Mark HachmanSenior Editor, PCWorld

As PCWorld's senior editor, Mark focuses on Microsoft news and chip technology, among other beats. He has formerly written for PCMag, BYTE, Slashdot, eWEEK, and ReadWrite.

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Qualcomm's Snapdragon 7c and 8c aim for low-end and midrange PCs

Qualcomm has expanded what it's calling the Snapdragon Compute platform, adding the Snapdragon 7c and Snapdragon 8c to address low-end and midrange PCs.

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Qualcomm's Snapdragon XR2 platform takes aim at true mixed reality

Qualcomm's Snapdragon XR2 mixed-reality platform combines 5G with a Snapdragon mobile chip capable enough to handle both augmented and virtual reality. Niantic has signed on, too.

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Qualcomm's Snapdragon 865: Four of its best new features

We capture Some of the Qualcomm Snapdragon 865's best features on video, from super super slo-mo to on-chip, real-time language translation.

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Inside the Snapdragon 865: Qualcomm reveals the features you'll find in 2020's best Android phones

Qualcomm details all of the new features inside the Snapdragon 865, 765, and 765G, including the camera capabilities, new gaming features and more.

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Project Athena notebooks perform better on battery, and Intel has the numbers to prove it

Intel says the design work that it's doing on Project Athena notebooks is paying off, with better performance under battery power than competing laptops.

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The 5G phones you really want are coming in early 2020

Senior Qualcomm executives explain why early 5G phones supported mmWave or sub-6GHz, and when you'll able to buy a phone that supports both.

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Qualcomm's next-gen Snapdragon 865 mobile chip focuses on 5G

Qualcomm announces its Snapdragon 865, Snapdragon 765, and Snapdragon 765G smartphone chips, with AI, 5G, and mobile gaming as their focus.

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Microsoft Surface Pro X review: This isn't the long-lasting tablet we were hoping for

Microsoft's Surface Pro X reimagines the Surface Pro tablet line, but its battery life misses the boat, and bugs and other issues narrow its usefulness.

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Microsoft Surface Laptop 3 15-inch (Core i7) review: This is the one you should buy

Microsoft's Surface Laptop 3 with Intel's 10th-gen Core i7 processor, Ice Lake, combines exemplary performance with all-day battery life.

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We benchmark AMD's mobile Ryzen 7 vs. Intel's mobile Core i7: Which is the best laptop processor?

We benchmark two Microsoft Surface Laptop 3s, one with AMD's latest mobile Ryzen 7, the other with Intel's Core i7 Ice Lake. Which comes out on top?

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This Costco 1440p/144Hz HDR monitor is basically a steal at $249 and 50 percent off for Cyber Monday

LG's display combines 144Hz gaming with 1440p resolutions, and HDR too. This Costco Cyber Monday deal looks terrific.

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The best Black Friday deals on laptops and Chromebooks from Dell, HP, Acer, and others

We've scoured Black Friday deals to bring you the top deals on laptops and Chromebooks from Dell, HP, Samsung, Lenovo, Acer, and other big brands.

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Acer's Aspire 5 is on sale for just $400, complete with a future-proofed Whiskey Lake chip

Amazon and Acer are selling a solid all-around version of its Aspire 5 notebook for 22 percent off its all-time low.

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Intel partners with Mediatek to bring 5G to PCs in 2021

Intel says it will work with Mediatek and Fibocom to bring its orphaned 5G technology to the PC market .

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AMD plots multicore domination with 64-core Threadripper 3990X processor, coming in 2020

AMD confirms plans for a whopping 64-core Threadripper processor, which will debut in 2020.