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How to type an em dash in Windows

There are many ways to access the em dash punctuation in the Windows operating system. Check out several methods and find the one that works best for you.
An OLED demo running on the MSI MPG321URX.

10 best gaming monitors of 2024: tested and reviewed

Ratchet and Clank Rift Apart on the Samsung Odyssey OLED G8.

In 2024, there’s no contest between DLSS and FSR

Pimax Crystal Super and Light VR headsets appear on a dark background.

This new VR headset beats the Vision Pro in one key way and is half the price

The Asus ProArt PA32KCX 8K mini-LED professional monitor placed on a desk next to a workstation PC.

The world’s first 8K mini-LED monitor has arrived

Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon Gen 12 front angled view showing display and keyboard.

One of Lenovo’s best-selling ThinkPad laptops is 45% off today

A CPU cooler installed on a motherboard.

Best tools to stress test your CPU

Apple Mac Studio top down view showing PC and keyboard.

Apple already has its next big chip, but you may never see it

Apple MacBook Air M1 open, on a table.

You can still buy the M1 MacBook Air, and it’s cheaper than ever

Lenovo Legion Tower 7i gaming PC sitting on a table.

Save $650 on this Lenovo gaming PC with an RTX 4080 Super

Lenovo Legion Pro 7i on a desktop surface outside.

This Lenovo gaming laptop with an RTX 4090 is $740 off today

The Grovemade Wood Laptop Stand with other Grovemade desk supplies.

The 7 best laptop stands in 2024

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Apple MacBook Pro 16 front angled view showing display and keyboard.

The 5 best MacBooks for video editing in 2024

Need a powerful MacBook for video editing. Here's a look at five of our favorites, including both MacBook Pro and MacBook Air models.
A gray cloth bag that has the words "Office Stuff" emblazoned on it, resting on a wooden table. There is also a pen on top of the bag.

How to create folders in Gmail

to keep your inbox neat and tidy, kou can create folders in Gmail, move your emails to them, and then quickly find the messages you need when you need them.
The Quest Pro has great hand-tracking capabilities.

Meta Quest 4: Here’s what we want from the next big VR headset

Meta's Quest 4 VR headset could bring an even bigger leap in quality than the popular Quest 3 thanks to generative AI, sharper displays, and a faster chip.
Express VPN logo.

Is ExpressVPN free? A breakdown of the popular VPN’s costs

ExpressVPN is one of the most popular VPN services on the market, so how much will it cost you?
An open MacBook Pro on a table.

How to select multiple files on a Mac

Selecting files is a core feature of macOS. Here’s four different ways you can do so, along with some answers to a few frequently asked questions.
Quake 2 RTX mode.

Ray tracing vs. path tracing — which is the best dynamic lighting technique?

Ray tracing and path tracing are two advanced lighting effects that are making modern games look amazing, but which is better and how do they work?
A woman sitting in front of an open Chromebook laptop.

Does ExpressVPN work on a Chromebook?

Chromebooks are generally very secure but ExpressVPN makes them even safer when browsing on a public Wi-Fi network. Here's what you need to know.

Paint for Mac doesn’t exist, but here are some alternatives

Looking for an Apple equivalent to Paint in MacOS? Similar features are actually hidden inside Preview. Here's how to use Preview for a Paint-like experience.
The keyboard and trackpad of the MacBook Pro 14-inch.

How to take a screenshot on a Mac

Taking a screenshot in MacOS is easier than you think. Our guide walks you through the process using various keyboard shortcuts and native capture tools.
Screenshot showing battery life in Windows.

How to keep your laptop battery healthy and extend its life

Taking care of your laptop's battery will extend its life and keep your machine safe. Here are a few tips to keep your battery health in the green.
An iPhone 15 Pro Max laying face-down outside, showing the Natural Titanium color.

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

Need to offload iOS media to your Mac or MacBook? Here’s how to connect your iPhone to a macOS machine, with or without a cable.
HP Envy x360 15.6 2023 rear view showing lid and logo.

HP Envy vs. Pavilion: Which is the better laptop line?

If you’re buying a new HP computer, should you opt for the Envy or Pavilion lineup? Let’s compare both to find out.
Outlook web app on laptop.

How to share your Outlook calendar

Outlook allows you to share your calendar by specifying recipients you wish to share with and how much you wish to share. Here's how to do it.
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The most common Zoom problems and how to fix them

Here are some of the most common Zoom problems and how to troubleshoot them. From issues with your video to problems sharing your screen, we've got you covered.
A person using a computer in bed.

How to insert a checkbox in Word on Windows and Mac

Ticking checkboxes is one of many great features built into Microsoft Word. Here’s how to insert checkboxes in the program, and how to interact with them.
Apple MacBook Pro 16 downward view showing keyboard and speaker.

A new wave of powerful laptops rises to challenge the MacBook Pro

The M3 Max MacBook Pro remains hard to beat, but there are some new Windows laptops rising to the challenge.
Product image of the Viotek GFI27DBXA 27-inch 180Hz gaming monitor

IPS vs. VA displays: Which is best for your monitor or TV?

If you're looking to buy an affordable monitor or TV for gaming or watching content, there's one question you need to ask yourself: Should you buy IPS or VA?
Man in suit jacket using computer in library.

How to schedule an email in Outlook for Mac, Windows, and web

Scheduling an email in Outlook is easy, and you’ll be able to do so with the Windows and macOS desktop apps, or through Outlook on a web browser. Here’s how.
Google Chrome with pinned tabs on a MacBook on a table.

How to delete Google Chrome on Windows and Mac

Sick of using Google Chrome as your default web browser? Here’s how to delete it from Windows 11, Windows 10, and macOS.
Google Drive in Chrome on a MacBook.

Google Drive vs. Dropbox: which is best in 2024?

Google Drive and Dropbox are two of the best cloud storage services, but which one is best? We compared Google Drive versus Dropbox head to head to find out.
MacBook Pro laptops.

MacBook Pro 16 vs. MacBook Pro 14: The important differences

The new M2 16-inch MacBook Pro and the 14-inch MacBook Pro are Apple's latest notebooks. In this guide, we will compare them.
A hand holding a bunch of Ethernet cable on white background.

How to choose an Ethernet cable

Buying the right Ethernet cable can be a real pain. Our guide clarifies all of the terminologies so you can pick out the best Ethernet cable for your needs.

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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.