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The 5 best Microsoft Surface Pro alternatives in 2024

While the Surface Pro laptops are great, there are also some excellent alternatives worth checking out. Take a look at our picks.
Man uses Microsoft Teams on a laptop in order to video chat.

How to keep your Microsoft Teams status active

The screen of the MacBook Air M2.

This 13-inch MacBook Air deal cuts the price by $150

Front view of Samsung's new QLED Odyssey gaming monitor sitting on desk.

The incredible 49-inch Samsung Odyssey G9 gaming monitor is $500 off

A person gaming on the M4 iPad Pro and playing Diablo Immortal.

The new iPad Pro would be perfect, if only it were a Mac

The Dell XPS 14 on a white table with the screen open.

Best laptop deals: Save on the Dell XPS 14, MacBook Pro 16 and more

The Hyte Y40 PC case sitting on a table.

Nvidia could flip the script on the RTX 5090

Lenovo Yoga 9i Gen 8 front angled view showing display and keyboard deck.

Best Lenovo laptop deals: Save on Yoga and ThinkPad laptops

Cyberpunk 2077 running on the Samsung Odyssey OLED G8.

A new standard is raising the bar for HDR on PC

A person holds a MacBook Air at Apple's Worldwide Developer's Conference (WWDC) in 2023.

Here’s why M4 MacBooks were a no-show — and when they’re coming

Official render of Apple's M4 chip.

M4 chip: here’s everything we know about Apple’s latest silicon

Apple introducing the new M4 chip.

Apple did the unthinkable with the new M4 chip

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Acer Swift Go 14 front view showing display and keyboard.

Acer Swift Go 14 review: a fast but flawed laptop

The Acer Swift Go 14 would have been an excellent 14-inch laptop a couple of years ago. But times have changed, and there are better options for the same money.
The Digital Trends website on the KTC G42P5.

This simple app was a surprising upgrade to my gaming PC

Sometimes the simplest Windows apps turn out to be the most useful, and JustScroll definitely fits that description.
Chromebook on a table with a mouse and headphones

Do you need antivirus software on a Chromebook?

Considering a Chromebook or already purchased one? Find out if you should invest in antivirus software for your new ChromeOS device.
A close-up of a computer monitor displaying a generic VPN.

Best VPN deals: Save on NordVPN, ExpressVPN, and Surfshark

We've got all the best VPN deals listed here, including some insight into why they're such great value and why you need a VPN.
An HP Omen 17 laptop on a desk.

Save $450 on this 17-inch HP gaming laptop with an RTX 4060

Buy a great mid-range gaming laptop for less with this awesome deal at HP on the HP Omen 17t. Available for a limited time only.
An HP OfficeJet Pro 9015e all-in-one printer rests on a white table with plants and a thumb drive beside it.

Best printer deals: 10+ cheap printers on sale as low as $79

Whether you're searching for a cheap printer or one that's capable of performing multiple functions, you should check out the printer deals that we've gathered.
Alienware Aurora R15 placed at an angle on a table.

Get $1,100 off this Alienware gaming PC with RTX 4090, 64GB of RAM

Looking for a gaming rig that's built to last? Check out the Alienware Aurora R15 which is currently on sale at Dell for a massive $1,100 off.
A college-aged student interacts with his HP Chromebook x360.

Usually $390, this HP 2-in-1 Chromebook is discounted to $270

Want a Chromebook that also works as a tablet? Check out the HP x360 Chromebook which is currently on sale at HP right now.
Product shot of the Crucial DDR5 memory modules on a blue background.

Report: High RAM prices will continue to skyrocket

DDR5 prices are predicted to go up by 15% to 20% due to manufacturers shifting priorities to HBM production.
Alan Truly plays a game with the HTC Vive XR Elite.

A year later, the HTC Vive XR Elite is still a uniquely versatile VR headset

I tested the HTC Vive XR Elite, a comfortable VR headset with a unique feature that makes it one of the best for PC VR and standalone experiences.
Nvidia Blackwell chips.

The RTX 50-series may fix the biggest weakness of its predecessor

The latest leak about Nvidia's RTX 50-series spells good news for laptop gamers -- but only at certain budgets.
young woman playing video games on a PC

Best gaming PC deals: Lenovo Legion, ASUS ROG, Acer Predator

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.
Running around a Manor Lords village in third-person.

Manor Lords performance guide: best settings, recommended specs, and more

Manor Lords is an exciting medieval village management game and the most wish-listed game on Steam. Here's how to make it run its best.
Copilot on a laptop on a desk.

8 AI chatbots you should use instead of ChatGPT

Here’s a look at some of the current ChatGPT alternatives to illustrate how the AI landscape has changed since the chatbot first released.
iPad Pro 2020 Screen.

Best iPad deals: Save on iPad Air, iPad Pro, iPad Mini

Whether you want an iPad Mini, iPad Pro, or the classic iPad, we'll help you. Save on iPads with our up-to-date list of the best iPad deals and sales.
Surfshark CleanWeb combines a VPN and an ad-blocker for maximum privacy

Surfshark CleanWeb merges ad blocking and a VPN to stop hidden digital horrors

Surfshark CleanWeb combines ad blocking and VPN support to stop hidden privacy and tracking horrors while you're browsing. Learn all about it here.
Apple M1 MacBook Air open on a desk with plants in the background.

Best Buy laptop deals: Cheap laptops starting at $159

Best Buy is one of the best places to buy a laptop online, and with these Best Buy laptop deals it's one of the best places to save on a new laptop as well.
Intel's 14900K CPU socketed in a motherboard.

Intel Core i9 CPUs are about to get hit with a downgrade, report says

A new report claims Intel will enforce some strict power limits on motherboards to counter a recent wave of instability.
An open HP Spectre x360 16 sits on a table, angled so that the screen and keyboard can be seen.

Best HP laptop deals: Get a 17-inch workhorse for $370 and more

HP is one of the best laptop brands, so there's always high demand for HP laptop deals. To help narrow down the choices, we've rounded up our favorite bargains.
Close up of Adobe Photoshop app icon being chosen from among other Adobe apps on a laptop screen.

Best Adobe Photoshop deals: Get the photo-editing software for free

When it comes to graphic design, Adobe Photoshop is still the top name in the game. We rounded up the best Adobe Photoshop Deals available today.
The Dell XPS 14 on a white table with the screen open.

5 laptops you should buy instead of the Dell XPS 14

The Dell XPS 14 is a new member of Dell's iconic lineup, and it's a strong contender among 14-inch laptops. However, it has some serious competition.
A hand holding an AMD Ryzen CPU.

It’s time to stop ignoring the CPU in your gaming PC

The CPU has left the conversation for PC gamers over the last few years, but with the demands of modern games, it's time to reexamine its role.

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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.