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David Matthews

David Matthews

Computing Writer

David is a freelance journalist based just outside of Washington D.C. specializing in consumer technology and gaming. He has over five years of experience with bylines in major publications such as Digital Trends, TechSpot, and IGN. Outside of writing, David enjoys playing FPS and action RPGs, reading, and spending time with family.

A man holds the new Macbook Air (2022) in his hands.

M2 MacBook Air vs. M1 MacBook Air: things have changed

The M2 MacBook Air has more in common with the larger MacBook Pro, but how does it compare to its predecessor?
Cooler Master CK720 top view.

Cooler Master CK720 review: a mechanical keyboard enthusiast’s paradise

For only $100, the Cooler Master CK720 is the best value for compact, customizable keyboards
The back lid of the MacBook Pro.

Apple quietly launches unprecedented price cuts to its best MacBook Pros

Apple charges a hefty premium for its high-end notebooks. However, the company is now offering steep discounts on its refurbished 14-inch and 16-inch models.
Das Keyboard 6 Pro media keys.

Das Keyboard 6 Professional review: the best keyboard for professionals and programmers

The Das Keyboard 6 Professional excels at everything it aims to be and should be on your short list if you're a professional.
Corsair K100 Air gaming keyboard side.

Corsair K100 Air Wireless review: a great keyboard that’s too expensive

The Corsair K100 Air Wireless is an excellent gaming keyboard that's held back by a high price, loud keys, and a lack of a key switch options.
A video created via AI, featuring a creature typing in a hat.

Meta made DALL-E for video, and it’s both creepy and amazing

Meta created an AI that can turn your typed words into videos, and it's both creepy and cool.
Alienware Aurora R15 cryotech liquid cooled.

Alienware Aurora R15 now comes with Nvidia RTX 4090, Intel 13th-gen

Dell just unveiled a bevy of gaming devices including a ten-keyless gaming keyboard and an Nvidia RTX 4090-equipped gaming desktop.
Games that support DLSS 3.

Here are all of the games that will support Nvidia DLSS 3

Nvidia announced a range of games and applications that support the new DLSS 3 upscaling tech.
The Microsoft Surface Pro 8 in tablet mode.

The rumors about the Surface Pro 9 may have been true

We finally learned some juicy details about Microsoft's upcoming Surface Pro 9.
Two USB-C ports with Thunderbolt 4 and a 3.5mm audio jack on the left-hand side of the Lenovo ThinkBook Plus Gen 2.

Intel just proved how powerful Thunderbolt 5 really is

Intel demoed its upcoming Thunderbolt 5 tech reaching 80 Gbps speeds.
GMMK NumPad in white ice color way.

This mechanical number pad is everything your spreadsheets need

The GMMK Numpad offers a lot of features you won't find on a standard number pad, and it's designed with other Glorious products in mind.
The Asus ROG Strix XG32UG gaming monitor.

Asus’ new 4K HDMI 2.1 gaming monitor looks like another beast

Asus' new 4K monitor, the ROG Strix XG32UQ, has all the bells and whistles we expect from a high-end gaming monitor.
Intel Raptor Lake chip shown in a rendered image.

Intel’s upcoming chips may hit the droolworthy 6GHz mark

If rumors are to be believed, Raptor Lake may just be the fastest x86 chip ever.
An office meeting happening in the VR Metaverse.

Metaverse giants form new standards to address lack of interoperability

Tech companies such as Microsoft, Nvidia, Epic, and Meta have banded together to form a metaverse standards group.
An office meeting happening in the VR Metaverse.

Doing work in VR never made sense, and now we know why

Despite Mark Zuckerberg's utopian vision for an immersive metaverse where you live and work, the latter is probably not happening anytime soon.
Apple VR Headset Concept by Antonio De Rosa

Apple’s AR headset release gets adjusted after missing WWDC

Amid lockdowns and lost development time, Apple's rumored AR headset gets delayed yet again.
The Pimax Crystal VR headset against a black background.

New mini-LED VR headset to ‘take clarity to another level’

The Pimax Crystal seeks to be the best VR headset on the market -- with a price to match.
MX Mechanical keyboard from the top left corner.

Logitech’s new MX keyboard brings mechanical switches to the masses

Logitech announced the MX Master 3S wireless mouse and a productivity-focused mechanical keyboard that takes some cues from the company's gaming keyboards.
Apple VR Headset Concept by Antonio De Rosa

Apple’s AR/VR headset gets one step closer to a reality

Apple's board of directors reportedly got a sneak peek at their upcoming mixed reality headset. This could mean a reveal is coming soon.
The Framework Laptop with replaceable parts

Framework Laptop now offering CPU upgrade to Intel’s latest

The most customizable laptop gets upgraded to Intel Alder Lake chips.
HP Victus 15 gaming laptop in three colors.

HP Victus 15 adds an all-AMD option with improved battery life

The Victus 15 continues HP's trend of affordable, yet powerful gaming laptops.
Man playing a Steam Deck with the Viture One glasses on his face.

These XR gaming glasses just raised more on Kickstarter than the Oculus Rift

The original Oculus Rift managed to raise $2.43 million on Kickstarter. These mixed reality glasses just beat it.
Intel Alder Lake mobility chip.

Intel Alder Lake-HX shows only marginal performance gains

Intel just unveiled the Alder Lake-HX mobile chips, and someone's already reviewed it.
Kat VR C2 VR treadmill.

The Kat Walk C2 looks to be the ultimate VR treadmill

Kat VR thinks its new VR treadmill can appeal to the average person who wants to up their VR game.
Apple MacBook Pro side view showing keyboard deck and ports.

Having MacBook Pro speaker problems? You’re not the only one

Some MacBook Pro owners report annoying popping or crackling sounds and Apple has yet to address it.
VR headset on woman with mouth sensor.

Researchers develop VR headset with mouth haptics

Researchers have developed a way to feel various sensations on your mouth, such as spiders crawling across or water droplets.
A Macbook Pro sits in the dark, illuminated by its own screen.

Researchers find new vulnerability with Apple Silicon chips

Researchers discovered a new vulnerability that could leak data to an attacker. Fortunately, it's pretty benign for now.
The Dell XPS 13 Plus keyboard and haptic feedback buttons.

You can now buy the experimental & sleek Dell XPS 13 Plus

The Dell XPS 13 Plus features both welcome and controversial design choices. You should know what you're getting yourself into before buying.
oculus quest finger tracking coming in 2020

You can now high-five in VR

Meta's updated hand tracking gets us closer to ditching VR controllers for good.
A side profile of the 2021 MacBook Pro.

M1 Macs could have a problem with their Thunderbolt ports

Imagine paying for an expensive new Mac only to not get full Thunderbolt 4 speeds.
AMD CEO Lisa Su holding a Zen 4 CPU.

Why AMD Zen 5 chips are going to be such a huge deal

AMD's Zen 4 chips aren't even out yet and the hype for Zen 5 has already started.
The Steam Deck's UI appears on screen.

Ray tracing on Steam Deck is possible, but there’s a catch

Ray tracing is confirmed to be working on the Steam Deck -- if you're running Windows, that is.
Apple products are seen in the store.

MacBook production delays could cause trouble for Apple

Those waiting for the upcoming MacBook Air may have to wait a little longer due to COVID-19 lockdowns in China.
An Oculus Quest 2 in purple lighting.

Meta could be releasing a ‘Quest 2 Pro’ this year

After the smashing success of the Quest 2 VR headset, Meta looks to up the ante with an even better sequel.