Microsoft has made Windows licensing and activation ridiculously complex. Here's what you need to know.
What is the best laptop docking station? We've named the Plugable Thunderbolt 3 and USB-C docking station as our top laptop docking station after reviewing specs like price, connection type, power, video outputs, ports, audio input/output, and wired ethernet.
What is the best password manager? ZDNet's top choice is 1Password. It's a great way to maintain unique, hard-to-guess credentials for every secure site you and your team access daily. If you want more options, here are the 6 best password managers available.
You have plenty of choices for keeping your data safe from disasters, with options to save to local drives or the cloud. Some are even free, but beware of the upsells.
Another day, another shocking press release from an IT company trying to build its name recognition by stirring up controversy.
What is the best music streaming service? Spotify tops the list! We examined the top streaming services, focusing on sound quality, usability, price, and catalog to determine the best music streaming service.
Our money-saving tips can add up to thousands of dollars back every year. Sometimes it does pay to sweat the small stuff.
The best time to start thinking about security for the PCs on your network is right now.
Encrypting every bit of data on a Windows PC is a crucial security precaution. Windows 10 and Windows 11 include the same strong encryption options, with business editions having the best set of management tools. Here's a hands-on guide.
Want to avoid having your online accounts hacked? Enable two-factor authentication, a crucial security measure that requires an extra step when signing in to high-value services. In this post, I explain how to set up 2FA and which accounts to focus on first.
Six months after it launched Windows 11, Microsoft is delivering an assortment of new features for its flagship operating system. But don't call this a feature update. Confused? I've got the details.
After years of development, Microsoft has finally shipped its virtualized Android-on-Windows subsystem. But a paltry selection of apps and excessive resource demands make this option hard to recommend.
Microsoft's ever-expanding lineup of Surface PCs now covers a wide range of hardware factors and price points -- and every model is Windows 11-ready. Here's a field guide for sorting out which Surface PC should be on your shortlist.
Life gets a little simpler when your home is a little smarter. Smart lighting can set the mood, for example, and a smart thermostat can help keep your energy bill in check. Here's where to get started.
Microsoft's much-hyped free upgrade offer for Windows 10 ended years ago, right? Not exactly.