Mark HachmanSenior Editor, PCWorld

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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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Microsoft's Dynamics 365 Remote Assist finally makes the HoloLens useful for anyone

Microsoft debuts two new apps, Dynamics 365 Remote Assist and Dynamics 365 Layout, that take the best parts of the original HoloLens demo and make them available to end users.

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Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon (6th Gen) review: A business laptop that's tops in its class

It's difficult to find fault with Lenovo's ThinkPad X1 Carbon (6th Gen). It's expensive, but it exudes quality. It's a no-brainer for those who want a powerful, light laptop with decent battery life.

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I played Shadow of the Tomb Raider over 5G, and it didn't suck

Cloud gaming can be a questionable experience over Ethernet, but on AT&T's 5G service, it was surprisingly decent. Will we someday be playing Fortnite on 5G-enabled laptops?

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AT&T reveals what cities will get 5G wireless in 2018 and 2019

At its Spark conference in San Francisco on Monday, AT&T offered an update on its 5G deployment plans for the next two years.

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Microsoft announces October 2 event: New Surface devices inbound?

Microsoft has scheduled an October 2 event in New York City, where we expect to see new Surface devices and a formal introduction to the Windows 10 October 2018 Update.

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Microsoft's Xbox Skill grants Alexa and Cortana-powered smart speakers the ability to control an Xbox

Microsoft is rolling out an Xbox Skill that will allow PCs and smart speakers that use Amazon Alexa or Microsoft Cortana to communicate with and control the Xbox game console.

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Google Chrome's new password manager makes securing Chrome even more important

Google's Chrome 69 includes a nifty new password manager that promises to make third-party password managers unnecessary by both generating and storing site passwords. But that makes securing Google's main password even more important.

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How to make your own fonts within Windows 10 with Microsoft Font Maker

Here's how to make your own fonts within Windows 10, based upon your own handwriting, using the free Microsoft Font Maker app.

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The next Windows 10 has a name and a date: the October 2018 Update, due this fall

We now know when the next Windows 10 update is coming, and if you forget, it's right there in the name. Microsoft’s fall update to Windows 10 will be known as the Windows 10 October 2018 Update.

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Lenovo's Yoga C630 promises 25 hours on battery using Qualcomm's next-gen Snapdragon 850

Lenovo's Yoga C630 convertible is one of the first to use the Qualcomm Snapdragon 850, expected to continue Qualcomm's tradition of literal all-day battery life.

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Lenovo's dual-display Yoga Book C930 boasts a bigger screen and better 'keyboard'

Dual-display tablets may be a niche market, but Lenovo's second Yoga Book, the C930, aims to nail it down with an improved e-ink display and larger screen here at IFA.

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Acer's Swift 5 aims to be the lightest laptop to include Intel's new Whiskey Lake chips

At IFA 2018, Acer announces a 14-inch and a 15-inch Swift 5 laptop that marries Intel's leading-edge Whiskey Lake chips with the extremely light weight that Acer's Swift series is known for.

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Microsoft adds video transcription to Microsoft 365 OneDrive to keep corporate content off YouTube

OneDrive corporate users will gain new features by the end of the year, as part of keeping business content within Microsoft's walled garden, Office.

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Intel's Whiskey Lake notebook chip launches, emphasizing connectivity this time around

Intel's latest Core chips, Whiskey Lake for laptops and Amber Lake for two-in-ones and tablets, will highlight Intel's Gigabit Wi-Fi as part of custom branding for its 8th-gen parts.

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Microsoft shines a 'spotlight' on Bing news searches to add more context

Certain searches using Microsoft's Bing search engine will generate a spotlight that includes a timeline and multiple perspectives from web-based sources.