Mark Hachman

Senior Editor

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.

Logitech Craft review: This $200 keyboard can do two things its competitors can't

Intel expects PCs with fast 5G wireless to ship in late 2019

Intel expects PCs with fast 5G wireless to ship in late 2019

Intel and PC partners including Dell, Lenovo, and Microsoft have begun talking up PCs with integrated 5G connectivity, scheduled to ship late next year.

Intel says it's been hit with 32 separate lawsuits over Spectre, Meltdown

Intel says it's been hit with 32 separate lawsuits over Spectre, Meltdown

Intel's annual report claims that both customers and shareholders have filed numerous suits claiming they've been harmed by what Intel has or hasn't done regarding Spectre and Meltdown.

Cortana's smart-home powers grow with IFTTT, Honeywell, Ecobee support

Cortana's smart-home powers grow with IFTTT, Honeywell, Ecobee support

Microsoft's Cortana has added support for the IFTTT conditional platform plus a number of smart services, both helping bring Cortana more in line with competing services from Amazon and Google Home.

Sick of NBC's vapid Olympics coverage? Use a VPN and you can watch the BBC's coverage instead
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Sick of NBC's vapid Olympics coverage? Use a VPN and you can watch the BBC's coverage instead

How to use a VPN to watch the Olympics online via a foreign broadcaster, and avoid the vapid banter of NBC's games coverage.

Microsoft's Surface Pro turns 5 amid rising competition and faltering sales

Microsoft's Surface Pro turns 5 amid rising competition and faltering sales

As Microsoft celebrates the five-year anniversary of the Surface Pro, data from IDC reveals that unit sales of Microsoft Surface detachable laptops and tablets have dropped nearly 19 percent in the last year.

Killing passwords in Windows 10 S is one of 7 big changes in Windows 10 Build 17093

Killing passwords in Windows 10 S is one of 7 big changes in Windows 10 Build 17093

Microsoft reveals Windows 10 Insider Build 17093, whose changes include new multi-GPU management, a revamped Game Bar, and more. Windows' spring update isn't done yet.

Logitech MX Master 2S review: The Flow software lifts this elegant mouse above the rest

Logitech MX Master 2S review: The Flow software lifts this elegant mouse above the rest

By itself, Logitech's flagship mouse offers a superior mousing experience. But when paired with the Logitech Flow software, the MX Master 2S offers a best-in-class experience.

Report: Windows 10 S could be the default mode for future Windows 10 PCs
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Report: Windows 10 S could be the default mode for future Windows 10 PCs

Microsoft may be planning to make Windows 10 S the default OS mode for future PCs. The leaked document, revealed by Thurrott.com, also says an upgrade path to full Windows 10 will be available.

Office 2019 will have one big system requirement: Windows 10

Office 2019 will have one big system requirement: Windows 10

Microsoft said you should expect to see previews of the Office 2019 apps next quarter, but you'll need Windows 10 to run them.

Microsoft's Windows Defender antimalware targets scareware apps

Microsoft's Windows Defender antimalware targets scareware apps

While Microsoft's Windows Defender frowned upon "optimizer" or "cleaner" apps that didn't explain what they did, it's drawing the line on "scareware" apps that tell you that your PC will be ruined if you don't pay up.

Microsoft offers three unconvincing reasons why its consumer business isn't dead yet

Microsoft offers three unconvincing reasons why its consumer business isn't dead yet

Microsoft chief executive Satya Nadella tried to respond to concerns that Microsoft's consumer strategy may be floundering, though his response wasn't especially convincing.

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