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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KRACK Wi-Fi attack threatens all networks: How to stay safe and what you need to know

Researchers have uncovered a Wi-Fi security flaw, dubbed KRACK, that affects nearly any device that uses Wi-Fi, whether or not the network is encrypted. Here's what you can do to stay safe.

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Nvidia's Star Wars Titan Xp Collector's Edition embraces the Dark Side

The Star Wars Titan Xp Collector's Edition wraps Nvidia's best graphics card in the (Ge)Force.

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Xbox One X: Everything you need to know about Microsoft's powerful 4K gaming console

The Xbox One X is a powerful 4K-capable cousin of the Xbox One S. Here are all the details.


AMD's Radeon RX Vega 56 and Vega 64 are selling at sane prices today

AMD's Radeon RX Vega 56 and 64 are selling at MSRP today after struggling with inflated prices and limited stocks for months.

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Nvidia GeForce GTX 1070 Ti review: The best 1440p graphics card in weird graphics card times

We review Nvidia's GeForce GTX 1070 Ti and the EVGA GTX 1070 Ti SC Black Edition vs. Radeon Vega 56.

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Steam Halloween Sale hidden gems: 10 great deals on non-horror games

The Steam Halloween Sale secretly offers deals on games that aren't horrifying. Here are 10 of the best.

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The Steam Halloween Sale lurches to life with deals on scary PC games, VR, and movies

The Steam Halloween Sale is live with discounts on horrifying PC games, VR games, and even scary movies.

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Nvidia's GeForce GTX 1070 Ti aims to take down the Radeon Vega 56

It's called the GeForce GTX 1070 Ti, but Nvidia's new graphics card is a lot closer to the GTX 1080.

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Windows 10: The best tricks, tips, and tweaks

Windows 10 is chock-full of handy, hidden new features worth exploring, especially after the massive Fall Creators Update. Check out the best tips and tricks here.

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How to download the Windows 10 Fall Creators Update right now

The Windows 10 Fall Creators Update is rolling out in waves. Here's how to download it immediately.

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The Windows 10 Fall Creators Update's best new features

The Windows 10 Fall Creators Update is Microsoft's next big upgrade, with new features like the ability to share websites between your phone and PC.

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KRACK Wi-Fi attacks shouldn't harm updated Windows PCs

Microsoft quietly updated Windows PCs to keep them safe from the KRACK Wi-Fi security flaw on October 10.

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How ShadowPlay Highlights and Nvidia Ansel make GeForce cards more fun

GeForce Experience's ShadowPlay Highlights and Nvidia Ansel features make gaming even more fun—and easy to share.

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Oculus Rift + Touch bundle price drops to $400 as VR inches toward affordability

The Oculus Rift and its Touch controllers now cost $400—a 50-percent price drop from the bundle's price this spring.

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RIP Windows phones: New Windows 10 Mobile hardware and features 'aren't the focus'

Windows 10 Mobile phones have entered the bug fix and stability phase, with no new hardware or features planned.