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How to check your Mac for viruses and malware

Mac systems are considered among the safest systems, but there's no guarantee they won't get infected. Here’s how to check your Mac for viruses and malware.
Yakuza Like a Dragon on the Asus ROG PG32UCDM.

I couldn’t live without this underrated monitor feature

The back of the Asus ROG Zephyrus G14.

I can’t wait for ARM-based gaming laptops

A smartphone sitting on a wooden table, showing the Gmail app's inbox on its screen.

How to find archived emails in Gmail and return them to your inbox

A person typing on a MacBook keyboard.

Here’s how to unlock a keyboard that’s locked

Windows 11 set up on a computer.

How to resize an image on Mac, Windows, and a Chromebook

The Tecno Mega Mini Gaming G1 mini-gaming PC showcased at MWC 2024.

This smartphone company made a shockingly small watercooled gaming PC

Windows 11 set up on a computer.

How to change your default browser in Windows 11

Steam Deck over a pink background.

Nvidia is reportedly ‘worried that it’s missing the boat’

Cyberpunk 2077 being played on the Alienware 32 QD-OLED.

Fullscreen vs. Windowed borderless: which is best for gaming?

A person setting at a desk with the Cooler Master Ncore 100 Max case.

I can’t wait to try out these upcoming mini-ITX cases

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HP Omen Transcend 14 review: going for gold

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The Dell XPS 13 in front of a window.

Dell is starting March with a huge sale on laptops and gaming PCs

Dell has a huge sale on right now with big discounts on a wide range of products including laptops, gaming PCs, and monitors.
Two LG UltraGear monitors on a desk, seen from the side.

I finally stopped neglecting my second monitor, and you should too

I'm a fan of dual-monitor setups, but I recently realized that I've been doing it all wrong.
Dell XPS 8930 Review

Should you turn your computer off at night? We asked an expert

Do you always leave your computer on? Should you turn it off at night? What are the benefits and problems associated with each scenario? We asked the experts.
VHS tape lifestyle DVD burner combo deck

How to convert your VHS tapes to DVD, Blu-ray, or digital

VHS tapes are bordering on extinction. Luckily, we've put together an in-depth guide on how to convert VHS to DVD or another modern format of your choosing.
Installing RAM in a desktop PC.

How to build a PC from scratch: A beginner’s guide for building your own desktop computer

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 HP Dragonfly Pro Chromebook rear view showing lid and logo.

How to install Windows on a Chromebook

Own a Chromebook but miss the Windows OS? Luckily, you’ll be able to install Windows 11 and 10 on your Google machine by following this step-by-step guide.
The keyboard and trackpad of the MacBook Pro.

Another excellent laptop challenges the MacBook Pro and falls short

HP's Spectre x360 16 is the latest in a long line of excellent 360-degree convertible 2-in-1 laptops. But the MacBook Pro 16 remains on top as the best around.
An Alienware m16 gaming laptop in use on a desk, playing Baldur's Gate III.

The 13 best cheap gaming laptop deals in March 2024

With plenty of gaming laptop deals around, we've highlighted some of the best from Alienware, Lenovo, HP, and many more great laptop manufacturers.
Apple M1 MacBook Air open on a desk with plants in the background.

Best Buy laptop deals: Cheap laptops starting at $159

Best Buy is one of the best places to buy a laptop online, and with these Best Buy laptop deals it's one of the best places to save on a new laptop as well.
Three RTX 4080 cards sitting on a pink background.

Microsoft might end one of the most annoying GPU wars

Upscaling solutions from all three GPU vendors have to be supported separately by each game, but Microsoft aims to change that.
Product image of the Fractal Meshify 2 Nano mini-ITX case in white on top of a desk.

Common mistakes to avoid when building a mini-ITX PC

lding a mini-ITX PC comes with challenges, and it's imperative to steer clear of these common mistakes before delving into the process.
AMD Ryzen 7 7800X3D held between fingertips.

The best cooler for the 7800X3D isn’t as powerful as you’d think

The 7800X3D is the best gaming processor in the world, not just because it's fast, but because it's efficient. Here are the best coolers to keep it chilled.
A woman using a 38-inch ultrawide Dell monitor.

Time for a second monitor? Get up to 25% off top computer monitor deals at Dell

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These top computer monitor deals at Dell are incredible, and it also means it's a great time to shop for a new monitor, get another, or upgrade your old one.
A person using an HP Envy Inspire printer.

HP just hatched its $7-a-month subscription plan for printers

You don't need to own a printer to print at home. HP's All-In Plan provides a selection of printers, ink shipments, and more at a low monthly price.
The 27-inch Dell S2721QS 4K monitor on a table.

This Dell 27-inch 4K monitor is probably cheaper than you thought

The Dell S2721QS 4K monitor, featuring a 27-inch screen and dual HDMI ports, is on sale from Dell for $230, but the offer is only available for a limited time.
The Dell XPS 13 Plus on a table outside.

6 laptops you should buy instead of the MacBook Air

The MacBook Air is undoubtedly one of the best laptops you can buy. But if you prefer or are required to stay on Windows, these are the best options.
HP Dragonfly Pro front angled view showing display and keyboard deck.

This HP laptop can last for up to 15 hours, and it’s $300 off

The HP Dragonfly Pro, an AMD Ryzen 7 laptop with a battery that can last up to 15 hours on a single charge, is on sale from HP for $1,100 after a $300 discount.
The Alienware x14 R2 gaming laptop on a desk.

This is the cheapest Alienware gaming laptop worth buying today

The Alienware x14 R2 gaming laptop with the Nvidia GeForce RTX 4060 graphics card and 32GB of RAM is available from Dell for $1,600 following a $400 discount.
Closeup of USB-C and USB-A ports on ESR 6-in-1 charging stand.

USB-A vs. USB-C: What’s the difference?

We live in a world of USB-A and USB-C tech, but which cable and port type is the best? This guide should help answer that question, and several others.
Microsoft OneDrive files can sync between a PC and a phone

How to sync files and folders to OneDrive

Microsoft OneDrive is an excellent cloud storage platform with numerous Windows and Microsoft 365 integrations. Here’s how to sync your files and folders.
The HP 15 laptop on a table.

How to factory reset an HP laptop to start fresh or for resale

Does your HP laptop require a dreaded factory reset? Fortunately, this isn’t too complicated of a process, and our guide should be a big help!
People with headphones listening to Spotify on a MacBook.

How to get Spotify on a MacBook, Mac Mini, or iMac

Listen to your favorite songs, create a new playlist, or look for some new tunes. Here’s how to get Spotify on a MacBook to enjoy music while you work.

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Senior Editor, Computing

Luke Larsen is a Senior Editor at Digital Trends and manages all content covering laptops, monitors, PC hardware, and everything else that plugs into a computer. Luke joined Digital Trends in 2017 as a native Portlander, happy to join a media company that called his city home. His obsession with technology is in observing the ebb and flow of how technological advancement and product design intersects with our day-to-day experience of it. From digging into the minute details to stepping back and seeing the wider trends, Luke revels in telling stories with tech.

Before working at DT, he worked as Tech Editor at Paste Magazine for over four years and has bylines at publications such as IGN and The Oregonian. When he’s not obsessing over what the best laptop is or how Apple can fix the Mac, Luke spends his time playing designer board games, quoting obscure Star Wars lines, and hanging with his family.