Loyd Case

Loyd Case

Former Digital Trends Contributor
After graduating from Western Washington University with a major in Chemistry and Minors in both math and physics, Loyd went on to receive a Masters from the University of California, Santa Barbara. He then embarked in a career in technology writing. His work can most recently be found in PCWorld, where he held the role of Senior Editor for PC Systems and related technologies.

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LG 29EA93 Review

LG tries its hand at building an ultra-wide screen desktop monitor for under $600. The resolution and screen space is nice to have, but don’t expect miracles in high definition movie viewing or ultra-wide screen gaming.
Computing

SSD + magnetic drive = storage heaven: How to maximize storage on a Windows PC

If you want high storage performance, you’ll want an SSD; if you want high capacity, you’ll need a hard drive. We show you how to maximize your storage options by combining an SSD for Windows and applications and a large hard drive for…
Computing

Less really is more: Why pint-sized PCs finally punch above their weight

Once upon a time, small PCs were synonymous with low performance. But that's no longer the case. Today, small, quiet systems can be bought or built that meet the most demanding performance requirements.
Product Review

HP 27xi Review

The HP Pavilion 27xi is a sharp-looking PC display offering very good image quality. While we would like to see higher resolution in our 27-inch monitors, the affordable price and elegant looks make up for that lack.
Gaming

What we learned at GDC 2013: Consoles and PCs merge, but mobile and free-to-play are king

The PC wins the console wars, as the Playstation 4 and Xbox next adopt PC-like architectures with their x86 CPUs and integrated Radeon GPUs. But the real wave of the future is in free-to-play mobile and tablet games.
Gaming

BioWare discuses the risks of keeping Mass Effect 3’s development going long after launch

Mass Effect 3 rounds the series, but the game lived on past the initial launch. It’s not just DLC, but ongoing community support, multiplayer and mobile add-ons that kept the game fresh and alive a year after launch.