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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Fire Phone's flop may jeopardize Amazon's future hardware endeavors

Amazon's laying off engineers and stopping new products in their tracks after the Fire Phone's epic failure.

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How to stop auto-play videos on Facebook and Twitter

Auto-playing videos in Facebook and Twitter are annoying. Here's how to stop them.

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Oculus Rift's consumer model will launch in early 2016, after Valve's VR headset

Oculus has been busy wrapping up ecosystem support for the Oculus Rift, but the delay may cost it the crucial first-to-market status for the fledgling field of VR.

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Yep, that's the Android mascot peeing on Apple in Google Maps

Now THAT apple will definitely keep doctors away.

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5 everyday technologies Apple killed in the 12-inch MacBook

Apple's quest for ultra-thin simplicity in the new 12-inch MacBook has left a lot of technology in a shallow grave, replaced by a single Type-C port.

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Apple's radical 12-inch MacBook is the slimmest, lightest MacBook ever

The 12-inch MacBook was redesigned from the ground up and uses a single USB Type-C connector in a quest for revolutionary thinness.