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.

Security researchers publish code that can be used to exploit BadUSB flaw

The researchers hope that, by releasing the code, companies that make USB devices will do what they can to improve security on them faster.

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AMD cuts prices on Radeon 290X, 290-based graphics cards by $150, $100 (Updated)

AMD just slashed the prices on two of its most powerful single-GPU consumer graphics cards. Learn more here.

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Hacker installs Windows 95 and Doom on a Samsung Gear Live smartwatch

Feel free to file this somewhere between "Cool!" and "What the?" An intrepid hacker managed to put Win 95 and Doom on an Android wearable. You can watch videos of both hacks in action here.

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Windows 10 Poll: Is the new Start menu enough of a reason for you to upgrade?

The big new feature in Windows 10 is the return of the Start menu. Is that enough of a reason for you to upgrade, or does Windows 10 need to offer more in order to sway you?

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More people are using Chrome on desktops lately, and less of everything else

Google's Chrome desktop browser got more popular last month, while its main competitors saw less usage. Learn more here.

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Microsoft will ask you for feedback while using the Windows 10 Technical Preview

Microsoft may ask you what you think of Windows 10 while you're using it. Learn more here.

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Windows 7 use surges, while Windows 8 and 8.1 popularity falls

Windows 7 is as popular as it has ever been. Windows 8 and 8.1? Not so much. Learn more here.

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Make the Windows 10 Start menu more personal with these tips and tricks

The Start menu is back, and we have some tips that will help you customize it to your liking. Learn more here.

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How to switch back to the Windows 8 Start screen in Windows 10

While Windows 10 puts a big emphasis on the return of the Start menu, you can switch back to the Windows 8 Start screen if you wish. Here's how.

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Cortana is coming to Windows 10, and we found the system files to prove it

It looks like a certain virtual voice assistant will eventually make its way to Windows 10. Learn more here.

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Reader poll: Will you upgrade to Windows 10?

Now that Microsoft has lifted the veil on Windows 10, do you think you'll be making the move once it's released? Learn more here.

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How to download and install the Windows 10 Technical Preview

The Windows 10 Technical Preview is now available for download. Here's how to get it.

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5 features that we hope Microsoft adds to Windows 10

Microsoft just showed off Windows 10 to the world. While new features that were demoed will likely win with consumers, it needs more to spark a mass exodus.

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Forget 9! Microsoft just revealed Windows 10, and it’s a blend of old and new

Microsoft just officially announced and showed off Windows 10 to the world for the first time. Learn more about Microsoft's new OS here.

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HP’s new Stream laptops start at $200, trudge on Chromebook’s turf

Say hello to HP's new Stream notebooks, which start at $200, and promise to wage war on similarly-priced Chromebooks. Learn more here.

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