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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.
Desktop mode on the Steam Deck.

I use Steam every day, and I couldn’t live without these 6 hidden features

An alleged superconductive material levitating over a magnet.

Why everyone’s suddenly talking about room temperature superconductors

Ratchet falling through a portal in Ratchet and Clank Rift Apart.

It’s time to stop trying to play games without an SSD

The Arc web browser running on macOS Ventura, showing the tab sidebar on the left.

I tried the trendy new Arc browser — and this one feature blew my mind

CLX Hathor PC sitting on a coffee table.

This dual-PC desktop is insane in more ways than one

Dual monitors set up on a desk.

Why I still prefer my dual-monitor setup over using an ultrawide

RX 7900 XTX and RX 7900 XT on a pink background.

I wanted to try AMD, but it’s making it hard for me to switch

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

A knight with a gun in a burning square.

Remnant 2 PC: change these graphics settings immediately

The GOG Galaxy Mac app showing a library of games.

Ubisoft has every right to delete your games — even if it shouldn’t

The MacBook Pro on a wooden table.

Should you buy the M2 MacBook Pro or wait for the M3?

A comparison of two images in macOS Ventura. The image on the left is the original, while the image on the right has had its background removed using a Quick Action.

This hidden menu has forever changed how I use my Mac

I recently came across a hidden macOS feature that has saved me a ton of time on my Mac -- and it could do the same for you. Here’s what it is and how it works.
Meta and Microsoft's Llama 2 is an AI model that is supposed to be as good a ChatGPT.

Why Meta’s new ChatGPT rival is such a big deal

Meta has announced the availability of Llama 2, a proper open-source alternative to OpenAI's ChatGPT.
A Hallway in Portal Prelude RTX.

I tested Nvidia’s new RTX feature, and it fixed the worst part of PC gaming

Nvidia stealthily dropped its new RTX IO feature, and it could have big implications for upcoming PC releases.
Asus Zenbook 14 OLED front view showing display and keyboard deck.

I’m a laptop reviewer, and this is the one to send your kid to college with

The Asus ZenBook 14 OLED offers tremendous value, as well as the performance, battery life, and display quality that college students will love.
Asus ROG Ally connected to the XG Mobile.

I replaced my PC with the Asus ROG Ally. Here’s what surprised me

A clever accessory promises to turn the ROG Ally into a full-fledged desktop, but Asus' rose-tinted claims don't hold up to reality.
OnePlus Keyboard 81 on a pink background.

I can’t believe my favorite new keyboard came from a phone company

It's hard for me to get excited about a keyboard these days, but the OnePlus Keyboard 81 won me over.
Different types of Lenovo boxes made of 100% recycled material.

An inside look at Lenovo’s goal of filling the world with more sustainable computers

Lenovo has been focused on sustainability for years now, but its recent innovations are going continuing to push forward.
Halo running on a MacBook Pro.

I tried to relive the forgotten legacy of Halo as a Mac franchise — and it was a disaster

Halo has a long history, but its origins lie on Mac, and now, it's finally possible to fulfill the game's original legacy.
An AMD Ryzen 7000 processor slotted into a motherboard.

These two CPUs are the only ones you should care about in 2023

Forget the high-end stuff. You can get away with buying a $200 CPU and still enjoy your new PC. These two CPUs are the champions of performance-per-dollar.
A hand grabbing a graphics card.

I’ve reviewed every GPU in the last 2 years — these are the only ones you should buy

Here are the only GPUs you should consider, from the prospective of someone who's reviewed all of them over the last two generations.
The lid of Apple's 15-inch MacBook Air seem from above.

There are too many MacBooks

With six different MacBooks now in the lineup, it's become more difficult than ever to make the right choice.
The ThinkPad X1 Carbon Gen 10 laptop, opened with a colorful wallpaper on the screen.

Don’t just buy the latest version of a laptop. It’s not always worth it

Buying the latest generation of a laptop isn't always the best idea. Sometimes the changes are minimal, while the price on older models can be much lower.
Windows 7 desktop.

Ranking all 12 versions of Windows, from worst to best

Microsoft has been making Windows operating systems for almost 40 years, and though they've improved, there have been some wins and duds. We rank them here.
The AMD RX 6700 XT sitting on a table.

Why this two-year-old GPU is still the one you should buy

Now that we've seen what AMD and Nvidia can deliver around $300 this generation, it's clear this last-gen GPU is the way to go around that price.
Cyberpunk 2077 running on the LG UltraGear OLED 45.

I professionally review gaming monitors. Here are the worst buying mistakes I see

I've been reviewing gaming monitors for years, and I still see buyers make the same mistakes when shopping for a new display. Here's what to avoid.
Apple's 15-inch MacBook Air on a desk, with macOS Sonoma running on its display.

How macOS Sonoma could fix widgets — or make them even worse

Apple has been experimenting with Mac widgets for years and is giving them another go in macOS Sonoma. I’m excited -- but there’s a lot that could go wrong.
A behind the scenes shot of the cast and director Ron Howard for Solo: A Star Wars Story.

The 6 biggest mistakes in recent Star Wars movies and TV shows we can all agree on

Fans will never be happy with Star Wars, but these 6 mistakes from the past decade, from Solo to The Last Jedi, are commonly recognized as franchise blunders.
A series of mobile screenshots showing off the Threads app on a black background.

The 10 big ways that Threads is totally different from Twitter

Threads has quite a few similarities to Twitter, which likely made it easier for you to join. But now let's examine the glaring differences between the two.
nvidia rtx 4060 review 11

Forget the RTX 4060 — here are 5 GPUs you should buy instead

Nvidia's RTX 4060 is here, but it falls a little short of what many of us were hoping for. Here are five GPUs you might want to check out instead.
A pilot inside of a ship in Starfield.

With exclusive PC partnerships, everyone loses

AMD announced it would be the exclusive PC partner for Starfield, and that could set a dangerous precedent.
A concept of spatial FaceTime from Apple Vision Pro mixed reality headset running on iPhone.

I hope Apple brings this Vision Pro feature to the iPhone

Apple Vision Pro offers many unique 3D experiences, but the one I wish to be available on other devices, including the iPhone and the iPad, is spatial FaceTime.
Catan board game close up.

I taught ChatGPT to teach me board games, and now I won’t ever go back

With plugins, ChatGPT can do all sorts of exciting things, including teaching you how to play board games. Here's how to make your own ChatGPT rules lawyer.

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