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Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Extreme Gen 5 vs Dell XPS 15 (2022): Which one is best for you?

In 2022, there's been no shortage of great laptops being launched, which is generally a good thing. But with so many choices out on the market, it can be hard to choose one the one that's just right for you. If you're looking for a powerful work laptop that's still somewhat portable, you've likely come...

Where to buy Intel 13th Gen Raptor Lake CPUs

The new Intel 13th Gen Raptor Lake CPUs are now official and slated to launch on October 20. That's not too long of a wait between reveal and actually being able to get your hands on one. Like all hot new tech, there's sure to be a bit of a demand for the new CPUs...

HP Chromebase All-in-One 22 review: A back-to-school boon

If you've heard of ChromeOS, you've probably already decided that it isn't for you. I've never really used it, but I know the premise -- a stripped-back operating system focused primarily on giving you access to the internet. The likes of Google Docs make formidable competitors to the Microsoft Office suite of products, and that's basically...

What is an AI Image Generator and how does it work?

In 2022, we've seen the advent of some incredible text-to-image generators. The first to set off the big wave was Dall-E 2, with Stable Diffusion arriving a short while later. Since then, we've seen other tools arrive too, including Midjourney, Craiyon, and even TikTok to a certain degree. There are growing concerns when it comes...

Best Acer Chromebook 15 cases in 2022

If you end up buying the Acer Chromebook 15, then you might also want to protect it. Buying a new Chromebook is a good investment, and if you're going to travel with it on the go, there will come some risks. Even if your Chromebook is portable, you can drop your device, or the surface...

How to upgrade the memory on the Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Extreme Gen 5

The ThinkPad X1 Extreme is one of the most powerful laptops in the Lenovo ThinkPad family, and that's no different with the latest model. Out of the box, you can configure it with up to an Intel Core i9-12900H CPU, Nvidia GeForce RTX 3080 Ti graphics, 64GB of RAM, and 4TB of storage (8TB if...

Best Chromebooks for kids in 2022

One of the cool parts of ChromeOS, which powers Chromebooks, is that it is simple and easy to learn when compared to Windows and even MacOS. Chromebooks are also fairly inexpensive, which makes them the perfect option for a younger child. Other than that, Chromebooks are very secure, and you can even add parental controls...

How to clean and maintain your mechanical keyboard

You've done your research, compared them all, and finally settled on a new mechanical keyboard that offers a great experience. Great! Buying a new mechanical keyboard, however, is just the beginning. It's important to clean and maintain your new keyboard to keep it going for a long time in good condition. But like a lot...

Lenovo Slim 9i review: A laptop with some bling

My favorite laptop this year was the Lenovo Yoga 9i, so when the company reached out with the non-convertible version of it, I was all-in. Naturally, I had already seen it in-person when it was announced, so I knew about the differences between the two. Along with the shiny gold (also known as Oatmeal, for...

Best Surface Pro 8 monitors to buy in 2022

If you use your Microsoft Surface Pro 8 for work or school, you could use it with a docking station and external monitor. Using an external monitor can provide more screen real estate, and docking stations can offer additional ports for multi-tasking. Professional creative users may also need a monitor with excellent color calibration and accuracy. Whether...

AMD Ryzen 7900X and 7950X review: Unsurprisingly, they’re the most powerful processors

It shouldn't come as a surprise to anyone, but AMD's new Ryzen 7000 processors are the best CPUs that you can get right now. After all, these things tend to go in cycles, so it should be no surprise that the new chips comfortably outperform Intel's last-gen CPUs. It's not just about CPU performance though. AMD...

The Magic Leap 2 makes its commercial debut, starts at $3,299

After announcing details about its release strategy for the Magic Leap 2 during the summer, the company has now made its latest augmented reality product available for sale. Despite this, but don't expect to just waltz into your local electronics retailer and pick one up, as this release is geared towards commercial buyers. The Magic Leap...