Brad ChacosSenior Editor, PCWorld

Brad Chacos spends his days digging through desktop PCs and tweeting too much. He covers gaming and graphics for PCWorld, and spends his mornings running the news desk for PCWorld, Macworld, Greenbot, and TechHive.

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Microsoft brings the Edge browser to iOS and Android, hoping for cross-platform traction

Microsoft's mobile Edge browser and Microsoft Launcher are designed to bolster the Windows 10 Fall Creators Update.

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Everything Google revealed: Pixel 2, Pixelbook, Google Home Max, and more

Google revealed all sorts of hardware at its Pixel 2 event, but software was quietly the star of the show.

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Google's tweaked Daydream View VR headset doubles down on virtual tourism

The new Daydream View headset doesn't change much on the hardware side, but exclusive VR software is coming.

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The Google Home Max takes aim at Sonos speakers with big sound and dynamic AI smarts

The $399 Google Home Max will launch in December with Smart Sound technology. Here's everything you need to know.

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3 billion Yahoo accounts hacked: 5 things you should do to stay safe

If you were one of the 3 billion people with a Yahoo account in 2013, it was hacked. Here's how to stay safe.

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AMD's Ryzen Threadripper CPUs get free NVMe RAID support

As promised, AMD's Ryzen Threadripper chips now support RAID 0, 1, and 10 via new drivers.

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Confirmed: Radeon RX Vega won't get 4-way multi-GPU support in games

AMD's new Radeon RX Vega graphics cards will max out at 2-way multi-GPU support in games, but not other tasks.

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AMD Radeon phases out the CrossFire brand as multi-GPU gets more complicated

Radeon is moving away from CrossFire branding for multiple-GPU support, but its spirit lives on.

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Radeon RX Vega graphics cards get 2-way multi-GPU support in Radeon Software 17.9.2

AMD's Radeon Software 17.9.2 adds multi-GPU support for Radeon RX Vega graphics cards.

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Nvidia's new $179 Shield TV bundle battles Apple TV 4K

Nvidia's $179 Shield TV bundle sheds the game controller to match the price of the new Apple TV 4K.

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Google buys 2,000 HTC employees for $1.1 billion to get instant smartphone chops

Google isn't buying HTC outright, but it's scooping up the engineering talent behind the Pixel phones for $1.1 billion.

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Google Chrome will start blocking noisy autoplay videos in January

Google Chrome is taking aim at those annoying autoplay videos spreading across the web.

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Equifax hack: How to know if you're affected

After a data breach at Equifax, highly sensitive personal data for 143 million Americans are in the hands of hackers. Here's how to know if you're affected.

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Windows 10 Fall Creators Update will add helpful privacy setting tweaks

The Windows 10 Fall Creators Update is tweaking its privacy settings to give you more control over your PC.

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10 great laptops that cost less than Apple's iPhone X

The iPhone X looks amazing, but you pay for it. These 10 great PCs costs less than Apple's new iPhone.