Doom’s free DLC unleashes hell on hard drives as a ludicrously large update

Thank goodness I didn’t have Doom installed. Earlier this week we reported on Bethesda’s sort-of magnanimous gesture to give away all of Doom’s DLC for free—the catch of course being that Doom only had DLC for its lackluster multiplayer mode. Still, it’s free right? So what’s the problem?It’s a 34GB update, give or take.Mentioned in this [...]

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This week in games: Call of Duty WWII’s spooky zombies, Doom Guy identity revealed, and more

Christmas in July? More like Halloween in July, as we are inundated with horror trailers this week—Evil Within II, Observer, and Call of Duty: WWII's spooky new [...]

Amazon, Best Buy, and Staples have knocked $50 off the Echo

Amazon seems intent on getting an Echo into everyone's home right now. Just a month ago we saw Amazon drop the Echo to its lowest price yet at $130, and then the retailer [...]

HP’s Pavilion 27 is one of the first PCs with Intel Optane Memory

Correction: The original mistakenly indicated that Intel Optane Memory works with AMD Ryzen CPUs. PCWorld regrets the error. The HP Pavilion All-in-One 27 comes with 16GB of [...]

Best Buy is currently selling the HDHomeRun Connect for $70

If you've been thinking about going the cord-cutter route, consider this a sign. Best Buy is selling the SiliconDust HDHomeRun Connect for $70 right now. This external TV [...]

Surface Laptop vs. Surface Pro 4: Prices, features and more compared

Updated 07/22/17 with additional data from our review of the Surface Laptop. Check out the Battery and Performance sections for the new comparisons. Microsoft's Surface [...]


Update 07/25/2017: Microsoft acknowledges fan outcry and says it will save Paint by turning it into a Windows Store app. Read all about it in our follow-up news story. The [...]

Microsoft is building a better HoloLens with a new chip focused on machine learning

Microsoft’s HoloLens may have largely faded from public view, but that doesn’t mean that Microsoft’s halted development on it. On Sunday, Microsoft researchers disclosed [...]

Microsoft will save Microsoft Paint, making it a downloadable app

Stand down, everyone: Microsoft Paint isn’t going away after all.Microsoft signaled an about-face in a blog post Monday night by Megan Saunders, a general manager within the [...]

Moto’s Z2 Force Edition brings power but falls short on battery life

Move over HTC U11 and OnePlus 5, there’s a new flagship in town. Lenovo-owned Motorola has officially unveiled the Moto Z2 Force Edition, a bumped-up version of both last [...]

Adobe Flash will die by 2020, Adobe and browser makers say

Adobe Flash, one of the most controversial elements of the web, will be phased out by 2020, Adobe said Tuesday. Browser makers, including Microsoft and Google, simultaneously [...]