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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Windows 10's May 2020 Update borks pooled Storage Spaces

When using Microsoft's Windows 10 May 2020 Update, a pool of shared storage using Storage Spaces may not be accessible.

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The Lenovo Flex 5G is a $1,400 5G laptop with Qualcomm inside

The Lenovo Flex 5G is a $1,400 always-connected laptop with 5G and a Qualcomm Snapdragon 8cx processor, shipping soon from Verizon.

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Lenovo launches ThinkPads with high-octane Ultra Performance Mode

Lenovo has launched several 15-inch workstations, among them the ThinkPad X1 Extreme 3rd Gen. The X1 and several others boast a new Ultra Performance mode, throwing acoustic limits to the wind.

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Dropbox catches up with a password vault, folder backup, and a family plan

Dropbox on Tuesday announced several features already offered by other services, including PC folder backup and password storage.

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Adobe Creative Cloud updates add more AI and learning tools

Adobe unveils updates to Photoshop, Lightroom, and more, emphasizing AI to improve Smart Select and other features. It's also making a greater effort to show how its tools should be used.

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Microsoft's next Windows 10 20H2 release will be a minor update

Microsoft confirmed that its next Windows 10 feature release, code-named Windows 10 20H2, will be a minor update of bug fixes and performance improvements.

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Microsoft Teams for Education preps for fall with 7x7 speaker grid, deeper analytics

Microsoft is bidding to make Teams the platform for distance learning by adding a new 7x7 gallery view and deeper analytics for online participation.

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Money in Excel imports your live banking data into a spreadsheet

Microsoft's Money in Excel, introduced in April, is now a downloadable Excel template that can import live transactions from your bank, credit cards, and more, and analyze them.

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Five ways the latest Windows 10 update can improve your life

From a FPS counter to better controls over Windows updates, here are five useful ways Microsoft's Windows 10 May 2020 Update can make life easier.

Facebook now says it won't even try to block 2020 election disinformation

Facebook denies a request by the Biden campaign to reject political disinformation and threatening behavior on its social media platform, hiding behind a recent executive order by President Trump.

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Samsung's Galaxy Book S is the first laptop with Intel's hybrid Lakefield chip inside

Samsung announces a new version of the Galaxy Book S laptop with Intel's Lakefield chip inside. Could this be Intel's answer to the Qualcomm Snapdragon 8cx?

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Coronavirus cancels Computex 2020, Taiwan's PC showcase

TAITRA has rescheduled Computex for June 1-5, 2021, as coronavirus-related travel restrictions would have made it too difficult to attract attendees.

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How Microsoft could make up for its buggy Surface Book 2

The Surface Book 2 has put its users through a lot: a power problem, a flaky Surface Dock, thermal issues. Here's how Microsoft could make it up to them.

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Microprocessor guru Jim Keller unexpectedly leaves Intel

Jim Keller, who had helped design several of the chip industry's high-profile PC microprocessors, has unexpectedly stepped down from his current position at Intel.

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Microsoft's Xbox app for Windows finally supports easy-to-find mods for PC gaming

Microsoft has made some grudging concessions to the PC gaming mods scene by adding support for mods to select games via its Xbox app for Windows 10.