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Parallels Desktop 18 makes Mac gaming better than ever

Parallels Desktop 18 makes Mac gaming better than ever

Parallels, the popular way to virtualize Windows on Mac, has been updated to Parallels 18. It brings controller and gaming improvements to Macs.
The name King of Red Lions floats above a red, customized ship in Sea of Thieves.

How to buy and customize ships in Sea of Thieves

How to buy and customize ships in Sea of Thieves

You can finally make your ship in Sea of Thieves truly your own with the arrival of Captaincy. This guide will show you how to buy and customize your ship.
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Nvidia just lost a billion dollars in gaming business as AMD continues to thrive

Nvidia just lost a billion dollars in gaming business as AMD continues to thrive

Nvidia's Q2 earnings look as if the company lost a billion dollars in revenue since last year, while AMD gained a billion dollars.
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How to make Windows look like Windows 7

How to make Windows look like Windows 7

We provide step-by-step instructions on how you can use tools and tweaks to bring the Windows 7 experience to Windows 10 and get back features you may want.
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How to install Windows on a Mac

How to install Windows on a Mac

You shouldn't be stuck with Apple's MacOS. To help Mac owners enjoy the benefits of Microsoft's OS, we provide a guide on how to install Windows 11 on a Mac.
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Microsoft lets Xbox Series S devs increase console’s memory

Microsoft lets Xbox Series S devs increase console’s memory

Microsoft sent a game developer kit that gives devs more control over the memory of the Xbox Series S.
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The best keyboards for typing and writing

The best keyboards for typing and writing

For the best typing experience, you will want to find a board that is comfortable to use and helps you type faster. Here's the best keyboards for just that.
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Xbox, Roblox, and New York Liberty create gaming-inspired court for WNBA

Xbox, Roblox, and New York Liberty create gaming-inspired court for WNBA

Xbox partnered with New York Liberty and Roblox to create the WNBA's first gaming-themed basketball court.
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Microsoft Teams will now translate your calls — with a catch

Microsoft Teams will now translate your calls — with a catch

Microsoft Teams just added a feature that will make remote work easier -- human language translation that lets you pick the language you're listening to.
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Two Point Campus spearheads Xbox Game Pass’ August lineup

Two Point Campus spearheads Xbox Game Pass’ August lineup

Ghost Recon Wildlands and Two Point Campus headline the first half of August's Xbox Game Pass additions.
A Windows 10 laptop sitting atop a desk.

How to remove the Recycle Bin from your desktop

How to remove the Recycle Bin from your desktop

Windows users will naturally be familiar with the Recycle Bin icon. But if you find yourself not having much use for it, then here's a guide on removing it.
The 2020 Mac Mini, powered by Apple's M1 chip, on a wooden surface.

This classic Mac feature solved my multitasking problems

This classic Mac feature solved my multitasking problems

Hot corners on MacOS helped me replicate some of my favorite Windows features on a Mac.
The Microsoft Surface 3 with its blue keyboard.

After 10 years of headaches, I’m finally a believer in Windows on ARM

After 10 years of headaches, I’m finally a believer in Windows on ARM

It's been a 10-year-long journey, but Windows on ARM is finally almost ready for prime time. But there's still work for Microsoft to do.
Sophie and James stand next to each other in evening wear in a scene from Surface.

Surface’s Gugu Mbatha-Raw and Oliver Jackson-Cohen on their Apple TV+ series

Surface’s Gugu Mbatha-Raw and Oliver Jackson-Cohen on their Apple TV+ series

In an interview with Digital Trends, Gugu Mbatha-Raw and Oliver Jackson-Cohen discuss the appeal of psychological thrillers in their new show, Surface.
Gugu Mbatha-Raw lies on a bench in Surface.

Surface review: an unrewarding psychological thriller

Surface review: an unrewarding psychological thriller

Surface is an unrewarding and painfully slow new thriller starring Gugu Mbatha-Raw and Oliver Jackson-Cohen. It premieres Friday, July 29 on Apple TV+.
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One of Xbox’s only fall console exclusives, Warhammer 40K: Darktide, just got delayed

One of Xbox’s only fall console exclusives, Warhammer 40K: Darktide, just got delayed

As Warhammer 40K: Darktide's PC release is pushed to November 30, a 2022 release on Xbox Series X/S is in jeopardy.
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Resident Evil Village is getting a host of new accessibility features

Resident Evil Village is getting a host of new accessibility features

Capcom will bring several accessibility updates to Resident Evil Village this October.
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Microsoft Edge has a new trick for increased performance

Microsoft Edge has a new trick for increased performance

Microsoft has a new way to speed up the Edge browser, and it relates to compressing disk caching to save space.
Scenic view of a castle from the new Fable trailer.

Fable reboot: Release date, trailers, gameplay, and more

Fable reboot: Release date, trailers, gameplay, and more

A Fable reboot was announced at the 2020 Xbox Games Showcase. Here's what we know about the next installment in the Fable series, helmed by Playground Games.
Office computer with login asking for password and username.

How to change your PC name

How to change your PC name

The name assigned to a system when buying a PC is usually a generic one reminiscent of a device ID. We take a look at how to change your PC name.
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This throwback mini computer puts a Windows 11 PC in your pocket

This throwback mini computer puts a Windows 11 PC in your pocket

The Gole Higole PC is an entire desktop PC that fits in your pocket.
A RiotPWR Xbox Edition controller plays Forza Horizon 5 via a phone.

RiotPWR Xbox Edition review: The best cloud gaming controller you shouldn’t buy

RiotPWR Xbox Edition review: The best cloud gaming controller you shouldn’t buy

The RiotPWR Xbox Edition is a fine cloud gaming option, but one that's hard to recommend in 2022.
A woman sits at a desk while video chatting using a Microsoft Surface Pro 7.

The Surface Laptop 4 and Surface Pro 7 are both ON SALE today

The Surface Laptop 4 and Surface Pro 7 are both ON SALE today

Save big today at Best Buy on the Surface Laptop 4 and the Surface Pro 7 from Microsoft.
Xbox Series X on a table.

Does Xbox Series X support VR?

Does Xbox Series X support VR?

Xbox Series X does not currently support VR. Microsoft hasn't announced plans for a headset, but that doesn't mean the door is closed. Here's what we know.
A Dell laptop with Windows 10 sitting on a desk.

The latest Windows update is causing major printer problems

The latest Windows update is causing major printer problems

Here's how you can maximize the workaround for the Microsoft glitch on the Windows 10 mid-July update.
Xbox Series X on a table.

Your Xbox Series X/S will now boot up a little faster thanks to startup tweak

Your Xbox Series X/S will now boot up a little faster thanks to startup tweak

Microsoft will update the Xbox Series X/S to make the consoles boot up five seconds faster when coming out of Energy Saver Mode.
Two Spartans side by side in Halo Infinite.

Halo Infinite co-op will not include online matchmaking

Halo Infinite co-op will not include online matchmaking

The Halo Infinite co-op campaign won't have online matchmaking, as confirmed by an Xbox spokesperson.
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You’ll never guess what hackers are using Microsoft Calculator for

You’ll never guess what hackers are using Microsoft Calculator for

Hackers have found an unusual and unconventional method to infect PCs with malware: distributing dangerous code with Windows Calculator.
A man using a PC to view an Excel spreadsheet.

How to shut down a computer with shortcuts

How to shut down a computer with shortcuts

Need to turn your PC off fast? Keyboard shortcuts can help you immediately choose the sort of shutdown you want to use. Here's how to use them on Windows 10.
A man using a PC to view an Excel spreadsheet.

How to create a drop-down list in Excel

How to create a drop-down list in Excel

Adding a drop-down list in Excel is a quick and efficient way to choose predefined data. Here's how to create a drop-down list in Microsoft Excel.
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How to cancel an Xbox Game Pass subscription on Xbox and PC

How to cancel an Xbox Game Pass subscription on Xbox and PC

Canceling Xbox Game Pass is pretty quick and painless. Follow this guide and we will show you step by step how to cancel it from both an Xbox console and a PC.
The Type Cover and Surface Slim Pen 2 attached to the Surface Pro 8.

4 simple reasons I’ll never give up Windows for good

4 simple reasons I’ll never give up Windows for good

From windows management to gaming to the Edge browser, Windows 11 is a powerhouse and nothing Mac offers can keep me from going back.
Installing RAM in a desktop PC.

How to build a PC from scratch: A beginner’s guide for building your own desktop computer

How to build a PC from scratch: A beginner’s guide for building your own desktop computer

Don't be scared: Building your own desktop computer isn't too tough. We'll walk you through the process step by step for gaming PCs and everyday desktops.
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Windows 11 is getting a major Mac feature soon

Windows 11 is getting a major Mac feature soon

Microsoft's latest Windows 11 developer preview is testing a feature that takes inspiration from a popular MacOS function.