Mark Hachman

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.
Qualcomm prophesizes 2023 as the rebirth of PC Snapdragon chips
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Qualcomm prophesizes 2023 as the rebirth of PC Snapdragon chips

Qualcomm executives said Tuesday that the company plans to sample Snapdragon processors enhanced by its Nuvia design team in 2022, and made some bold claims about its Adreno graphics capabilities for PC gaming as well.
3 weeks ago
Windows 11 SE is Microsoft’s latest Chromebook killer
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Windows 11 SE is Microsoft’s latest Chromebook killer

Microsoft unexpectedly announced Windows 11 SE on Tuesday, a simplified version of Windows 11 for classrooms. Windows 11 SE will allow apps like Zoom and Chrome to accommodate teachers who want more than just a Chromebook.
4 weeks ago
Where to buy Intel’s 12th-gen ‘Alder Lake’ CPUs
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Where to buy Intel’s 12th-gen ‘Alder Lake’ CPUs

The retail prices of Intel's 12th-gen Core "Alder Lake" desktop CPUs are beginning to hit the web, along with the availability of chips like the Core i9-12900K, Core i7-12700K, and Core i5-12600K.
1 month ago