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.

Prepare to greet new Retina display-wearing iMacs at Apple’s October 16 event

Apple may debut Retina iMacs and launch OS X Yosemite at an event on October 16. Learn more here.

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Fire Strike Ultra lets you test your PC at 4K, even if you don’t have a 4K monitor

Futuremark's new Fire Strike Ultra test will let you know whether your PC can handle 4K content. Learn more here.

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Russian ‘Sandworm’ hacking squad wriggles their way into Windows PCs used by NATO, EU

A team of hackers based in Russia has exploited a Windows bug to target computers used by NATO, the European Union, and other bodies. Learn more here.

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Pairing Windows Media Center with the Win 10 Tech Preview? You’ll miss out on updates

You will be denied access to updates and builds in the Windows 10 Technical Preview should you choose to install Windows Media Center. Learn more here.

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Move over Nate Silver, Bing is now firmly in the election prediction business

Bing now features a section completely devoted to the 2014 elections, and it will attempt to predict the outcomes of all the races too. Learn more here.

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Google’s newest Chrome utility is designed to buff out any blemishes in the browser

This Chrome utility from Google will allegedly scan the browser and purge it of any malware or other harmful software. Learn more here.

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The ‘dead’ PC market is getting more consumer love these days, according to a research firm

There's positive news to report for the PC market, whose death was predicted by some years ago. Learn more here.

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Apple to broadcast the reveal of its new slates and systems live on its site

Apple will be live streaming its upcoming showcase. Here's what you'll need in order to tune in.

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Google cuts Hangouts from your browser and pastes it to your desktop in the latest update

With the newest update to Google Hangouts, you can keep track of and participate in conversations no matter what you're doing on your computer. Learn more here.

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The ‘dead’ PC market is enjoying impressive growth lately, research firm says

According to a prominent market research firm, multiple PC makers experienced substantial growth in the third quarter of this year. Learn more here.

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So much for the PC being dead: This research firm says sales will jump five percent in 2015

So much for the PC being dead. Strategy Analytics claims that sales of PCs will rise five percent worldwide next year.

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Another hidden Windows 10 feature uncovered: How to enable the Notifications Center

The Notifications Center didn't make its grand debut in Windows 10, but one intrepid soul figured out how to turn it on. Here's how you can do it too.

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From Jeopardy champ, to ace chef: Here’s what’s next for IBM’s Watson supercomputer

IBM's Watson supercomputer is already a star, but its story is just beginning. IBM is partnering with firms to help more industries tap into its power.

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Origin PC outfits its gaming laptop lineup with Nvidia’s beefy new mobile GPUs

Origin's gaming laptops can now be stuffed with Nvidia's new notebook GPUs. Learn more here.

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Nomad 17: the first Maingear notebook to get Nvidia’s new super-powerful GPU

Maingear has outfitted one of its most powerful gaming laptops with the newest and best mobile GPU you can get today. Learn more here.

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