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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Dell's new Latitude 7320 Detachable will take on the Surface Pro 7+

Dell has its own tablet PC to challenge Microsoft's Surface Pro 7+. The Latitude 7320 Detachable features Intel's 11th-gen Core processors, Thunderbolt, and a pen cubby inspired by the Surface Pro X.

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Zoom copies Teams with Immersive View

Immersive View does for Zoom what Together Mode does for Teams: puts a group of participants in a virtual setting that you can control.

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Microsoft Viva is Teams' attempt to replace your company's intranet

Microsoft has launched Microsoft Viva, an 'employee experience platform' that provides a gateway to town halls, employee insights, online coursework, and more, all via Microsoft Teams.

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Chromebooks versus Windows laptops: Which should you buy?

Should you buy a Chromebook or a Windows laptop? They're similar in some ways, but fundamentally different in others. This guide will help you decide.

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Surface Laptop 4 review: Microsoft returns to form with a solid notebook

Microsoft's Surface Laptop 4 (Ryzen 7) offers a substantial upgrade in performance and battery life over its predecessor.

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Hands on: Xbox Cloud Gaming for the web brings Xbox gaming to your browser

We tried Microsoft's Xbox Cloud Gaming for the web in early beta. It's somewhat laggy and not the prettiest in places, but it's still a decent option if you can't find an Xbox Series S or X.

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All Windows 10 users will get their own news feed, courtesy of Bing

Microsoft will add a new icon to your Windows 10 taskbar in the coming weeks, which will reveal a feed of news and interests, such as traffic and sports.

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4 Windows Hello webcams you can buy right now

Windows Hello webcams are relatively rare outside of laptops—not even Microsoft sells one. We've rounded up several PC cameras that do support Windows Hello, so you can add facial-recognition login to your PC.

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Google overhauls Meet to thrust participants into the spotlight

Google Meet's user interface is adding features like autozoom, low-light enhancement, and video backgrounds.

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Apple iPad Pro vs. Surface Go 2 and Surface Pro 7+: The specs, compared

We compare the specs of the new Apple iPad Pro (2021) versus two of the best Windows tablets: the Microsoft Surface Pro 7+ and Surface Go 2.


Report: Microsoft is in talks to buy Discord for over $10 billion

Discord, the gaming chat app, is reportedly in acquisition talks with Microsoft for over $10 billion. The deal would give Microsoft a social network that boosts its PC gaming aspirations.

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Inexplicably, Apple's new M1 iMac doesn't include face logins

Apple once again introduced a line of new devices—iMacs and iPads—without Face ID, its version of Windows Hello.

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New Outlook setting cuts video meetings short to reduce stress

Microsoft researchers have proven that back-to-back meetings without a break can increase stress, so it's building breaks into Outlook.

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What are the new Surface Edition chips in the Surface Laptop 4?

Microsoft has published the specifications of both the semi-custom Ryzen 5 4680U Surface Edition, and the Ryzen 7 4980U Surface Edition chips found in the Surface Laptop 4.

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Microsoft launches Kids Mode for Edge: Here's how to use it

The new Microsoft Edge Kids Mode provides a whitelisted web for your kids to browse, complete with some fun, custom themes.