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EVGA RTX 3060 sitting on a table.

Using an RTX 3060? Here’s the GPU to upgrade to next

While the RTX 3060 is the most popular graphics card in gaming PCs, we rounded up a list of GPUs that can take your gaming experience to the next level.
Halo running on a MacBook Pro.

The MacBook Pro is a good enough gaming laptop for me

The MacBook Pro will never be a proper gaming laptop, but as a dabbler, I was surprised by how good it is.
A window showing Nvidia's Chat with RTX.

All RTX GPUs now come with a local AI chatbot. Is it any good?

Nvidia is taking a swing at making its own AI chatbot by leveraging the power of RTX GPUs -- but it still has some serious quirks.
The front visor of the Vision Pro on display at an Apple Store.

Could the Vision Pro replace your iPad? There’s just one problem

People are saying the Vision Pro could replace the iPad, but there are some serious hurdles for it to overcome before that happens -- if it ever happens at all.
Meta CEO Zuckerberg models the Quest 3 on the left while someone else wears an Apple Vision Pro on the right.

3 ways the Quest 3 is better than the Vision Pro

Apple's Vision Pro costs seven times the price of Meta’s VR headset, but we'll explain why the Quest 3 is still better in many ways.
AMD presenting FSR 3 at Gamescom.

AMD’s FSR 3 compromise just isn’t working

Even a few months after release, FSR 3 isn't in a ton of games. And AMD's frame generation compromise isn't filling the gaps enough.
A laptop and a camera on a table with a Qualcomm logo on the screen.

I’m a laptop reviewer, and I can’t wait for the new Windows on ARM laptops

Windows on ARM hopes to become a viable platform with the release of the Snapdragon X Elite. And I'm hoping that Microsoft and Qualcomm hit one out of the park.
The RTX 4070 Super on a pink background.

Why I’m feeling hopeful about Nvidia’s RTX 50-series GPUs

Nvidia made some mistakes with the RTX 40-series, but its latest moves are making me hopeful.
Three mini-LED laptops playing an HDR demo.

I tested 3 years of mini-LED gaming laptops, and I was shocked by the results

Mini-LED laptops are still relatively new, but comparing the last three years of mini-LED tech shows how far we've come.
A screenshot of Internet Explorer 9.

7 beloved Windows apps that Microsoft has killed over the years

Explore the digital graveyard of once-beloved applications as we unearth the top discontinued gems from Microsoft's software vault.
The Cooler Master GP2711 on a desk against a wall.

A new wave of cheap mini-LED gaming monitors has arrived

Mini-LED monitors are getting cheaper, and that means better HDR gaming that more people can afford to experience.
RTX 3050 graphics card among PC accessories.

The best GPUs if you’re upgrading from a GTX 1650

The GTX 1650 has reached mythic status among budget PC gamers, but it's time for an upgrade. Here are three GPUs to keep on your short list.
Casey Neistat wearing an Apple Vision Pro in a store in New York City.

Please stop wearing your Apple Vision Pro outside

If these early days of the Apple Vision Pro headset have shown us anything, it's that this is a device made for the inside, not the outside.
Apple Mac Studio front view showing ports.

Mac desktops need a serious boost

Apple's Mac Studio is its most attractive and accessible desktop PC, offering tremendous power in a refined package. What will Apple do to keep it on top?
The Steelseries Apex Pro Mini White Gold keyboard.

This limited-edition SteelSeries keyboard could have been so much better

SteelSeries is back with a special version of its Apex Pro Mini, but its sound and feel fail to match the beautiful design.
The Asus ROG Falchion RX LP keyboard on a pink background.

I hate low-profile keyboards, but Asus’ latest has converted me

Low-profile mechanical keyboards haven't been my jam, but the new Asus ROG Falchion RX LP could change that.
Dr. Lisa Su at the RX 7900 XT launch event.

AMD has a lot to prove this year

AMD has recently launched several products and has big plans for the upcoming years, but there are deep cracks beneath that surface.
The back of the Surface Pro 9, with the kickstand pulled out.

The Surface Pro could finally live up to its potential this year

The Surface Pro 10 has a chance of finally being a true 2-in-1 without compromises.
A divided image shows an Apple Vision Pro and Meta Quest 3.

The Vision Pro has at least three serious rivals in the works

Apple's Vision Pro sets a new standard, providing a well-defined target and luxury pricing that new premium VR headsets from top brands can challenge.
AMD's Ryzen 8700G APU socketed into a motherboard.

AMD still hasn’t made the big APU dream a reality

AMD's new Ryzen 8000G APUs have the fastest integrated graphics we've ever seen, but it's hard to justify them in 2024.
Cyberpunk 2077 running on the LG UltraGear OLED 45.

Why OLED beats mini-LED for gaming every time

Mini-LED and OLED have been battling for the limelight among PC gamers, but for my money, OLED still wins every time.
The RTX 4080 Super graphics card sitting on a pink background.

The RTX 4080 Super doesn’t move the needle — and it doesn’t need to

The RTX 4080 Super comes off disappointing with basically no performance jump over the base model, but this GPU is about way more than frame rate.
A person wears an Apple Vision Pro in a dim room.

I’m a VR enthusiast. Here’s why the Vision Pro doesn’t excite me

The Vision Pro is great for VR, and Apple entering the market is much-needed validation, but here's why this spatial computer doesn't excite me.
A person typing on a laptop that is showing the ChatGPT generative AI website.

I used ChatGPT to help me make my first game. Don’t make the same mistakes I did

Making games is hard, but maybe using ChatGPT can make it much easier? I've had a go at it and the results are mixed, to put it best.
A man wears an Apple Vision Pro headset.

The first Apple Vision Pro reviews are painting a messy, but exciting picture

The first reviews of the Vision Pro are here, and they’ve got a lot to say about Apple’s headset. Here are the key points, from the great to the garish.
The iPad Pro (2022) sitting in the Magic Keyboard.

MacBooks could soon fall behind the iPad Pro in this important way

A new report claims the iPad Pro is about to get a landscape Face ID camera, and that could give it a vital feature the Mac has sorely needed for years.
The RTX 4070 Super graphics card on a pink background.

GPUs are on an apology tour

After a year of backlash over lackluster GPU releases, Nvidia and AMD are finally owning up to mistakes with a new range of graphics cards.
A man wearing the Vision Pro using floating keyboard while looking at virtual screens.

The Apple Vision Pro app situation: the good, the bad, and the ugly

The Vision Pro is bringing a new kind of app to Apple’s loyal fans. We’ve heard plenty about these apps, from the highly encouraging to the downright worrying.
The RX 7600 XT graphics card on a pink background.

AMD just did Nvidia a serious favor

Although AMD almost certainly didn't mean to do so, it actually did Nvidia a favor when it released the RX 7600 XT.
The Last of Us Part One on the Alienware 27 QD-OLED.

There’s a war brewing over OLED gaming monitors

Samsung and LG Display finally have OLED gaming panels that are going toe-to-toe. Who will come out on top?
Apple iPad Pro 11 with Apple Magic Keyboard.

When the iPad is a better computer than my PC

Is that iPad a real computer? That's a valid question with a few different answers. And for me, the iPad is a real computer that lets me get real work done.
A classic Apple Macintosh shows a friendly hello on-screen.

40 years ago today, Apple launched something as audacious as the Vision Pro

Today is the 40th anniversary of the Mac, a product that was just as daring as the Vision Pro when it launched. Today, Apple can learn a lot from the first Mac.
The RTX 4080 logo on a pink background.

Why I regret buying the RTX 4080

I spent a long time choosing my new GPU, but still, a few months later, I have some regrets about picking the RTX 4080.
A person plays a basketball game using an Apple Vision Pro headset and a games controller.

Why the Vision Pro could be huge for gaming, but not how you think

A new report says gaming on Apple’s Vision Pro faces a bunch of hurdles. But they could just as easily be opportunities for a new way to enjoy your games.