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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Hands on with Windows 11 (and this time it's official)

Microsoft released the first official Windows 11 preview build on Monday. We've gone hands-on with the OS, digging into the lovely new Settings app, the updated Notifications center, File Explorer, the new Windows Store, and more.

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Dell's new UltraSharp 4K webcam looks almost perfect

Dell's new UltraSharp webcam (WB7022) offers a ton of premium features: 4K capabilities, Windows Hello, AI framing, and adjustable field of view and frame rate.

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When will Windows 11 ship? Here's what we know

When will Microsoft ship Windows 11? A recent tease suggests that Windows 11 PCs may ship October 20, but we know Windows 11 upgrades won't occur until 2022.

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Windows 11 hands on: First look at the leaked OS

Microsoft's Windows 11 has been leaked, and we've gone hands-on with the first new Windows operating system in the last six years. It's got a new taskbar, Start menu, and massive new Widgets drawer.

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Windows 11: Microsoft pulls PC Health Check, eyes broader CPU support

Microsoft is pulling the PC Health Check app to determine Windows 11 security, and plans to open up Windows 11 to earlier Intel and AMD CPUs.

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Want Windows 11? Your PC better have these specs

Windows 11 comes with new, stricter hardware requirements: more memory, more storage, and a Trusted Platform Module, or TPM. What does all this mean? We explain.

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How to join the Windows Insider preview program to get Windows 11

Want to upgrade to Windows 11's beta? Try out unreleased Windows 10 features? Here’s how to become a Windows Insider, and what you should know beforehand.

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Windows 11 upgrades for Windows 10 PCs won't happen until 2022

Microsoft confirmed late on Friday that Windows 10 users will have to wait until 2022 to receive Windows 11. New Windows 11 PCs will get first crack.

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Microsoft won't allow Windows 11 on many older Surface devices

Microsoft's minimum hardware requirements will prevent many of its own older Surface devices, including most Surface Pro tablets, from upgrading to Windows 11.

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Windows 11 removes these Windows 10 features, including Cortana

Windows 11 eliminates several familiar Windows 10 features, changing the way you'll use your PC. We've listed several of the most significant changes.

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7 new Windows 11 features we didn't expect

Here are the new features of Windows 11 that Microsoft announced Thursday, many of which took us by surprise.

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Microsoft officially unveils Windows 11

Microsoft has officially announced Windows 11, the next generation of Windows. It begins rolling out next week to Windows Insiders.

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What Windows 11 could do to solve Windows 10's worst problems

Windows 11 may offer Microsoft the chance to fix what's wrong with Windows 10. Here's our list of what Microsoft needs to solve in Windows 11.

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Lenovo powers new ThinkPad L-series notebooks with mobile Ryzen 5000

Lenovo has added the mobile AMD Ryzen 5000 Pro processors to its new ThinkPad L13 Gen 2 and ThinkPad L13 Yoga Gen 2 business notebooks.

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Microsoft, partners launch 'Designed for Xbox' 4K displays

If you're looking for a TV or Xbox specifically optimized for Xbox gaming, Microsoft and its partners Phillips, Acer, and Asus have three "Designed for Xbox" 4K displays for you to buy.

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