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The m2 Macbook Pro on top of the m1 Macbook pro.

M2 MacBook Pro teardown shows it’s eerily familiar — with one catch

iFixit has a teardown of the new M2 MacBook Pro, and it is eerily familiar to the previous 13-inch MacBook Pro with an M1 chip.
OneDrive Stories feature.

OneDrive is getting stories, but it’s not what you expect

Microsoft is testing a stories feature in OneDrive to help you connect with the people who matter most.
A Macbook with Google Chrome opened to a Gmail inbox.

Gmail is getting a major visual change, but you can opt out

Google is now rolling out a new look for Gmail, but you can now opt out if you don't like it.
The Sony InZone Gaming headsets

Sony’s new InZone gaming headsets raise the bar for PS5 audio

Alongside new gaming monitors, Sony is also launching a series of new gaming headsets with sound, comfort, and noise cancellation in mind.
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Sony’s first gaming monitor is under $1,000 and all-in on HDR

Sony is launching its first gaming monitor ever, and it could challenge the old top dogs from LG and Samsung.
Apple 13-inch Macbook Pro with M2 chip.

The M2 MacBook Pro’s performance is far worse than anyone thought

Additional testing has shown that the Apple M2-powered MacBook Pro doesn't perform as well as the MacBook Pro with an M1 chip in popular benchmarks..
Apple 13-inch Macbook Pro with M2 chip.

Looks like Apple’s M2 MacBook Pro has a major SSD problem

Speeds on Apple's new M2-powered MacBook Pro aren't as fast as the speeds on last generation's M1-powered MacBook Pro.
The back lid of the ARM-powered ThinkPad.

Lenovo ThinkPad X13s vs. MacBook Air M1: An ARM wrestle showdown

In this guide, we compare the MacBook Air M1 and the ThinkPad X13s. Does Lenovo have what it takes to take down the laptop king of ARM chips?
The Acer Chromebook 514 on a table.

I switched to a Chromebook for a week. Here’s what surprised me as a Windows user

Despite being a longtime Windows user, I tried switching to a Chromebook as my main device for a week. Here's what happened.
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Outlook on Mac is getting a great feature from MacOS Ventura

Microsoft is beta testing the ability to "undo send" an email in Outlook for Mac, delivering a feature that's already in the MacOS Ventura mail app.
The Acer Chromebook Spin 514 sitting on a table in an angled front view.

Your Chromebook now has access to your Android phone’s photos

ChromeOS version 103 is adding the ability for you to see your Android phone's photos on your Chromebook.
Chromebook2 on table.

Chromebook gaming could get serious with rumored Nvidia GPUs on the way

According to a listing in the Chromium Gerrit, there could be a Chromebook on the way with an Nvidia GPU inside. This could be huge for gaming on ChromeOS.
Google Meets on an HP Chromebook.

Chromebooks might get another great feature from Windows laptops

Listings in the Chromium repository indicate that a body presence feature could be coming to a specific Chromebook from Dell, similar to what's on Windows PCs.
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AOC’s new crazy expensive ultrawide gaming monitor has one thing others don’t

AOC has launched a new ultrawide mini-LED gaming monitor, but the price is expensive when compared to others on the market.
The HP Chromebase All in One 22 sitting on a desk.

HP Chromebase All-in-One 22 review: Taking ChromeOS to new places

The HP Chromebase All-in-One 22 is all about twisting ChromeOS to a new place and giving you new ways to enjoy the OS on a desktop
The Windows Security app in Windows 11.

Microsoft Defender finally feels like proper antivirus software for individuals

Microsoft has launched Microsoft Defender for individuals as a new online security application for Microsoft 365 subscribers.
Microsoft Teams in Together mode on a laptop.

Microsoft Teams may liven up meetings with casual game integration

Microsoft is working to bring casual games over to Microsoft Teams, including classics like Solitaire and Wordament.
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The new MacBook Pro with M2 chip is coming June 17

Apple has announced a new 13-inch MacBook Pro model with an M2 chip and no major design changes.
Two windows laptops sit on a wooden table.

How to download Windows 11 22H2 early, and a comprehensive look at everything that’s new

The first featured update to Windows 11 is coming, so here's how you can download Windows 11 Version 22H2, and everything that's new.
Stage manager in macOS Ventura.

How to download the MacOS Ventura beta right now

Apple announced MacOS Ventura, the latest version of the operating system. Here's how you can download the beta today.
The XPS 13 2-in-1 on a desk.

Dell’s new XPS 13 2-in-1 rivals the Surface Pro, minus the headphone jack

Dell has launched a redesigned XPS 13 2-in-1 that takes some inspiration from the Surface Pro line.
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Which devices are compatible with MacOS Ventura?

Apple's newest MacOS version is Ventura. Here's a list of Macs that will end up working with the new operating system.
Close up on the USB-C ports on a Macbook Pro.

The EU takes aim at MagSafe and Surface Connect

European Parliament has voted to make USB-C the standard charging on most electronics and it could impact Apple's Magsafe as well as Surface Connect.
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Google Screencast rethinks screen recordings on Chromebooks

Google is launching a new Screencast app for Chromebooks. Here's a little more on how it can change screen recordings, particularly in education.
Samsung Odyssey Neo G8 gaming monitor.

The world’s fastest 4K 240Hz gaming monitor can now be yours

The world's first 4K resolution and 240Hz gaming monitor is now available for purchase from Samsung for $1,500.
An iPhone being used in a continuity demo with a Mac laptop

MacOS Ventura: The best new features coming to your Mac soon

This fall, your Mac is going to get a lot of new features with MacOS Ventura. Here are some of the best ones.
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MacOS Ventura is official, with more ways to be productive

Apple has announced the next major version of MacOS, following up on last year's MacOS Monterey release.
A MacBook with Google Chrome loaded.

Google says Chrome is now 20% faster on Macs

Google has shared that Chrome is now 20% faster on Macs, just a month after scoring high on Apple's Speedometer testing.
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How to move Windows 10 to an SSD

Migrating a Windows installation can be tricky. Thankfully, our guide will show you how to move Windows 10 to an SSD from your dusty old hard drive in no time.
Google Chrome opened on a laptop.

6 Google Chrome keyboard shortcuts in Windows you need to try

If you want to stay productive in Google Chrome and save some time, this list of the best Chrome keyboard shortcuts can make all the difference.
Person sitting and using a Windows Surface computer with Windows 11.

5 Windows 11 tricks you really should try

If you've recently upgraded to Windows 11 or have been using the OS for a while, here are five of the top tricks and tips you should try.
The top of the Surface laptop Go 2 in Sage.

Surface Laptop Go 2 brings improved webcam, performance

Microsoft has announced the Surface Laptop Go 2, and it brings an improved webcam, as well as a performance jump to 11th-generation Intel processors.
The Microsoft Edge browser on a flat surface.

6 Microsoft Edge shortcuts you need to try

If you're looking to save time during your busy day, check out these Microsoft Edge keyboard shortcuts.
The Chrome OS Cursive App on a sample chromebook.

Cursive note-taking app now on all compatible Chromebooks

ChromeOS version 102 is now rolling out, and it brings three new features.