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.
Microsoft Surface Pro 8 review: A superior Windows 11 tablet
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Microsoft Surface Pro 8 review: A superior Windows 11 tablet

Microsoft's Surface Pro 8 offers a larger screen, an improved inking experience with a new Surface Slim Pen 2, and better audio. It's also ironed out some early performance quirks, elevating its performance to best in class.
4 days ago
3 things we love in Windows 11 (and 3 things we hate)
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3 things we love in Windows 11 (and 3 things we hate)

Why choose Windows 11? Why stick with Windows 10? After reviewing both operating systems, we can give you three big reasons to upgrade to Windows 11... or remain on Windows 10.
1 week ago
Want Windows 11? Your PC better have these specs
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Want Windows 11? Your PC better have these specs

Windows 11 comes with new, stricter hardware requirements: more memory, more storage, and a Trusted Platform Module, or TPM. What does all this mean? We explain.
2 weeks ago
You shouldn’t upgrade to Windows 11 yet
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You shouldn’t upgrade to Windows 11 yet

Windows 11 simply doesn't offer enough reasons to upgrade right now. We recommend that you remain on Windows 10 for the time being, and we'll explain why.
2 weeks ago
Windows 11 review: An unnecessary replacement for Windows 10
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Windows 11 review: An unnecessary replacement for Windows 10

Windows 11 reorganizes Windows, but not to great effect. Several new features improve upon Windows 10, but technical limitations, feature delays, and some functional downgrades leave us thinking that it needs more development time to be be truly useful.
2 weeks ago
The best USB-C hubs for your laptop or tablet
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The best USB-C hubs for your laptop or tablet

Tested and approved: We'll tell you which USB-C hub to buy for your laptop or tablet, based on our hands-on evaluation of more than a dozen products.
2 weeks ago
Next-gen Loihi 2 brain chip pushes Intel’s manufacturing limits
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Next-gen Loihi 2 brain chip pushes Intel’s manufacturing limits

Intel announced its second-generation neuromorphic research chip, Loihi 2, which includes a higher density of synthesized neurons, greater I/O capabilities, and programmability to help researchers figure out how to make computers think like people.
2 weeks ago