Stories by Kirk Steers

An LCD flat screen in your future?

SAN FRANCISCO (10/27/2003) - Whether on the beach at Waikiki or on the desktop, thin is in. Flat-panel displays are more affordable than ever, but is an LCD the best display for you? And if so, what features should you shop for?

Time to upgrade to rewritable DVD?

SAN FRANCISCO (09/22/2003) - Until recently, the DVD drive was the most overrated PC component. Drives cost a bundle, software titles were scarce, and movies looked bumpy when played on low-end systems. Besides, who really wants to watch a movie on a PC monitor?