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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Asus NovaGo review: The promise and the problems with the Always Connected PC

The Asus NovaGo is one of the first Always Connected PCs that uses Qualcomm's Snapdragon processor. But its problems include bugs, app limitations, and the constraints of Windows 10 S.

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Blade's Shadow game-streaming service expands, hitting both coasts and simplifying pricing

Blade's Shadow game streaming service doesn't look as attractive with GPU prices falling once again, but the company has simplified its pricing, rolled out to both coasts and added a mobile app.

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Intel says it will finally have 10nm PC processors by holiday 2019

Intel reported record revenue and even a better-than-expected forecast, but PC builders better get used to the 14nm Whiskey Lake parts.

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How Microsoft will stop autoplay videos in Microsoft Edge

Here's how to stop videos from autoplaying within Microsoft Edge, within the beta version of Edge that should be rolling out to all Windows 10 users this fall.

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Costco's Surface Go bundle offers a better low-end option than Microsoft does

Costco's Surface Go bundle makes a better entry-level option than Microsoft's doubling the storage amount and adding a Type Cover for just $20 more.

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Microsoft's pledge to win back the consumer needs to be more than just words

At the Inspire conference this week, Microsoft's Yusuf Mehdi told attendees that it wants to win back consumers. But to do so will require new products and services, not just marketing.

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Virtual reality giants unveil VirtualLink as a standardized cable that may simplify VR rigs

Oculus, Valve, AMD, and Microsoft have backed VirtualLink, a new VR display consortium that will use USB-C as a standardized interface for VR devices.

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The PC market actually grew in Q2 2018, thanks to business PCs

Both IDC and Gartner confirm that the worldwide PC market reported its best quarter in years, driven by sales of commercial PCs and some gaming systems.

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Microsoft challenges Slack with a free version of Microsoft Teams

Microsoft has launched a free version of its Microsoft Teams app to compete with Slack. It also unveiled a 'nudge' coaching feature within Outlook, and published its Whiteboard app.

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Want more control over autoplay video? Windows Insider Build 17713 tries that and much more

Windows 10's new Insider build doesn't add that much for consumers, but features like the ability to control autoplaying video on a per-site basis makes up for it.

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Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Tablet review: Smart upgrades make this a worthy, pricey choice

Lenovo's ThinkPad X1 Tablet (3rd Gen) makes a very good tablet even better with the latest 8th-gen processors, a 3K display, a better keyboard and more.

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Let Windows 10's Cortana Show Me be your family's tech support

The Cortana Show Me app within Windows 10 walks you through common tasks within Windows and actually performs them. It's a great tool to help family members who can't quite figure out something on their own.

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Windows 10's big Insider build showcases Skype, a font maker and Task Manager tweaks

Microsoft's Windows 10 Insider Build 17704 features an updated Skype, a new Font Maker, and some cool new utilities. But there's one thing missing: Sets.

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Microsoft's Classic Intellimouse updates 2003's iconic mouse for the modern era

Microsoft's Classic Intellimouse is based on the Intellimouse 3.0, one of the first mice to be optimized for gamers and professionals. Now, it's received an under-the-hood tune-up with modern sensors.

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Microsoft's $80 Surface USB-C dongle suggests there'll be no new Surface Dock

In just a few days, Microsoft will ship a pricey USB-C dongle for its Surface lineup. But what does this mean for the Surface Connector and Surface Dock?