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Mac troubleshooting: What to do when your computer won't turn on

You press your Mac's power button and...nothing happens. Keep calm and follow Joe Kissell's advice.

Jobs' house burglar gets seven-year sentence

The man who broke into the Palo Alto, California, home of late Apple CEO Steve Jobs and stole laptops, iPads and other possessions has been sentenced to seven years in a California state prison.

Top Gadgets at CES: A roundup of what the web liked best

Everybody gives out awards for the most amazing products at the show, but do the award sources agree? Here are five entries that drew applause from the pack.

Future Tech 2013: The PCs, tablets and cutting-edge hardware of tomorrow

Tablets that perform like high-end PCs. TVs with gesture control. Big sensors in small cameras. The hardware of tomorrow will blow your mind.

on techhive.com

New year's resolution: A clean Mac

Simple ways to banish grunge, dirt, and dust bunnies from your computer and peripherals

The Forgotten eMate 300 -- 15 years later

Fifteen years ago, Apple released its first and only touchscreen laptop (so far), the often forgotten eMate 300. This translucent clamshell portable represented a bold experiment in educational computing and a drastic departure from Apple's traditional hardware design.

The 28th Annual Editors' Choice Awards

Our 28th annual Eddys recognize the year's 21 greatest Apple-related products for work, entertainment, mobile use, and creative tasks.

How to buy the best portable hard drive

Sometimes a USB key just isn't roomy enough. We describe the portable hard drive specs and features that matter most, and name five of our favorite models.

on pcworld.com

Seven tips for pain-free holiday traveling

Travel can be hell. The last thing you want to do is make it worse by overpacking or putting the wrong stuff in your bag. Let Christopher Breen help.

Torvalds on laptops: Make higher-def resolution standard

The outspoken creator of Linux, Linus Torvalds, called for laptop makers to follow the tablet world's lead in using the highest-resolution displays possible on mobile devices, in a post on Google Plus.

on pcworld.com