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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Microsoft wants you and your crew to hang out on Teams

Microsoft launches what it's calling "Personal features in Teams" today: a consumer version of Microsoft Teams designed for group chats, video calls, and planning trips.

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Samsung Galaxy Book Pro 360 review: A beautiful thin-and-light PC

The Samsung Galaxy Book Pro 360 is a 360-degree convertible notebook that's both thin and exceptionally light, with massive battery life and a superb multimedia experience.

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Intel launches 11th-gen Tiger Lake-H CPUs for gaming notebooks

Intel's latest 11th-gen Core chips, code-named Tiger Lake-H, offer what Intel says is a 19 percent improvement over last year's Core processors for mainstream gaming laptops and notebook PCs.

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Report: Microsoft has put Windows 10X on hold

A pair of reports say that Microsoft has postponed and possibly cancelled Windows 10X, its simplified version of Windows that was once expected to power dual-screen devices.

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Fight Google's data cap with a simple change to Google Photos

In June, 2021, new photos and movies saved to Google Photos and the cloud will count against the Google One data cap. Exceed it, and you'll be charged for storage or Google will delete your photos.

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Tested: How fast Qualcomm's new Snapdragon 8cx Gen 2 5G chip for PCs is

We put the HP Elite Folio tablet and its new Qualcomm Snapdragon 8cx Gen 2 5G chip through some early benchmarks to report how it compares to other Windows tablets powered by X86 and Arm processors.

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Google will automatically enroll users in two-factor authentication soon

Google will begin signing up Google account holders for two-factor authentication (2FA), provided that you've already given the service a secondary email or phone number.

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How to create strong, secure passwords by learning how to crack them

Learn why strong, secure paswords matter by seeing how easy it is to crack passwords with a common tool. Longer, more complex passwords are best, and you'll see why.

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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.

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Microsoft's next Windows 10 21H1 has essentially one new feature: Here it is

Microsoft has announced Windows 10 21H1, the next feature update, and made it available to test via its Insider channels. But there's really only one feature of note.

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Microsoft is finally fixing Windows' most annoying multi-monitor bug

Most people running multiple monitors with a Windows PC have run into a bug where Windows arbitrarily rearranges apps across both monitors when returning from sleep. A Windows 10 update will fix this.

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Microsoft is choosing a new default font for 2022, and it wants your help

Microsoft has commissioned five new fonts, and it wants your help to decide which will be its new default font for Windows, Office and more.

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AMD says more GPUs are en route to alleviate supply crunch

AMD promises more GPUs are coming to relieve the supply shortage. The company reported second-quarter revenue that nearly doubles from a year ago, thanks to strong sales across its Ryzen, Radeon, and other product lines.

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Chia cryptocurrency threatens to spike SSD prices like Bitcoin did to GPUs

Chia, the cryptocurrency led by BitTorrent founder Bram Cohen, uses available storage on SSDs or hard drives to mine cryptocurrency. Prices have already begun to soar as Chia miners buy them up.

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Surface Laptop 4: What to know and what to buy

Here's an overview of the Microsoft Surface Laptop 4, with frequently asked questions on Microsoft's new laptop and advice on what to buy.