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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Google's Chrome OS 78 gives Chromebooks virtual desktops, click-to-call, and longer support spans

Google launches Chrome OS 78 with features like click-to-call and virtual desktops, and quietly adds several months to the lifespan of Chromebooks, too.

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Microsoft's 'Project Silica' targets glass as the archival storage medium of the future

Microsoft and Warner Bros. digitized a copy of "Superman" and stored it on a sheet of glass, using lasers.

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Microsoft's 10 biggest Ignite reveals include the new Edge, and more ways to tie Office to the web

As its Ignite conference begins, Microsoft announces numerous features for Bing, Edge, Outlook, Microsoft Search, and its Office apps that use AI and the web to improve productivity.

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Microsoft's discounting its new Surfaces for Black Friday, but HP's $299 laptop may be the steal

Microsoft is offering deals on the new Surface Laptop 3 and Surface Pro 7 for Black Friday. There are a few super-cheap HP 10th-gen Core laptops as well.

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Hands on with Microsoft's Project xCloud: Putting cellular cloud gaming to the test

We've tried Microsoft's Project xCloud, now available in beta, and it's a surprisingly good experience playing Xbox games over a cellular connection.

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Xbox console streaming goes live for Xbox Insiders

Microsoft turns on the second phase of its cloud gaming experiment, streaming games from your home Xbox to an Android phone.

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AMD reports its highest revenue in 14 years, projects strong Q4 on Ryzen sales

Driven by its Ryzen and Epyc processors, AMD reported revenues that were the highest since the days of Hector Ruiz. Its fourth-quarter outlook is even stronger.

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Samsung's upcoming Galaxy Book Flex, Galaxy Book Ion emphasize stunning displays, light weight

Both the Samsung Galaxy Book Flex and Galaxy Book Ion will be available in 13-inch and 15-inch options, with Intel's 10th-gen Core chips inside.

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Microsoft's Xbox All Access subscription leases you a console, games, and a path to Project Scarlett

Microsoft has launched a monthly Xbox subscription service that allows gamers to lease an Xbox console, controller, game subscription, and trade it in for Project Scarlett next year.

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Intel's unexpected, prolonged processor shortage dampens its record quarter

Intel confesses it still can't supply enough processors, especially in the low end of the PC market. So it's investing heavily to fix things.

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Intel tells us more about Tremont, the Atom core inside the Surface Neo and Lakefield chip

Intel is taking the wraps off Tremont, its next-generation Atom processor inside Intel's hybrid Lakefield design and the Microsoft Surface Neo.

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Windows 10's Game Bar adds a FPS frame rate counter for your games

At long last, Windows 10's Game Bar can be used to monitor your in-game framerate, as well as Xbox Achievements.

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Microsoft won't upgrade your Surface Laptop 3's SSD at a Microsoft Store, for now

If you thought that Microsoft might upgrade your Surface Laptop 3's SSD to save you $400 or more, think again. The removable hard drive is there to protect your data, not for convenience. For now.

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Secured-core PCs offer new defense against firmware attacks

Microsoft, PC makers, and three major chipmakers team up to announce Secured-core PCs, designed to defend against PC firmware attacks.

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Surface Laptop 3 review: AMD Ryzen makes a good 15-inch Surface, but Intel's version may be better

Microsoft's 15-inch Surface Laptop 3 boldly includes a custom AMD processor, and maintains Surface excellence while adding new features like USB-C. But is it really the best Surface Laptop 3 you can buy?