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Alan Truly is wearing his Quest Pro and holding a laptop with a message: M1 MacBook Air gets the week off.

I replaced my MacBook with a Quest Pro for a full work week. Here’s what happened

To put the Meta Quest Pro to the test as a VR headset designed for work, I left my MacBook Air untouched for a full week of virtual reality productivity.
A hand holding the RTX 4090 GPU.

Why I refuse to buy The Callisto Protocol on PC, even with an RTX 4090

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The most innovative tech products of 2022

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The most innovative monitors of 2022

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The most innovative laptops of 2022

Apple CEO Tim Cook looks at a display of brand new redesigned MacBook Air laptop during the WWDC22

All the products that Apple didn’t announce in 2022

A horde rushing at the player in Warhammer 40K Darktide.

Warhammer 40,000: Darktide will bring your PC to its knees (and you’ll love every minute)

Fans on the Nvidia RTX 3080.

The 5 worst Nvidia GPUs of all time

The Quest Pro has great hand-tracking capabilities.

These are the apps that have kept me glued to the Quest Pro

The gold MacBook Air M1's logo and keyboard.

Don’t get tricked by bad MacBook deals for Black Friday. Buy these instead

A close-up image of Nvidia's RTX 3080 Ti graphics card.

Are gaming PCs more expensive today? Here’s what $1,000 bought you 10 years ago

The OLED screen of the Razer Blade 15 on a table.

Why gaming laptops need better displays — not more performance

The red and white YouTube logo on a phone screen. The phone is on a white background.

What is Ambient Mode on YouTube?

If you've heard about YouTube's new Ambient Mode feature but are not quite sure what it is or how to enable it, this is the guide for you.
The Powercolor Radeon RX 6400.

Why I bought one of AMD’s worst GPUs

The RX 6400 is infamous for its unimpressive performance and high price, but is it really as bad as we all assumed?
The RX 7900 XTX sitting on display.

If AMD’s RX 7900 XTX claims are true, Nvidia could be in big trouble

AMD finally revealed more about the RX 7900 XTX and RX 7900 XT, so we threw the competing RTX 4080 into the test bench to see how it could stack up.
A comparison of a finisher move in Spider-Man Miles Morales.

The one setting that deflates playing Spider-Man Miles Morales on PC

Spider-Man Miles Morales is a fantastic PC port, but Nvidia's DLSS Frame Generation feature can sour the experience quite a bit.
Three RTX 4080s sitting side-by-side.

Which RTX 4080 should you buy on release day?

The RTX 4080 is here, but which one should you pick up on release day? We rounded up the available models and tested the differences.
An Apple MacBook Pro 14 sits open on a table.

Why I just bought a refurbished MacBook Pro — and why you should too

Buying a refurbished MacBook Pro never appealed to me -- until now. Now that Apple has slashed its refurb prices, you should consider getting one too.
Two photos comparing the lineup of Apple's Macs.

The two-year transition to Apple Silicon has been left incomplete

Tim Cook promised a two-year transition to Apple Silicon for the Mac, but we're still waiting for it to be complete.
AMD Radeon RX 6500XT graphics cards stacked on top of each other.

The 6 worst AMD GPUs of all time

We're looking back at some of AMD's worst GPUs, ones that really should have been better but weren't or straight up shouldn't have existed at all.
AMD RX 7900 XTX standing up on a red background.

For the first time ever, I’m ready to switch to an AMD graphics card

After nearly 15 years, I'm finally done with Nvidia. It's time to give AMD another try.
Cable management on the Samsung Odyssey Neo G8.

Why DisplayPort 2.1 could become a big deal for PC gaming in 2023

DisplayPort 2.1 has become a major talking point on the heels of AMD's RX 7900 XTX announcement, and for good reason.
Alan Truly captures a 3D model of a figurine with an iPhone 13 Pro Max

I used an app to create 3D models with my iPhone, and it’s shockingly great

A new iPhone app that's coming soon makes it easy for anyone to create 3D models — and it doesn't require LiDAR or an iPhone Pro.
The TikTok app on a smartphone's screen. The smartphone is sitting on a white table.

Clear Mode on TikTok: Here’s what it is and how to use it

You've probably heard that TikTok has a Clear Mode. But what is it? In this guide, we'll explain what this feature is and how to use it.
Apple MacBook Pro 14 front view showing display and keyboard deck.

I hate how much I love my MacBook Pro

The Apple MacBook Pro 14 is a spectacular laptop with a superior build, keyboard and touchpad, and display. I can't help but love it, in spite of myself.
Twitter app on the OnePlus 10T.

Staying on Twitter? Here are two ways to make it easier

If you're concerned about the future of Twitte, but not quite ready to leave just yet, you should know that you still have other options.
Lenovo Slim 7 Pro X front view showing display and keyboard deck.

Head-to-head: Intel Core i7-12700H vs. AMD Ryzen 9 6900HS

The AMD Ryzen 9 6900HS and Intel Core i7-12700H perform similarly, all things considered. Each has its advantages, so choosing between them can be a challenge.
Google Chrome icon in mac dock.

Why Google Chrome Incognito Mode isn’t what it claims to be

It seems what we expect of Google Chrome’s Incognito mode and what Google actually does are two different things.
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Elon Musk officially owns Twitter now: a timeline of how we got here

Curious to know how Elon Musk purchased Twitter? We'll guide you through this complex story of takeover bids and poison pills.
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Resident Evil Village shows just how good Mac gaming can be

Tested on a 16-inch MacBook Pro, the new Resident Evil Village port is the first game to come with MetalFX upscaling.
The Snapchat app store listing on a mobile device with a stylus resting on it.

What do the eyes mean on your Snapchat Story?

Ever wondered what the "eyes" symbol means on a Snapchat Story? In this guide, we'll tell you exactly what it means and the feature it represents.
The RTX 4090 graphics card on a table alongside a set of cables held in hand.

Why Nvidia RTX 4090 GPUs are melting right in people’s PCs

Reports of Nvidia's RTX 4090 graphics card burning up have started to emerge. Here's what's really happening.
A PS5 standing on a table, with purple lights around it.

Two years later, the PS5 could never live up to its performance promises

Next-gen consoles aren't feeling as next-gen now, as multiple games release with a strict 30 fps cap.
The Surface Pro 9 with the Type Cover keyboard lifted up.

All the reasons the new Surface devices are worse than before

The new Surface Pro 9 and Surface Laptop 5 are solid devices but take a step back from their predecessors in some meaningful ways.

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