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Just buy a new laptop? Here’s how to know if you should return it

Just buy a new laptop? Here’s how to know if you should return it

You've just laid out a pretty penny for a brand-new laptop. Now, take a few minutes to make sure it's in good shape before deciding to keep it.
Joker from Persona 5 Royal.

8 games you should pick up in the Steam Winter Sale

8 games you should pick up in the Steam Winter Sale

From Persona 5 Royal to Final Fantasy VII Remake, these are some of the games you should pick up during the 2022 Steam Winter Sale.
The Alienware QD-OLED monitor in front of a window.

Why the Alienware 34 QD-OLED was the most important monitor of 2022

Why the Alienware 34 QD-OLED was the most important monitor of 2022

Thanks to its incredible image quality and HDR performance, the Alienware 34 QD-OLED was the start of a great trend in gaming monitors.
Asus ROG Zephyrus G14 2023 front view showing display and keyboard deck.

The ROG Zephyrus G14 infuriates me, but it’s still my favorite gaming laptop of 2022

The ROG Zephyrus G14 infuriates me, but it’s still my favorite gaming laptop of 2022

Even after repairs, multiple bugs, and borked software updates, the Asus ROG Zephyrus G14 is my favorite gaming laptop of 2022.
An Intel Alder Lake Core i5-12600K CPU and its packaging.

Intel Core i5 vs. i7: Which CPU is right for you?

Intel Core i5 vs. i7: Which CPU is right for you?

Intel offers the Core i5 and i7 ranges for the mainstream market, but which should you choose? Our Intel Core i5 versus i7 guide breaks down the differences.
Marvel Snap art highlights Winterverse variants for Rogue, Ebony Maw, Patriot, and Rockslide.

Marvel Snap’s Winterverse event introduces new cards, variants, and more

Marvel Snap’s Winterverse event introduces new cards, variants, and more

Marvel Snap's first holiday-themed event features Winterverse card variants, new Darkhawk and Sentry Cards, and more.
The logo on the palm rests of the ThinkPad X1 Carbon Gen 9.

The ThinkPad X1 laptop line embraces recycled magnesium and aluminum

The ThinkPad X1 laptop line embraces recycled magnesium and aluminum

Ahead of CES 2023, Lenovo has announced updates to its popular ThinkPad X1 line of laptops, with an emphasis on sustainable materials.
Lenovo ThinkVision P32p-30 monitor over blue background.

Lenovo’s new mini-LED monitors have a peak brightness of 1,200 nits

Lenovo’s new mini-LED monitors have a peak brightness of 1,200 nits

Lenovo just announced two new mini-LED monitors with pretty hefty specs (and prices), coming in the second half of next year.
A close-up of a MacBook illuminated under neon lights.

This critical macOS flaw may leave your Mac defenseless

This critical macOS flaw may leave your Mac defenseless

Macs are known for their security, but Microsoft has discovered a serious flaw that could let hackers waltz past one of macOS’s strongest defensive tools.
Chrome OS Flex on a ASUS laptop.

Why I converted my Windows laptop into a Chromebook, and why you should too

Why I converted my Windows laptop into a Chromebook, and why you should too

Google's ChromeOS Flex is one of the best ways of breathing new life into your old laptop or spicing up a new one. This doesn't mean there aren't trade-offs.
A new ROG laptop teased by Asus for its CES 2023 show. The laptop supposedly has an 18-inch display.

Asus could launch a massive new ROG laptop at CES 2023

Asus could launch a massive new ROG laptop at CES 2023

Asus recently teased a new laptop for CES 2023, and a fresh leak suggests it could be a massive 18-inch behemoth designed to take on Alienware and Razer.
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Dell XPS 13 2-in-1 vs. Lenovo IdeaPad Duet 5i: a close competition

Dell XPS 13 2-in-1 vs. Lenovo IdeaPad Duet 5i: a close competition

The Lenovo IdeaPad Duet 5i and Dell XPS 13 2-in-1 are two new detachable tablets taking on Microsoft's Surface Pro line. They're not identical, however.
The screen of the Surface Pro 9 on a table.

Microsoft Surface Pro 9 vs. Lenovo IdeaPad Duet 5i: which 2-in-1 is best?

Microsoft Surface Pro 9 vs. Lenovo IdeaPad Duet 5i: which 2-in-1 is best?

The Microsoft Surface Pro 9 makes for a better laptop if it's your primary machine. But as an adjunct to another machine, the IdeaPad Duet 5i is appealing.
The Alienware S5000 gaming chair in a futuristic room.

Why you need to grab this racing-style gaming chair while it’s on sale

Why you need to grab this racing-style gaming chair while it’s on sale

Racing-style gaming chairs are super comfortable, and also expensive. Grab this Alienware S5000 while it has a great deal.
The UltraGear OLED QHD showing a sea based fighting game demo.

I saw LG’s 27-inch OLED, and it felt like the future of gaming monitors

I saw LG’s 27-inch OLED, and it felt like the future of gaming monitors

The LG 27-inch UltraGear OLED QHD is an impressive display with market-first features including a 240Hz refresh rate and 0.03 response time GtG response time.
Woman shouting with joy while playing games on a PC.

Lagging in games? This Windows 11 update might fix the problem

Lagging in games? This Windows 11 update might fix the problem

Microsoft has released a safeguard hold to prevent automatic updates to the latest version of Windows 11 and the gaming issues have been resolved.
A young man using the HP 14-Inch 2-in-1 Chromebook.

Don’t waste your money on a MacBook Air. Just buy a Chromebook instead

Don’t waste your money on a MacBook Air. Just buy a Chromebook instead

If all you do is check your email, write documents, play with Excel, and watch YouTube, then save your money, because a Chromebook is all you need.
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I took a folding phone and laptop on vacation — and discovered one huge problem

I took a folding phone and laptop on vacation — and discovered one huge problem

On my one-week trip last month, I discovered that foldables are productive machines but the form factor still has one major problem to solve.
All the parts of the Concept Luna laptop laid out on the table.

Dell’s modular laptops can be dismantled in under a minute — no screws required

Dell’s modular laptops can be dismantled in under a minute — no screws required

Concept Luna is Dell's project to create more sustainable laptops, and its latest evolution takes a huge stride forward.
A 27-inch gaming monitor on a white background.

This cheap gaming monitor has free next day delivery at Dell

This cheap gaming monitor has free next day delivery at Dell

This 27-inch gaming monitor from Dell is on sale today, with the bonus of free next day delivery.
Cloud, Zack, and Sephiroth stand back to back in Crisis Core: Final Fantasy VII Reunion.

Crisis Core: Final Fantasy VII: tips and tricks for beginners

Crisis Core: Final Fantasy VII: tips and tricks for beginners

Crisis Core: Final Fantasy VII is available on modern platforms for the first time. Here's how to make the most of your trip through this beloved sequel.
HP Dragonfly Folio G3 front view showing display and keyboard deck.

HP Dragonfly Folio G3 review: still innovating

HP Dragonfly Folio G3 review: still innovating

The HP Dragonfly Folio G3 boasts an innovative pull-forward 2-in-1 design, with good enough productivity and inking performance, plus decent battery life.
Three RTX 4080 cards sitting on a pink background.

Here’s why Nvidia’s shots against AMD drivers just don’t add up

Here’s why Nvidia’s shots against AMD drivers just don’t add up

Nvidia is taking another dig at AMD (and now Intel) over their GPU drivers, but it's tough for Nvidia's stance to hold much ground.
The new Dough Glossy OLED Gaming Monitor on a white table.

Dough (formerly Eve) now has its own 27-inch 240Hz OLED gaming monitor

Dough (formerly Eve) now has its own 27-inch 240Hz OLED gaming monitor

The brand Dough has introduced a new OLED gaming monitor with a new technology with individually lit pixels that mimics having 3,686,400 backlight dimming zones
Dell XPS 15 9520 front view showing display and keyboard deck.

Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Extreme Gen 5 vs. Dell XPS 15

Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Extreme Gen 5 vs. Dell XPS 15

The Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Extreme Gen 5 and Dell XPS 15 are two excellent large-screen creative laptops. The ThinkPad is faster, but the XPS 15 is more cohesive.
The M1-powered Mac Mini.

I’m still waiting for Apple to fix the Mac Mini’s major problem

I’m still waiting for Apple to fix the Mac Mini’s major problem

Apple’s high-end Mac Mini has a major problem -- it’s still powered by an Intel chip. Worse, Apple probably won’t fix this for months, leaving it in a bad spot.
Lilith appears in a Church in Diablo 4.

FTC files lawsuit to block Microsoft’s Activision Blizzard acquisition

FTC files lawsuit to block Microsoft’s Activision Blizzard acquisition

The FTC has filed a complaint about Microsoft's $69 billion acquisition of Activision Blizzard.
A Sea of Thieves skeleton sits in front of text that says 2022 Best Live Service Games.

The best live service games of 2022: 10 ongoing games we couldn’t stop playing

The best live service games of 2022: 10 ongoing games we couldn’t stop playing

It's tough to sort through the vast catalog of ongoing games, but these 10 knocked it out of the park in 2022 with strong updates.
ViewSonic ColorPro VP16 OLED monitor caters to creatives

Even 15-inch portable monitors come in OLED now

Even 15-inch portable monitors come in OLED now

The ViewSonic ColorPro VP16 OLED monitor is now available with creative professionals in mind. 
Three cars race in Need for Speed Unbound.

Need for Speed Unbound review: compelling hook elevates stylish racer

Need for Speed Unbound review: compelling hook elevates stylish racer

Need for Speed Unbounds uses its style and strong narrative hook to overcome some repetitive gameplay and cringe-inducing writing.
Intel Arc A750M Limited Edition graphics card sits on a desk.

Intel just gave your Arc GPU double the frames-per-second performance

Intel just gave your Arc GPU double the frames-per-second performance

Intel’s latest graphics driver has brought some spectacular improvements to its Arc graphics cards, with up to 2.3 times better performance in some games.
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Microsoft’s price hike on Xbox games will apply to PC, Steam

Microsoft’s price hike on Xbox games will apply to PC, Steam

Microsoft's PC games will cost $70 starting in 2023, a spokesperson confirmed to Digital Trends.
Lenovo Tab P11 Pro Gen 2 on pavement

Lenovo Tab P11 Pro Gen 2 review: good hardware, lacking software

Lenovo Tab P11 Pro Gen 2 review: good hardware, lacking software

The tablet market is mostly dominated by Apple's iPad. How does Lenovo's recent refresh of the Tab P11 Pro hold up?
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Where to find the Tactical Pistol in the Callisto Protocol

Where to find the Tactical Pistol in the Callisto Protocol

The Tactical Pistol is a useful addition to your arsenal, but the schematic to make it can be easy to miss.