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Roku adds premium and over-the-air channels to its live TV programming guide

Live programming from HBO, Showtime, Starz and more now appear in Roku’s linear programming grid, along with local over-the-air channel listings.

AMD Ryzen 3000 XT CPU review roundup: Slightly faster, slightly pricier, and a shoulder shrug

Reviews of AMD’s newest “XT” line of Ryzen desktop chips are in and while the CPUs offer improved performance and the best silicon batch, it’s overall a meh, hardware testers say. AMD The lack of stock cooler and mostly competition with the “X” parts that will stick around has seemingly dented AMD’s latest “XT” chips in the eyes of reviewers.To read...

VPNCity review: The basics at a good price

VPNCity in brief: P2P allowed: Yes.  Business location: Hong Kong Number of servers: 3,000+ Number of country locations: 34 Cost: $48 (billed annually) VPN protocol: OpenVPN (default) Data encryption: AES-256-CBC Data authentication: SHA-512 Handshake encryption: TLSv1.2 Sometimes all you need from a VPN is a selection of countries and...

Eufy Security Indoor Cam 2K Pan and Tilt review: Full-room coverage with AI detection

This pan-and-tilt camera reduces blind spots and uses smart detection to deliver only the activity you want to know about.

Revealed: How home router manufacturers dropped the ball on security

Security vulnerabilities in your home router have been the story for years, with the responsibility being placed at the feet of users to keep their router firmware updated. But a damning report by Fraunhofer says that router manufacturers themselves have taken years to issue patches, with potentially dozens of critical vulnerabilities lurking within...

PCWorld's July Digital Magazine: The $1,001 Question

Stay on top of the latest tech with PCWorld’s Digital Magazine. Available as single copies or as a monthly subscription, it highlights the best content from PCWorld.com—the most important news, the key product reviews, and the most useful features and how-to stories—in a curated Digital Magazine for Android and iOS, as well for the desktop and other...

How to fix audio problems on your Windows PC

For all its positives, Windows sometimes acts in unexpected ways—like a sudden lack of audio. If your computer abruptly stops playing sound, try these easy steps to fix the issue:No sound in one app First, reboot your computer. Confirm the program’s volume isn’t turned down or muted. In browsers like Chrome and Firefox, each tab can be muted individually—right-click...

How to fix audio problems on your Windows PC

For all its positives, Windows sometimes acts in unexpected ways—like a sudden lack of audio. If your computer abruptly stops playing sound, try these easy steps to fix the issue:No sound in one app First, reboot your computer. Confirm the program’s volume isn’t turned down or muted. In browsers like Chrome and Firefox, each tab can be muted individually—right-click...

Dell XPS 15 9500 Review: Buy this laptop instead of a MacBook Pro 16

Timing is everything in the PC business, and the Dell XPS 15 9500, an overdue refresh to the company’s high-end workhorse, arrives just in time for it to be truly considered the “MacBook Pro killer” it’s always aspired to be.Yes, we know “MacBook Pro killer” is overused Internet clickbait. But with Apple’s decision to throw in the towel on x86-based...

Townscaper impressions: Build picturesque fishing villages with no direction and no drama

In the beginning, there was an ocean. Vast and unbroken, it stretched from one end of the horizon to the other, the blue of the sky barely distinguished from the blue of the sea.Then there was a pier, dredged up from the nothingness below the sea, a stone-and-sand bulwark battered by waves. The not-ocean grew, the pier becoming a harbor, then an island,...

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