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The Asus ROG Ally X sitting on its stand.

Here are all the major changes the ROG Ally X makes over the original

How does Asus' new ROG Ally X gaming handheld stack up against its predecessors? Find everything you need to know in our comparison guide.
Nvidia CEO Jensen in front of a background.

How to watch Nvidia’s Computex 2024 keynote — and what to expect

Nvidia's Computex 2024 keynote address about AI and the future of computing is just around the corner. Here's how to watch.
Bitwarden website on a laptop.

Is the Bitwarden password manager safe to use?

Wondering if a free password manager is as safe as paid options? Here’s what you need to know about Bitwarden and its security features.
A PC monitor shows a side-by-side comparison of Malwarebytes and Norton pricing.

I tried both Malwarebytes and Norton, and one came out on top

Malwarebytes and Norton are two top names in antivirus software, but which one protects best and which has the most value?
Acer Predator XB3 Gaming Monitor review

The best free PC driver update tools everyone should have

Automatic driver download tools don't have the best reputation, but there are some out there you can use to keep your PC up to date safely. Here are the best.
A presenter at Google IO shows information on a new AI project.

What is an AI token?

One of the most important aspects of generative AI is its smallest unit. Here's what you need to know about the AI token.
A MacBook Air is shown with the Bitdefender for Mac dashboard open.

I tested the most popular free antivirus apps for Mac. Here are the very best

Contrary to popular belief, MacOS is still susceptible to malware. Here are the best free antivirus for Mac so you can stay safe without forking over big bucks.
The Arc web browser running on macOS Ventura, showing an Easel with live snippets listing temperatures in New York and flights there from London.

Why even Chrome devotees should give the Arc web browser a shot

Arc and Google Chrome are two excellent web browsers, but which one is best? We’ve compared them on design, features, performance, and security to find out.

The best Firefox extensions to level up your browser

Want to take the Firefox web browser to the next level? This selection of superb extensions could be just what you need, with options for almost any situation.
Windows 11 logo on a laptop.

There are two versions of Windows 11. Here’s how to decide between them

Wondering which version of Windows 11 you need? We’ll walk you through a comparison of Windows 11 Pro and Windows 11 Home so that you can decide.
A person compares Bitdefender and Norton antivirus software pricing on a Windows PC.

After testing Bitdefender and Norton, here’s the antivirus software I’d recommend

In a head-to-head battle, we compare Bitdefender and Norton to find out which of the top Windows antivirus and security solutions is best for you.
Editing images in ChatGPT.

How to edit images with ChatGPT

ChatGPT can make images and edit them based on your feedback and prompts. Here's how to use this chatbot tool to edit your photos and pictures.
CD in a CD drive on a Macbook Pro.

How to burn a CD in Windows 11

Sometimes you need to use a compact disc for storing or sharing data, and so here's how to burn a CD in Windows 11, for both music and data.
A close-up of someone's hands as the person sits on a couch and types on a laptop.

The best free antivirus software for 2024

Here are our picks for the best free antivirus software to protect and clear up malware on your computer without requiring a subscription.
Dashlane website on a laptop.

Is Dashlane safe? Here’s what we know about its security history

If you’re looking for a safe and reliable password manager, you’ve probably seen Dashlane pop up in your search. But is Dashlane safe to use? Find out here.
Installing RAM in a desktop PC.

How to build a PC from scratch: A beginner’s guide

Building a computer might seem intimidating, but DIY PC building can be a lot of fun. And with a little help, anyone can do it. Here's how.
The Surface Laptop shown in front of a Copilot+ sign.

What are Copilot+ PCs? Your most pressing questions, answered

Microsoft's ambitious new selection of laptops look fantastic, but they raise lots of questions too. Here's everything we know so far.
A digital security lock.

Best LastPass alternatives for 2024

With the LastPass security issues over the past years, you might be in the market for a new password manager. We've got you covered with these alternatives.
Intel Arc A770 GPU installed in a test bench.

Intel Battlemage graphics cards: release date speculation, price, specs, and more

We've known about Intel's Battlemage graphics cards for a few years, but in 2024, details are starting to emerge about the release date, specs, and performance.
LastPass website on a laptop.

Is LastPass safe? Here’s what we know about its security history

Wondering if you should use LastPass to keep your passwords secure? Let’s look at its current security measures and previous incidents so you can decide.
Alienware PC with the screen turned off.

How to fix a computer that turns on, but displays nothing

If your PC turns on, but the display shows nothing, there's a problem that needs fixing. Here are a few different ways to get it working again.
Bitdefender and Malwarebytes websites are open side-by-side on a computer monitor.

I tested two of the best antivirus services. Here’s which one you should get

Which Windows antivirus and security suite protects your data best, and which offers the best value for the money?
Dell XPS Desktop 8960 with the side panel removed.

How to check what motherboard you have in two easy steps

Checking your motherboard model isn't hard to do, but it's not as intuitive as other components. Here's how to find out.
Username and password on a tablet screen.

What is a password manager?

Too many passwords to manage and no way to organize them? You probably need a password manager. We’ll explain what it is, what it does, and if it’s safe.
A person typing on a laptop that is showing the ChatGPT generative AI website.

ChatGPT not working? The most common problems and fixes

Here are some of the most common ways that ChatGPT might give you trouble as a user and what you can do to resolve issues when using the popular AI chatbot.
Using Slack on phone and computer.

How to delete or deactivate a Slack account

Slack is a versatile space for work collaboration, but if it's time to say goodbye, you'll want to remove your account from the workspace: Here's how to do it.
Dell Latitude 7400 2-in-1 review

Which is better: Dell Latitude or Inspiron?

Which is the better buy? Dell's Latitude or its Inspiron series? In this comparison, we're taking a closer look at two of Dell's most well-known product lines.
An iPhone being used on a MacBook as a webcam thanks to Apple's Continuity Camera feature in macOS Ventura.

How to connect an iPhone to a Mac with or without a cable

Need to offload some photos and videos? Here's how to connect your iPhone to your Mac using a USB cable or wireless connection.
A person uses an Apple Mac Studio and a Studio Display monitor at a desk.

How to insert a signature in Apple Pages

Personalize your Apple Pages docs by adding a custom signature. Here’s how to create and insert one in Pages for macOS, iOS, and iPadOS.
Laptop screen showing the Windows 11 Start Menu reverted to classic.

How to customize the Windows 11 Start Menu

Your Windows 11 Start Menu can be customized to fit your wants and needs. Here’s how to add, move, and remove elements of this important Windows menu.
A profile shot shows Alan Truly wearing the Meta Quest 3.

How to cast Meta Quest 3 to a TV

There are plenty of reasons you may want to cast your Quest 3 to a television, and it's luckily a quick and easy process. Here's exactly how to do it.
Google services (YouTube, Gmail, Chrome, Duo, Meet, Google Podcasts) icons app on smartphone screen.

How to edit a PDF in Google Drive

Editing a PDF in Google Drive isn’t overly difficult, and our guide will help you every step of the way.
Computer user touching on Microsoft Word icon to open the program.

How to draw in Microsoft Word

Looking to add some visual charm to your next Word document. How about doodling a picture or two? Here’s how.
An Alienware + Windows 11 PC gaming setup.

How to optimize Windows 11 and Windows 10 for gaming

Windows is the place to be for PC gamers, but it's not perfect for gaming out of the box. Here's how to optimize your Windows 11 laptop or desktop for gaming.