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The Epson Expression Home XP-4200 is surrounded by print examples.

How much is printer ink, and what’s the most economical printer type?

Is that budget printer really a good deal? Ink cartridge prices are a hidden cost that you need to consider when shopping for a bargain.
Apple Vision Pro being worn by a person while using a keyboard.

Apple calls the Vision Pro a ‘spatial computer.’ What is that?

Apple's Vision Pro is a spatial computer, but it looks like a VR headset begging the question of what's different and what that means for the future.
The TapStrap 2 is a great solution for my Microsoft Surface Book in tablet mode.

I tried an insane one-handed keyboard, and I actually liked it

If you're looking for an ultra-portable keyboard, this strap-on solution could single-handedly change the way you work.
A person uses a smartphone to print something with a Brother MFC-L2710DW wireless monochrome laser printer on an office table.

What is a monochrome printer, and do you need one?

If you're shopping for a new printer, you might want to check out a monochrome printer, an odd name for a device that's actually quite common.
A woman on a Zoom call.

Zoom backpedals, says it will no longer use user content to train AI

Zoom's AI features were trained on user content, but the company has backpedaled following user backlash.
Apple CEO Tim Cook looks at a display of brand new redesigned MacBook Air laptop during the WWDC22

Apple is trying to guarantee enough M3 chips for the next year

Apple might hoard TSMC's advanced 3nm chip manufacturing capacity for 12 months, further extending its processor efficiency advantage.
Canon's imageClass MF275dw is a nice-looking home office printer.

It’s priced for a home office, but this Canon all-in-one prints like a pro

Canon's imageClass MF275dw is a speedy, black-and-white, all-in-one laser printer with a bargain price, but does it offer good long-term value?
Inmo Air 2, Xreal Air, and Engo 2 smart glasses are held in hands.

Are AR glasses still a pipe dream? I tested 3 of the newest to find out

I tried three different smart glasses with unique and exciting features, some with advanced AR features -- here's what I learned.
Alan Truly wears the Pimax Crystal, a premium VR headset with incredible sharpness.

This VR headset made me never want to go back to my Quest 2

Most VR gamers still use a Quest 2, but if you try this premium PC VR headset like I did, you won't want to go back to a standalone device.
Lifting a stack of documents from the HP OfficeJet Pro 9015e's paper tray.

The best all-in-one printers you can buy in 2023

Since working from home is the new norm, having a printer on hand has gone from nice to necessity so you can print, scan, or fax as needed.
Apple's 15-inch MacBook Air placed on a desk.

Apple’s serious miscalculation with the 15-inch MacBook Air

15-inch MacBook Air sales are slow enough that Apple significantly cut orders, suggesting shoppers aren't impressed with a bigger, heavier Air.
Xreal Air is lightweight and comfortable enough for hours of use.

These AR glasses showed me the future of spatial computing — and I’m excited

Xreal recently released a powerful new accessory for Air smart glasses, adding an an AR feature and spatial anchors to fix its virtual display in space.
Canon Pixma G4270 is a MegaTank all-in-one inkjet printer.

Canon PIXMA G4270 MegaTank: a long-lasting home office printer

Canon's PIXMA G4270 MegaTank printer promises long-lasting, low-cost ink and home office essentials. We check its speed, quality, overall value.
Siri on an iPhone.

Apple GPT is real and may be coming sooner than you think

Apple is reportedly internally testing Ajax, a secret, privacy-focused AI chatbot, with plans to announce some major advance in 2024.
A divided image shows an Apple Vision Pro and Meta Quest 3.

Apple Reality Pro vs. Meta Quest 3: power or price?

We compare Meta's Quest 3 and Apple's Vision Pro, two next generation VR headsets with advanced mixed reality capabilities.
Epson WorkForce WF-2930 is a low-cost, compact all-in-one printer.

Epson WorkForce WF-2930: a low-cost home office printer with a fax

Epson's WorkForce WF-2930 has an inviting price, so we checked if the quality good enough for your home office and explored long-term costs.
Midjourney is a versatile, high-quality AI art generator, as seen in the community showcase.

Midjourney’s new zoom-out feature is becoming the next big AI sensation

Check out how Midjourney videos are creating a buzz on social media with mesmerizing zooms making its incredible AI artwork even more eye-catching.
The UI of Apple's Vision Pro headset.

The Vision Pro SDK has arrived. Here’s what it’s revealed so far

More juicy details about Apple's Vision Pro have been uncovered by developers digging into the visionOS SDK.
The Epson Expression Home XP-4200 is an attractive and compact all-in-one.

Epson Expression Home XP-4200: a budget-friendly all-in-one printer

Epson's Expression Home XP-4200 is an attractive, low-cost all-in-one inkjet. We test its value by checking print quality, speed, and ink cost.
A modern couple in a medieval scene that includes a flying Santa, crowns, and a flamingo gives an example of Photoshop AI.

5 amazing AI features in Photoshop you can use now

Photoshop's amazing new AI tools do more than just text to image, providing a controllable path to create exactly what you want a piece at a time.
Alan Truly is writing using a Quest Pro with a paiered keyboard and mouse.

Meta Quest Pro review: the future, right on your face

Meta's Quest Pro is a high-end VR headset that's meant for work, so I spent a week putting it through its paces to share what works and what doesn't.
The Epson EcoTank ET-2850 is a versatile all-in-one with good photo print quality.

Fill ‘er up! Epson’s EcoTank ET-2850 wastes less so you can print more

Epson's EcoTank ET-2850 is a tank printer that eliminates the hassle and waste of cartridges while offering great prints and high-resolution scanning.
Apple Vision Pro has a digital crown just like the Apple Watch.

Apple Vision Pro vs. Meta Quest Pro: How will Apple stack up?

Apple just entered the ring and while its Vision Pro has incredibly powerful hardware, Meta Quest Pro is a fraction of the cost and has a large game library.
A person wearing Apple's Vision Pro headset.

Apple Vision Pro raises the bar (and price) of AR headsets

Apple just announced its first XR headset, a high-quality augmented reality and virtual reality device that integrates with Apple's ecosystem.
researchers use ambient light sensor data to steal browser exhausted man computer problems desk hacking hackers malware frust

Why is my printer offline? How to solve the most common printer problems

If you printer goes offline and you need to solve the problem quickly, these simple tips might save hours of frustration.
Meta Quest 3 shown with its controllers.

Meta Quest 3 is official, but Apple is waiting in the wings

Meta's new Quest 3 was just announced days ahead of Apple's WWDC event and the budget VR headset has some impressive upgrades.
An HP OfficeJet Pro 9015e all-in-one printer rests on a white table with plants and a thumb drive beside it.

HP OfficeJet Pro 9015e printer review: quick and efficient

The HP OfficeJet Pro 9015e is a fast and rugged all-in-one printer at an affordable price. We went hands-on with it to find out if it offers good value for you.
Qualcomm super resolution demo superimposed on a Microsoft Surface Pro 9.

Qualcomm claims its laptops destroy Intel chips in AI tasks

Qualcomm's Snapdragon 8cs Gen 3 can significantly outpace low-power Intel laptop chips in AI processing tasks like Stable Diffusion.
Printing to an HP Envy Inspire 7955e from a Pixel 6a.

HP Envy Inspire 7955e printer review: everything you need

HP's Envy Inspire 7955e review has good specs at a low price, but we explore the design, performance, features, and software to find out if it's right for you.
Spacetop's virtual screens in use at a coffee shop.

This wild, screenless AR laptop gives you a 100-inch virtual display

Looking for a laptop with a bigger screen? Spacetop packs a 100-inch virtual display into a 13-inch laptop body with its wired AR glasses.
OpenAI's website open on a MacBook, showing ChatGPT plugins.

These 2 new ChatGPT features are about to change everything

OpenAI is rolling out big upgrades for ChatGPT Plus subscribers, two new features that dramatically expand the capabilities of the premier chatbot.
An office with multiple people working.

How to share a printer on Windows

Windows can easily share a printer with PCs and Macs, but Microsoft buried the controls several layers deep and in an unlikely location.
Alan Truly tries Project Gameface while watching Lance Carr.

I turned my face into a game controller, and you can too

Google introduced a new assistive technology that works with your webcam to allow for control of a computer or a game with only your face.
Google Search Experience gives an overview with links and images.

You don’t have to use Bing – Google Search has AI now, too

Google Search is about to get smarter and more helpful, surfacing details specific to your needs with generative AI to answer Microsoft's Bing Chat.