Mark Hachman

Mark Hachman

Senior Editor

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.

Articles by Mark Hachman

Acer bets big on Android (yes, Android) PCs

Are you ready for Droidtops and Droidbooks? They’re coming! Acer's "prototype" N3-220 Android is the first in a series of PCs that will use Google's free mobile OS to carve out a new niche in the ultracompetitive PC market.
9 years ago

Why the time is right for the ‘Droidbook’

With the confluence of touch, tablets, and Android-powered productivity apps, the time might be right for manufacturers to think about Android-powered notebooks.
9 years ago

Report: NSA Prism program spied on Americans’ emails, searches

The National Security Agency's Prism program tapped directly into the servers of most of the web's largest companies, monitoring our search history, the content of emails, file transfers, and live chats, The Guardian alleges.
9 years ago

Notebooks with Intel’s version of Kinect due in late 2014

Intel has created a $100 million perceptual computing fund to put its own Kinect-like camera in laptops. As part of the announcement, Intel said that it will add depth cameras to select devices late next year.
9 years ago

Microsoft to add Outlook to Windows RT

For those of you pining for Outlook to be added to the Office package on Windows RT, your prayers are answered. Also, the Surface gets better function keys.
9 years ago