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.

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Huawei devices disappear from Microsoft Store and Best Buy, but remain on Amazon, Newegg

Huawei devices disappear from Microsoft Store and Best Buy, but remain on Amazon, Newegg

Retailers like Microsoft and Best Buy appear to be following the edict of the Trump administration and are removing Huawei-branded phones and PCs from store shelves. Amazon, though, has yet to follow suit.

Windows 10 May 2019 Update review: Sandbox and a better Windows Update improve your PC

Windows 10 May 2019 Update review: Sandbox and a better Windows Update improve your PC

Microsoft's latest Windows 10 May 2019 Update (aka 19H1) offers one key feature, Windows Sandbox, plus a number of minor improvements, including changes in Windows Update.

Microsoft's Windows 10 May 2019 Update is live—here's how to get it

Microsoft's Windows 10 May 2019 Update is live—here's how to get it

Microsoft has made the Windows 10 May 2019 Update available for those who wish to update manually via Windows Update. It will roll out slowly to everyone else.

Firefox 67 arrives with faster performance and enhanced Private Browsing features

Firefox 67 arrives with faster performance and enhanced Private Browsing features

Mozilla's Firefox 67 debuts today, with a renewed emphasis on faster page loads and new privacy enhancements, some of which reproduce features in other browsers.

Windows Sandbox: How to use Microsoft's simple virtual Windows PC to secure your digital life

Windows Sandbox: How to use Microsoft's simple virtual Windows PC to secure your digital life

Microsoft's Windows Sandbox creates a safe space where you can try suspicious software or sites without risking your 'real' PC. Here's how to use it.

Windows 10 May 2019 Update: The best hidden features
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Windows 10 May 2019 Update: The best hidden features

Windows 10's May 2019 Update offers many small and subtle improvements that are worth calling out. From display brightness to cursor boldness to GameBar tweaks, get the details here.

Microsoft's latest Windows 10 Build 18894 fixes a big problem with the May 2019 Update

Microsoft's latest Windows 10 Build 18894 fixes a big problem with the May 2019 Update

Windows Search will now power File Explorer within Windows 10 Build 18894, apparently solving one of the issues with the May 2019 Update that's rolling out soon.

Intel roadmap confirms 10nm 'Tiger Lake' chip with Xe graphics, more Ice Lake and Lakefield details

Intel roadmap confirms 10nm 'Tiger Lake' chip with Xe graphics, more Ice Lake and Lakefield details

As part of its investor day conference, Intel disclosed the existence of the 10nm Tiger Lake chip, as well as more performance details on Ice Lake and Lakefield.

Intel commits to shipping 7nm chips by 2021, an aggressive change of pace
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Intel commits to shipping 7nm chips by 2021, an aggressive change of pace

After being forced to extend its 14nm Core processors by several years, Intel now says it can launch both 10nm and 7nm products within two years.

Intel unveils Project Athena Open Labs to develop next-gen thin, light, always-connected laptops

Intel unveils Project Athena Open Labs to develop next-gen thin, light, always-connected laptops

As Intel's partners ready Project Athena thin-and-light notebooks for shipment later this year, Intel's Open Labs will provide engineering guidance to work out any manufacturing kinks.

Google and Chrome pledge to crack down on snooping third-party web cookies

Google and Chrome pledge to crack down on snooping third-party web cookies

Google says its Chrome browser will allow you to purge third-party advertising cookies. Google will also publish a browser extension revealing the source of web ads you see.

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