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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Lenovo's ThinkPad X1 Carbon, X1 Yoga slim down with 8th-gen Core chips for 2019

Lenovo largely left its ThinkPad X1 Carbon alone for 2019, but the ThinkPad X1 Yoga sports a new aluminum chassis that's reduced the footprint. New Intel 8th-gen Core chips appear, too.

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Inside Project Athena: How Intel and PC makers are creating the ultra-responsive laptops of tomorrow

Intel and the top PC makers are readying the ultrabook's next generation, code-named Project Athena. Here's PCWorld's exclusive look at how the PC industry will transform the thin-and-light PC.

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Samsung's stylish Notebook 9 Pro adds Intel's Whiskey Lake CPU and Thunderbolt ports

Samsung's 2019 version of the Notebook 9 Pro brings noticeable under-the-hood improvements to the sleek 360-degree convertible.

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Hands on: Huawei's Matebook 13 shrinks the Matebook X Pro into a 'Whiskey Lake'-powered laptop

Huawei debuts the Matebook 13, a 13-inch laptop that includes Intel's new Whiskey Lake core, a discrete GPU, and other features at an affordable price.

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Acer's swivel-display Predator Triton 900 will include Nvidia's mobile RTX graphics

Acer showed off the Predator Triton 900 at IFA last year, but now it's shared more features, including Nvidia's mobile RTX GPU.

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Acer's Predator Triton 500 marries Nvidia's mobile RTX graphics with 144Hz G-Sync

Acer's Predator Triton 500 is a more conventional gaming notebook, but also one of the first platforms for Nvidia's mobile RTX technology.

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Acer's new Swift 7 ultra-thin PC is even smaller, but adds Thunderbolt, Amber Lake and a clickpad

Acer really over-engineered the Swift 7 chassis, delivering one of the more exciting notebooks of CES 2019 with the SF714-52T.

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Acer's Chromebook 315 pairs an AMD processor with a 15.6-inch display for as low as $279.99

Acer's signed on to use a new line of AMD chips that provide Radeon Graphics for Acer's new Chromebook 315. And it's aggressively priced, too, Acer said at CES 2019.

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Microsoft's Windows 10 finally tops Windows 7 in user share

Windows 10 market share topped Windows 7 for the first time in December, according to NetAnalytics.

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Microsoft Surface Laptop 2 review: A once-great laptop now is merely good

Microsoft's Surface Laptop 2 remains virtually unchanged, but its streamlined design and excellent battery life are being encroached upon by a host of competing notebooks.

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Microsoft's wins, fails, and WTF moments of 2018

From the Surface Pro 6 to Windows 10 S, we list Microsoft's successes, failures and head-scratchers for all of 2018.

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How to use Windows 10's Your Phone experience

Here's how to use Microsoft's new Windows 10 Your Phone app to connect your phone to your PC, with an emphasis on texts and photos.

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How to personalize your PC

We'll walk you through the steps necessary to set Windows themes, configure your Start menu and taskbar, and introduce you to Windows 10's privacy features -- all to make your new PC feel like home.

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Microsoft's latest Windows 10 build kills passwords, simplifies Start, and adds fun 'kaomoji'

Microsoft's latest Windows 10 Insider build 18305 makes major changes: slimming down Start, adding automated troubleshooters and Windows Sandbox, offering password-less logins -- even kaomoji for even more typing fun.

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Microsoft announces Windows Sandbox, a virtualized safe space for testing untrusted apps

Is that executable file an app, or is it malware? With the upcoming Windows Sandbox feature within Windows 10, you can download and open it without risking your PC.