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PCWorld's July Digital Magazine: The $1,001 Question

Enjoy the best of PCWorld.com in a curated Digital Magazine for Android, iOS, and your web browser.

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Windows 10's Xbox Game Bar adds a widget store and much-needed transparency controls

Microsoft has created a widget store to add functionality to Windows 10's Xbox Game Bar, including Destiny-specific widget. Even better, there are now transparency and click-through controls, too.

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'Significant and fundamental' Windows tweak sets the stage for GPU innovation

Windows 10's new hardware-accelerated GPU scheduling feature is "a significant and fundamental change to the driver model," Microsoft says, letting graphics chips control their memory more directly.

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Microsoft's Xbox app for Windows finally supports easy-to-find mods for PC gaming

Microsoft has made some grudging concessions to the PC gaming mods scene by adding support for mods to select games via its Xbox app for Windows 10.

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PCWorld's May Digital Magazine: Ryzen 4000 vs. Comet Lake H

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Three great, easy ways to transfer files within Windows 10

Forget USB keys or even DVDs: Here are three free, easy ways to share files wirelessly within Windows: Cloud Clipboard, Nearby Sharing, and sharing OneDrive links.

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Microsoft offers a cool Xbox extension for Microsoft Edge: Xbox New Tab

Microsoft has added Xbox New Tab to its list of Microsoft Edge extensions, providing quick links to art and game streams for your favorite Xbox games.

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The backbone of the Xbox Series X's ultra-fast storage technology is coming to Windows

Microsoft confirms that DirectStorage, part of the Xbox Series X Velocity Architecture, will arrive on Windows 10 gaming PCs in the future.

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Tech that died in 2019: We bid farewell to...

2019 was the end of the line for products from Google, Microsoft, Samsung and others. We mourn the departed here.

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Xbox console streaming goes live for Xbox Insiders

Microsoft turns on the second phase of its cloud gaming experiment, streaming games from your home Xbox to an Android phone.

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Windows, Xbox now allow parents to set per-game screen time limits for kids

Microsoft has made its Windows and Xbox family settings more granular, allowing parents to place more defined limits on their kids' online activity and screen time.

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Drive away with Forza Horizon 4 Ultimate Edition for $30 at Best Buy

Save $70 on the latest release from the series we called 'the best arcade racer.'

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PCWorld's August Digital Magazine: Ryzen 3000

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Microsoft is shutting down its online versions of Hearts, Spades, Checkers and more

Microsoft says that it will discontinue the online versions of many popular games, such as Hearts, Backgammon, and Go.

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PCWorld's July Digital Magazine: AMD's Ryzen 9 3950X

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PCWorld's June Digital Magazine: This is the first foldable tablet

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Microsoft ports DirectX 12 to Windows 7, giving some older PC games a performance boost

Microsoft is porting DirectX 12 to Windows 7 on a game-by-game basis. The first game to deliver will be World of Warcraft, with others to follow.

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Recent Windows 10 patch brings good, bad performance news for PC gamers

Though Windows 10 patch KB4482887 offers a performance improvement for older Intel Core processors, it also introduces a known issue that may slow down your GPU and mouse.

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