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Luke Larsen

Luke Larsen

Senior Editor, Computing

Luke Larsen is a Senior Editor at Digital Trends and manages all content covering laptops, monitors, PC hardware, and everything else that plugs into a computer. Luke joined Digital Trends in 2017 as a native Portlander, happy to join a media company that called his city home. His obsession with technology is in observing the ebb and flow of how technological advancement and product design intersects with our day-to-day experience of it. From digging into the minute details to stepping back and seeing the wider trends, Luke revels in telling stories with tech.

Before working at DT, he worked as Tech Editor at Paste Magazine for over four years and has bylines at publications such as IGN and The Oregonian. When he's not obsessing over what the best laptop is or how Apple can fix the Mac, Luke spends his time playing designer board games, quoting obscure Star Wars lines, and hanging with his family.

The Surface Laptop shown in front of a Copilot+ sign.

What are Copilot+ PCs? Your most pressing questions, answered

Microsoft's ambitious new selection of laptops look fantastic, but they raise lots of questions too. Here's everything we know so far.
The two sizes of the Galaxy Book4 Edge on a table.

The best Copilot+ laptops that were just announced

The Windows ecosystem just launched a bunch of zippy new laptops. Here are the best of them that we've seen so far.
The Surface Laptop shown in front of a Copilot+ sign.

The MacBook monopoly just got overturned

Microsoft's new Copilot+ PCs are faster and longer lasting than the MacBook Air.
Copilot+ PCs being announced from the stage.

This was the most momentous PC announcement in decades

The AI PC started as a nebulous idea, but with Copilot+ PCs, Microsoft is bringing it to fruition in a big way.
The new Surface Pro on a table.

The new Surface Laptop and Surface Pro are finally living up to their potential

Microsoft just introduced a new Surface and Surface Pro that leverage an exclusive set of AI features called Copilot+.
A screenshot from Google I/O showing an AI Teammate side by side with the presenter.

AI Teammates are coming to your workplace

At Google I/O 2024, the company has announced AI Teammates that can function within Google Workspace.
The ChatGPT desktop app open in a window next to some code.

Macs just got a huge AI boost

With the launch of the ChatGPT desktop app, Macs just became a lot more AI-friendly.
Gaming on a laptop with the Snapdragon X Elite chip

Whatever you do, don’t buy a Windows laptop right now

A major revolution in the world of Windows laptops is just around the corner, and it's worth waiting for.
The Galaxy Book4 Ultra open on a wooden suruface.

Why Samsung’s answer to the MacBook Pro can’t quite compete

Samsung's new Galaxy Book4 Ultra aims to take down the MacBook Pro with extra power in a thin chassis.
iPad Pro with Magic Keyboard.

iPad Pro M4 vs. MacBook Air M3: a harder choice than ever

As the iPad Pro becomes more like a MacBook, the comparison between these devices continues to get more interesting.
Copilot on a laptop on a desk.

Microsoft says 75% of office workers already use AI at work

Microsoft has published its Annual Work Trend Index, and to no one's surprise, use of AI took the spotlight.
The Mandalorian and Grogu in a poster for the Disney+ series.

5 things we need to see in The Mandalorian & Grogu Star Wars movie

Very little is known about the next Star Wars film, but here are some things we all want to see in The Mandalorian & Grogu.
The Galaxy Book4 Ultra open on a wooden suruface.

Samsung Galaxy Book4 Ultra review: it’s no MacBook Pro

Samsung attempts a true MacBook Pro competitor with the Galaxy Book4 Ultra, but does it succeed?
The MacBook Air on a white table.

9 best laptops of 2024: tested and reviewed

Looking for the best laptops to buy in 2024? We've tested and reviewed top laptops, Chromebooks, and MacBooks to help you choose.
The Surface Pro 9 in laptop mode on a table.

Surface Pro 10: all the major changes rumored for the new model

The Surface Pro 10 is rumored to be maing a big splash later this year.
Apple MacBook Pro 16 downward view showing keyboard and speaker.

A new wave of powerful laptops rises to challenge the MacBook Pro

The M3 Max MacBook Pro remains hard to beat, but there are some new Windows laptops rising to the challenge.
The keyboard of the MacBook Air.

5 laptops you should buy instead of the M2 MacBook Air

The M2 MacBook Air is still a solid buy, especially at its lower price. But these laptops are an even better value.
The MacBook Air on a white table.

The Mac is on the verge of entering a new era

A new report reveals a new major revamp coming to Macs in the near future with a focus on AI.
The MacBook Air on a white table.

If you buy one MacBook Air alternative, make it this one

At half the price of the MacBook Air, I highly recommend considering this alternative laptop before pulling the trigger.
Cyberpunk 2077 on the Lenovo Legion Pro 5.

The best gaming laptops in 2024: tested and reviewed

Only a select few gaming laptops are worth your time. Here are the best gaming laptops we've found for 2023 after reviewing dozens of models.
The Falcon NW Talon on a table in front of a window.

Falcon Northwest Talon review: you get what you pay for

Falcon Northwest's Talon is a boutique gaming PC, now complete with the very latest and greatest PC parts.
The MacBook Air on a white table.

I’m worried about the MacBook’s next big rival

I've been rooting for the next big rival to the MacBook coming later this year. But I'm starting to worry I'll be disappointed.
Apple Mac Studio top down angled view showing side and rear.

Why Apple’s M3 Ultra could be an absolute monster

Apple's latest chip may use an entirely new chip architecture -- and it could be an absolute monster.
A logo of AMD's FSR 3.

AMD’s next version of FSR promises better visuals and support for Xbox

At GDC 2024, AMD has announced FSR 3.1, with a number of updates and improvements to its upscaling tech.
The MacBook Air on a table in front of a window.

Why you should buy a MacBook Air instead of a MacBook Pro

It's time to be honest with yourself: you're probably better off buying the MacBook Air.
The MacBook Air on a white table.

Apple MacBook Air (M3) review: don’t overlook it

With the inclusion of the M3, the MacBook Air remains one of the best laptops you can buy for the price.
A Wi-Fi router with an ethernet cable plugged in.

Broadband internet just got redefined — again

The FTC has released an updated definition for broadband for the first time since 2015.
Apple's 15-inch MacBook Air placed on a desk with its lid closed.

The MacBook Air 15 vs. MacBook Pro 14: the easy way to decide

Now that both models have the M3 chip, it's never been harder to choose between the MacBook Air and MacBook Pro.
The Dell Ultrasharp 27 4K monitor on a table.

4 monitors you should buy instead of the Apple Studio Display

The Apple Studio Display is a great monitor -- if only it wasn't so expensive. Here are some options you should consider first.
Cyberpunk 2077 running on the Asus ROG Zephyrus G14.

2 gaming laptops you should buy instead of the Razer Blade

The Razer Blade is an iconic line of gaming laptops. But there two much cheaper options you should consider.
Baldur's Gate 3 being played on the M3 MacBook Air.

Why gaming on the M3 MacBook Air has left me impressed

The M3 MacBook Air's biggest upgrade is its graphics, so I tried out a few games to see how it performed.
MacBook Air 2020

RIP to Apple’s most important MacBook

The M1 MacBook Air has been removed from the lineup, but let's look back at the laptop's important legacy.
An OLED HDR demo running on the Asus ROG Zephyrus G14.

Why this gaming laptop is the MacBook Pro’s biggest competition

There's no laptop quite like the 14-inch MacBook Pro right now. But this gaming laptop gets surprisingly close.
The back of the Asus ROG Zephyrus G14.

I can’t wait for ARM-based gaming laptops

It might sound ridiculous, but the idea of ARM-based gaming laptops isn't as far-fetched as it might sound.