Brad ChacosSenior Editor, PCWorld

Brad Chacos spends his days digging through desktop PCs and tweeting too much. He covers gaming and graphics for PCWorld, and spends his mornings running the news desk for PCWorld, Macworld, Greenbot, and TechHive.

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KRACK Wi-Fi attack threatens all networks: How to stay safe and what you need to know

Researchers have uncovered a Wi-Fi security flaw, dubbed KRACK, that affects nearly any device that uses Wi-Fi, whether or not the network is encrypted. Here's what you can do to stay safe.

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Microsoft brings the Edge browser to iOS and Android, hoping for cross-platform traction

Microsoft's mobile Edge browser and Microsoft Launcher are designed to bolster the Windows 10 Fall Creators Update.

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3 billion Yahoo accounts hacked: 5 things you should do to stay safe

If you were one of the 3 billion people with a Yahoo account in 2013, it was hacked. Here's how to stay safe.

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Google Chrome will start blocking noisy autoplay videos in January

Google Chrome is taking aim at those annoying autoplay videos spreading across the web.

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Equifax hack: How to know if you're affected

After a data breach at Equifax, highly sensitive personal data for 143 million Americans are in the hands of hackers. Here's how to know if you're affected.

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Apple's iTunes is coming to the Windows Store

Apple's iTunes is joining Spotify in Microsoft's Windows Store.

Thursday night NFL games now stream on Amazon Prime, and that sucks for cord-cutters

Thursday Night Football games are dumping Twitter for Amazon Prime, and that sucks for cord-cutters.

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Facebook live videos take aim at Twitch with streaming software, hardware support

Facebook's new streaming software and hardware support for personal live videos is a shot across Twitch's bow, but Twitch shouldn't sweat it.

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12 powerful websites that can replace your PC's desktop software

These days, even brawny tasks like video editing can take place solely in your browser. Check out these great sites for productivity, creativity, security and more.

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Ossic's amazingly immersive 3D headphones give you an earful of VR audio's glorious future

The Ossic X 3D headphones raised more money on Kickstarter than any other VR campaign, and their sound is utterly transformative.

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Blasphemy! I played Witcher 3 on a MacBook Air thanks to Nvidia's GeForce Now

Nvidia's new GeForce Now streaming for PCs and Macs lets you play any PC game on computers that aren't meant for playing games, and it holds up pretty well.

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7 technologies killed in Apple's new MacBook Pro

The new MacBook Pro continues Apple's tradition of eradicating unwanted technologies. RIP HDMI, SD cards, and more.

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Twitter kills Vine

After Twitter failed to find a buyer, it's killing Vine and laying off 9 percent of its workforce.

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Major DDoS attack on Dyn DNS knocks Spotify, Twitter, Github, PayPal, and more offline

A massive DDoS attack against DNS host Dyn has knocked several prominent websites offline, including Spotify, Twitter, Github, Etsy, and more.

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The runner-focused Apple Watch Nike+ launches on October 28

The Apple Watch Nike+ makes the Apple Watch Series 2 even more fitness-focused.