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This was easily the worst Apple product of 2022

This was easily the worst Apple product of 2022

Apple usually aims to hit the mark of quality with its new product launches, but this one just felt downright lazy.
Lenovo ThinkBook 16p Gen 3 front view showing display.

Laptop displays got way better this year, and I can prove it

Laptop displays got way better this year, and I can prove it

Laptop displays seemed to have improved lately, with higher brightness, more contrast, and wider and more accurate colors. Here's the proof.
The Alienware QD-OLED monitor in front of a window.

Why the Alienware 34 QD-OLED was the most important monitor of 2022

Why the Alienware 34 QD-OLED was the most important monitor of 2022

Thanks to its incredible image quality and HDR performance, the Alienware 34 QD-OLED was the start of a great trend in gaming monitors.
Asus ROG Zephyrus G14 2023 front view showing display and keyboard deck.

The ROG Zephyrus G14 infuriates me, but it’s still my favorite gaming laptop of 2022

The ROG Zephyrus G14 infuriates me, but it’s still my favorite gaming laptop of 2022

Even after repairs, multiple bugs, and borked software updates, the Asus ROG Zephyrus G14 is my favorite gaming laptop of 2022.
AIO cooler coldplate with scratches in the copper.

Ryzen 7000 CPUs have a serious problem with their heat spreaders

Ryzen 7000 CPUs have a serious problem with their heat spreaders

The Ryzen 7000 CPUs we have for testing keep scratching up the cold plates on our AIO coolers. Is it time we all started delidding our CPUs?
Chrome OS Flex on a ASUS laptop.

Why I converted my Windows laptop into a Chromebook, and why you should too

Why I converted my Windows laptop into a Chromebook, and why you should too

Google's ChromeOS Flex is one of the best ways of breathing new life into your old laptop or spicing up a new one. This doesn't mean there aren't trade-offs.
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These are the best 2022 games to test your PC with — and which to avoid

These are the best 2022 games to test your PC with — and which to avoid

2022 brought some big technical hits and some big technical messes on PC. Here's the best and worst PC releases we saw this year from a technical perspective.
A concept visual of a foldable screen MacBook Folio.

Why Apple’s foldable MacBook could be the Mac’s iPhone X moment

Why Apple’s foldable MacBook could be the Mac’s iPhone X moment

If Apple’s foldable MacBook is real, it could shake up the laptop industry like never before. It might be as important as the iPhone X was five years ago.
Nvidia GeForce RTX 4090 is shown along with a hand holding the power cable adapter.

Nvidia RTX 4060 Ti might repeat the same mistake as the RTX 4090

Nvidia RTX 4060 Ti might repeat the same mistake as the RTX 4090

New leaks regarding the rumored RTX 4060 Ti show that Nvidia may have made a controversial decision.
Here's my finished garden idea board tjhat I made with Apple Freeform

3 cool things to try out with Apple’s Freeform app for Mac

3 cool things to try out with Apple’s Freeform app for Mac

Apple's new Freeform app for the Mac, iPhone, and iPad is an infinite canvas of possibilities for brainstorming ideas, organizing, and sharing with others.
All the parts of the Concept Luna laptop laid out on the table.

Dell’s modular laptops can be dismantled in under a minute — no screws required

Dell’s modular laptops can be dismantled in under a minute — no screws required

Concept Luna is Dell's project to create more sustainable laptops, and its latest evolution takes a huge stride forward.
CyberPowerPC Pre-built gaming PC on desk.

I bought a prebuilt gaming PC instead of building. Here’s why you should too

I bought a prebuilt gaming PC instead of building. Here’s why you should too

During Black Friday week, I bought a prebuilt gaming rig from Best Buy, and it was one the best tech purchases I've made this year.
Tracey Truly used ChatGPT to look up gift ideas for Alan Truly.

I used the ChatGPT AI chatbot to do my holiday shopping this year

I used the ChatGPT AI chatbot to do my holiday shopping this year

Here's how ChatGPT'' advanced artificial intelligence was leveraged to solve one of the most urgent needs of our time -- making a holiday gift list!
The RTX 4080 logo on a pink background.

How Nvidia tricked everyone into buying a $1,600 GPU

How Nvidia tricked everyone into buying a $1,600 GPU

Nvidia's flagship RTX 4090 is by no means cheap, but the company seems to have found a good way to make people want to buy it.
The M1-powered Mac Mini.

I’m still waiting for Apple to fix the Mac Mini’s major problem

I’m still waiting for Apple to fix the Mac Mini’s major problem

Apple’s high-end Mac Mini has a major problem -- it’s still powered by an Intel chip. Worse, Apple probably won’t fix this for months, leaving it in a bad spot.
The DJI Mini 3 is shown taking off.

I tried out the game-changing DJI Mini 3, and I’m already hooked

I tried out the game-changing DJI Mini 3, and I’m already hooked

The new DJI Mini 3 is a game-changing budget-priced drone with plenty of high-end features. It's a major advance over the already great Mini 2.
An OLED demo on the Asus ROG PG42UQ.

I switched to a 42-inch gaming monitor and — surprise — I love it

I switched to a 42-inch gaming monitor and — surprise — I love it

I've been using a 42-inch gaming monitor for about a month. I thought I'd hate it, but the Asus ROG PG42UQ is still on my desk.
Playing a fitness game in VR with the Quest Pro.

How this new Quest VR app totally sold me on exercising in virtual reality

How this new Quest VR app totally sold me on exercising in virtual reality

Here's what I learned after a month of VR fitness, using Supernatural on my Quest Pro and Quest 2 VR headsets, which proved to be surprisingly effective.
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Here’s why Portal RTX is the most demanding PC game I’ve ever tested

Here’s why Portal RTX is the most demanding PC game I’ve ever tested

Portal RTX may look like a quant remaster, but that couldn't be further from the truth. It's one of the most demanding games available today.
Esports players getting ready for a League of Legends Tournament

600Hz displays are coming. Here’s why they’re not as silly as you might think

600Hz displays are coming. Here’s why they’re not as silly as you might think

Super high refresh rates aren't for everyone, but for comeptitive gamers, is there a case to go beyond 360Hz? With new 600Hz gaming laptops, maybe there is.
A close up of a tarot card.

I used ChatGPT to interpret my astrological makeup, and it was surprisingly good

I used ChatGPT to interpret my astrological makeup, and it was surprisingly good

I used the ChatGPT general-purpose chatbot developed by OpenAI to interpret tarot cards and astrological combinations and discovered some interesting results.
Alan Truly enjoying using a Meta Quest Pro

Here’s what I’ve learned after using the Quest Pro for one month

Here’s what I’ve learned after using the Quest Pro for one month

Is the Quest Pro the right VR headset for you? We answer your questions about image clarity, mixed reality, sleepy eyes, battery life, and software gltiches.
OnePlus 10T camera module.

4 tech collabs we want to see on the OnePlus Featuring co-creation platform

4 tech collabs we want to see on the OnePlus Featuring co-creation platform

OnePlus is making a mechanical keyboard with experts Keychron, the first in its new OnePlus Featuring initiative. Here are 4 more products we want to see.
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

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

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

Despite being one of the biggest releases of the year, The Callisto Protocol's PC port looks like a technical nightmare.
Most innovative products of 2022

The most innovative tech products of 2022

The most innovative tech products of 2022

We tested a lot of products in 2022, but these are the ones that stood out from the rest of the pack and brought something new to the table
Alienware 34-inch QD-OLED monitor

The most innovative monitors of 2022

The most innovative monitors of 2022

Monitors had a big year, especially in the realm of innovative form factors and new technology.
asus ROG flow z13 laptop

The most innovative laptops of 2022

The most innovative laptops of 2022

Of all the laptops that we tested in 2022, these three pushed the envelope the most by boasting an array of interesting and innovative features
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

All the products that Apple didn’t announce in 2022

Despite the sheer number of new Apple products in 2022, there were still some that were rumored but never saw the light of day. Here’s what never launched.
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)

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

Warhammer 40,000: Darktide is here, so get ready to venture into Tertium and purge the heretics .. with the right settings and optimizations, that is.
Fans on the Nvidia RTX 3080.

The 5 worst Nvidia GPUs of all time

The 5 worst Nvidia GPUs of all time

Although Nvidia has made plenty of great GPUs over the years, it's also made some less than great cards as well. Here are some of the most infamous Nvidia GPUs.
The Quest Pro has great hand-tracking capabilities.

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

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

Here's a list of top Meta Quest Pro apps to help make the most of your new VR headset for work, creative fun, fitness, and gaming.
The gold MacBook Air M1's logo and keyboard.

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

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

There are lots of bad decision to be made when it comes Black Friday MacBook deals, but don't worry, there are some good options this year too.
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

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

PC gaming has a bad rap for being too expensive, especially with soaring GPU prices. But is PC gaming actually more expensive today than it was a decade ago?