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 original Raspberry Pi Model B+ receives a long overdue price cut

The Raspberry Pi 1 Model B+'s original $35 cost would never break the bank, but it lost luster once the faster Raspberry Pi 2 launched at the same price.

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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.

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AMD's next-gen Radeon flagship is insanely small if these pictures are real

Numerous images purporting to show the AMD Radeon R9 390X reveal a water-cooled graphics card that's almost impossibly tiny.

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Confirmed: AMD's next-gen Radeon graphics will use high-bandwidth memory

The rumors about AMD's next flagship graphics card using cutting-edge high-bandwidth memory technology are true, the company confirmed Wednesday.

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Oculus Rift's consumer model will launch in early 2016, after Valve's VR headset

Oculus has been busy wrapping up ecosystem support for the Oculus Rift, but the delay may cost it the crucial first-to-market status for the fledgling field of VR.

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How to download and install the Office 2016 Preview

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

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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

Now THAT apple will definitely keep doctors away.

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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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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.