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Master Chief meeting the Weapon in Halo Infinite.

The best Xbox Series X exclusives

There won't be many exclusives on Microsoft's new console for awhile, but with our list of the best Xbox Series X exclusives, you'll know which to download.
The back of the OnePlus 11 and OnePlus 10 Pro.

One of my favorite Samsung features is coming to OnePlus phones

With the arrival of Android 14, OnePlus phones will offer seamless connectivity with Windows machines, plus a ton of meaningful cross-device features.
Fortnite characters on plane.

Where to find planes in Fortnite OG

If you want to fly high into the clouds in Fortnite OG, you'll need to get yourself a plane first. Here are all of the locations you'll be able to find one.
Welcome screen of the Windows App on MacOS.

Windows is just an application now

Microsoft is launching a new Windows App to let you access your Windows PC remotely on a variety of devices.
Windows 11 Widgets pictured in a screenshot.

You can finally purge your PC of default Windows apps

A new EU regulation has forced Microsoft to allow users to uninstall default Windows apps.
Minthara in Baldur's Gate 3.

One of the best games of the year is finally coming to Xbox next month

Yes, Larian Studios' critically acclaimed Dungeons & Dragons RPG will come to Xbox sometime this December.
A hand grabbing MSI's RTX 4090 Suprim X.

Windows 11 will soon harness your GPU for generative AI

Microsoft has partnered with Nvidia to launch a new release of TensorRT-LLM to make demanding AI workloads more accessible.
Soldiers battle in an abandoned airport.

How to play split screen in Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3

Playing with your pals online is a great time, but sometimes you just want to hang out on a couch with snacks for some classic split-screen shenanigans.
Soliders take cover behind a riot shield in a Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 promo image.

Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 review: little to play and nothing to say

Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 is a pretty game, but its bland campaign, atrocious UI, and irritating multiplayer quirks leave a sour taste in the mouth.
Soliders take cover behind a riot shield in a Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 promo image.

The best perks in Modern Warfare 3

Applying perks plays a massive part in your success in Modern Warfare 3, so we've compiled a list of the best ones you should be using to up your game.
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The best budget laptops for 2023

Looking for a budget notebook for work or play? The best budget laptops will get the job done without gouging your wallet.
The art for Xbox and Inworld's AI partnership.

Microsoft is making AI game-writing tools for Xbox with Inworld AI

Microsoft and Inworld AI are partnering to create game-writing tools that can turn prompts into quests and dynamically generate stories and dialogue.
Edit Widgets screen on a MacBook on a desk.

Will my computer automatically update for daylight saving time?

Check out these solutions you can try if you're having trouble with your Windows or Mac automatically updating for daylight saving time.
Asus ROG Ally with the Windows lock screen.

‘Compact Mode’ can’t fix the Xbox app. Here’s what could

Microsoft revealed a new Compact Mode to enhance the Xbox app on Windows, but the app's problems run much deeper.
Person using Windows 11 laptop on their lap by the window.

A major Windows update just launched. Here’s what’s new

The latest Windows 11 update is here, and it's a big one. With wide access to Copilot, AI in Paint, and changes to Teams, there's a lot to dig into.
Saga walks through Coffee World in Alan Wake 2.

All charm locations and effects in Alan Wake 2

There are plenty of charms to find and equip to Saga to grant her unique boons. Here's the full list of charms, where you can each of them, and what they do.
Mayor Setter

How to show all collectibles in Alan Wake 2 with the Mayor Setter Charm

There are so many things to find in Alan Wake 2 that you'd be forgiven for missing plenty of them along the way. Use this charm to make collectible cleanup a breeze!
A laptop and a camera on a table with a Qualcomm logo on the screen.

Hear me out — Windows on ARM could actually work this time

A few important announcements this week have convinced me that Windows on ARM might finally happen.
Ichiban fights a guy with a machete in Like a Dragon: Infinite Wealth.

Everything announced at the Xbox Partner Preview

Xbox's first ever Partner Preview showcased some big third-party titles, including Metal Gear Solid 3 Delta.
Spreadsheet on a laptop on a table.

Here’s how to quickly and easily convert a PDF to Excel

Excel gives you tons of options for editing, but what if your file is a PDF? Here's how to convert a PDF into an Excel file with ease. Just follow these steps.
Qualcomm representative unveiling a new chipset.

Qualcomm says Oryon chips are faster than Macs’, but we’ve been here before

Qualcomm finally debuted its first Oryon chip for Windows laptops after two years of waiting, but we've been down this road before.
A gun sits in a drawer in Signalis.

Check out this fantastic horror game before it leaves Xbox Game Pass next week

One of the best horror games on Xbox Game Pass leaves the service next week. Make sure you play it before Halloween season ends.
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Windows is holding back the future of handheld gaming

Handheld gaming PCs are getting increasingly popular, and although some rely on Windows 11, that OS isn't the future for this form factor.
Person using Windows 11 laptop on their lap by the window.

Here’s how to combine PDF files the easy way

No matter your operating system, knowing how to combine PDF files is a good skill. We'll teach you the best ways to do so for Windows, macOS, or via the web.
Person using Windows 11 laptop on their lap by the window.

Surprise: Windows 11 is doing much better than we thought

Microsoft's relaxed rollout strategy for Windows 11 has yielded more hopeful results as the system bit half a billion users ahead of schedule.
Stomund from Lords of the Fallen

Where to get the Pilgrim’s Perch Key in Lords of the Fallen

If you've been exploring Pilgrim's Perch and found that you can't open certain doors, it's because you'll need to pick it up back in Skyrest for a pretty penny.
Issac Clarke exploring ruins in Dead Space Remake.

One of the year’s best reviewed games is coming to Xbox Game Pass

This year's Dead Space remake is coming to Xbox Game Pass this month, though one of the service's best games is leaving.
A driver races a car in Forza Motorsport.

I know nothing about cars and even I’m obsessed with Forza Motorsport

It doesn't matter if you love cars or can't drive at all: Forza Motorsport's delicate gameplay makes it the ultimate chill out game.
The Lords of the Fallen undead scene.

How to get Severed Hands in Lords of the Fallen and where to donate them

If you'd like to know how to get your hands on, well, some Severed Hands, we'll tell you how to get ahold of some and where you can donate them for loot.
Windows 11 set up on a computer.

I love Macs. But here are 5 reasons I keep coming back to Windows

Windows 11 and macOS are the two dominant operating systems in use today. But Windows holds three times the market share. Here are five reasons why.
The AI features in Windows 11 for Teams

In the year of AI, is background blur really the best we can do?

2023 has definitively been the year of AI, but with a new generation of hardware promising AI accelerators, what will we actually use them for?
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How to get Pilfered Coins in Lords of the Fallen and where to donate them

If you enjoy helping other players or you need help yourself, you'll likely come across a multiplayer currency known as Pilfered Coins in Lords of the Fallen.
Sunless Skein in Lords of the Fallen.

Where to get the Sunless Skein Key in Lords of the Fallen

If you've passed some doors that require the Sunless Skein Key but haven't been able to find this elusive item, we'll tell you where you can round it up.
Microsoft Surface Studio 2

The best all-in-one computers for 2023

If you want a desktop PC without having to mess around with a separate monitor, an all-in-one PC is for you. Here are the best all-in-one computers you can buy.