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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Intel's unexpected, prolonged processor shortage dampens its record quarter

Intel confesses it still can't supply enough processors, especially in the low end of the PC market. So it's investing heavily to fix things.

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Intel tells us more about Tremont, the Atom core inside the Surface Neo and Lakefield chip

Intel is taking the wraps off Tremont, its next-generation Atom processor inside Intel's hybrid Lakefield design and the Microsoft Surface Neo.

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Windows 10's Game Bar adds a FPS frame rate counter for your games

At long last, Windows 10's Game Bar can be used to monitor your in-game framerate, as well as Xbox Achievements.

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Microsoft won't upgrade your Surface Laptop 3's SSD at a Microsoft Store, for now

If you thought that Microsoft might upgrade your Surface Laptop 3's SSD to save you $400 or more, think again. The removable hard drive is there to protect your data, not for convenience. For now.

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Secured-core PCs offer new defense against firmware attacks

Microsoft, PC makers, and three major chipmakers team up to announce Secured-core PCs, designed to defend against PC firmware attacks.

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Surface Laptop 3 review: AMD Ryzen makes a good 15-inch Surface, but Intel's version may be better

Microsoft's 15-inch Surface Laptop 3 boldly includes a custom AMD processor, and maintains Surface excellence while adding new features like USB-C. But is it really the best Surface Laptop 3 you can buy?

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Microsoft buys Mover to make moving from Google Drive to OneDrive a snap

Microsoft buys Mover, a cloud migration service that helps make moving your data from Google Drive and others into OneDrive and Sharepoint as easy as possible.

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Windows 10 November 2019 Update review: Fewer features now, bigger changes later

Microsoft's goal with its Windows 10 November 2019 Update is to fix bugs, not push features. A Windows Search-powered File Explorer offers one of the few improvements.

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Acer Swift 3 (2019) review: This midrange notebook PC hides Nvidia graphics power

Acer's Swift 3 (2019) notebook PC offers excellent performance and satisfactory battery life for an inexpensive clamshell, though the audio and fingerprint reader are noticeably lacking.

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They're back: Windows 7 popup warnings to update to Windows 10 will soon reappear

Microsoft said Tuesday that it's beginning to use popup notifications to warn Windows 7 Pro users that they had better upgrade to Windows 10 by January 2020.

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Try out the Google Pixel 4's Recorder transcription tech now, on your own phone

Google's upcoming Recorder technology builds on its free Live Transcribe app for Android, which you can try out right now.

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Google Pixelbook Go: The 5 major things you need to know

From what it looks like to what's inside of it, here are the five things that define Google's new Chromebook, the Google Pixelbook Go.

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Surface Book 2 firmware fixes Nvidia GPU bug blocking Windows 10 upgrades

Microsoft has apparently patched the longstanding bug that prevented the Surface Book 2 from receiving the Windows 10 May 2019 Update.

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Upcoming Microsoft keyboards will include dedicated Office, emoji shortcut keys

In just a few days you'll be able to buy Microsoft's new Ergonomic and Bluetooth keyboards, which included dedicated Office and emoji keys for use with Windows 10.

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Microsoft's next Windows 10 feature update gets a name: the Windows 10 November 2019 Update

It's no longer just Windows 10 19H2. Microsoft has named its next feature update the Windows 10 November 2019 Update, which is a month or two later than anticipated.