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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.
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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.
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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?
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
A person using a HP ENVY x360 2-in-1 15.6-inch Touch-Screen Laptop sitting on a bed.

What is an RSS feed? Here’s why you should still use one

What is an RSS feed? You can follow many websites without going to the main site or social networking feeds. RSS feeds keep your finger on the pulse of the web.
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How to automate tasks in Windows to make everything faster

If you want to speed up your workflow in Windows, you can automate tasks using Task Scheduler or Microsoft's Power Automate app.
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These 5 PC upgrades are the biggest money wasters

If you're upgrading your PC, you're honestly better off skipping these five upgrades -- even if they seem tempting on paper.
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Don’t buy the RTX 3060 in 2024

The RTX 3060 is the most popular GPU on Steam, but given the demands of games in 2024, it probably shouldn't be.
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This curved gaming monitor is down to just $160 at Best Buy

The 24-inch AOC G2 Series curved gaming monitor, which is already pretty affordable at its original price of $210, is even cheaper at just $160 from Best Buy.
iPad Pro 2020 Screen.

Best iPad deals: Save on iPad Air, iPad Pro, iPad Mini for the New Year

Whether you want an iPad Mini, iPad Pro, or the classic iPad, we'll help you. Save on iPads with our up-to-date list of the best iPad deals and sales.
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5 laptops you should buy instead of the M2 MacBook Air

The M2 MacBook Air is still a solid buy, especially at its lower price. But these laptops are an even better value.
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Hurry! The insane 49-inch Samsung Odyssey G9 monitor is $300 off

The 49-inch Samsung Odyssey G9 curved gaming monitor with dual QHD resolution and a 240Hz refresh rate is down to $1,000 from Samsung after a $300 discount.
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This Lenovo Legion gaming PC deal just dropped below $1,000

The Lenovo Legion Tower 5 Gen 8 gaming PC with the Nvidia GeForce RTX 3060 graphics card and 16GB of RAM is 33% off from Lenovo, for a price less than $1,000.
OpenAI's website open on a MacBook, showing ChatGPT plugins.

The best ChatGPT plug-ins you can use

ChatGPT no longer uses plug-ins, but now you can use something even better. Custom GPTs.
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Save $950 off the Alienware x16 gaming laptop with RTX 4080

The Alienware x16 gaming laptop with the Nvidia GeForce RTX 4080 graphics card and 32GB of RAM is currently available from Dell for $2,500, for savings of $950.
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The Dell XPS 13 has dropped to one of its lowest prices

The Dell XPS 13 (2022) is on sale for one of its lowest-ever prices of $599 from Dell. It's still a dependable laptop despite its age -- and pretty stylish too.
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This HP laptop is normally $1,453 — today it’s $579

HP has reduced the price of the HP 250 G9 by a huge amount, bringing it down to just $579. Here's why you might want it.
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HP is having a sale on 1440p monitors — up to 66% off

HP has a big sale on QHD monitors and we've picked out two of our favorites for sprucing up your home office for less.
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This Samsung curved monitor is $100 cheaper for a limited time

Walmart has $100 off the gorgeous Samsung 27-inch G65B curved gaming monitor which is perfect for immersive gaming.
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Dell XPS 14 or XPS 16? Here’s how to know which to buy

The Dell XPS 14 and XPS 16 share almost identical designs, only in different sizes. The 14-inch is easier to carry around and the 16-inch is faster.
Apple MacBook Pro 16 downward view showing keyboard and speaker.

The best MacBook to buy in 2024

With plenty of MacBook models to choose from, which should you buy? Our guide examines performance, battery life, design, and more to help you find the answer.
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Best color laser printers for 2024: tested and reviewed

Color laser printers are the go-to choice for home offices and small businesses. But which should you buy? Here are our picks for the best color laser printers.
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The Mac is on the verge of entering a new era

A new report reveals a new major revamp coming to Macs in the near future with a focus on AI.
Asus Rog Flow Z23 front view showing tablet and keyboard.

Why this unassuming tablet is my favorite laptop of the year so far

The Asus ROG Flow Z13 would be impressive as a 14-inch laptop. As a 13-inch detachable tablet, it's incredibly fast, well-made, and easy to recommend.
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Best Buy deals: Save on laptops, TVs, appliances, and more

We've collected some of the best Best Buy deals happening today, whether it's computers or appliances, to help save you a bit of extra money.
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Counter-Strike 2 performance guide: best settings, fps boost, and more

Counter-Strike 2 is here and although some miss the original, it's here to stay. Here's everything you need to know to boost your fps for max performance.
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It just became the perfect time to buy a last-gen Intel CPU

Intel made an unexpected decision regarding its 13th generation of processors, which is why now is a good time to buy a Raptor Lake CPU.
A graphic showing the MSI Vision Elite desktop.

MSI has a new flagship PC that is absolutely gorgeous

MSI is using a unique curved tempered glass on its flagship desktop that makes it look fantastic.
The new MacBook Pro seen from the side.

Laptop buying guide: what to look for in 2024

If you're unsure about what you need in a laptop, this laptop buying guide can help. In our breakdown, we'll explain specs, pricing, model types, and more.
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.