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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Microsoft officially delays Surface Neo, dual-screen Windows PCs

Microsoft chief product officer Panos Panay says that dual-screen Windows PCs like the Surface Neo won't ship until "the right moment." Windows 10X will be repurposes on single-screen PCs. He also pledges to accelerate Windows 10's features.

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1080p vs 4K: Which is better for your work-from-home setup?

Should you get 1080p or 4K monitors for your work-from-home setup? We discuss the most effective strategy.

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DisplayPort Alt Mode 2.0 will let laptops connect to 16K displays over USB-C in 2021

VESA rolled out the DisplayPort Alt Mode 2.0 spec this week, which takes DisplayPort 2.0 and adapts it to the common USB-C connector on many laptops. The massive additional bandwidth can be used for super high-resolution displays.

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Intel's 'Comet Lake-S' 10th-gen Core CPUs hit 10 cores and 5.3GHz speeds

The Intel Comet Lake S desktop chips push clock speeds up to 5.3GHz. Intel claims its Core i9-10900K is the world's fastest gaming processor, relying on a basket of gaming benchmarks to prove the point.

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Microsoft starts pushing coronavirus info in Windows Search

Microsoft is helping people find information on the spread of COVID-19, putting links to coronavirus info to Windows Search within Windows 10.

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AMD reaps big profits from Ryzen and Radeon, but PC sales remain a question mark

AMD reports a 40 percent increase in revenue from a year ago, as customers keep snapping up its Ryzen CPUs and Radeon GPUs.

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How to tell Microsoft Word how many spaces to use after a sentence

Two spaces after a period may be wrong within Microsoft Word, but that doesn't mean you have to comply. Here's how to tell Word and the online version of Word how many spaces should go after the end of a sentence.

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Facebook Messenger Rooms challenges Zoom with free, unlimited group video calls

Remember Facebook? The social networking giant wants to remind you that it should be your first stop for video conferencing and video calls with its new Messenger Rooms.

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How to improve your writing using Editor for the online version of Word, Chrome, or Edge

Microsoft's Editor feature for Word for the Web (the online version of Word) provides simple, easy-to-parse grammar and spelling suggestions. Here's how to improve your writing with Editor for Word Online, Microsoft Edge, or Google Chrome.

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Intel shrugs off coronavirus with solid Q1 earnings, confirming that Tiger Lake is on track for midyear

Intel reports excellent earnings for the first calendar quarter of 2020, shaking off the coronavirus and looking ahead to its next-gen Tiger Lake chips and more 10nm production.

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Will Microsoft launch Surface Book 3, Surface Go 2, and Surface Dock 2 soon? Here's what we know

We've rounded up the leaks and rumors regarding the Surface Book 3, Surface Go 2, and next-gen Surface Dock, which should be announced before the end of April.

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Funny Zoom trick: Wear a celebrity's face to your next meeting

Using Zoom with Snap Camera, you can wear a celebrity's face to your next video meeting like Donald Trump, Joe Biden, or Joe Exotic. Create a virtual background to sell it even more!

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The next Windows 10 is the May 2020 update, and Insiders will get it first

Microsoft has taken Windows 10 20H1 or Windows 10 version 2004 and renamed it the Windows 10 May 2020 Update. Here's what this means, how to get it, and what you can expect.

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What to expect in Microsoft's new Windows 10 May 2020 Update release, due soon

Microsoft hasn't yet released the Windows 10 May 2020 Update (also known as 20H1 or version 2004) yet. But we have a preview of what new features you can expect.

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How to use Snap Camera to transform yourself in Zoom, Skype, and Teams calls

Tired of funny Zoom backgrounds? Try changing yourself into a slice of pizza, a videogame character, or a potato with Snap Camera, then talk with your coworkers in Zoom, Skype, Microsoft Teams and more.