Melissa Riofrio

Executive Editor

Melissa Riofrio spent her formative journalistic years reviewing some of the biggest iron at PCWorld--desktops, laptops, storage, printers--and she continued to focus on hardware testing during stints at Computer Currents and CNET. Currently, in addition to leading PCWorld’s content direction, she covers productivity laptops and Chromebooks.

The best laptops: Ultrabooks, budget PCs, 2-in-1s, and more

Surface Laptop: Everything you need to know
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Surface Laptop: Everything you need to know

Microsoft's thin, light, beautiful Surface Laptop is the halo PC for Windows 10 S. Read all about it here, as well as the Commercial Surface Laptop -- for those who prefer Windows 10 Pro instead.

How to get Windows 10 Creators Update: The release date and more

How to get Windows 10 Creators Update: The release date and more

Windows 10 Creators Update has an official release date of April 11, but in reality it will roll out in waves. Here's how it will work.

The best laptops of 2016: Budget PCs, 2-in-1s, Ultrabooks and more

The best laptops of 2016: Budget PCs, 2-in-1s, Ultrabooks and more

Our top picks show off the best tech advances in portable PCs, from new CPUs and GPUs to new materials and of course, Windows 10.

9 views of the all-digital 'virtual cockpit' in the 2016 Audi TT

9 views of the all-digital 'virtual cockpit' in the 2016 Audi TT

A fast car needs fast digital readouts, and that's what you'll get with this superpowered, 60fps display that replaces the traditional instrument cluster on the Audi TT. Check out the views, from from speed and revs to maps and...

Hands-on: How to digitize a dinosaur with HP 3D Capture

Hands-on: How to digitize a dinosaur with HP 3D Capture

HP's 3D imaging technology turns a simple toy into a 3D image for printing, animation or other projects.

11 geek-thrilling glimpses of vintage tech in American Genius: Jobs vs. Gates

11 geek-thrilling glimpses of vintage tech in American Genius: Jobs vs. Gates

Acting: bad. Hardware: heavenly.It was the hardware that kept my eyes glued to the American Genius: Jobs vs. Gates documentary that aired Monday night. Someone did a good job of collecting vintage PCs and other high tech of 30-plus...

These are the 14 Chevrolet cars from the 2016 model year that will have Android Auto

These are the 14 Chevrolet cars from the 2016 model year that will have Android Auto

The models range from the entry-level Spark to the hulking Suburban and even the Corvette, but some cars will get it before others. Here are the details.

Riding in the Mercedes-Benz F 015 concept car, the self-driving lounge of the future
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Riding in the Mercedes-Benz F 015 concept car, the self-driving lounge of the future

You could drive this car, but wouldn't you rather relax, sit back, and chill with your friends? That's what the self-driving F 015 is all about.

Hands on: Google's new $999 Chromebook Pixel makes big changes under the hood

Hands on: Google's new $999 Chromebook Pixel makes big changes under the hood

Google refreshes its flagship Chromebook with better CPUs, battery life, and other improvements, all squeezed into essentially the same case. Read all about it here.

BMW's latest self-driving car brakes for obstacles when you don't

BMW's latest self-driving car brakes for obstacles when you don't

Just try hitting a wall in this car; it'll stop itself before you do. BMW's 360-degree Collision Avoidance tries to protect the driver from all-too-human mistakes.

The real star of the Mercedes-Benz keynote at CES was this little robot

The real star of the Mercedes-Benz keynote at CES was this little robot

Its name is Cambot. It represents approachable technology. What about adorable, even huggable? Well, watch it for yourself and you'll see.

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