Stories by Alan Stafford

Lenovo ThinkPad W700: Graphic Artist's Laptop

Can't decide between a desktop PC and a laptop? How about a workstation and a laptop? <a href=" http://shop.lenovo.com/us/en/notebooks/thinkpad/w-series">Lenovo's ThinkPad W700 desktop replacement</a> (and desktop-size) laptop incorporates many of the latest mobile workstation features while also packing in a few unusual--and very welcome--goodies for the graphic artist or CAD designer.

Corel VideoStudio Pro X2

Video is moving to high definition faster than a dog to a doughnut. So which do you buy first: a new <a href=" http://www.pcworld.com/article/133017/highdefinition_camcorders_make_video_pop.html">HD camcorder</a>, or a powerful new computer on which to <a href=" http://www.pcworld.com/article/133300/corel_ulead_videostudio_11_plus_and_pinnacle_systems_studio_11_ultimate.html">edit its footage</a>? If you choose the camcorder, Corel's US$100 VideoStudio Pro X2 video editing application may be able to help you stave off the PC purchase for a while.