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An Apple MacBook Pro 14 sits open on a table.

Want an OLED MacBook? Apple may finally reveal it next year

Apple could shake up the computing industry by launching its first OLED MacBook as soon as next year, according to a new report from a reliable tipster.
man speaking into phone

This AI can spoof your voice after just three seconds

Microsoft has revealed VALL-E, an artificial intelligence that can replicate any voice using a three-second sample. It has huge potential -- and huge risks too.
iOS 16 Work Focus with a Fantastical widget and two rows of work-related apps

If iOS 17 is a letdown, you can blame this one Apple device

Apple’s iPhone, iPad, and Mac operating systems could miss out on exciting new features because Apple is focusing on its secret VR headset, new rumors allege.
Tim Cook presenting the Mac Pro on stage at WWDC in 2019.

Want to buy the next Mac Pro? There’s yet more bad news

The Mac Pro just got another batch of bad news, and the latest rumors suggest the 2023 model could struggle to justify its high price against the Mac Studio.
Apple VR Headset Concept by Antonio De Rosa.

Apple’s mixed reality headset may be delayed yet again

Looking forward to Apple’s mixed reality headset? A new report claims it’s been delayed again, so you’ll have a little longer to wait before it launches.
mac pro display xdr first look wwdc 2019 hands on 10

Apple may launch the new Mac Pro at a huge March event

A new rumor claims Apple is planning to launch a bunch of new Macs at a massive March event, but there are a few reasons to doubt the leak’s authenticity.
Intel Arc Alchemist reference design render.

Intel’s future GPUs just got revealed in a major leak

Wondering when Intel’s Alchemist+ and Battlemage graphics cards are launching? A new leak has revealed Intel’s roadmap, spilling the beans on its secret plans.
A person on the Google home page while using a MacBook Pro laptop on a desk.

How ChatGPT could help Microsoft dethrone Google Search

Microsoft has a secret plan to steal Google’s search crown, and it involves incorporating the ChatGPT AI into its Bing search engine. But will it work?
RX 7900 XTX and RX 7900 XT on a pink background.

We now know why the AMD 7900 XTX is overheating, and it’s not good news

AMD’s 7900 XTX graphics card has been overheating, and we might now know the reason why. Worryingly, tens of thousands of customers’ cards could be affected.
A hand holding the Ryzen 9 7950X in front of a green light.

No one wants to buy AMD’s Zen 4 chips — what’s going on?

AMD is struggling to sell its latest Zen 4 chips, according to data from a German retailer. Why are these processors lagging, and is there hope of a comeback?
The Samsung Viewfinity S9 monitor with its webcam on top.

Samsung brought a 5K display to CES 2023 that could take on Apple’s Studio Display

Samsung’s brand-new ViewFinity 5K monitor packs plenty of high-end features into its 27-inch frame -- but it’s missing one thing we’d have loved to have seen.
A person repairing a MacBook using Apple's self-service repair kit.

Got an M1 Mac? Apple will now let you repair it yourself

If you’ve been waiting to repair your M1 Mac, you’re in luck. Apple has expanded its self-repair program beyond MacBooks to include more computers than ever.
A close-up of a MacBook illuminated under neon lights.

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.
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 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.
Apple's new Mac Pro sits on display in the showroom during Apple's Worldwide Developer Conference (WWDC).

The next Mac Pro may be a huge disappointment, leak suggests

The Mac Pro is due to get an Apple silicon upgrade but it may be nowhere near as powerful as previously predicted, according to Bloomberg’s Mark Gurman.
A concept visual of a foldable screen MacBook Folio.

Why Apple’s foldable MacBook could be the Mac’s iPhone X moment

If Apple’s foldable MacBook is real, it could shake up the laptop industry like never before. It might be as important as the iPhone X was five years ago.
The MacBook Air on a table in front of a window.

A major change may be coming to the MacBook Air next year

The MacBook Air is one of Apple’s most popular products and it could be in line for a big update in spring 2023, according to a highly reliable tech tipster.
Apple iMac Pro News

The iMac Pro launched five years ago today. What comes next?

Apple unveiled the iMac Pro five years ago today, but ever since then the product’s future has been uncertain. What went wrong and what does the future hold?
MSI GT77 Titan with the Digital Trends website up sitting on a table.

MSI’s next laptop could have a mind-blowingly good display

MSI may be plotting to launch the world’s first 144Hz 4K mini-LED laptop at CES 2023. With those specs, it could be one of the best gaming laptops out there.
The screen of the MacBook Air M2.

The MacBook Air and iPad Pro could soon get a major upgrade

According to a reliable tipster, the MacBook Air and iPad Pro could be equipped with high-spec OLED displays in 2024, which would be a major upgrade in quality.
The M1-powered Mac Mini.

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.
Apple Pages on a MacBook showing document counts.

The best gifts for Mac users: 8 peripherals to complete your setup

Searching for a gift for an Apple lover in your life this holiday season? Look no further, as we’ve rounded up a batch of ideas that will hit the right spot.
A Macbook with Google Chrome opened to a Gmail inbox.

Google may have just fixed Chrome’s most annoying problem

Google Chrome might be one of the best web browsers, but it’s a terrible resource hog. However, a couple of new features could have fixed that for good.
Intel Arc A750M Limited Edition graphics card sits on a desk.

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.
The Cooler Master Orb X gaming station in a dark room with ambient lighting behind it.

Cooler Master’s Orb X gaming pod is futuristic and utterly absurd

Cooler Master’s Orb X is a uniquely futuristic battlestation full of high-tech gadgets and gizmos, and it’s also completely ridiculous in almost every way.
The Shargeek Retro 67 charger powing up a MacBook Pro and an iPad.

This 67W charger is an Apple fan’s retro dream come true

Apple’s Macintosh 128K from 1984 is a hugely iconic computer, and it seems that it has inspired a company with a brand-new 67W Mac-themed power adapter.
Apple VR Headset Concept by Antonio De Rosa

Apple’s VR headset may launch soon, intriguing leak suggests

Apple has renamed the operating system powering its secret mixed-reality headset to “xrOS,” suggesting the device could be on the home stretch before launch.
Apple CEO Tim Cook looks at a display of brand new redesigned MacBook Air laptop during the WWDC22

All the products that Apple didn’t announce in 2022

Despite the sheer number of new Apple products in 2022, there were still some that were rumored but never saw the light of day. Here’s what never launched.
A physical lock placed on a keyboard to represent a locked keyboard.

Hackers just stole LastPass data, but your passwords are safe

LastPass has suffered its second security breach in just a few months as hackers made off with data, but luckily user passwords are safe and encrypted.
The Keychron S1 mechanical keyboard sitting on a desk.

The Keychron S1 is a slimline keyboard with premium features

The new Keychron S1 mechanical keyboard comes with slimline keys, a host of handy features, and it can switch between macOS and Windows operating systems.
An Apple MacBook Pro 14 sits open on a table.

Why I just bought a refurbished MacBook Pro — and why you should too

Buying a refurbished MacBook Pro never appealed to me -- until now. Now that Apple has slashed its refurb prices, you should consider getting one too.
Two Air.0 mice on a desk next to a computer, with one being folded up for use and one folded down flat.

This origami-inspired mouse folds flat for your travels

Finding the perfect mouse for travel can be tricky. One company thinks it has the answer in the form of a folding origami-inspired mouse. Is it up to the task?
Apple executive Craig Federighi speaks at the company's Worldwide Developers Conference (WWDC) in June 2022.

Did Apple just cryptically hint that a touchscreen Mac is coming?

One Apple executive might have just hinted that a touchscreen Mac is on the way -- but if it’s something you want, you probably shouldn’t get your hopes up.
Real Madrid's Vinícius Júnior taking on a defender in FIFA 23.

FIFA 23 career mode guide: The best players to buy

Looking for the best players to buy in FIFA 23? We’ve found some top prospects that can enhance any team, no matter how much you have available to spend.