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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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.
Computing

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.
Computing

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.
Computing

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.
Computing

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.
Computing

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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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.
Computing

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.
Computing

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.
Computing

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.