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Seagate Backup Plus Ultra Slim 2TB HD box.

The best external hard drives for 2023

The best external hard drives for 2023

Need an external drive with loads of space? Does it need to be fast and durable, too? Here are the best external hard drives you can get from SanDisk and more.
The Logitech Brio 4K Pro attached to a Macbook.

The best Mac webcams for 2023

The best Mac webcams for 2023

Here are the best Mac webcams for 2023, including premium 4K cameras and good budget models, plus which to choose for different situations.
modem vs. router

The best mesh Wi-Fi systems for 2023

The best mesh Wi-Fi systems for 2023

If you need a Wi-Fi network that can cover a large area, the best mesh Wi-Fi systems are great at giving you both fast speed and broad range.
Gigabyte Aero 16 laptop sitting on a table.

The best mini-LED laptops for 2023

The best mini-LED laptops for 2023

Mini-LED laptops are niche, but they're slowly starting to gain momentum. Here are the best mini-LED laptops that you should consider this year.
Dell XPS 15 9520 front view showing display and keyboard deck.

The best 15-inch laptops for 2023

The best 15-inch laptops for 2023

Today's 15-inch laptops are slimmer and quicker than their aging counterparts. Here are the top models for working, gaming, streaming, and any other task.
Canon PIXMA TS6420a.

The best cheap printers for 2023

The best cheap printers for 2023

Need a new printer for the home or office, but don't want to spend too much? Here are the best cheap printers you can buy today.
The HP ProBook 445 G8 with a task menu open.

This HP laptop is typically $1,800, but right now it’s just $629

This HP laptop is typically $1,800, but right now it’s just $629

We came across an insanely high markdown on the HP ProBook 445 G8, which is $1,199 dollars off. Plus, it now comes with a free year of HP Wolf Pro Security.
Cartoon man sitting at a desk with secure images around him.

A NordVPN 2-year plan is 63% off for the rest of today

A NordVPN 2-year plan is 63% off for the rest of today

Right now, NordVPN is offering a huge discount on its reliable, secure VPN service that allows you to access content from anywhere in the world.
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The best keyboard wrist rest in 2023

The best keyboard wrist rest in 2023

If you're in search of a keyboard wrist rest to alleviate pain and fatigue while typing, then we have you covered with our list of the best keyboard wrist rest.
Someone typing an a Logitech ergonomic keyboard.

The best ergonomic keyboards for 2023

The best ergonomic keyboards for 2023

If extensive typing hurts your wrists, an ergonomic keyboard can make all the difference. They offer a more natural typing position and encourage good posture.
Frey using magic in Forspoken.

I can’t believe I’m recommending Forspoken on PS5 over PC

I can’t believe I’m recommending Forspoken on PS5 over PC

Forspoken's PC port includes additional features over the PS5 version, but you should stick with the console release if you want a smooth experience.
Two windows laptops sit on a wooden table.

Windows 11 review: the new era evolves

Windows 11 review: the new era evolves

Windows 11 is growing more popular than ever, but even with the latest updates, is it time to upgrade?
The HP Dragonfly Pro Support app.

HP Dragonfly Pro vs. Apple MacBook Pro 14: a solid alternative?

HP Dragonfly Pro vs. Apple MacBook Pro 14: a solid alternative?

HP's new Dragonfly Pro is aimed at Apple's MacBook Pro 14, trying to gain a foothold in the most popular laptop size. Does HP's new machine have what it takes?
The LastPass logo appears in front of a menacing hooded figure.

Hackers dug deep in the massive LastPass security breach

Hackers dug deep in the massive LastPass security breach

The November LastPass cybersecurity breach was worse than previously reported and hackers stole data from several other GoTo products and services.
Apple MacBook Pro seen from the side.

2 ways the new MacBook Pro may be worse than the 2021 model

2 ways the new MacBook Pro may be worse than the 2021 model

Apple's new M2 Pro and M2 Max MacBook Pros look great, but not everything is perfect with how these machines are stacking up.
The LG pre-release image for the 45-inch UltraGear OLED curved gaming monitor WQHD

Why you need to order LG’s 240Hz OLED gaming monitor

Why you need to order LG’s 240Hz OLED gaming monitor

We are really excited about this year's offering from LG. Each 240hz gaming monitor is affordable and offers an unbelievably dynamic viewing experience.
Alan Truly turns toward the camera, wearing the Varjo Aero VR headset.

The best VR headset might be one you’ve never heard of

The best VR headset might be one you’ve never heard of

Consumer VR headsets aim for low cost, while simulators target maximum realism. I got to try a premium VR headset that dominates at this crossroad.
ASUS Chromebook Flip C214 sitting on a desk in a classroom.

The best Chromebook for students for 2023

The best Chromebook for students for 2023

Are you searching for the best Chromebook for students? Here, we consider factors critical to students, like battery and portability, giving you our top picks.
A person sitting in a vehicle using a MacBook Pro on their lap.

Here’s why people are saying to avoid the entry-level M2 Pro MacBook Pro

Here’s why people are saying to avoid the entry-level M2 Pro MacBook Pro

The M2 Pro MacBook Pro and M2 Mac mini are suffering the same problem that befell the MacBook Air. Don’t buy them if you don’t want to be disappointed.
Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon (2018) review

The best Lenovo laptops for 2023

The best Lenovo laptops for 2023

What is the best Lenovo laptop? It's not an easy decision to make with so many versatile models. These are our favorite picks, ranging from Yogas to ThinkPads.
MSI's special edition GeForce RTX 3090 Ti Suprim X.

MSI’s last RTX 3090 Ti now looks better than ever, and you can get it for free

MSI’s last RTX 3090 Ti now looks better than ever, and you can get it for free

MSI is giving away an amazing, one-of-a-kind RTX 3090 Ti. Here's how you can try to win it.
Metaphor works like DALL-E and Stable Diffusion but uses AI to fill in prompts with links instead of text or images.

These 7 AI creation tools show how much AI can really do

These 7 AI creation tools show how much AI can really do

Popular AI tools like ChatGPT and Stable Diffusion have taken the world by storm, but here are seven that you probably haven't heard of.
A classic Apple Macintosh shows a friendly hello on-screen.

40 years ago, Apple’s original Macintosh started a revolution

40 years ago, Apple’s original Macintosh started a revolution

When Apple co-founder Steve Jobs introduced the Macintosh computer, it changed how we interacted with machines forever.
Basic poll in Slack on a Windows laptop.

It’s not just you — Slack was having issues this morning

It’s not just you — Slack was having issues this morning

Slack has confirmed that it has resolved the issues around loading channels and threads.
Dell XPS 13 9370 review | Lid and trim

The best Dell laptops for 2023

The best Dell laptops for 2023

Dell makes a bunch of great laptops, but picking the best Dell laptops isn't easy, Here are our favorites, ranging from gaming laptops to business notebooks.
A person wearing a virtual reality headset.

Apple’s secret VR headset just got revealed in a huge leak

Apple’s secret VR headset just got revealed in a huge leak

Seemingly every detail about Apple’s upcoming mixed-reality headset has been revealed in a massive leak, meaning we could now know almost everything about it.
outlook email

How to recall an email in Outlook

How to recall an email in Outlook

Recalling a message is one of the most useful features of Microsoft Outlook. Here's how to recall an email you didn't mean to send in Outlook on desktop.
Dell G15 rear 3-quarter view.

Don’t wait on next-gen gaming laptops — here’s what you should buy instead

Don’t wait on next-gen gaming laptops — here’s what you should buy instead

Next-gen gaming laptops are arriving in a few weeks, but you shouldn't wait on them. Here's why and the laptops you should buy instead.
lenovo chromebook flex 5

The best laptops under $500 for 2023

The best laptops under $500 for 2023

Finding the best laptops under $500 is a difficult task given all the options that are available. We've come up with a list of the best affordable laptops.
Microsoft HQ 2

Microsoft invests billions in ChatGPT maker OpenAI

Microsoft invests billions in ChatGPT maker OpenAI

Microsoft said it will lead to advancements in AI supercomputing and research, and enable both firms to commercialize the resulting AI technologies.
The ThinkPad Yoga 11e Gen 5 11-inch open and ready to use.

This Lenovo laptop is usually $999, but right now it’s just $249

This Lenovo laptop is usually $999, but right now it’s just $249

Lenovo is offering their 11.6-inch ThinkPad Yoga 11e Gen 5 2-in-1 laptop for only $249 as part of a winter sale.
The Dell Vostro 7620 business laptop against a white backdrop.

Dell’s best work-from-home laptop is over 50% off — save over $1,200

Dell’s best work-from-home laptop is over 50% off — save over $1,200

The Dell Vostro 7620, a powerful work-from-laptop with the 12th-generation Intel Core i7 processor and 16GB of RAM, is on sale from Dell with a $1,200 discount.
Lenovo IdeaPad 530S

The best web browsers for 2023

The best web browsers for 2023

We pitted Chrome, Firefox, Opera, and Microsoft Edge against one another to pick the best browsers for 2023. Want something different? We have alternatives too.
The Alienware Aurora R13 Gaming Desktop on a white background.

This Alienware gaming PC with an RTX 3090 is $520 off right now

This Alienware gaming PC with an RTX 3090 is $520 off right now

The Alienware Aurora R13 gaming desktop, which can smoothly run today's best PC games with its Nvidia GeForce RTX 3090 graphics card, is $520 off from Dell.
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Section Editor, Computing

Luke Larsen is the Computing 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 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, grilling chicken wings, and endlessly tinkering with his pedal board.