Articles By Joel Strauch

Greetings from the most connected place on Earth

Greetings from the most connected place on Earth

When my wife and I arrived in Iksan, South Korea, last fall to teach English, we stepped into perhaps the...

February 23rd, 2005 Joel Strauch
How secure is your handheld?

How secure is your handheld?

The number one threat to the sensitive data stored on your personal digital assistant (PDA) or smart phone remains physically...

April 19th, 2004 Joel Strauch
Sparks fly in graphics card wars

Sparks fly in graphics card wars

The graphics card wars - like the products - are typically both colourful and lively, but the latest round may...

July 31st, 2001 Joel Strauch
Dell Dimension 8100

Dell Dimension 8100

WHAT'S HOT: Dell Computer Corp.'s 8100 Dimension line makes a persuasive fashion statement: The black-and-silver midsize tower ships with color-coordinated...

May 29th, 2001 Joel Strauch
Micro Express MicroFlex 1333A

Micro Express MicroFlex 1333A

WHAT'S HOT: Armed with an Athlon-1333 CPU and 256MB of 266-MHz DDR SDRAM, the MicroFlex 1333A sped to a PC...

May 17th, 2001 Joel Strauch
ATI Radeon 64 MB DDR

ATI Radeon 64 MB DDR

(02/20/2001) - WHAT'S HOT Not only is this the most affordable board on our chart with 64MB of DDR SDRAM,...

February 21st, 2001 Joel Strauch
Asus AGP-V7700 Deluxe 32

Asus AGP-V7700 Deluxe 32

PC World.com WHAT'S HOT: The AGP-V7700 Deluxe 32 was a close match to the other GeForce2 GTS boards in terms...

November 1st, 2000 Joel Strauch
Speakers for Dolby 5.1

Speakers for Dolby 5.1

PC World.comDolby Laboratories Inc.'s Digital 5.1 has become the de facto sound standard for home theater. While it represents the...

November 1st, 2000 Joel Strauch
NuTrend Athlon Force2

NuTrend Athlon Force2

WHAT'S HOT: With its enhanced Athlon-800 processor and running Windows Me, this NuTrend achieved a score of 149 on our...

October 22nd, 2000 Joel Strauch
Robotic dog has bark

Robotic dog has bark

Always wanted your own robot? Now you can have one - cheap.It may not clean the house or wash the...

June 1st, 2000 Joel Strauch