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Building virtual PCs in PC Building Simulator

PC Building Simulator says it teaches you how to build your own computer. Is it true? PCWorld's PC gurus put it to the test.

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Siri, Alexa, and robots could change how we talk

Sentient AI and super-smart robots are a long way off, but forgetting how to talk to other humans? That could happen soon.

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Catch Memento and many other great movies now streaming online

A Simple Plan and Midnight in Paris also join the list of 12 new and notable movies you can now watch online.

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How to catch March Madness without paying for cable TV

Our cord-cutter's guide will show you how you can watch every game in the tournament for free.

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Smart bulbs that work with Amazon's Alexa

Here’s how Amazon's digital assistant can light up your smart home.

How IT leaders create a culture of transformation

Computerworld's Premier 100 tech leaders share pointers on how to sell digital transformation within IT and across the organization (hint: say goodbye to hierarchies).

Choosing technologies to drive digital transformation

Computerworld's Premier 100 tech leaders reveal the tech that is transforming their organizations -- including cloud, A.I., big data, analytics, and blockchain.

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Best home security camera: Our favorite tools for keeping an eye on the home front

A boom in wireless security cameras is inspiring a movement in DIY home surveillance. Follow our buying guide and read our reviews to find the best option for you.

Gareth Edwards on Rogue One, and the global influences of British filmmaking

Gareth Edwards, director of Rogue One: A Star Wars Story sits down to talk about the influences British cinema has had on the global filmmaking community, and how his crew in particular conquered the imposing challenge of tackling a Star Wars film.

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Everything you need to know about the Google Home app

This relative newcomer to Team Google has turned into an essential application for managing several core services.

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Best water leak detectors for smart homes

Fires can be devastating, but water damage is a far more common risk. These smart devices will alert you if your home springs a leak, so you can take action quickly.

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The best movies to stream this Valentine's Day

This list of 19 movies now streaming covers everything from classic romances to indie love stories to a Disney/Pixar animation that will delight anyone just waiting for Valentine's Day to pass.

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Sony’s MP-CL1A short-throw projector is long on features

Road warriors and RV cruisers will appreciate this pico projector that handles everything from business presentations to movie night.

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The state of the Apple HomeKit market: Apple's smart-home ecosystem has yet to coalesce

The smart home space remains the domain of the early adopter, but Apple's HomeKit market is more scattered than most.

Smart Cities: Montreal

Montreal's smart city strategy is built on strong partnerships with its vibrant community of startups. Computerworld braved a blustery winter storm to see what this Quebecois city has to offer.

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Best high-resolution digital audio player: Which DAP reigns supreme?

We review hi-res audio players from Astell&Kern, Pioneer, Onkyo, and Questyle; one shines above all the others.

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Where and how to stream some of this year's best Oscar nominees

Get up to speed before the Academy Awards—many of this year's top picks can be enjoyed from the comfort of your living room.

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Best NAS box for media streaming and backup

If you rip and library your own content, there's no easier way to store it or stream it about the house than a NAS box. These versatile storage devices also server as the perfect personal, secure cloud for backing up your PCs and devices.

6 startups from CES to watch in 2017

6 innovative new companies showed off their products in the Eureka Park section of CES 2017.

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Here are 12 of the best movies now available online

Stream 'OJ: Made in America' and other excellent releases from 2016 and years past.

Smart Cities: New York

New York's smart city strategy centers around multiple small pilot projects. Computerworld pounded the Manhattan pavement to see how citizens are taking to the tech changes around them.

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Jaw-droppingly gorgeous HDR explodes onto PC monitors at CES 2017

After years of groundwork, HDR display tech finally arrives on your desktop.