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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Broadcom ships the first Wi-Fi 6E chip for mobile devices, paving the way for new 6GHz networks

With dedicated 6GHz spectrum expected to open up this year, Wi-Fi 6E will be the next standard in home networking. Broadcom is first to announce its new Wi-Fi 6E chip, the BCM4389.

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eBay is selling the Surface Pro 7 and Intel Surface Laptop 3 for 30 percent off through Monday

The eBay Valentine's Day/President's Day sale includes the recent Surface Laptop 3 and Surface Pro 7 at steep discounts, along with an HP Omen 15-inch gaming PC. Even a refurbished Xbox One X is $100 off.

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Windows 10's first PowerToys app allows custom Snap resizing and looks amazing

One of Microsoft's first rebooted PowerTools is FancyZones, a cool app that allows you to design custom zones to snap windows to using Windows Snap.

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What to expect in Microsoft's new Windows 10 20H1 release, due soon

Microsoft hasn't yet released Windows 10 20H1 (version 2004) yet. But we have a preview of what new features you can expect.

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Microsoft's Windows 10X: A dozen ways it's cooler than just two screens

We learned today that Microsoft's Windows 10X operating system is much more than just a dual-screen operating system for the Surface Neo. New features include lightning-quick updates, no need for antimalware, and more.

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Hands on with Windows 10X: Microsoft's dual-screen OS is shallow but slick

Microsoft has released an early version of Windows 10X, its OS experience for dual-screen PCs. Though it probably will lack the depth of Windows 10, it's already showing off its usefulness.

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Microsoft walks back plans to switch Chrome search to Bing for Office 365 customers

An upcoming version of Microsoft Office 365 ProPlus will automatically switch Chrome users to searching with Bing and Microsoft Search, unless admins and users take these steps.

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Why Microsoft's new Edge could eventually win the browser wars

Microsoft's latest browser, the "new Edge," benefits from tight integration within Windows 10, as well as compatibility with Google's Chrome. Both attributes will help Edge's share grow over time.

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Microsoft Surface Pro 7 review: Still the best Windows tablet you can buy

Microsoft upgrades the Surface Pro 7 with Intel's new 'Ice Lake' Core chip and a modern USB-C port. Both elevate Microsoft's Windows tablet into Editor's Choice territory.

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AMD's PC market share soars during the fourth quarter, thanks to Ryzen

A report by Mercury Research confirms enthusiasts snaped up AMD's desktop and mobile Ryzen chips during the fourth quarter at the expense of Intel's own Core processors.

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Microsoft combines Windows and Surface, potentially making it tougher on PC makers

Microsoft's latest reorganization reportedly sees chief product officer Panos Panay taking control of Windows and Surface development, as Windows experience chief Joe Belfiore moves to Office.

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Coronavirus is slowing LCD production, and TV and monitor prices are expected to climb as a result

A report by Informa Tech's IHS Markit division says that the quarantines associated by the coronavirus in Wuhan, China, are also slowing down LCD production for TVs and PC displays. Prices are expected to go up as a result.

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Microsoft shovels more dirt on UWP apps, leaving Win32 apps as the future once again

Microsoft has decided to cut off ad funding for UWP apps via its own platform, leaving their future in doubt. But if Win32 apps are a viable replacement within the Microsoft Store, should users care?

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Zhaoxin ships the KaiXian KX-U6780A, an X86 PC processor line worth watching

Chinese X86 processor supplier Zhaoxin begins shipping the KaiXian KX-U6780A X86 chip, whose performance isn't quite competitive. Yet.

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Update: Avast kills Jumpshot data-collection business after privacy concerns mount

A report alleged that Avast and AVG collected personal information and sent it Jumpshot, a subsidiary that provides information on every "search, click and buy" you make to corporate clients. In response, AVG killed Jumpshot.