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The OneDrive app on a Windows PC.

OneDrive is ruining my PC gaming setup

Microsoft's OneDrive cloud storage service is installed on your PC by default, and it can cause some trouble when playing PC games on multiple devices.
A person typing on a MacBook keyboard.

Here’s how to unlock a keyboard that’s locked

A locked keyboard can be a major inconvenience as we rely on keyboards to operate our PCs and laptops. Here's a guide to how to unlock a keyboard that's locked.
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HP Omen Transcend 14 review: going for gold

HP is entering the 14-inch gaming laptop market, and despite a few stumbles, the Omen Transcend 14 still manages to impress.
Cyberpunk 2077 running on the Asus ROG Zephyrus G14.

The new ROG G14 completely upends the Razer Blade 14

Asus' radical new Zephyrus G14 takes aim at the Razer Blade 14, and it comes out on top in a messy battle.
The Asus ROG Zephyrus G14 with an HDR demo playing on it.

Asus ROG Zephyrus G14 (2024) review: it’s damn near perfect

Asus did something crazy with the 2024 Zephyrus G14, and a series of smart concessions has created a laptop that's more than the sum of its parts.
An Intel Meteor Lake processor socketed in a motherboard.

Intel road map explained: going beyond 2027

Intel debuted an updated road map at its IFS Direct event, showcasing what the company is doing through 2027.
A person using 1Password on a desktop all-in-one computer while sat at a desk. There are two laptops next to them on the desk.

How to measure your PC’s power use, and why it matters

Whether you're looking to upgrade your computer or want to save money on your energy bill, here are several ways you can monitor the power draw of your PC.
Cyberpunk 2077 on the Asus ROG PG32UCDM.

Asus ROG Swift 32 QD-OLED review: the one we’ve been waiting for

Asus emerged as the unofficial champion of the first wave of OLED gaming monitors, but does it keep the crown in 2024? The PG32UCDM suggests it does.
A man sits, using a laptop running the Windows 11 operating system.

A new Windows 11 hardware system requirement may be incoming

The upcoming Windows 11 24H2 update will now make it impossible to run the OS on an old PC.
Three mini-LED laptops playing an HDR demo.

I tested 3 years of mini-LED gaming laptops, and I was shocked by the results

Mini-LED laptops are still relatively new, but comparing the last three years of mini-LED tech shows how far we've come.
The 2024 Asus ROG Zephyrus G14 sitting on a table.

We just learned two critical details about the 2024 Zephyrus G14

After the debut of the 2024 Zephyrus G14 and G16 earlier this year, listings have gone live for the laptops, revealing two critical details.
Windows 11 on a tablet.

How to start Windows 11 in Safe Mode

If Windows 11 isn't performing as it should, then you can diagnose things by booting the operating system into Safe Mode. Here's how to do just that.
Counter Strike running on the Asus ROG Swift PG27AQDM.

MSI and Asus just flipped the script for their OLED gaming monitors

MSI and Asus are joining the ranks of LG, Samsung, and Alienware by adding extended burn-in protection for their OLED gaming monitors.
Cyberpunk 2077 on the Asus ROG Strix Scar 18 laptop.

Asus ROG Strix Scar 18 review: as ridiculous as I hoped it would be

The 2024 Asus ROG Strix Scar 18 takes advantage of everything an 18-inch gaming laptop can -- and that's exactly why it shines.
The Asus ROG Falchion RX LP keyboard on a pink background.

I hate low-profile keyboards, but Asus’ latest has converted me

Low-profile mechanical keyboards haven't been my jam, but the new Asus ROG Falchion RX LP could change that.
Dr. Lisa Su at the RX 7900 XT launch event.

AMD has a lot to prove this year

AMD has recently launched several products and has big plans for the upcoming years, but there are deep cracks beneath that surface.
Steam library.

How to add external games to your Steam library

Steam has most PC games, but it doesn't have them all. You'll need to know how to add external games to your Steam library to have your collection in one spot.
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The best mechanical keyboards you can buy

Selecting the right keyboard can be difficult given all the available options. These are the best mechanical keyboards for fast and accurate typing experiences.
Cyberpunk 2077 running on the Alienware 27 QD-OLED.

Alienware 27 QD-OLED review: making the best even better

Alienware has enjoyed two years at the top of the heap of best gaming monitors, and with the 27 QD-OLED, it might enjoy another two.
The lid of the Lenovo Legion 9i.

Lenovo just made my favorite gaming laptop even better

At CES 2024, Lenovo is making the highest-reviewed laptop we used last year even better with an upgraded CPU and new dedicated AI chip.
HP Omen Transcend 14 sitting next to a window.

I tried the world’s lightest 14-inch gaming laptop — here’s what surprised me

HP claims its new Omen Transcend 14 is the world's lightest 14-inch gaming laptop. Here's what surprised me after spending some time with the laptop.
A hand holding the RTX 4090 GPU.

How to speed up your graphics card

The GPU is your best friend when it comes to PC gaming as it does most of the heavy lifting. Here's how you can speed up your graphics card.
Intel Meteor Lake integrated NPU slide showcased at the Intel Tech Tour in Malaysia.

What is an NPU? Here’s why everyone’s suddenly talking about them

CPU, GPU, NPU; what are they, and how NPUs will change the future of computer chips.
The Intel logo on the Arc A770 graphics card.

Intel isn’t giving up on GPUs yet

A new slide reaffirms that Intel is still working on its Arc GPUs, and we could see next-gen Battlemage cards surprisingly soon.
The lid of the Lenovo Legion 9i.

This was the most exciting gaming laptop I reviewed in 2023

I review dozens of gaming laptops every year, but no laptop stood out to me in 2023 quite like the Lenovo Legion 9i.
Kena Bridge of Spirits on the Samsung Odyssey OLED G9.

Intel is cooking up an exciting DLSS 3 rival

At Siggraph Asia 2023, Intel introduced a research paper that details an exciting rival to Nvidia's popular DLSS 3.
The OneXPlayer X1 handheld.

The first Core Ultra handheld gaming PC is already coming

We already have details on a handheld gaming PC sporting one of Intel's new Core Ultra CPUs.
HP Spectre Foldable PC in several modes.

This was the weirdest, most exciting laptop I reviewed this year

Of the 40 or so laptops I reviewed in 2023, the HP Spectre Foldable PC was the laptop that stands out the most. If only it were more affordable.
Intel Arc A580 graphics card on a pink background.

I’m shocked how good this $180 GPU is

We haven't seen a true budget GPU in a few years, but Intel's Arc A580 fills that gap with compelling 1080p performance at a fantastic price.
AMD CEO Lisa Su holding an APU chip.

Intel said AMD’s Ryzen 7000 is snake oil

A new marketing playbook from Intel compares AMD's Ryzen 7000 mobile processors to snake oil.
The Hyte Y60 with an RTX 4090 installed.

After this year, I finally understand why people buy prebuilt gaming PCs

I love PC building, but even I can't deny that it's now harder than ever to build a good gaming PC.
Overhead view of someone typing on a Surface laptop.

PCs are back, baby

After seven quarters of decline, a new forecast shows a surge in growth for PCs in the near future.
Starfield running on the Asus ROG Ally.

Asus’ forgotten ROG Ally is now totally worth the money

The Asus ROG Ally with the Ryzen Z1 wasn't very good when it released, but a refreshed price makes it the best deal you can find on a handheld gaming PC.
Kena Bridge of Spirits on the Samsung Odyssey OLED G9.

Graphics terms every PC gamer should know

There are dozens of graphics terms PC gamers need to keep track of. We rounded them up so you know what to look for while playing games.