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AMD CEO Lisa Su holding an APU chip.

AMD is slowing down at the worst possible time

AMD has been dominating the booming handheld gaming market, but it looks like it might give Intel a lot of room to take over.
An Apple MacBook Pro 14 sits open on a table.

Why Apple’s subtle MacBook Pro decision makes me so happy

Apple has announced a new 14-inch MacBook Pro configuration that completely replaces the 13-inch model.
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Best desktop computer deals: The cheapest PC deals today

If you need a new PC, you should check out the desktop computer deals that we've rounded up here, ranging from affordable devices to high-end gaming machines.
The front of the HP Victus 16 with its lid open.

Don’t miss this huge clearance sale on gaming laptops — from $550

Best Buy has a sale on many different gaming laptops as part of its early Black Friday sale. We've picked out a few favorites so you know what to buy.
Ratchet and Clank Rift Apart on the Samsung Odyssey OLED G8.

MSI has some massive QD-OLED monitor news in the works

MSI revealed a slate of QD-OLED monitors that it will showcase at CES 2024, setting the tone for what we can expect from other brands at the show.
Alienware m18 laptop sitting on a table.

Best Alienware deals: Save on gaming laptops and PCs today

Whether you're planning to buy a new gaming laptop or gaming PC, you should check out these Alienware deals for machines that are both stylish and powerful.
The Dell XPS 13 9315 on a table against a window.

Best Dell laptop deals: Get the Dell XPS 13 for less than $600

You can't go wrong if you decide to take advantage of Dell laptop deals for your next device, whether you're looking for a budget model or a high-end machine.
Two people using the Dell 6K Ultrasharp monitor on a desk.

Dell’s early Black Friday sale brings plenty of cheap monitors

Dell has a great early Black Friday sale on monitors. Here's a quick look at what you might want to consider buying.
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How to use a blue light filter on your PC or Mac

Blue light from your PC's screen may disrupt your circadian rhythm. Here's how to use a blue light filter with built-in night modes on your PC or Mac .
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This snappy HP laptop had its price slashed from $1,000 to $580

The HP Pavilion 15t laptop, a powerful device with the 13th-generation Intel Core i7 processor and a 15.6-inch Full HD display, is on sale from HP for $580.
The Lenovo Legion Tower 7i gaming PC with RTX 3070.

This Lenovo gaming PC with an RTX 4080 just got a big discount

Upgrade your gaming setup with a major discount at Lenovo, where you can get a high performance build of the Legion Tower 7i for $2,350.
The Dell XPS 13 Plus on a table outside.

This huge Dell sale ends soon — save on laptops, monitors, PCs

Dell's weekend deal is the perfect time to pick up a new laptop if you've been itching for a new one.
Apple revealing the M3 Max processor.

Apple M3: explaining the next generation of Apple silicon

Apple finally revealed all of the details about its M3 family of chips. Here's everything you need to know about the next generation of Apple silicon.
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Best iPad deals: Save on 10.2-inch iPad, iPad Pro, and more

Whether you're looking for an iPad Mini, iPad Pro, or the classic iPad, we've got you covered with an up-to-date list of the best iPad deals and sales.
Best Black Friday Monitor Deals

5 early Black Friday monitor deals I think are worth shopping now

You don't have to wait for discounts because there are some early Black Friday monitor deals that are already available, and we've gathered our favorites here.
MSI Raider GE67 HX laptop.

This MSI gaming laptop with an RTX 4070, 32GB of RAM is $400 off

The MSI Raider, a top-of-the-line gaming laptop, has a significant discount at Walmart this week.
Lenovo ThinkPad x13S on a table.

This Lenovo ThinkPad laptop is discounted from $1,449 to $549

The second-generation Lenovo ThinkPad X13, a reliable laptop with the 11th-generation Intel Core i5 processor. is on sale from Lenovo with a $900 discount.
A slide from an Apple presentation saying "Dynamic Caching."

Nobody knows exactly how the M3’s Dynamic Caching works, but I have a theory

Apple's Dynamic Caching is one of the most technically dense features the company has ever revealed. Here's our best understanding of it.
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Norton Antivirus Free Trial: Get a week of protection

Digital security is becoming more and more important, and a Norton Antivirus free trial is a great way to explore one of the best options available.
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IPVanish Free Trial: Try it for a month, no strings attached

A great way to protect your personal information online is by using a VPN, and you can test which service is right for you is with an IPVanish free trial.
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Adobe Free Trial: Try Creative Cloud for free

Adobe makes great software for creatives to harness their artistry, and an Adobe free trial is a good way to give the full suite of software a test run.
Person using Windows 11 laptop on their lap by the window.

A major Windows update just launched. Here’s what’s new

The latest Windows 11 update is here, and it's a big one. With wide access to Copilot, AI in Paint, and changes to Teams, there's a lot to dig into.
Logos for Apple's M3 chips.

Apple’s new M3 Pro might come with an unexpected downgrade

Apple’s M3 chips look phenomenal, but there are a couple of ways they might be a downgrade from the M2. What’s going on, and is this actually a problem?
The Lenovo 14w facing forward on a white background.

This Lenovo laptop just had its price slashed from $424 to $149

Looking for a super cheap laptop? Lenovo has a great deal on the Lenovo 14w that's perfect for kids.
14-inch HP Chromebook sitting on a table.

Killer early Black Friday deal gets you an HP Chromebook for $200

The HP Chromebook 14a is a useful budget Chromebook for students who don't need speed. Here's what else you need to know while it's discounted.
Lenovo Legion Pro 7i on a desktop surface outside.

Best Lenovo laptop deals: Get a new workhorse for $130

If you're thinking about buying a new laptop, you should go for Lenovo laptop deals. Here are our favorite picks, and there's surely something for everyone.
Lenovo Legion Pro 7i front view showing display and keyboard deck.

Lenovo just knocked $600 off this gaming laptop with an RTX 4090

For the ultimate laptop gaming experience, check out the Lenovo Legion Pro 7i currently on sale at Lenovo right now.
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Best gaming PC deals: Powerful gaming rigs from just $750

We've gathered our favorite gaming PC deals for you to browse, and if you're interested in any of them, make the purchase immediately before the savings end.
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How to watch Apple’s ‘Scary Fast’ Mac launch event if you missed it

If you missed Apple's live-stream event on Monday night showcasing new gear, it's still possible to watch the 30-minute broadcast.
A stack of MacBooks is pictured from the top down.

Why the MacBook Air is still stuck on the M2

For now, we'll have to wait until the MacBook Air gets updated with the M3. Here's why.
A 24-inch iMac with Civilization VI running on it.

Apple has everything it needs to dominate gaming — except games

Apple's M3 could be a gaming powerhouse with its redesigned GPU, but there's just one problem: there aren't a ton of games on Mac.
Apple's M3 chip family.

The M3 is the most important chip Apple has ever made

We expected for Apple to release the M3 during its "Scary Fast" event, but there's a lot more riding on it than raw performance.
Two MacBooks Pro renders side by side against a black backround.

I saw the new Space Black MacBook Pro, and it’s stunning

Apple has announced a new color option for the MacBook Pro, and after seeing it in person, I'm smitten.
Someone using a MacBook Pro on a table in front of a scenic background.

The M3 Max makes the MacBook Pro look like a nearly unbeatable laptop

Apple has announced a refresh to the MacBook Pro that makes it even more powerful and difficult to challenge.
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.