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Installing RAM sticks in a motherboard.

Does RAM speed matter for PC performance?

Frequency, latency, and memory channels impact the speed of RAM, but should you care how fast your RAM is? The short answer: Yes, but not too much.
From a side view, you can see how glasses can be worn along with a Quest Pro.

Quest Pro 2: What we know about Meta’s next premium VR headset

A hand holding AMD's Ryzen 9 7950X3D processor.

The best processor for video editing in 2024 across all budgets

The 14-inch MacBook Pro with M3 Max chip seen from behind.

Don’t download the latest macOS Ventura update just yet

The ThinkPad X1 Carbon Gen 10 laptop, opened with a colorful wallpaper on the screen.

Best 14-inch laptops for 2024: tested and reviewed

Nvidia GeForce RTX 4090 GPU.

RTX 4090 owners are in for some bad news

The Razer Firefly V2 Pro mouse pad sitting on a desk.

Razer, somehow, made a mouse pad exciting

Various apps on a PC monitor.

These are the PC apps you’re still using — but probably shouldn’t be

Cyberpunk 2077 running on the Samsung Odyssey OLED G9.

Samsung’s creator week sale knocks up to $1,000 off top monitors

Photo of an HP Envy 16 laptop.

HP sale: Up to 68% off laptops, printers, monitors, and more

Logitech MX Master 2S Wireless Mouse.

Our favorite Logitech wireless mouse is 14% off right now

Apple iMac 24 inch placed on a desk in a sunny context.

Hurry! This iMac is at its cheapest ever price right now

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An object being highlighted in a scene from a video.

AI is about to change video production forever

Adobe has announced new generative AI features for Premiere Pro that look game-changing.
A Meta Quest 3 sits on a wooden floor in moody backlighting.

8K VR comes to the Quest 3

Learn why 360-degree videos will look crisper than ever in your Meta Quest 3 after you install the latest YouTube VR update with 8K support.
Overhead view of someone typing on a surface laptop.

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

Having thoroughly assessed numerous gaming displays, here are the top gaming monitors that are worth an investment in 2024.
Ratchet and Clank Rift Apart on the Samsung Odyssey OLED G8.

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

Nvidia DLSS and AMD FSR are the two most prominent upscaling tools you'll find in games, but which is better? We put them head-to-head.
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

Apple's Vision Pro features incredibly sharp displays, but a rival product boasts a higher resolution at a much lower 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

The new Asus ProArt PA32KCX is said to be designed for virtual production.
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

The Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon Gen 11, a powerful laptop with the 13th-generation Intel Core i7 processor, is down to $1,825 from Lenovo after a 45% discount.
A CPU cooler installed on a motherboard.

Best tools to stress test your CPU

Stress-testing your CPU can be an excellent way to gauge how powerful it really is. Here are a few tests we think you should check out to maximize performance.
Apple Mac Studio top down view showing PC and keyboard.

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

The M3 Ultra could be the best chip Apple has ever released -- but there are rumors the company might not even launch it. Here’s why that’s a possibility.
Apple MacBook Air M1 open, on a table.

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

The Apple MacBook Air M1 remains a pretty speedy MacBook and it's currently available at its lowest ever price at Walmart. Here's why it's worth your time.
Lenovo Legion Tower 7i gaming PC sitting on a table.

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

Lenovo has a clearance sale on where you can buy the Lenovo Legion Tower 7i for $650 off and score some high-end hardware for less.
Lenovo Legion Pro 7i on a desktop surface outside.

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

Lenovo has already cut the price on one of its newest arrivals -- the Lenovo Legion Pro 7i -- making now an unmissable time to upgrade for less.
The Grovemade Wood Laptop Stand with other Grovemade desk supplies.

The 7 best laptop stands in 2024

A laptop stand can be a great source of comfort due to increased ergonomics, reduced heat on your lap, and give your laptop better functionality on a desk.
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.

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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.