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A woman dives into action with the Meta Quest 2.

Meta Quest 2 is back at its Black Friday price, permanently

The price of the Meta Quest 2 has been permanently slashed to just $249 for the 128GB model. Now's your chance to dive into virtual reality for much cheaper.

What is Discord? What you need to know about the messaging app

Discord is a video game-focused voice and chat app that you'll want to start using if you're a gamer. Here's everything you need to know about Discord.
A person typing on a laptop that is showing the ChatGPT generative AI website.

Google Gemini vs. GPT-4: Which is the best AI?

OpenAI's GPT-4 and Google's Gemini are two of the most advanced chatbots out there thanks to some impressive features. Which comes out on top? Let's compare.
The XPS 13, XPS 14, and XPS 16 on a table.

Here’s why people are upset about the changes to the XPS lineup this year

Dell has launched some huge changes to the XPS lineup this year, and people are already complaining.
The Copilot key shown on a white keyboard.

For the first time in 30 years, your keyboard is about to be changed

Microsoft is bringing a major change to the keyboard we've all grown used to, and it's closer than you might think.
Press renders of the 2024 Razer Blade 16 and Blade 18 gaming laptops.

The new Razer Blade 16 is embracing OLED in a big way

Razer will be showcasing the new Blade 16 and Blade 18 with new high-end display technology at CES this year.
A MacBook Pro M2 sits on a wooden table with a nice bokeh background.

Best MacBook deals: Get an Air for $750 and save on M3 MacBook Pro

If you’re on the hunt for the most attractive MacBook deals, we've rounded up the top offers for you -- but you should hurry because they get sold out quickly.
Asus ROG Zephyrus M16 playing Cyberpunk 2077.

Best laptop deals: Save on HP, Lenovo, Dell and Apple

Are you in the market for a new laptop? Whether you're on a tight budget or you're willing to invest in a high-end device, check out the best laptop deals here.
Snapdragon XR2+ Gen 2 is designed for spatial computing.

Qualcomm and Samsung are teaming up to fight Apple’s Vision Pro

Qualcomm's new Snapdragon XR2+ Gen 2 processor supports super-sharp headset displays and advanced tracking for Samsung's spatial computing device.
ChatGPT versus Google on smartphones.

Researchers just unlocked ChatGPT

Researchers have developed a jailbreak process for AI chatbots that teaches each other's large language models and diverts commands against banned topics. 
Dell UltraSharp 27 4K PremierColor Monitor

Best monitor deals: Gaming, office, curved, OLED and more

Need a new display for your desktop PC setup? We’ve scooped up the best monitor deals available right now in one handy up-to-date list.
The Netgear Nighthawk AXE11000 Tri-Band Wi-Fi 6E Router on a table.

Best router deals: Save on mesh networks and Wi-Fi 6 routers

We've collected the best wireless router deals for a variety of budgets and needs, so come check out what's on offer. We have it all put together for you.
The keyboard and touchpad of the XPS 14.

Here’s how the new Dell XPS 14 stacks up against the MacBook Pro

Dell's new XPS 14 laptop brings an ultramodern design, cutting edge components, and more to the 14-inch laptop. But can it compete with Apple's MacBook Pro 14?
The XPS 14 and 16 in front of a window.

Dell just hit reset on the XPS

Ahead of CES 2024, Dell has announced a new XPS 13, 14, and 16 to replace the XPS 15 and 17.
HP Spectre x360 13.5 front angled view showing display and keyboard deck.

The best HP laptops in 2024

Looking for a new replacement laptop? We selected the best HP laptops you can purchase, featuring the latest processors, best screens, and most useful specs.
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Why I’m excited about Dell’s new 120Hz UltraSharp monitors

Dell has announced two new large, 120Hz UltraSharp monitors, launched just ahead of CES.
RTX 4070 seen from the side.

Nvidia RTX 50-series graphics cards: news, release date, price, and more

Nvidia's upcoming RTX 50-series graphics cards are undoubtedly going to rival some of the best GPUs. Here's what we know about them.
Dell Inspiron 14 2-in-1 7420 front angled view with keyboard folded under and showing display.

This popular 2-in-1 laptop is $450 in Dell’s ‘New Year Event’ sale

The Dell Inspiron 14 2-in-1 laptop, which can easily transform between four modes, is available from Dell's New Year Event sale for $450 after a $250 discount.
Microsoft Surface Laptop 5 15 front angled view showing display and keyboard deck.

Surface Laptop 5, Surface Pro 9 prices slashed at Best Buy

The Microsoft Surface Laptop 5 and the Microsoft Surface Pro 9, the latest models in their respective lines, are currently on sale with discounts from Best Buy.
A series of social media app icons on a colorful smartphone screen.

How to create multiple profiles on a Facebook account

Facebook now lets you create multiple profiles for one Facebook account. Here's how to create a new profile.
asrock killed overclocking intel skylake nonk gaming motherboard

How to buy a gaming PC for the best performance and value

Buying a gaming PC doesn't have to be complicated. Our guide on how to buy a gaming PC will walk you through what's most important.
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How to make AI videos from just text

Pika is a powerful text-to-video and image-to-video generative AI that can turn your prompts into motion video with real cinematic quality. Here's how.
RX 7900 XTX slotted into a test bench.

Please, don’t buy an AMD GPU right now

There aren't a ton of rumors about AMD launching new graphics cards soon, but we still expect to see prices drop in the next few weeks.
AMD Ryzen processor render.

AMD’s new integrated graphics might beat popular Nvidia GPU

Newly leaked information suggests that AMD is preparing new Ryzen 8000 series desktop processors with improved integrated graphics.
An SSD installed in a PC motherboard.

SSDs are getting more expensive, but don’t panic yet

Following reports of SSD price increases, we're seeing the first wave of hikes in effect. It's not time to panic quite yet, though.
Blue Titanium iPhone 15 Pro showing Disney Emoji Blitz.

I need to change how I use Apple tech in 2024. Here’s how I’m going to do it

Despite using Apple devices every day, I want to change the way I interact with the company’s products. Here’s my 2024 New Year’s resolution for all my tech.
Thermal paste application on CPU.

The best thermal paste for CPUs and GPUs for 2024

A good-quality thermal paste can make a difference when it comes to CPU temperatures. These are the best of the bunch.
samsung odyssey oled gaming monitors 2024 ces g8 g80sd  3

Samsung’s new OLED gaming monitor might have a problem

Samsung is ready to reveal its slate of 2024 OLED gaming monitors, but they might face tough competition at CES 2024.
Upgrading the Framework Laptop with the components on a table.

The best upgradeable laptops

Fewer laptops are upgradeable, meaning that most are permanently limited to what you get when you buy them. Here are the best laptops that you can upgrade.
Intel's 14900K CPU socketed in a motherboard.

Intel may be ready to launch a new monster CPU

A leaked image tells us that Intel may have a new desktop CPU in the works, and it's going to be the best CPU to date.
Windows 10 running on the Steam Deck.

PC gamers — Windows 7, 8, and 8.1 are officially dead

Microsoft may have ended support for Windows 7, 8, and 8.1 a while ago, but with Steam jumping ship, the operating systems are officially dead for PC gamers.
Lenovo Legion Slim 7i sitting on a table.

Lenovo New Year sale: Laptops, gaming PCs, monitors, and more

Lenovo's New Year sale includes discounts on all kinds of devices, including laptops, gaming PCs, and monitors. Shop the deals now while they're still online.
The Dell XPS 13, open on a table in front of a window.

Dell New Year Sale: Get an XPS 13 for $599 and plenty more

Dell is offering discounts for various devices, including laptops and desktop computers. The sale's highlight is the popular Dell XPS 13, which is down to $599.
Asus ProArt Studiobook 16 OLED back view showing lid and logo.

Asus ProArt Studiobook 16 OLED review: a proper Windows MacBook Pro?

The Asus ProArt Studiobook 16 OLED is a well-built laptop with good creativity performance and some standout features, making it an attractive alternative.
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.