Laura Blackwell

Laura Blackwell's title is PCWorld Downloads Editor, but she can't keep her hands off cloud software, either.
Reviews

Panasonic PV-GS500 MiniDV camcorder

The Panasonic PV-GS500 MiniDV is a great pick for shooters who want the benefit of automatic control and the flexibility of manual control. And it takes great-looking video and stills.
15 years ago
Reviews

Canon PowerShot SD430 camera

The Canon SD430 is attractively styled, and has good image quality and zoom range. But considering its poor battery life and noisy operation, its price isn’t entirely justified.
15 years ago
Reviews

Konica Minolta Dimage Z6

While its 12X zoom lens is impressive and the camera is easy to handle, the Konica-Minolta Dimage Z6’s unimpressive image quality and missing features make it a poor choice for photo enthusiasts.
15 years ago
How-To

Making Movies: The Fixers

Tips and tricks for restoring sound and images in videos that didn't come out as you intended.
16 years ago
Reviews

HP Pavilion A1050y

Well-configured system sports a clean design but doesn't deliver blistering performance.
16 years ago