Mark HachmanSenior Editor, PCWorld

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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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Hands on with Microsoft's Story Remix, the new tool to make your photos pop

Microsoft has begun rolling out an early version of the the new Story Remix app that's part of the Windows 10 Fall Creators Update, allowing you to design amazing photo slideshows. And the awesome 3D object feature is now confirmed!

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How to use Miracast to mirror your device's screen wirelessly on your TV—even 4K

Everything you need to know to figure out device support between newer and older devices, and setting it up with Windows or Android devices.

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Intel discloses 'Ice Lake,' another 10nm chip beyond Cannon Lake

Intel posted a small note to its website confirming that its 9th-gen Core processor, Ice Lake, will be a "10nm+" chip.

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Windows 10 S review: Microsoft's OS for students is hard to love

Microsoft may have designed Windows 10 S for students, but a shortage of available hardware and restrictive apps policies earns it a barely-passing grade.

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Consumer Reports' Surface Laptop flap is based on data from past Surface models

Consumer Reports says it stopped recommending Microsoft's Surface Laptop and Surface Book based on reliability data of past Surface products, which the company admits is "not 100 percent perfect."

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AMD Threadripper vs. Intel Core i9: The best CPU for enthusiasts

Intel's Core i9 and AMD's Threadripper are duking it out to be best enthusiast CPU. We dive deep into the specs and performance to see which will prevail.

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4 reasons why I switched from Google to Bing

If you're still using Google as your search engine, you may not know that Microsoft Bing is a great search engine, too. Here's why to switch from Google to Bing in search.

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Intel Core i9: Everything we know about Intel's hypercharged PC processor

Intel has filled in the rest of the details on its Intel Core i9 microprocessor family for PCs. Here are the details you need to know.

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Intel releases final Core i9 specs and release dates—and Threadripper is faster (sometimes)

Intel has released the final clock speeds and ship dates of its Core i9 microprocessors, in its ongoing war with AMD's Threadripper chips.

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Windows 10 S laptops will be tardy for the first weeks of school, Microsoft says

The Windows 10 S laptops designed by Asus, Dell, HP, and other hardware makers to be sold to schools this fall won't ship in time for the beginning of classes, Microsoft acknowledged.

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AMD ships Ryzen 3, facing Intel's Core i3 with more performance for less money

AMD is shipping its Ryzen 3 chip for low-end PCs, taking aim at Intel's Core i3 with slight price discounts.

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Microsoft slips four more features into the Fall Creators Update with Build 16251

Microsoft released Windows 10 Build 16251 to Insiders on Thursday, connecting your phone to your PC and adding new abilities to Cortana.

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Ryzen sales lead AMD earnings, despite issues with game optimization and mining

AMD reported a sharp increase in revenue for the second quarter, with executives taking the time to address some of its key customer concerns from Ryzen and Vega buyers.

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Adobe Flash will die by 2020, Adobe and browser makers say

Adobe plans to phase out its venerable Flash Player by 2020, and browser makers will act even faster to get rid of it.

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Microsoft will save Microsoft Paint, making it a downloadable app

Microsoft reportedly says that Microsoft Paint will become a downloadable Store app, letting Windows 10 users continue to use the beloved drawing app if they so wish.