Brad ChacosSenior Editor, PCWorld

Follow me on Google+

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. Reach him at bchacos@pcworld.com.

office 2016 installation

How to download and install the Office 2016 Preview

Want a sneak peek at the future of Office? Here's how to get started.

microsoft build conference

Microsoft Build 2015 recap: New Windows 10 details, holographic acid trips, and transformative Windows Phones

Office is getting smarter, and so is your phone. Read about all of Microsoft's ambitious plans from Build 2015 inside.

AMD delays FreeSync support for PCs with multiple Radeon graphics cards

Crossfire woes still trouble AMD's FreeSync monitors, but you probably shouldn't buy a FreeSync OR G-Sync display unless you're a diehard anyway.

microsoft edge

Microsoft's Edge browser logo pays homage to Internet Explorer

Sure, Windows 10's browser may be all-new, but Microsoft's Edge hasn't forgotten its past.

continuum phones

Microsoft's Continuum turns Windows 10 phones into tiny, full-blown Windows PCs

But the whole plan hinges on whether developers will embrace universal Windows apps.

build2014 primary2

How Microsoft is opening Office's brains to apps to make productivity even smarter

During Microsoft's Build 2015 keynote on Wednesday, CEO Satya Nadella announced a new unified API that allows third-party apps to pull data from all the various Microsoft services you use, from Calendar to messages—and it could make your life easier.

google maps pee android

Yep, that's the Android mascot peeing on Apple in Google Maps

Now THAT apple will definitely keep doctors away.

win10

Windows 10: The 10 coolest features you should check out first

From Cortana to the fancy new Start menu, you won't want to miss these Windows 10 features.

windows 10 aio

Windows 10: The best tricks, tips, and tweaks

Windows 10 may still be in a beta preview form, but it already has some fun and handy, hidden new features worth exploring. Check 'em out here.

chromebook 15 cb3 531 02 high

Acer's new Chromebook 15 CB3-531 lives large, lasts long, and costs only $200

Amazingly affordable for a Chromebook with a 15.6-inch screen, the CB3-531 also claims an 11.5-hour battery life.

windows 10 hp stream

Windows 10 build 10061 hands-on: Exploring the new Technical Preview's fresh apps and features

Microsoft just released Windows 10 build 10061, and it's jam-packed with new features and apps.

office for android

Outlook for Android sheds preview tag after massive feature infusion

Outlook for Android's added a ton of new features since it launched in January, and now Microsoft's graduating it to official release status.

intelcomputestick 100577510 large

Mini PC invasion: 10 radically tiny computers that fit in the palm of your hand

Some of today's 'desktop' mini PCs make laptops seem downright bulky in comparison. Here are 10 examples.

lumia 520

Microsoft halts Windows 10 Preview for most popular Windows Phone in the world after bricked device reports

Reports of bricked devices prompt Microsoft to pull the Windows 10 Preview for the Lumia 520 and two other phones.