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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Unlock Windows 10's hidden, powerful GodMode tool

The legendary GodMode tweak returns in Windows 10. Here's how to activate it.

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After Windows 10, Cortana may cozy up to Office

A mysterious 'Work Assistant' app that appeared in the Windows Phone Store is reportedly tied to an effort to bring Cortana to Microsoft's productivity suite.

This is huge: FCC chairman's strong net neutrality proposal turns the Internet into a public utility

Invoking Title II authority was the FCC's nuclear option in the war for net neutrality, and it just exploded.

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Microsoft reimagined: The 10 most momentous moments of Satya Nadella's first year as CEO

The Microsoft of today is not the same as the Microsoft as yesterday, and Satya Nadella's appointment as CEO was the catalyst.

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Raptr service powering AMD's Gaming Evolved app hacked, passwords and user info stolen

Raptr's a popular PC gaming service that powers AMD's Gaming Evolved client--and it's been hacked.

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Nvidia clarifies: No specific GTX 970 driver to improve memory allocation performance planned

The GeForce GTX 970 has an unorthodox memory design that can affect performance in odd situations. Nvidia's planning a driver update that should alleviate the issue.

Big flagship Radeon graphics card price cuts add pressure to GTX 970 memory furor

The AMD R9 290 and R9 290X are seeing price cuts and touting their memory performance in the aftermath of the Nvidia GTX 970 memory allocation furor.

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Nvidia explains GeForce GTX 970's memory performance issues, admits error in specs

Some gamers noticed issues when Nvidia's bargain priced GTX 970 tried to use more than 3.5GB of RAM. Here's why.

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DirectX 12 just sneaked into Windows 10, but you can't use it yet

It's official: DirectX 12 is here, though it's not very handy in its current form.

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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.

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How to install the Windows 10 Preview: Everything you need to know

Try the Windows 10 beta safely: Here are the hardware requirements, and how-to's for preparing virtual machines and partitioned hard drives.

Microsoft's Surface RT tablets won't be upgraded to Windows 10

But Windows RT tablets will receive some sort of update with partial Windows 10 functionality.

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Nvidia GeForce GTX 960 graphics card review: Maxwell meets PC gaming's sweet spot

Nvidia's $200 GTX 960 aims for the mainstream enthusiast 'sweet spot' and hits it dead center.

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Windows 10: The 10 most important new Consumer Preview features

From Cortana to Xbox streaming and the audacious Windows Holographic, these are the biggest announcements from Microsoft's Windows 10 Consumer Preview event.

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Windows 10's new features: Cortana, a 'Spartan' browser, Xbox streaming, and more

Microsoft showed off new, consumer-focused features for Windows 10.