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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How to personalize your Windows 10 PC

How to set Windows 10's themes, configure your Start menu and taskbar, and understand the privacy features—all to make your new PC feel like home.

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Chromebooks versus Windows laptops: Which should you buy?

Should you buy a Chromebook or a Windows laptop? They're similar in some ways, but fundamentally different in others. This guide will help you decide.

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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.

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Traveling? This $7 gadget protects your phone from treacherous USB charging ports

Data-only charging cables and adapters protect your phone from attackers while charging at an unknown USB power plug. And at about $7 or so, it's a handy addition to your carryon bag.

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Dynabook Tecra X50-F review: This lightweight 15-inch business notebook falls a bit short

Sharp's Dynabook unit has launched the Tecra X50-F 15-inch business laptop. It's roomy and light, but it falls short in some little ways and one big way—battery life.

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Laplink makes PCMover Express free for the Windows 7 transition, if you have Intel inside

If you're wondering how to transition from Windows 7 to Windows 10 once support ends in January, Laplink's PCMover Express can help. But there are a few catches.

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Intel debuts Ponte Vecchio, its first Xe GPU for servers

Intel reveals its first Xe chip for the datacenter, code-named Ponte Vecchio, which commits the company to 7nm technology in 2021.

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Microsoft plans to kill off Windows 10's My People app

Microsoft says it will phase out and eventually kill the Windows 10 My People app, because apparently no one used it.

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Brave 1.0 review: This excellent, privacy-focused browser can make you money, too

Brave Software releases its privacy-minded Brave browser for general use. It's an excellent, streamlined browser that commits itself to your privacy, and with the potential to make you some money, too.

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Microsoft's Windows 10 November 2019 Update goes live, but you have to seek it out

Microsoft is pushing its Windows 10 November 2019 Update out for people who want it via Windows Update.

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Minecraft Earth goes live in preview for the entire United States

Microsoft's augmented-reality version of Minecraft is now yours to try out for iOS and Android.

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Microsoft Surface Laptop 3 15-inch (Ryzen 7) review: The price tag climbs, but battery life drops

We've tested a second 15-inch Microsoft Surface Laptop 3, this time with a top-of-the-line Ryzen 7 processor inside. You'll pay more for a moderate performance bump, but even more disappointing battery life.

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Xerox's reported HP bid could create a PC and printing juggernaut

The Wall Street Journal reports that Xerox is mulling a bid to take over HP, uniting key players in the copier and printer market.

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How to use Windows' Your Phone app to connect your phone to your PC

We'll walk you through how to use Windows 10's Your Phone app, from basic setup to its ability to show texts and notifications, remotely interact with your Android phone's screen, and even place calls.