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.

Razer BlackWidow, DeathAdder, and BlackShark go wireless

Microsoft adds remote Xbox streaming to its free Android app
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Microsoft adds remote Xbox streaming to its free Android app

Microsoft said Monday that you can now stream your own games, from your own Xbox console, to your Android phone or tablet via the new, updated Xbox app.

How to use Microsoft Rewards to get Xbox Game Pass for PC (and more!) for free

How to use Microsoft Rewards to get Xbox Game Pass for PC (and more!) for free

Our Microsoft Rewards tutorial shows you how to use Microsoft Rewards to earn Amazon gift cards, Xbox games, and more , all for browsing the web and playing games.

Microsoft's Xbox Series S (code name Lockhart): What we know, what we expect
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Microsoft's Xbox Series S (code name Lockhart): What we know, what we expect

Microsoft announces a second, cheaper console to complement its Xbox Series X: the Xbox Series S. Here's what we know about it so far.

Oculus plans to kill off PC-only VR in 2021

Oculus plans to kill off PC-only VR in 2021

Facebook and Oculus revealed plans to move away from PC-powered VR like the Oculus Rift S, focusing on the Oculus Quest 2 and other standalone, untethered devices.

Oculus Quest 2 VR headset launches for $299, with 2K/90Hz performance
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Oculus Quest 2 VR headset launches for $299, with 2K/90Hz performance

Facebook launched the second iteration of its Oculus Quest standalone VR headset, the Quest 2, at Facebook Connect. It features more powerful, high-resolution displays at at lower $299 price point.

Microsoft's cloud gaming service isn't finished until there's a Windows 10 app

Microsoft's cloud gaming service isn't finished until there's a Windows 10 app

Microsot's cloud gaming service comes out of beta on Tuesday. But its mobile-first vision neglects the many users at home with older PCs.

Nvidia will buy Arm for up to $40 billion, combining smartphone, GPU powerhouses
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Nvidia will buy Arm for up to $40 billion, combining smartphone, GPU powerhouses

Nvidia is set to buy Arm for as much as $40 billion, the largest semiconductor deal ever. Nvidia says that it will use Arm's CPUs to bolster its AI technology.

AMD sets October 8 date for next-gen Ryzen 'Zen 3' launch

AMD sets October 8 date for next-gen Ryzen 'Zen 3' launch

AMD has set a date to launch the next iteration of its Ryzen processors, likely the Ryzen 4000 series.

Microsoft confirms $299 Xbox Series S as leaks reveal Series X price, too
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Microsoft confirms $299 Xbox Series S as leaks reveal Series X price, too

Leaks claim the new Microsoft Xbox Series X and new Xbox Series S will launch on Nov. 10, for the same retail prices as the current consoles. Microsoft itself confirmed the Series S price.

Flight Simulator: Hands on with Microsoft's breathtaking virtual, real world
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Flight Simulator: Hands on with Microsoft's breathtaking virtual, real world

Microsoft launches its rebooted Flight Simulator this week. We go hands on and take to the skies in this gorgeous recreation of the real world.

Razer launches left-handed Naga gaming mouse for Left-Handers Day

Razer launches left-handed Naga gaming mouse for Left-Handers Day

Razer said last year that it would bring back the Naga gaming mouse for lefties, and it's finally arrived.

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