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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Hands-on with Microsoft's Surface Headphones: Tune out the outside world to focus

Naturally, you can talk to Cortana via the noise-cancelling Surface Headphones. And what she tells you is for your ears alone.

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Hands on with the Microsoft Surface Studio 2: Still the PC you desire but can't afford

We go hands-on with the Microsoft Surface Studio 2 all-in-one PC, the most powerful Surface Microsoft has ever made.

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Hands on with the Microsoft Surface Laptop 2: Still a great laptop, now without Windows 10 S

Microsoft's Surface Laptop 2 has changed little, but Microsoft added an 8th-gen Core chip while subtracting Windows 10 S.

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Hands on with Microsoft's Surface Pro 6: The new tablet is easy to use, confusing to buy

Microsoft's Surface Pro 6 tablet boasts a new 8th-generation Core chip inside it, as well as a new color option: black. If only the buying process weren't so confusing.

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Microsoft launches next-gen Surface Pro 6, Surface Laptop 2, Surface Studio 2 and more

Microsoft announced a round of upgrades to its Surface hardware on Tuesday, with a new Surface Pro 6 tablet, the Surface Laptop 2, the Surface Studio 2, and a surprise: Surface headphones.

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A dream team of Intel engineers helped create HP's tiny Spectre Folio motherboard

Intel's Innovation Excellence Program marries the best Intel engineers together with the best customer engineers to create innovative products. Here's how it worked with the HP Spectre Folio.

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Lenovo ThinkPad L480 review: This basic business notebook falls a little short

Lenovo's ThinkPad L480 has the great keyboard and quality build of this classic business brand, but its lower price includes compromises in display quality and performance.

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Intel supply woes could lead to pricier PCs, or a stampede to AMD's Ryzen

Intel said it has run into problems supplying 14nm Core chips to customers because of its tranisiton to 10nm manufacturing. The shortages could lead to higher PC prices.

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Microsoft's Windows 10 October 2018 Update launch could occur during Surface event

Microsoft could begin pushing the latest feature release of Windows 10, the Windows 10 October 2018 Update, on the same day it launches its new Surface devices.

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Google promises a fix for Chrome's auto account-sign-in snafu, but you can stop it right now

Chrome 69 looks like it logs you in to the Chrome browser when you sign in to a Google Web service. It may be a big misunderstanding, but here's a way to help you to be sure.

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Microsoft upgrades Outlook Mobile, but restricting personal email may be one of the changes

Microsoft is adding several cool features to its Outlook Mobile email and calendar mobile app, but administrators will also have the option of locking out your personal email accounts.

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Google's new search features tap AI to make your Android phone and PC even smarter

As Google celebrates its 20th anniversary as a search engine, it lays out several fundamental changes to how you'll search using Google, especially on mobile phones.

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Microsoft half-heartedly announces the availability of Office 2019

Microsoft announces the general availability of Office 2019 for Windows and Mac, which will be available to consumers shortly. Here's what in it, and what features Microsoft is holding back for Office 365.

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Microsoft plans to make you pay more to rotate the Surface Hub 2, just to drive you crazy

Microsoft's Surface Hub 2 strategy just got more complicated, with two separate 'experience' versions—the 2S and the 2X—and fundamental features like rotation restricted to a swappable processor module.

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New Microsoft Search, Ideas tap AI to add smart features to Microsoft's Office 365

At Microsoft Ignite, Microsoft announces a ton of features that tap the Azure cloud. A few, such as Microsoft Search and Ideas, directly benefit office workers using Office 365.