Brad Chacos

Senior Editor

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.

Apple kills Valve's Steam Link iOS app, but you can still stream PC games to Android

Everything revealed at Google I/O 2018: Android P beta, huge Maps overhaul, Google Assistant gets personal

Everything revealed at Google I/O 2018: Android P beta, huge Maps overhaul, Google Assistant gets personal

Googled leaned heavily into machine learning and personalization during its I/O 2018 keynote. Here's everything it revealed, from Android P to Gmail tweaks.

Google reveals a more personal Maps, and a wild augmented reality vision

Google reveals a more personal Maps, and a wild augmented reality vision

A redesigned Explore interface and a new For You tab make Google Maps better at being your local guide.

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

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

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.

Everything Google revealed: Pixel 2, Pixelbook, Google Home Max, and more

Everything Google revealed: Pixel 2, Pixelbook, Google Home Max, and more

Google revealed all sorts of hardware at its Pixel 2 event, but software was quietly the star of the show.

Google's tweaked Daydream View VR headset doubles down on virtual tourism

Google's tweaked Daydream View VR headset doubles down on virtual tourism

The new Daydream View headset doesn't change much on the hardware side, but exclusive VR software is coming.

The Google Home Max takes aim at Sonos speakers with big sound and dynamic AI smarts

The Google Home Max takes aim at Sonos speakers with big sound and dynamic AI smarts

The $399 Google Home Max will launch in December with Smart Sound technology. Here's everything you need to know.

Google buys 2,000 HTC employees for $1.1 billion to get instant smartphone chops

Google buys 2,000 HTC employees for $1.1 billion to get instant smartphone chops

Google isn't buying HTC outright, but it's scooping up the engineering talent behind the Pixel phones for $1.1 billion.

The Google I/O 12 biggest reveals: Android O, Google Assistant, standalone Daydream VR headsets, and more
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The Google I/O 12 biggest reveals: Android O, Google Assistant, standalone Daydream VR headsets, and more

Here's everything revealed at Google's I/O 2017 keynote, from new Android O features to Google Home updates and standalone Daydream VR headsets.

Google launches Android O in beta with Google Play Protect and helpful interface tweaks

Google launches Android O in beta with Google Play Protect and helpful interface tweaks

The beta version of Android O is here, bringing Google Play Protect and interface tweaks like picture-in-picture mode for apps along with it.

Second-gen Nvidia Shield TV hands-on: All the new killer features Nvidia didn't talk about

Second-gen Nvidia Shield TV hands-on: All the new killer features Nvidia didn't talk about

The second-gen Shield console is brimming with handy tweaks, updates, and new features that weren't mentioned during Nvidia's CES 2017 keynote.

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