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The CLX Scarab on a wooden table.

CLX Scarab review (2022): High-end PC gaming at its finest

CLX Scarab review (2022): High-end PC gaming at its finest

Equipped with up to a Core i9-12900KS and an RTX 3090 Ti and retailing for about $5000, the Scarab is worth considering if you're after high-end performance.
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Why playing Marvel’s Spider-Man on an AMD GPU is such a disappointment

Why playing Marvel’s Spider-Man on an AMD GPU is such a disappointment

Marvel's Spider-Man launched with support for AMD's FSR 2.0, and the game shows a side of the upscaling tech we haven't seen before.
Spider-Man rests on the side of a building in Spider-Man Remastered.

Marvel’s Spider-Man PC: benchmarks, best settings, DLAA, and more

Marvel’s Spider-Man PC: benchmarks, best settings, DLAA, and more

Marvel's Spider-Man is now available on PC. Here's how to find the best settings between ray tracing, DLSS, and graphics options.
A series of social media app icons on a colorful smartphone screen.

What does a check mark mean on Facebook Messenger?

What does a check mark mean on Facebook Messenger?

Ever wondered what those check mark icons in Facebook Messenger actually mean? In this guide, we'll go over what each of these icons indicate.
The Abacus PC with components all around.

This brilliant $150 device stuffs an entire PC into a keyboard

This brilliant $150 device stuffs an entire PC into a keyboard

A recently funded Kickstarter project called the Pentaform Abacus puts an entire PC into a single device that includes a keyboard and trackpad.
A Lenovo Chromebook displays all its apps.

This back-to-school Chromebook is down to $169 at Best Buy — save $150!

This back-to-school Chromebook is down to $169 at Best Buy — save $150!

This back-to-school season, you can save big on this Lenovo Chromebook that's on sale at Best Buy today for $150 off the original price.
A view of the opened ThinkPad X1 Carbon Gen 9.

Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon just got a $1,519 price cut (seriously)

Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon just got a $1,519 price cut (seriously)

If you're looking for a powerful and reliable laptop, the Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon Gen 9 is 50% off at Lenovo, bringing the laptop's price down to $1,520.
The Alienware x17 R1 17-inch gaming laptop against a white background.

Grab this 17-inch gaming laptop from Alienware while it’s $1,250 off!

Grab this 17-inch gaming laptop from Alienware while it’s $1,250 off!

The Alienware x17 R1 gaming laptop is seeing a discount of $1,250 at Dell today, making it just $1,900 to take home, and one of the best gaming laptop deals.
Intel Arc A750M Limited Edition graphics card sits on a desk.

Support for dual GPUs could be making an unexpected comeback

Support for dual GPUs could be making an unexpected comeback

Intel showed off its upcoming Arc graphics cards during SIGGRAPH 2022. It seems that it will bring back something that AMD and Nvidia have long since abandoned.
Playing a game on the Lenovo Legion Slim 7i gaming laptop.

Hurry — This ultra-thin Lenovo gaming laptop is $550 off today

Hurry — This ultra-thin Lenovo gaming laptop is $550 off today

The Lenovo Legion Slim 7i gaming laptop, which is just 0.67 of an inch thick and weighs only 4.5 pounds, is down to $1,400 from Lenovo after a $550 discount.
The Gigabyte EZ Latch Plus motherboard on a white background.

This screwless motherboard will make GPU upgrades easier than ever

This screwless motherboard will make GPU upgrades easier than ever

The Gigabyte X670 EZ-Latch Plus motherboard is a new screwless and latchless system for easy GPU and SSD swaps.
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Elon Musk hints that he could start his own social media platform

Elon Musk hints that he could start his own social media platform

If Twitter doesn't get its way and Musk's acquisition deal falls through, what happens? This week, Musk tweeted about another possible outcome.
An HDD and an SSD lie on a table.

There’s a new reason HDDs could be better than SSDs

There’s a new reason HDDs could be better than SSDs

According to a new study, SSDs may be much worse for the environment than HDDs. Does that mean you should switch?
The HP Z2 G9 Workstation standing up on a desk.

HP Z2 Mini G9 Workstation review: a serious Mac Studio rival

HP Z2 Mini G9 Workstation review: a serious Mac Studio rival

A PC that's both small and powerful? That's hard to come by, but that's exactly what the HP Z2 mini G9 workstation manages to pull off.
razer deathadder pro v3 front buttons on my desk.

Razer DeathAdder V3 Pro review: the perfect palm grip mouse, lighter than ever

Razer DeathAdder V3 Pro review: the perfect palm grip mouse, lighter than ever

The Razer DeathAdder V3 Pro features a new exterior and interior design while keeping what has always made this mouse so popular.
Computer user touching on Microsoft word icon to open the program.

Can you download Microsoft Office for free?

Can you download Microsoft Office for free?

Microsoft Office is paid software, but if you're looking to download it for free, you may have some options available to you. Here's what you need to know.
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Google Fiber is bringing high-speed internet to five new states

Google Fiber is bringing high-speed internet to five new states

After a pause in new construction, Google has announced plans to expand Google Fiber to five new states including Arizona and Colorado.
A Starlink dish next to an RV.

Elon Musk’s Starlink satellites hacked by $25 homemade device

Elon Musk’s Starlink satellites hacked by $25 homemade device

A $25 hacking tool that can seemingly breach Starlink’s internet terminals has been revealed by a security researcher.

How to back up your computer

How to back up your computer

Afraid of losing files but daunted by the many backup options out there? Don't be concerned. Our handy guide will walk you through how to back up your computer.
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The best dual-monitor wallpapers

The best dual-monitor wallpapers

This is our selection of the best sources for the best dual-monitor wallpapers. They often offer beautiful nature shots, space vistas, and gaming screengrabs.
An image of a supernova remnant created by Setonix, Australia's newest supercomputer.

Check out this supercomputer’s stunning image of a supernova remnant

Check out this supercomputer’s stunning image of a supernova remnant

Australia’s newest supercomputer, Setonix, has crunched masses of data to create a stunning image of a supernova remnant.
Someone wearing a futuristic VR headset.

VR in a pair of glasses? New research just made it possible

VR in a pair of glasses? New research just made it possible

Stanford University and Nvidia have partnered in research to make VR "Holographic Glasses" as thin as everyday frames.
The Asus ROG Strix GL10 gaming desktop with LED accents.

Save $300 on this Asus gaming PC at Walmart today – now $599

Save $300 on this Asus gaming PC at Walmart today – now $599

The Asus ROG Strix GL10 gaming desktop, an affordable gaming PC with the AMD Ryzen 5 processor and 8GB of RAM, is even cheaper with Walmart's $300 discount.
A Dell XPS 15 Touch Laptop sits on an office desk next to an external monitor.

Dell’s XPS 15 MacBook Pro rival just got a massive $730 price cut

Dell’s XPS 15 MacBook Pro rival just got a massive $730 price cut

Looking for a powerful laptop but love a discount? Right now, you can buy the tremendous Dell XPS 15 Touch for less at Dell.
Alienware Aurora R10 gaming desktop ryzen edition on white background.

Dell clearance sale knocks $606 off this Alienware gaming PC

Dell clearance sale knocks $606 off this Alienware gaming PC

Upgrade your gaming setup for less with this fantastic Alienware R10 gaming desktop at Dell right now.
A nice collection of wedding gifts might arrive when you register.

Surprise: Amazon gift registries aren’t as private as you thought

Surprise: Amazon gift registries aren’t as private as you thought

Amazon gift registries make shopping easy but they might be inadvertently making identity theft easier at the same time. Here's how to protect your privacy.
Dell 24-inch monitor.

Get this 24-inch monitor for $140 in the Dell Back-to-School sale

Get this 24-inch monitor for $140 in the Dell Back-to-School sale

Looking to expand your screen space for less? Buy this Dell 24 monitor for just $140 and embrace having so much more space to multitask.
The Dell Inspiron 15 3000 laptop front-facing and displaying an image of a woman smiling.

This portable, powerful Dell laptop is only $353 today

This portable, powerful Dell laptop is only $353 today

You don't have to spend a fortune to enjoy Dell quality as demonstrated by this great deal on a Dell Inspiron 15 3000 right now.
A two-qubit gate between two atoms.

Scientists just achieved a breakthrough in quantum computing

Scientists just achieved a breakthrough in quantum computing

Researchers were able to execute the world's fastest two-qubit gate operation, bringing the future of quantum computing one step closer.
A person using Snapchat on an iPhone.

Snapchat is down right now. Here’s what we know

Snapchat is down right now. Here’s what we know

Snapchat is down. Here's what we know so far about the outage.
The design process of emoji.

Microsoft’s emoji library goes open source

Microsoft’s emoji library goes open source

Microsoft has made a good chunk of its emoji library available for open source use.
PC build-out guide

PC troubleshooting: Where to start if your PC won’t turn on

PC troubleshooting: Where to start if your PC won’t turn on

It's not uncommon to run into PC problems, especially if you built your own rig. This troubleshooting guide will take you through all the fixes step by step.
The Ficihp K2 mechanical keyboard with a touchscreen display

This weird touchscreen keyboard shows Apple how it’s done

This weird touchscreen keyboard shows Apple how it’s done

The Ficihp K2 mechanical keyboard has a massive built-in smart screen attached to the top of the keyboard for extra productivity.
The Lumina desk, with a monitor and MacBook on the table.

This smart desk’s built-in OLED screen looks like science fiction

This smart desk’s built-in OLED screen looks like science fiction

Lumina might have made the most thrilling desk announcement ever with its programmable-height smart desk that has a built-in OLED screen.
Luke Larsen
Luke Larsen
Computing Editor

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.