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Thinkbook Project Crystal proof-of-concept transparent laptop

I saw Lenovo’s futuristic transparent laptop, and it absolutely stunned me

Lenovo is giving the industry a look at its ThinkBook Transparent Display laptop proof of concept at MWC 2024.
ThinkPad T14s Gen 5

Lenovo partners with iFixit to drastically improve laptop repairability

Are 2024 TVs Too Bright

Everything you ever wanted to know about TV brightness, nits, and tone mapping

nier automata steam deck dt respec linux

How one unexpected game changed the Steam Deck forever

You Asked Ep 27 Thumb

You Asked: Panasonic TVs, Apple and FlexConnect, and TV spies

Two League of Legends characters stare at each other with a heart between them.

League of Legends isn’t as big of a dating don’t as you may think

John David Washington wears a mask in a still from Tenet

Is Christopher Nolan’s Tenet the misunderstood masterpiece some claim it to be?

A person wearing the Oura Ring and the RingConn Smart Ring.

There’s a big problem with smart rings

The side of the open Dell XPS 14 on a white table.

5 laptops you should buy instead of the MacBook Pro

Two soldiers hug in front of an explosion in Helldivers 2.

Helldivers 2 and Nightingale expose the issues all live service games face

Shadow Gambit: The Cursed Crew.

If Skull and Bones has you hungry for a better pirate game, try this one

Mobile World Congress 2024

The 6 biggest announcements we expect from MWC 2024 next week

A summoner poses with chimera in Dicefolk.

If you’re done with Palworld, try this monster-catching game next

If you're looking for another monster-collecting alternative after Palworld, give the genre mash-up Dicefolk a try.
A person holding the Samsung Galaxy S24 Ultra.

5 phones you should buy instead of the Samsung Galaxy S24 Ultra

The Samsung Galaxy S24 Ultra is an incredible phone, but there are some phones you should consider instead. Here are five of the best S24 Ultra alternatives.
Jiro and Caproni stand above the clouds in The Wind Rises.

10 years ago, Hayao Miyazaki made a perfect companion film to Christopher Nolan’s Oppenheimer

In honor of its 10-year anniversary, let's look back at Hayao Miyazaki's 2014 masterpiece The Wind Rises, as well as its similarities to 2023's Oppenheimer.
watchOS 10 running on an Apple Watch Ultra.

Apple Watch X: The 9 biggest things I want to see

Rumors suggest the Apple Watch X is coming in late 2024 or 2025 — and it should be a huge upgrade. Whenever it gets here, these are a few things we hope to see.
hidden iMessage features.

7 hidden iMessage features you need to be using

Over the years, Apple has introduced many new features to the Messages app — and some of them are easy to overlook. Here are 7 hidden features you need to use.
The PlayStation VR2 sits on a table next to Sense controllers.

One year later, my PlayStation VR2 is collecting dust

PlayStation VR2 did not live up to my expectations as a fledgling VR user over the course of its first year.
Enemies in Sea of Thieves

Sea of Thieves confirmed for PS5 as Xbox details multiplatform rollout

Microsoft has confirmed that Sea of Thieves will come to PS5 in April, and outlined when Pentiment, Grounded, and Hi-Fi Rush will also go multiplatform.
The yellow iPad (2022) lying face-down on a green bush.

Apple may announce new iPads next month. Here’s everything we expect

All signs are pointing to Apple announcing new iPads this March. But what can you expect from those new iPads? Let us fill you in.
Various smart rings together on a table.

I’ve worn a smart ring for years. You need to know these things before buying one

The choice of smart rings is growing, and these cool, stylish health trackers are very tempting. Here are the things you need to know before buying one.
A soldier in silhouette in Helldivers 2.

Helldivers 2 isn’t on Xbox, but these Game Pass titles can help fill the void

There are plenty of excellent cooperative games to play on Game Pass if you're bummed that you can't give Helldivers 2 a shot on Xbox.
Apple MacBook Pro 16 downward view showing keyboard and speaker.

I never knew I needed this mini Mac app, but now I can’t live without it

Quick Tab is a brilliant little app that greatly improves app switching in macOS. It’s simple, easy to use, and is a genius solution to a finicky Mac problem.
A hero and guardian in Gigantic: Rampage Edition.

Gigantic: Rampage Edition gives a failed live-service game a second chance

Gigantic failed when it launched in 2016, but Gearbox Entertainment is giving the MOBA a second chance at success this April.
Samsung Galaxy S24 Ultra and iPhone 15 Pro in hand.

Why I ditched my iPhone 15 Pro for the Samsung Galaxy S24 Ultra

The iPhone 15 Pro is a great device. But I recently replaced it with the Samsung Galaxy S24 Ultra — and I couldn't be happier.
Brie Larson plays Princess Peach: Showtime!

Princess Peach: Showtime! already has a superfan in Brie Larson

Nintendo superfan Brie Larson tells us why she's excited about Princess Peach: Showtime! and offers up her take on The Legend of Zelda: Tears of the Kingdom.
Princess Peach figure skates in Princess Peach: Showtime!

Princess Peach: Showtime! gives an icon the spotlight she deserves

We've played an hour of Princess Peach: Showtime! and have a much better sense of how the leading lady's unique solo adventure works.
The Corsair K65 Plus Wireless keyboard on a pink background.

Corsair just stepped up its keyboard game — in a big way

Corsair hasn't done much to set its keyboards apart over the past couple of years, but the new K65 Plus Wireless is changing that.
YouTube on Blackview N6000 tiny rugged Android phone held in person's hand.

There’s something special about this tiny Android phone

2024 has already given us some excellent smartphones. But this cheap, tiny Android phone stands out as something special. Here's why.
Image showing the internal structure of the Nothing Phone 2a, provided by Nothing to Digital Trends

Nothing told us some big secrets about the Nothing Phone 2a

In an exclusive Q&A with Digital Trends, Nothing CEO Carl Pei reveals some exciting secrets about the forthcoming Nothing Phone 2a to whet your appetite.
Someone using Vision Pro at a demo in an Apple Store.

Don’t believe the reports about people returning Vision Pros

News reports suggest users are returning Apple’s Vision Pro in droves, but is that actually true? Research suggests it’s not as big a problem as you may think.
Ezekiel stands in front of a billboard in Madame Web.

With Madame Web bombing, it’s time to ask: Who wants a Spider-Verse without Spider-Man?

Madame Web is the latest Sony superhero movie to flop — and further proof that building a Spider-Movie movie universe without Spider-Man was a mistake.
A list of Jokers appear in Balatro.

I wasn’t expecting a poker roguelite to be my favorite game of 2024 so far

Once you start poker roguelite Balatro, you won't be able to put it down.
A person holding the Samsung Galaxy S24 Ultra and Google Pixel 8 Pro.

I did a Galaxy S24 Ultra vs. Pixel 8 Pro camera test. It’s not even close

Find out what happened when we put the Samsung Galaxy S24 Ultra against the Google Pixel 8 Pro in this big camera comparison.