Brad ChacosSenior Editor, TechHive

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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The Asus RT-AC3200 router: 6 antennas, 802.11ac speed, and loads of Wi-Fi boosting tech

Asus says the RT-AC3200 is the world's fastest consumer router.

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Corsair's Flash Voyager GTX is basically a full SSD disguised as a pocketable flash drive

Corsair's Flash Voyager GTX flash drive may fit in your pocket, but it's packed with big-time storage and blazing-fast transfer speeds.

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How to change your eBay password

Attention eBay customers: The auction site was hacked, and hacked hard. Here's how to change your eBay password, which you should do RIGHT NOW.

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Verizon activates 'XLTE' network in 260 cities to turbocharge 4G speeds

Don't let the name fool you: XLTE isn't new technology, but the marketing term hides some very tangible real-world benefits.

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Netflix raises streaming prices by $1, but current members don't have to pay it (for now)

Netflix said price increases were coming, and here they are.

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Antivirus is dead, says maker of Norton Antivirus

...but that's not quite true.

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Watch out Google Hangouts: Skype rolls out free group video calling

Talking to a bunch of your buds just got a whole lot less costly for Skype users.

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Apache OpenOffice hits major 100 million downloads milestone in under 2 years

Yep, a lot of folks are using Apache OpenOffice -- despite the fact that many Linux distros now default to LibreOffice.

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Report: NSA secretly exploited devastating Heartbleed bug for years (Update: NSA denies)

News of the Heartbleed bug has brought the Web to its knees, and Bloomberg says the NSA has been exploiting it for at least two years.

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Office for iPad shoots to the top of Apple's free app chart

So much for Office for iPad arriving too late.

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Satya Nadella named Microsoft CEO, Gates out as Chairman

The new CEO is an old hand at Microsoft.

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Appeals court strikes down FCC's net neutrality rules

Net neutrality is no more.

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Google (finally) lets you download your Gmail and Calendar data, here's how

This crucial feature was a long time coming, but now you can ditch the third-party backup tools and arcane workarounds.

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