Brad ChacosSenior Editor, PCWorld

Brad Chacos spends his days digging through desktop PCs and tweeting too much. He covers gaming and graphics for PCWorld, and spends his mornings running the news desk for PCWorld, Macworld, Greenbot, and TechHive.

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Meet the sleek Surface Studio all-in-one, Microsoft's first-ever desktop PC

Microsoft's $2,999 Surface Studio all-in-one represents the company's first foray into traditional desktop PCs—and a direct rival to Apple's 5K iMac.

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Windows 10 Creators Update adds easy-peasy PC game streaming over Xbox Live

Microsoft puts Twitch on notice, announcing one-click game streaming over Xbox Live via Beam technology.

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Windows 10's new Paint 3D app drags physical objects into digital worlds

The Windows 10 Creators Update's new Paint 3D app focuses on 3D image creation.

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Nvidia GeForce GTX 1050 and GTX 1050 Ti review: The new budget gaming champions

Nvidia's GeForce GTX 1050 and GTX 1050 Ti are the best graphics cards for budget gamers and people looking to upgrade a prebuilt "big box" PC.

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AMD drops Radeon RX 460, RX 470 prices ahead of Nvidia's GeForce GTX 1050 launch

AMD's slashing the price of the Radeon RX 460 and Radeon RX 470 with newfound competition from Nvidia on the horizon.

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Major DDoS attack on Dyn DNS knocks Spotify, Twitter, Github, PayPal, and more offline

A massive DDoS attack against DNS host Dyn has knocked several prominent websites offline, including Spotify, Twitter, Github, Etsy, and more.

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The Nintendo Switch is a radical, Nvidia-powered console/handheld mash-up

Nintendo just revealed its new Nintendo Switch console... and handheld. This thing is funky.

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New Windows 10 preview adds an iPhone Live Photos rival, Windows Ink improvements

Windows 10 Insider preview build 14951 adds a slew of Camera app tweaks, new Windows Ink tools, and more.

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10 beloved PC programs Windows 10 renders obsolete

Some of the best third-party PC software around has been usurped by native Windows 10 tools and features.

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Nvidia's GeForce GTX 1050 and GTX 1050 Ti can give prebuilt PCs a big gaming boost

Nvidia's new GeForce GTX 1050 and GeForce GTX 1050 Ti graphics cards are downright affordable and don't require any extra power connectors.

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Acer's swanky Swift 7 launches as the thinnest laptop ever

There's never been a notebook slimmer than the Acer Swift 7.

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Tested: Shadow Warrior 2 sees huge performance boosts from Nvidia's multi-res shading

Shadow Warrior 2 is the first traditional PC game to include Nvidia's multi-resolution shading technology, and it's a game changer.

Why you should try Linux today: 6 compelling reasons

There's never been a better time to give Linux a try on your PC. Here's why.

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Amazon Music Unlimited challenges Spotify with steep discounts for Echo, Prime users

Amazon Music Unlimited offers steep discounts and special features to Amazon Echo owners and Amazon Prime subscribers.