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A laptop and a camera on a table with a Qualcomm logo on the screen.

Hear me out — Windows on ARM could actually work this time

A few important announcements this week have convinced me that Windows on ARM might finally happen.
Intel Core i5-13600K installed in a motherboard.

I tested Intel’s Core i5-14600K against its cheaper sibling. Don’t waste your money

Intel's new Core i5-14600K is positioned as a midrange champ, but it can best last-gen's Core i5-13600K? We put them head-to-head.
PC Gaming Monitor with LED Lights.

I tried 3 popular gaming headsets, and they all failed me

Are gaming headsets usually this bad, or am I just unlucky? In any case, I found a better solution.
Someone holding the 12.9-inch version of the iPad Pro (2022).

The 9 best Apple deals in Best Buy’s ‘Early Access’ Black Friday sale

The Best Buy Black Friday Early Access sale is offering discounts on Apple devices, and even lower prices for My Best Buy Plus and My Best Buy Total members.
Nvidia GeForce RTX 4090 GPU.

Nvidia RTX 4090 prices are skyrocketing as stocks run seriously low

The Nvidia RTX 4090 graphics card is in short supply, and that’s causing prices to skyrocket at a range of online stores. Is it the start of a new GPU shortage?

How to get Photoshop for free

Adobe allows limited-time downloads of Photoshop without needing to pay upfront. Here's how to get a full version of Photoshop for free, for a time.
Apple MacBook Pro seen from the side.

Whatever you do, don’t buy a MacBook Pro right now

Apple may announce new MacBook Pros next week, and they're worth waiting for.
The HP Victus 15L gaming PC on a desk.

Need a cheap gaming PC? This HP is discounted from $830 to $560

HP slashed the price of the HP Victus 15L gaming PC to a very affordable $560. If you're on a budget, this machine is more than enough to get into PC gaming.
Alan drenched in green light in Alan Wake 2.

Alan Wake 2 on PC is an embarrassment of riches

Alan Wake 2 is finally out on PC, and for as much of a PC tech showcase as the game is, it still carries a handful of issues.
Digital Trends Best Black Friday Gaming PC Deals

I found 5 early Black Friday gaming PC deals worth shopping

Black Friday is near and we've picked out some awesome early Black Friday gaming PC deals if you simply can't wait to buy.
Angled image of the HP Victus 16.

7 early HP laptop Black Friday deals I recommend shopping now

With the early HP laptop Black Friday deals that are available right now, there's no need to wait for the shopping holiday. Take a look at our favorite offers.
LG 27UD88 4K-monitor-back

This LG 27-inch 4K monitor just had its price slashed from $350 to $230

Save $120 on a great LG 27-inch 4K monitor at Best Buy. It's ideal for creative types working from home.
Digital Trends Best Black Friday MacBook Deals

These are the 3 best early Black Friday MacBook deals right now

Black Friday MacBook deals are starting early this year and we've picked out the three you should seriously consider buying.
The display of the HP Spectre x360 13.5.

One of HP’s best laptops just got a massive $450 price cut

HP has a great deal on the HP Spectre x360 2-in-1 laptop and we're here to tell you why you want it in your life.
A person expressing angry emotion at a computer.

How to block an email address in Gmail

Spam and other unwelcome emails can be annoying. But if you're a Gmail user who wants to block someone from messaging you, the process is simple. Here's how.
How to play Fortnite on Mac

Apple may have great news for Mac gamers at its ‘Scary Fast’ event

Mac gamers may have a lot to look forward to at Apple’s Scary Fast event on October 30, if a recent analysis by news outlet MacRumors is to be believed.
Steam Deck with the Dbrand Killswitch case.

This is the one accessory every Steam Deck owner should buy

There are dozens of accessories to customize your Steam Deck, but if you're going to buy one, it should be Dbrand's Killswitch.
Digital Trends Best Black Friday Chromebook Deals

The 5 best early Black Friday Chromebook deals I’ve found so far

You don't have to wait if you're thinking about buying a new laptop because retailers have rolled out early Black Friday Chromebook deals. Check them out here.
Razer Blade 14 (2023) sitting on a coffee table.

I found 6 early Razer Black Friday deals on gaming laptops and more

Gamers, don't miss these early Razer Black Friday deals that have brought down the prices of gaming laptops, gaming chairs, monitors, and wireless headphones.
Logitech G Pro X mechanical gaming keyboard.

Why owning the best PC hardware didn’t make me a better gamer

It turns out that even with one of the fastest gaming PCs ever made, a fast mouse, a faster keyboard, and anti-lag technology, I'm still terrible at shooters.
Digital Trends Best Black Friday Gaming Laptop Deals

4 early Black Friday gaming laptop deals I’d recommend now

Black Friday is soon and we've already spotted some great Black Friday gaming laptop deals. Here's what we believe are truly unmissable sales.
Digital Trends Best Black Friday Laptop Deals

I found 7 early Black Friday laptop deals you should shop now

Black Friday is soon and we've already spotted some great early Black Friday laptop deals if you simply can't wait to buy.
Spreadsheet on a laptop on a table.

Here’s how to quickly and easily convert a PDF to Excel

Excel gives you tons of options for editing, but what if your file is a PDF? Here's how to convert a PDF into an Excel file with ease. Just follow these steps.
A slide from a Lenovo press event talking about the AI Twin.

Lenovo wants to create your own personal ‘AI twin’

Lenovo showcased a concept that would let users regain control it their data when using AI.
Qualcomm representative unveiling a new chipset.

Qualcomm says Oryon chips are faster than Macs’, but we’ve been here before

Qualcomm finally debuted its first Oryon chip for Windows laptops after two years of waiting, but we've been down this road before.
Two Qualcomm Snapdragon chips.

Qualcomm says its new chips are 4.5 times faster at AI than rivals

Qualcomm's new Snapdragon processors bring fast generative AI to laptops and phones while keeping your data private and saving power.
An ARM processor.

How Nvidia and AMD could make Windows laptops feel like MacBooks

In an unexpected twist, it turns out that Nvidia and AMD may be developing ARM-based CPUs. Does Apple need to worry, and what about Intel?
Man using a 24-inch M1 iMac.

Apple’s next Mac event promises ‘scary fast’ reveals

Apple has finally confirmed its fall event, where we believe the company will launch new Macs. Here's what we know so far.
The Hyte Y70 PC case with a touchscreen.

This PC case has a touchscreen, but it’s way more than a gimmick

Hyte's new Y70 Touch includes a 10-point touchscreen, but its advancements in case design are what make it truly shine.
AMD RX 7800 XT and RX 7700 XT graphics cards.

Why it’s a surprisingly good time to buy a GPU right now

If you've been thinking of buying a new GPU, now is the time -- but only if you know which models to look out for.
Virtual screens graphically shown in front of a woman on a couch.

These new smart glasses put a 500-nit, 330-inch screen on your eyes

Xreal is back with its second-generation smart glasses, the Air 2 and Air 2 Pro, which are even lighter with higher-quality displays.
A dark mystery hand typing on a laptop computer at night.

Hackers targeted 1Password after Okta breach, but your logins are safe

Password manager 1Pasword has just disclosed that hackers gained access to its systems. Luckily, nothing of value was taken, but it’s still a worrying incident.
A LG ultradwide monitor.

These are the best ultrawide monitors you buy in 2023

Here's a look at some of the best ultrawide monitors you can buy right now for gaming, the workplace, video editing, and more.
Cyberpunk 2077 running on the Razer Blade 17.

The 17-inch Razer Blade gaming laptop $1,200 off right now

You'll love the Razer Blade 17 gaming laptop for its 17.3-inch QHD display and Nvidia GeForce RTX 3070 Ti graphics card. It's on sale from Razer for $2,000.
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.