Ben PattersonSenior Writer, PCWorld

Ben has been writing about technology and consumer electronics for more than 20 years. A PCWorld contributor since 2014, Ben joined TechHive in 2019, where he covers smart speakers, soundbars, and other smart and home-theater devices.

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Dell G3 15 (3579) review: This budget gaming laptop makes the most of what it’s got

It’s not the thinnest, lightest, or most powerful gaming laptop on the market, and we wish its 15.6-inch screen were brighter. But for a budget-friendly price, the GTX 1050 Ti-powered Dell G3 15 packs an impressive punch.

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Acer Aspire E15 E5-576G-5762 review: Smooth productivity and even gaming for a bargain price

While it's a couple of pounds too heavy to quality as an ultraportable, this $599 version of the Acer Aspire E15 will please bargain hunters looking for smooth Office performance, and it's even got some game thanks to its discrete Nvidia graphics card.

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Lenovo Flex 6 14 review: A budget 8th-gen 2-in-1 that falls short in the graphics department

The Lenovo Flex 6 14 boasts peppy productivity performance, a discrete GPU and solid battery life for a relatively budget price, but it also comes saddled with a dim screen and iffy graphics.

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Logitech MK320 wireless keyboard & mouse review: A flawed mouse holds this bundle back

The Logitech MK320 keyboard feels fine and boasts solid wireless connectivity plus programmable keys for a bargain price, but its included, stiff-buttoned mouse doesn’t quite pass muster.

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Logitech MK270 wireless keyboard & mouse review: A cheap keyboard with a springy feel

Available for as little as $20 online, the MK270 looks and feels a bit cheap, and it makes a fair amount of racket as you type. That said, the MK270's keys feel relatively springy and it's easy to set up.

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Logitech Wireless Wave Combo MK550 review: This ergonomic keyboard needs better keys

The Logitech Wireless Wave Combo MK550 could be just the thing for typists with aching wrists and tendons, provided you warm to the wave-like keyboard design.

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Logitech MK520 wireless keyboard & mouse review: A comfy, quiet , bargain-priced bundle

The Logitech MK520 keyboard and mouse combo boasts roomy, comfy and quiet keys, a smooth and substantial mouse, and dedicated media buttons. It's also affordable, easy to set up, and highly customizable.

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Acer Nitro 5 review: A Coffee Lake-flavored gaming laptop that won't empty your wallet

The Acer Nitro 5 may be big and heavy, with so-so battery life and a fairly dim screen, but if you're shopping for a gaming laptop that handle AAA titles without breaking the bank, it delivers the goods.

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LG GizmoPal 2 review: A cheap, rugged and fun GPS tracker watch for younger kids

The Verizon Wireless-exclusive GizmoPal 2 is a relatively cheap, simple, and fun way to keep track of your kids.

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LG GizmoGadget review: This touchscreen GPS watch for kids is loaded with features

Tough, light, and packed with features, the touchscreen LG GizmoGadget for Verizon Wireless is an enticing watch-style GPS tracker for kids and parents alike.

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TruSense GPS Pendant review: This GPS tracking device for the elderly needs a mobile app

The TruSense GPS Pendant is an affordable way to monitor an elderly loved one, but the lack of an accompanying mobile app is a frustrating omission.

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The best GPS trackers for kids: Locate your little ones with ease

Our top picks allow you to easily keep tabs on the munchkins in your life.

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AngelSense GPS review: A durable, accurate tracking device tailored for special-needs kids

AngelSense GPS offers constant tracking, easy two-way calling, and frequent location alerts for the guardians of special-needs children.

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HP Spectre x360 15 (Kaby Lake-R) review: A solid 4K 2-in-1 overshadowed by its beefier sibling

The 2-in-1 HP Spectre x360 15 gets a welcome performance bump, a 4K display and more, but we can't help but cast an envious eye toward the speedier Kaby Lake-G version.

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Logitech MK540 Advanced wireless keyboard and mouse review: Snappy typing, no noise

Quiet yet snappy, roomy and programmable, the reasonably priced Logitech MK540 Advanced keyboard will appeal to typists looking for tactile typing experience without making too much of a racket, while the bundled mouse impresses with its smooth, solid scrolling and programmable gestures.