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Luke Larsen
Luke Larsen
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.

HP Omen 45L sitting on a table.

How we test desktop PCs

Here's how we evaluate desktop PCs, which are some of the most powerful pieces of tech you can buy.
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10 best laptops we’ve tested in 2023

Looking for the best laptops to buy in 2023? We've tested and reviewed top laptops, Chromebooks, and MacBooks to help you choose.
The back lid of the Surface Laptop Studio.

The most powerful Surface laptop ever may launch later this year

Microsoft's follow-up to the Surface Laptop Studio may debut later this year with a much more powerful configuration.
God of War running on the Alienware x17 R2 laptop.

Best gaming laptops in 2023: Razer, Lenovo, Asus, and more

Only a select few gaming laptops are worth your time. Here are the best gaming laptops we've found for 2023 after reviewing dozens of models.
The MacBook Pro on a wooden table.

Should you buy the M2 MacBook Pro or wait for the M3?

With the M3 chip on the horizon, is it worth the wait? Which MacBook Pro should you buy in the meantime?
Bing Chat shown on a laptop.

Bing Chat fights back against workplace bans on AI

Microsoft has announced a new version of Bing Chat to help protect data and secure chat history.
The lid of Apple's 15-inch MacBook Air seem from above.

There are too many MacBooks

With six different MacBooks now in the lineup, it's become more difficult than ever to make the right choice.
Asus ROG Zephyrus G14 2023 front view showing display and keyboard deck.

The ROG Zephyrus G14 is $600 off today, down to just $800

Taking $600 off one of my favorite gaming laptops brings it down to just $800. It's easily the best Prime Day gaming laptop deal this year.
A behind the scenes shot of the cast and director Ron Howard for Solo: A Star Wars Story.

The 6 biggest mistakes in recent Star Wars movies and TV shows we can all agree on

Fans will never be happy with Star Wars, but these 6 mistakes from the past decade, from Solo to The Last Jedi, are commonly recognized as franchise blunders.

The easy way to decide between the MacBook Air 15 and MacBook Pro 14

The MacBook Air 15 expands Apple's lineup of the thinnest laptops, with a larger display for better multitasking. But how does it compare to the MacBook Pro 14?
The lid of Apple's 15-inch MacBook Air seem from above.

MacBook Air 15-inch vs. MacBook Air 13-inch: which to buy

The new MacBook Air 15 is likely to perform similarly to the smaller MacBook Pro 13, with comparable display quality. So the choice comes down entirely to size.
Apple Vision Pro has a digital crown just like the Apple Watch.

Apple may already be cutting back Vision Pro production

Apple may only be producing 400,000 units of its upcoming Vision Pro headset.
The keyboard and trackpad of the MacBook Pro 14-inch.

How we test laptops

Laptop reviews are only as useful as the trust you have for the writer and publication. Let us explain our approach.
Bing Chat shown on a laptop.

The best AI chatbots to try out: ChatGPT, Bard, and more

The rise of AI chatbots has been staggering to watch, led by ChatGPT and a host of clones.
Apple's 15-inch MacBook Air placed on a desk.

Apple MacBook Air 15-inch review: it’s not what you think

The 15-inch MacBook Air might have a small target demographic, but it's nearly the perfect laptop for them.
Dell XPS 15 9520 front view showing display and keyboard deck.

Dell XPS 15 vs. XPS 17: high-performance siblings duke it out

Dell has two high-performance mainstream laptops: The XPS 15 and XPS 17. They look similar, but there are some important differences between the two models.
A top down view of the Dell XPS 13 Plus' keyboard.

Dell XPS 13 Plus review: extra, in a good way

The Dell XPS 13 Plus is the kind of laptop that'll cause head turns and double-takes, but is it a laptop you should actually buy?
Apple's 15-inch MacBook Air on a desk, with macOS Sonoma running on its display.

MacBooks may finally catch up to Windows laptops in this one important way

A new patent says that one of the biggest missing features on MacBooks might finally make an appearance.
A stack of MacBooks is pictured from the top down.

There’s a MacBook that Apple has no right to continue selling

Apple has a brand new 15-inch MacBook Air, and yet, it's still selling a much worse MacBook for the same price.
Someone using the Razer Blade 14 on a table.

One of the most ambitious gaming laptops just got even better

Razer has announced an update to the Blade 14, now coming with up to a Ryzen 9 7940HS chip and RTX 4070 GPU.
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The rest of Apple’s 2023 Mac lineup is starting to look strange

When you look at all the Macs that might launch later this year, it's a bit unclear how Apple is going to conclude the year.
A screenshot of Windows Copilot being used in the sidebar.

Will Windows AI Copilot be the ultimate PC accessibility tool?

Microsoft has announced the Windows Copilot at Build 2023, and it may end up being a valuable accessibility tool.
Copilot in Windows being used in the side panel.

The Windows Copilot puts Bing Chat in every Windows 11 computer

At Build 2023, Microsoft has announced Windows Copilot, which integrates generative AI directly into the Windows 11 operating system.
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Microsoft Build 2023: the biggest announcements in AI, Windows, and more

Microsoft's annual developer conference has brought lots of interesting announcements in the world of AI, Windows, Edge, and more.
AI assistants compared with ChatGPT.

Is Apple making its own version of ChatGPT? It seems that way

According to some recent job postings, Apple is highly invested in generative AI.
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Here’s how Nvidia defends its RTX 4060 Ti’s memory controversy

Nvidia is charging $100 more for the 16GB version of its RTX 4060 Ti. What's the deal?
Nvidia's RTX 4070 graphics cards over a pink background.

With the RTX 4060 at $299, Nvidia reverses course on pricing

Nvidia has announced a well-priced new GPU, the RTX 4060, which comes in cheaper than the previous generation.
Intel Core i9-13900K held between fingertips.

Intel addresses a mysterious patch coming to nearly all PCs this week

A mysterious patch from Intel is scheduled for this Friday that applies to nearly all of its modern CPUs.
Two people using the Dell 6K Ultrasharp monitor on a desk.

Dell doubles down on IPS Black, but where’s the OLED?

Dell has launched two new high-end UltraSharp monitors, but has been quiet on the topic of OLED mini-LED.
The keyboard of the MacBook Air.

Why Apple’s next MacBook already feels like a disappointment

A 15-inch MacBook Air is rumored to launch at WWDC 2023, but don't get too excited.
The Surface Pro 9 in laptop mode on a table.

Surface Pro 10: here’s what to expect from the next generation

The Surface Pro 10 may be due out later this year, coming with one major change this time around.
Bing Chat open on a smartphone showing visual results.

The updated Bing Chat leapfrogs ChatGPT in 6 important new ways

Microsoft has unveiled a new version of Bing Chat that brings some exciting new features that even ChatGPT doesn't have.
Intel Meteor Lake chip.

After 15 years, Intel may be killing the Core i5 and Core i7

Intel's "Core i" branding has been around for 15 years now, but a change may be in the works in the next generation.
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MiniGPT-4: A free image-to-text AI tool you can try out today

MiniGPT-4 brings the vision-language capabilities we've been waiting for GPT-4 to introduce.