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Mark Zukerberg is wearing a next generation VR headset.

Meta makes an important distinction about the Quest Pro

Meta's Quest Pro is designed for work but is also good for gaming as Meta CTO Bosworth reminds us in an Ask Me Anything moment on Instagram.
Mark Zuckerberg tests a next-gen VR headset.

Meta hints at Quest Pro launch on October 11

Meta's new Quest Pro VR headset will be announced at Meta Connect in October and here are the details about when and where to watch the event.
Microsoft Surface Studio 2 is a great art station.

We just got our first look of the Surface Studio 3’s new accessories

New Microsoft Surface accessories have leaked, showing some retro styling with a few twists, and suggesting that the new Surface Studio 3 is coming soon.
Lenovo's IdeaPad 5i Chromebook looks good in three-quarter profile shot.

Lenovo’s IdeaPad 5i is the first Chromebook with a 120Hz refresh rate

Lenovo updated its ChromeOS lineup with a new Lenovo IdeaPad 5i Chromebook and ThinkCentre Chromebox M60q, both featuring 12th Gen Intel chips and Wi-Fi 6E.
aerocool skribble worlds most artistic pc case

This PC case lets you draw in RGB right on the glass panels

Aerocool's latest Skribble case lets you sketch on its tempered glass panels and the artwork lights up with addressable RGB LEDs.
Mark Zuckerberg wearing a prototype VR headset.

The release date of the Quest Pro just got confirmed by Zuckerberg himself

Appearing on the Joe Rogan podcast, Mark Zuckerberg has confirmed the release of Meta's next headset.
The DJI Avata and FPV hovering side by side.

DJI Avata vs. DJI FPV: Which first-person drone is best for you?

Here's a side-by-side comparison of the new DJI Avata and the DJI FPV, two first-person perspective drones that come with VR goggles.
The keyboard of the MacBook Air.

MacBook Air M2 vs. MacBook Pro M2: Which should you buy?

The MacBook Air and MacBook Pro M2 models are more alike than ever, so which of Apple's budget MacBooks is the best buy for you?
Elon Musk stands in front of the Neuralink logo.

Elon Musk plans ‘show and tell’ event on brain-computer technology

A Neuralink update is coming just as rumors suggest Elon Musk might be shopping around at other companies doing brain-computer interface research.
A laptop rests on a bench outside with google search open on-screen.

Here’s how Google Search plans to tackle clickbait

Google Search gets a big update next week to reduce the annoying clickbait results that trick you into clicking while also boosting new and original content.
The MacBook Air on a table in front of a window.

This vulnerability allowed hackers to access every aspect of your Mac

Two MacOS Monterey zero-day vulnerabilities have been found to be actively exploited, one with kernel privileges and another that affects web browsing.
Google Meet's stylized background show movement glitches.

Google Meet just got a massive advantage over Zoom and Teams

Google Meet is using its own cloud servers to make your video calls look better with improved depth processing and enhanced effects.
The Abacus PC with components all around.

This brilliant $150 device stuffs an entire PC into a keyboard

A recently funded Kickstarter project called the Pentaform Abacus puts an entire PC into a single device that includes a keyboard and trackpad.
A nice collection of wedding gifts might arrive when you register.

Surprise: Amazon gift registries aren’t as private as you thought

Amazon gift registries make shopping easy but they might be inadvertently making identity theft easier at the same time. Here's how to protect your privacy.
The Lumina desk, with a monitor and MacBook on the table.

This smart desk’s built-in OLED screen looks like science fiction

Lumina might have made the most thrilling desk announcement ever with its programmable-height smart desk that has a built-in OLED screen.
A statue and building from a virtual university in the metaverse.

‘Metaversities’ let you attend digital twins of real-world college campuses in VR

Metaversities are real college campuses reconstructed in virtual reality and real students can attend via Meta Quest 2 headsets.
Apple's M2 MacBook Air is super thin and light.

This concept reimagines a classic Mac app in desperate need of a revamp

MacOS Ventura brings several updates but the Contacts app looks and works basically the same as it did in 2003. A new concept shows what Apple should have done.
Meta Quest 2 makes virtual reality affordable

VR gaming appears to have hit an all-time high

VR headset usage for gaming seems to have surged to an all-time high with Meta Quest 2, Valve Index, and HTC Vive headsets leading the pack.
Here's what the MacBook Air's login screen looks like.

Forgot your Mac password? Here’s how to reset it

Forgetting your Mac's login is scary and, even with Touch ID, big changes to a MacBook still require a password, so here's what to do to solve this problem.
brain computer interfaces implanted in humans for the first time synchron bci stentrode and io

Brain-computer interfaces have been implanted in humans for the first time

Neuralink might make headlines but Synchron is the first to do human testing of its brain-computer interface in the United States.
Here's what Snapchat looks like when using it on a MacBook Air.

How to use Snapchat on PC and Mac

Here's how to use Snapchat on a Windows PC, a Mac computer, and more so you can keep in touch with friends when your phone is on the charger.
Apple's 24-inch M1 iMac is an all-in-one solution.

This 27-inch iMac Pro reportedly should have launched in 2021

Apple made three 27-inch iMac prototypes in 2021 and while that all-in-one Mac desktop never launched, a similar iMac Pro could still be in progress.
The Huawei Matebook X Pro against a clouded, blue background.

Huawei calls the texture of its new laptop ‘skin-soothing’

A new version of the 2022 Huawei MateBook X Pro has been launched and this time there's a choice of Intel 12th Gen processors and a premium finish option.
Meta's Horizon Worlds lets you create a world and interact with other people in VR

Meta to officially allow 18+ content in its metaverse VR environment

Meta has sent out an email indicating that mature content will be allowed in its VR environment app, Horizon Worlds.
A MacBook Air's gold finish looks great in low light.

How to use Hot Corners on a Mac

Hot Corners is one of the nicest productivity features in MacOS, speeding up navigation. But it's somewhat hidden away in System Preferences.
The Google Pixel 6a is a bit smaller than a Pixel 6 Pro but both have Google's Camera app

How to use Camouflage to hide distractions on your Google Pixel photos

Google Pixel's advanced image processing brings dramatic improvements to smartphone photography. But when a subtler touch is needed, Camouflage saves the day.
Cybersecurity is a constant battle.

Cyberattacks have nearly doubled since last year, report says

Cyberattacks have nearly doubled since the last year and the odds that you'll be affected are increasing rapidly.
MacBook Butterfly Keyboard

Have MacBook keyboard problems? Apple may owe you some money

Apple finally agreed to settle a long-running class-action lawsuit, with payouts reaching as high as $395 for MacBook owners that were most affected.
Apple's M2 MacBook Air is super thin and light.

How a YouTuber fixed the M2 MacBook Air overheating issues for $15

Apple's M2 MacBook Air has been dinged by reviewers for throttling, but a $15 solution helped the modified M2 MacBook Air beat the M2 MacBook Pro in some tests.
Here's what a Snapchat for Web Video Call looks like.

Snapchat is coming to PC, but there’s a big catch

Snap just announced Snapchat for Web, a new way to stay in touch with friends while using a PC, Mac, or Chromebook.
A Mac can connected to an iPhone with a USB cable.

How to sync content from a Mac to an iPhone or iPad

It's easy to sync Mac content to an iPhone or iPad once you know how and it saves subscription costs compared to uploading everything to iCloud.
The Vivid app has a free split-screen mode that demonstrates double-brightness on half the screen of a 2021 MacBook Pro.

This app can double the brightness of your MacBook Pro

MacBook Pro screen brightness is a hardware control, yet there's an app that unlocks XDR display intensity that would otherwise never be seen.
Chromebooks can multitask and have several windows open.

Chromebooks could soon borrow Window 11’s best multitasking feature

In the near future, Chromebooks could be getting one of Windows' best multitasking features, more versatile split screen options.
MacBook Air with Safari open and showing colored Compact Tabs.

How to disable the colored Safari toolbar in MacOS Monterey

Here's how to fix the cramped, colored toolbar and tab bar in Apple's Safari browser when running MacOS Monterey.