Brad ChacosSenior Editor, PCWorld

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Brad Chacos spends the days jamming to Spotify and digging through desktop PCs. He covers the gaming, graphics cards, and how-to beats for PCWorld, and spends his mornings running the news desk for PCWorld, Macworld, Greenbot, and TechHive.

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Why Microsoft's audacious vision for the future of computing is finally ready for prime time

Years later, both PC hardware and Windows itself are finally ready to realize Microsoft's ambitious vision for the future of computing, as evidenced in the Surface Book, Surface Pro 4, and Lumia 950.

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Microsoft's new Surface Dock is a smaller, yet still-potent docking solution

Say goodbye to the massive Surface Pro 3 Docking Station and hello to the more svelte Surface Dock for the Surface Book and Surface Pro 4.

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Microsoft Surface Book, Surface Pro 4 configurations and pricing revealed

Basking in the cutting edge won't come cheap with the Surface Book and Surface Pro 4.

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Microsoft's 7 biggest new hardware reveals: Surface Book laptop, Windows 10 Lumias and more

Microsoft's massive device event used stunning new hardware like the Surface Book, Surface Pro 4, and Lumia 950 to sing the song of Windows 10's capabilities.

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Microsoft's Surface Book is the sleek, MacBook-beating laptop you've been begging for

Move over, MacBook. There's a new contender for the throne: Microsoft's Surface Book.

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Microsoft's $899 Surface Pro 4 is thin and fast, with Skylake and an insanely crisp screen

Microsoft outdoes itself with the Surface Pro 4 tablet, advancing Windows 10's core ideals into the physical world.

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Meet Snickerdoodle, an affordable, powerfully maker-focused Raspberry Pi rival

Krtkl's Snickerdoodle wants to become the Raspberry Pi for robots, thanks to the field-programmable gate array that lets it tackle more complex projects, like robots or drones.

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Curved new Microsoft Band blends sensor-laden hardware with cloud-based smarts

Microsoft revealed the new Microsoft Band at its Tuesday hardware event, and it intertwines hardware and software.

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Steam Machines revealed: Full details and pictures for every model

Valve's Steam Machine lineup is as varied in hardware as it is in price. Here's everything we know about all 15 models announced thus far.

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This vigilante virus protects you against malware attacks, quotes Richard Stallman

Symantec has discovered malware that infects routers and Internet of Things devices, then cleans out any existing malware and locks the devices down against future attacks.

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10 gloriously excessive, wildly exotic PC cooling setups

So you liquid-cooled your CPU? That's cute. These masterminds turned to over-the-top modding to drive temperatures low and frame rates high.

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September's sizzling new PC hardware, from revolutionary SSDs to the most powerful router ever

September was one hell of a month for new PC hardware.

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Google Photos updates make it easier to share and sift through your pictures

Google Photos' first big update adds simple, yet powerful tools designed to make searching and sharing your images even easier.