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The Razer Blade 15 on a table with a game on the screen.

Razer Blade 15 review: say hello to HDR gaming on a laptop

The 240Hz OLED panel on the new Razer Blade 15 introduces solid HDR gaming to laptops.
Two photos comparing the lineup of Apple's Macs.

The two-year transition to Apple Silicon has been left incomplete

Tim Cook promised a two-year transition to Apple Silicon for the Mac, but we're still waiting for it to be complete.
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Qualcomm’s rumored 12-core chip finally sounds like a true ARM revolution for PCs

A new report indicates that a 12-core PC chip from Qualcomm may finally have what it takes to take on Intel and Apple.
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AMD just subtly dunks on Nvidia’s melting RTX 4090 power adapters

At AMD's RX 7000 launch event, the company made a subtle dig at Nvidia's recent RTX 4090 power adapters.
Dr. Lisa Su at the RX 7900 XT launch event.

How to rewatch AMD’s big GPU launch — and what was announced

AMD's last big event of the year will include the company's latest RDNA 3 GPUs to rival Nvidia's recent launches.
A slide showing the first 8K ultrawide monitor from Samsung.

Get ready: the first 8K ultrawide monitors are coming out in 2023

The first 8K gaming monitors are launching in 2023, supported by the DisplayPort 2.1 port on AMD's new GPUs.
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Resident Evil Village shows just how good Mac gaming can be

Tested on a 16-inch MacBook Pro, the new Resident Evil Village port is the first game to come with MetalFX upscaling.
The Surface Pro 9 with the Type Cover keyboard lifted up.

All the reasons the new Surface devices are worse than before

The new Surface Pro 9 and Surface Laptop 5 are solid devices but take a step back from their predecessors in some meaningful ways.
The back of the Surface Pro 9, with the kickstand pulled out.

Microsoft Surface Pro 9 review: one step forward, one step back

Microsoft's latest Surface Pro 9 is still solid, even if it's steps forward aren't as obvious as they should be.
The Surface Laptop 5 on a table in front of a window.

Microsoft Surface Laptop 5 review: running to stand still

The Surface Laptop 5 ditches AMD as an option -- and the end result is a step back that puts it behind rivals.
Stage manager in macOS Ventura.

macOS Ventura launches with Stage Manager and redesigned apps

MacOS Ventura has finally exited beta and is now available to download for all.
A person wearing a Meta Quest Pro headset interacts with VR.

Here’s what the Meta Quest Pro tells us about Apple’s mixed reality headset

The Quest Pro takes an approach to mixed -reality that Apple's rumored headset may share in common.
The lid of the Surface Laptop 5.

Why Microsoft Surface still doesn’t have a true answer to the MacBook Air

Microsoft's new Surface Laptop 5 makes improvements, but still feels a step behind the M1 MacBook Air.
The Surface Laptop 5 in new Sage color.

The Surface Laptop 5 ditches AMD for a simpler lineup

Microsoft has announced the Surface Laptop 5 at its annual hardware event, and there's one major change this year.
Microsoft's Surface Tablet 9 sitting on a table.

The Surface Pro 9 embraces ARM chips and a splash of fresh color

Microsoft has announced the new Surface Pro 9, which now comes with an option for an ARM processor.
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Meta Connect 2022: Quest Pro, avatars with legs, and more

A year since Facebook became Meta, the company is back to launch the Quest Pro and continue its pursuit of the metaverse.
Three gaming Chromebooks with games on them.

Gaming Chromebooks with up to 144Hz panels have arrived, but they’re not what you think

Acer, Asus, and Lenovo have each announced cloud-gaming Chromebooks with displays up to 144Hz.
The side of the Dell XPS 13 on a table.

How the new Dell XPS 13 spectacularly undercuts the MacBook Air

The M1 MacBook Air has been running circles around Windows laptops, but the XPS 13 just may have found a way to compete.
The Dell XPS 13 9315 on a table against a window.

Dell XPS 13 (2022) review: a true answer to the MacBook Air

The Dell XPS 13 has its aim sighted on the M1 MacBook Air and somehow manages to undercut it.
The faux-leather lid of the ThinkPad Z13.

Lenovo ThinkPad Z13 review: the ThinkPad, evolved

With its faux-leather lid and excellent battery life, the Lenovo ThinkPad Z13 is worth paying attention to.
The Tesla Optimus humanoid robot.

How to watch Tesla’s AI Day tonight and what to expect

Tesla is holding its second AI Day tonight, and a prototype of its humanoid robot is expected to make an appearance.
Panos Panay with a Surface

Microsoft Surface October Event: Surface Pro 9 and everything else we expect

Microsoft has confirmed the date for its upcoming Surface event. Here's everything we're expecting to get announced.
The Eero PoE 6 with the price listed.

These new Eero PoE devices are for serious Wi-Fi setups only

Eero announced two new PoE (power over ethernet) devices at the Amazon hardware event that are for professionals only.
The stage at Intel Innovation keynote.

Intel Innovation 2022: 13th-gen chips, slidable displays, and everything else

Intel's Innovation 2022 keynote was full of interesting announcements, including the anticipated 13th-gen Raptor Lake chips.
Apple CEO, Tim Cook, stands on stage at the September 2021 Fall Apple Event.

Apple October event 2022 expectations: New Macs, iPads, and more

Apple's iPhone 14 event is in the rearview mirror, leaving just one more product showcase in 2022, currently rumored for October.
Four RTX 40-series graphics cards on a black background.

Why the RTX 4080 12GB feels a lot like a rebranded RTX 4070

Nvidia has announced two versions of the RTX 4080. But the more we find out about these two GPUs, the more different they seem.
The RTX 4090 among green stripes.

Here’s why people are so upset about the RTX 4090 and 4080

Nvidia has announced the most powerful new GPUs ever made: the RTX 4090 and 4080? But under the surface, there are some serious problems.
Android Apps on Windows 11.

Windows 11 2022 Update: the best new features to try out today

Microsoft has launched the first major update to Windows 11 since launch, and there are lots of interesting features to try out.
The Start Menu pulled up on the Surface Pro 8.

Windows 11’s new update cadence finally makes sense

Microsoft will keep Windows 11 on an annual update cadence, but will also squeeze in smaller feature rollouts throughout the year.
Nvidia CEO Jensen Huang with an RTX 4090 graphics card.

Nvidia GTC 2022: RTX 4090, DLSS 3, and everything else announced

The RTX 4090, Drive Concierge, and everything else Nvidia announced at its GTC 2022 keynote.
The LG DualUp monitor with a colorful wallpaper.

LG DualUp review: the ultimate dual-monitor setup?

Having a secondary vertical monitor has become more and more common, and the LG DualUp takes it a step further.
A top down view of the MacBook Pro.

Here’s why waiting for the M2 Max MacBook Pro might not be worth it

An update to the MacBook 14-inch and 16-inch is coming soon. But if you need a laptop now, is it still worth buying last year's model?
The Zenbook Fold 17 and ThinkPad X1 Fold Gen 2 side by side.

Asus Zenbook Fold 17 vs. Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Fold Gen 2: foldable fun

Foldable laptops are an exciting new form factor in the world of laptops, but which of the two is doing it best?
Tim Cook during an Apple presentation on a grass field.

Every product Apple skipped at its iPhone 14 event today

Apple's annual iPhone event is over, but there's still an Apple event rumored for later this year that could include other highly anticipated products.