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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Intel CEO Pat Gelsinger pledges a return to greatness through chip design

Intel's new chief executive, Pat Gelsinger, unveiled IDM 2.0, Intel's plan for improving manufacturing through its own fabs and foundry services. Next up: 7nm Core chips, and the Meteor Lake CPU.

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Leaked: Big changes coming with Intel's next CPU, code-named Alder Lake

A leaked presentation about Intel's upcoming Alder Lake CPU family suggests the new chips will affect motherboards, memory and more. Here's what the rumors could mean for your next PC.

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Tested: How the Epic Games Store can drain your laptop's battery life

Leaving one popular games store app lurking in the taskbar reduced battery life by about 20 percent, cutting hours off our PC's battery life.

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Microsoft's 'Find My Device' is the PC management tool you didn't know you needed

Microsoft's Find Your Device is so much more than just a way to locate a lost PC. Here are seven ways in which you can and should be using it.

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Microsoft's PowerPoint Presenter Coach uses AI to help you nail your presentation

Microsoft has opened up PowerPoint Presenter Coach to Microsoft 365 users on the web, Windows, and mobile. This AI tool watches your presentation and provides feedback on your pace, pronunciation, eye contact, and more.

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Microsoft is testing its own IFTTT clone within Windows

Microsoft said Wednesday that it's adding Power Automate Desktop as a Windows app, allowing you to automate tasks in various apps via macro functions.

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Microsoft is testing Auto HDR to improve non-HDR Windows PC games

Microsoft is bringing the Auto HDR technology of the Xbox Series X/S to Windows PCs via a new Windows Insider build.

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More than 60 EA games are headed to Xbox Game Pass for PC tomorrow

Microsoft and Electronic Arts are finally launching the EA Play experience for PC on Thursday, bringing more than 60 games via Game Pass for PC and Game Pass Ultimate.

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Dropbox adds a free, limited password manager

Dropbox migrates its Passwords password manager out of its paid offerings into its free tier, but with limits on the number of passwords you can store.

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Microsoft Surface Laptop 3 is on sale for up to 30 percent off

Microsoft appears to be offering $400 off across the board on most Surface Laptop 3 models. Is it clearing the decks for the Surface Laptop 4?

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Windows 10's latest update fixes BSODs that occur while printing

Windows 10's latest Update KB5000802, which rolled out March 9, appears to be causing Windows Blue Screens of Death errors after trying to print. A second update, KB5001567, solves the problem.

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Why a 1080p webcam is a great buy for 2021: Buying guide

1080p webcams are now cheap and plentiful. Our buying guide will show you the best webcam deals we've found, plus tips on the best features and how to buy. Updated with Black Friday pricing.

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Microsoft Bing Rebates is pushing annoying pop-up ads, and ad blockers don't help

Microsoft and Bing are returning to the bad old days of aggressive advertising. Now it's massive popup ads promoting Bing Rebates.

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The first USB4 products are here: What to know, what to buy

The first USB4 devices are here. We explain what USB4 is, what products are available, and how your next laptop may use USB4 and Thunderbolt 4.

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Surface Laptop 4 leaks suggest a mix of AMD and Intel CPUs

Microsoft's upcoming Surface Laptop 4 will be interesting, if recent leaks are true. The laptop may ship with either Intel's 11th-gen Tiger Lake or AMD's CPUs—but the older Ryzen 4000, not the new Ryzen 5000.