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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Nvidia GeForce GTX Titan X review: Hail to the new GPU king

Nvidia's GeForce GTX Titan X houses an utter monster of a GPU. It's the first single-GPU graphics card capable of playing PC games at 4K resolution.

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Nvidia's GeForce GTX 960 graphics cards start seeing 4GB memory options

Concerned about the GeForce GTX 960's 2GB of onboard memory? Worry no more, as 4GB variants are staring to trickle out.

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5 everyday technologies Apple killed in the 12-inch MacBook

Apple's quest for ultra-thin simplicity in the new 12-inch MacBook has left a lot of technology in a shallow grave, replaced by a single Type-C port.

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Apple's radical 12-inch MacBook is the slimmest, lightest MacBook ever

The 12-inch MacBook was redesigned from the ground up and uses a single USB Type-C connector in a quest for revolutionary thinness.

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Steam launches massive Linux game sale to celebrate Steam Machine unveiling

Get them while they're cheap, as Valve launches a Steam sale to coincide with the launch of Steam Machines.

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Intel, Raptr join forces to give modest PCs a headache-free boost in gaming performance

Raptr is bringing its automatic game optimizations and driver updates to Intel systems to help you squeeze every ounce of performance out of your PC.

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Sony's pixel-packed Xperia Z4 Tablet aims for mobile entertainment dominance

Sony's svelte, high-resolution Xperia Z4 Tablet is packed with features designed to make it the go-to slate for jamming tunes, watching videos, and even playing PlayStation games.

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Move over, Oculus: HTC announces SteamVR-powered Vive VR headset

HTC's Vive VR headset is powered by one of the biggest names in PC gaming: Valve.

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Bloatware: Why computer makers fill your PC with junk, and how to get rid of it

Lenovo's Superfish debacle has thrust bloatware back into the limelight. Here's why PC makers intentionally make your PC experience worse, and how to blast the crap off your computer.

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It's a feature, not a flaw: Nvidia CEO addresses GeForce GTX 970's memory spec fiasco

The GTX 970's bizarre memory setup was designed to be a benefit, not a flaw, says Nvidia CEO Jen-Hsun Huang.

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Watch out! Gmail's autocomplete is suggesting the wrong email addresses

You'd better check that recipient field twice before you click Send, because Gmail's autocomplete is having some issues.

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Amazon, Newegg, apparently offering refunds due to Nvidia GTX 970 memory issue

After it was revealed that Nvidia's GeForce GTX 970 uses an unconventional memory design and erroneously reported specs, some disgruntled buyers appear to be getting refunds from Amazon and Newegg.

Samsung promises yet another fix for slowed 840 EVO SSDs

Months after releasing an initial fix, some users are seeing performance of their Samsung 840 EVO SSDs slow down yet again.

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Security's disastrous week, from Superfish to unstoppable, hard drive-killing malware

Superfish. Untrustworthy hardware. Easily hacked cars. FreeBSD's random number generator. This week was an utter disaster for security.

Bravo! Windows Defender, McAfee updates fully remove Lenovo's dangerous Superfish adware

The update to Windows Defender that eliminates the Superfish adware AND its rogue certificate came down in almost record time. And now McAfee's antivirus has been added to the list.