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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How to make your own fonts within Windows 10 with Microsoft Font Maker

Here's how to make your own fonts within Windows 10, based upon your own handwriting, using the free Microsoft Font Maker app.

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The next Windows 10 has a name and a date: the October 2018 Update, due this fall

We now know when the next Windows 10 update is coming, and if you forget, it's right there in the name. Microsoft’s fall update to Windows 10 will be known as the Windows 10 October 2018 Update.

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Lenovo's dual-display Yoga Book C930 boasts a bigger screen and better 'keyboard'

Dual-display tablets may be a niche market, but Lenovo's second Yoga Book, the C930, aims to nail it down with an improved e-ink display and larger screen here at IFA.

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Lenovo's Yoga C630 promises 25 hours on battery using Qualcomm's next-gen Snapdragon 850

Lenovo's Yoga C630 convertible is one of the first to use the Qualcomm Snapdragon 850, expected to continue Qualcomm's tradition of literal all-day battery life.

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Acer's Swift 5 aims to be the lightest laptop to include Intel's new Whiskey Lake chips

At IFA 2018, Acer announces a 14-inch and a 15-inch Swift 5 laptop that marries Intel's leading-edge Whiskey Lake chips with the extremely light weight that Acer's Swift series is known for.

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Microsoft adds video transcription to Microsoft 365 OneDrive to keep corporate content off YouTube

OneDrive corporate users will gain new features by the end of the year, as part of keeping business content within Microsoft's walled garden, Office.

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Intel's Whiskey Lake notebook chip launches, emphasizing connectivity this time around

Intel's latest Core chips, Whiskey Lake for laptops and Amber Lake for two-in-ones and tablets, will highlight Intel's Gigabit Wi-Fi as part of custom branding for its 8th-gen parts.

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Microsoft shines a 'spotlight' on Bing news searches to add more context

Certain searches using Microsoft's Bing search engine will generate a spotlight that includes a timeline and multiple perspectives from web-based sources.

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AMD loses another key executive, Jim Anderson, as it shifts manufacturing to TSMC

AMD said Monday that it lost a key executive in its processor group, Jim Anderson, and that it would migrate its leading-edge manufacturing to TSMC.

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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, and in others, fundamentally different. We help you decide.

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Windows 95 is now downloadable as a nostalgic 'app'

Windows 95 has been rewritten as a free, Electron app for Windows, Mac, and Linux. Try it for yourself!

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Searching for Bing: How Microsoft's search engine has lost its way

Though Microsoft Bing continues to gain share in search, here are several reasons for choosing Google instead as your preferred search engine. Microsoft, of course, has other ideas.

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AMD's 'Raven Ridge' APU designer points to power as its next advantage

PCWorld sits down with Dan Bouvier, the architect behind its Raven Ridge integrated CPU, to find out what's coming next.

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Huawei Matebook X Pro review: A few cut corners diminish this otherwise great laptop's value

Average performance and battery life are the two knocks on the Huawei Matebook X Pro, but a great display, audio, discrete graphics and an included USB-C hub elevate it among the top thin-and-light contenders we've tested.

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Solving Spectre and Meltdown may ultimately require an entirely new type of processor

Panelists at the Hot Chips conference debate short- and long-term solutions to Spectre and Meltdown, the two side-channel attacks that leveraged the speculative execution techniques of many modern microprocessors.