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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Acer's Swift 3 will offer AMD and Intel versions with surprising differences

At CES, Acer announces two affordably-priced versions of its Swift 3 laptop PC, one with an Intel Ice Lake chip, and another with AMD's new 7nm Ryzen 7 4000-series processor.

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Microsoft will begin replacing Microsoft Edge with its Chromium-based browser next week

Beginning Wednesday, Jan. 15, Microsoft will begin quietly replacing the Edge browser on your PC with an entirely new version, running on top of Chrome, with a new look and feel.

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Attention! Microsoft Teams will add push-to-talk Walkie Talkie feature

Microsoft says it will add push-to-talk features to Microsoft Teams with Walkie Talkie, one of several new Teams features for front-line workers like cashiers.

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As Microsoft kills off its Remix3D 3D art repository tomorrow, let's hope that Magic Select survives

Microsoft's Remix3D repository of 3D art will be shut off tomorrow, leaving Windows 10's Paint 3D users without any access to the 3D models they created.

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This bonkers 7-screen laptop deserves to be at CES

Expanscape says the company has a "prototype" of a Core i9 laptop, the Aurora 7, with a ridiculous number of displays: seven. Why wasn't this at CES?

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How hackable is your smart device? The UL IoT Security Rating and UL Verified Mark will tell you

The UL Verified Mark will indicate the level of IoT device security based on a series of standards, and using a five-tier rating scale. GE is the first company to achieve UL certification.


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Dell's G5 15 SE, a Ryzen 4000 showcase, will ship this April

AMD and Dell have teamed up with the Dell G5 15 SE gaming laptop, a showcase for the Ryzen 4000 and the Radeon RX 5000M GPU.

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Intel's new 'Thunderbolt 4' spec quickly turns into a confusing mess

Intel's upcoming Tiger Lake chip includes a new feature called Thunderbolt 4, which almost immediately has become bogged down by vague terminology.

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Intel confirms 'Tiger Lake' is the next Intel Core processor you need to care about

Intel executives showed off the Tiger Lake CPU and the DG1 prototype Xe GPU at CES in Las Vegas, though little detail was provided.

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Royole, that foldable phone maker, now has an OLED-wrapped Alexa smart speaker

Royole's Mirage takes an 8-inch OLED and wraps it around the most expensive Alexa smart speaker you'll ever buy.


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Lenovo's foldable tablet is called the ThinkPad X1 Fold, and it'll ship for $2,499 mid-year

Lenovo formally unveils its foldable tablet at CES, which it's calling the Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Fold. Expect to pay about $2,500 for it, but the features should make it worthwhile.

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Lenovo's Yoga 5G promises what the Surface Pro X couldn't: All-day battery life

At CES, Lenovo puts a name to "Project Limitless" this Qualcomm Snapdragon 8cx-powered laptop promises 24 hours of battery life.

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Lenovo's ThinkBook Plus adds a secondary E Ink display to help you focus

Lenovo comes to CES 2020 with the ThinkBook Plus, a new category of notebook PC that puts an E Ink display on the outside of the laptop.

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New Asus ZenBook Duo shrinks the dual-screen PC without giving up what makes it special

Asus follows up the ZenBook Pro Duo with the more compact ZenBook Pro, delivering a 14-inch version of its dual-screen laptop in time for CES.

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Dynabook refreshes its Tecra business notebooks with 'Comet Lake' chips... and a DVD drive

At CES, Dynabook updates its Tecra business laptops with Intel's 10th-gen Comet Lake chips. And the price is right, too: They start at just $400.