkin - Shanty 2 Chic

Hey there! I’ve been having so much fun decorating for fall! I had to stop and share my latest addition!<p>I made this cute little fall pumpkin this …

Pumpkin Pie Ice Cream

So I have one last pumpkin recipe for you today – at least for a while. Hope you non-pumpkin lovers can forgive me for so many pumpkin recipes in a …

Dessert

Caramel Apple Empanadas

<i>Caramel Apple Empanadas</i> are the perfect way to get in a quick caramel apple fix without all the fuss!<p>Perfect for an after-school snack or a quick …