Konrad Krawczyk

Konrad Krawczyk

Former Digital Trends Contributor
Konrad covers desktops, laptops, tablets, sports tech and subjects in between for Digital Trends. Prior to joining DT, he wrote for Major League Baseball, Newsweek, Computer Shopper and other publications. When he's not writing or wishing for a Pink Floyd reunion, Konrad is biking, hiking and lamenting the fact that he's a Mets fan. Konrad lives in Queens with his pet bird, Mr. Chicken.
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OS X Yosemite handles calls and texts, gets updated Calendar, Notifications, and more

Apple just took the wraps off OS X Yosemite at WWDC 2014, which will be released this coming Fall. You can learn more about the next versions of the company's desktop operating system here, which will cost you nothing.
Computing

How to watch the WWDC 2014 live stream whether you have an Apple device or not

There are multiple ways to watch the live stream of WWDC 2014, even if you don't have an Apple device. You can learn more here.
Computing

New Start Menu for Windows reportedly won’t be out until 2015

The new Start Menu that was teased during Build 2014 won't see the light of day until after the calender flips to 2015. You can learn more here.
Computing

This could be the new OS X: Four alleged images leak prior to WWDC

If these leaked OS X 10.10 images are legitimate, it may be a sign that Apple is pushing their desktop OS to be more like its mobile counterpart. You can learn more here.
Computing

MSI’s new Nightblade Z97 barebones desktop will feature Intel’s newest chipset

Don't let the small size of this barebones PC fool you, it can pack a bunch, and sports the latest in motherboard tech. You can learn more about the MSI Nightblade Z97 here.
Computing

10 reasons why ex-Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer will be the best team owner ever

Former Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer might have what it takes to be the best team owner in the history of all sports. Here are 10 reasons why we think this is the case.
Computing

Ballmer goes ballin’: Former Microsoft CEO buys LA Clippers for $2B

Well, that was fast. In the past few months, Steve Ballmer has gone from Microsoft CEO to major sports team owner, pending completion of the LA Clippers sale. You can learn more here.
Computing

Asus teases a new ‘thin’ hybrid device that will be revealed at Computex 2014

Asus released a pair of teaser videos about new gear that the company will reveal at Computex 2014 next week. You can check out the videos and share in our confusion here.
Computing

MSI’s new AIO PCs aim to combine style with Core i7, Nvidia 800M-backed strength

Regardless of which new MSI all in one desktop you buy, you're guaranteed to get a Core i7 CPU, and a solid Nvidia GPU. You can learn more about the MSI AG270, AG240, and AG220 here.
Computing

New 3DMark Sky Diver benchmark test is aimed at mid-range PCs, gaming notebooks

Is Fire Strike too taxing of a benchmark for your PC? Futuremark's new test may be a better fit for your rig. You can learn more about 3DMark Sky Diver here.
Computing

Nvidia follows up $3,000 Titan Z release with $100-ish GeForce GT 740 card

One of Nvidia's newest graphics cards is a bit more affordable than the Titan Z, but also employs older tech. You can learn more about the GeForce GT 740 here.
Computing

At $650, this new 28-inch 4K monitor from Asus is pretty cheap, and may be a great value

Getting your hands on a 4K monitor is getting more affordable all the time. The newest display from Asus is priced pretty aggressively, but are there even cheaper options? You can learn more here.