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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The rugged Asus Chromebook C202 shrugs off damage (but is easily repaired, just in case)

Hey kids: Asus' Chromebook C202 can take your worst neglect. And if it can't, your school can fix it anyway.

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Tobii's gaze-tracking tech hits top Ubisoft PC games, MSI's GT72 gaming notebook

Feast your eyes on Tobii's new gaze-tracking integrations.

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Corsair's new PC cases range from flashy and angular to sleek and sound-dampened

Corsair's new PC cases revealed at CES 2016 cater to enthusiasts of all sorts.


Uber rival Sidecar hits dead end, will shut down ride and courier service on Dec. 31

Sidecar, a pioneering ride-sharing service that pivoted to deliveries, is shutting down.


Samsung Pay's expanding to cheaper phones and online payments in 2016

Samsung's in-house mobile payment option is spreading its wings beyond flagship Galaxy phones in 2016.

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Lian Li's wild new PC cases mimic cruise ships and double as standing desks

Lian Li's known for crafting wildly ambitious PC cases, and the new designs it has in store for CES 2016 carry on the torch.

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The future is now: 2015's most powerful, portentous PC hardware

If 2014 is when PC hardware makers dreamed big dreams, 2015 is the year those dreams became reality. This is the most powerful new PC hardware revealed in 2015.

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Your new PC needs these 15 free, excellent programs

Start your new computer off right with solid security tools, productivity software, and other programs that every PC needs.

7 critical things to do immediately with a new PC

Quick, while it's still pure and unsullied! Set up antivirus, clear out bloatware, and perform other tasks to keep your PC humming well into the future.

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Windows 10: The best tricks, tips, and tweaks

Windows 10 is chock full of handy, hidden new features worth exploring. Check out the best tips and tricks here.

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Neonode's AirBar uses beams of light to turn any laptop into a touchscreen laptop

Neonode's AirBar is the latest PC accessory that wants to make traditional laptops all touchy-feely.

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Video: Our top 5 picks for PC games of the year

From Witcher 3 to Kerbal Space Program, these are the PC games that gave PCWorld editors the biggest smiles in 2015.

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VisionTek's new Pocket SSD delivers PC-sized storage in a flash drive-sized package

VisionTek's new USB 3.0 Pocket SSD slips into your pocket, but it's faster than the hard drive in your PC—and just as spacious.

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The 10 best PC games of 2015

Witchers and Kerbals and rocket cars, oh my!

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'Get Windows 10' prompt adopts malware-like tactics to lure you into upgrading

Microsoft's pushy new Windows 10 upgrade prompt gives users the option to upgrade now, or upgrade now.