Features
Features

The nation’s 10 best airports make holiday travel a little less awful

Once again, J.D. Power has named Portland International as the best large U.S. airport in customer satisfaction. The survey found that despite overcrowded airports, customer satisfaction is on the rise.
Computing

You have permission to get excited about PCs again, and these will do the trick

2016 saw the release of numerous important PCs from Apple, Acer, Asus, and others – but it’s Microsoft’s unique all-in-one that takes home this year’s top prize.
Features

We have virtual reality. What’s next is straight out of ‘The Matrix’

The fizzled fever dream of the ‘90s is finally real thanks to hardware scraps from the smartphone revolution, but where is VR taking us? And are we sure we really want to go there?
Mobile

This year, mobile tech's underdogs came out on top

It’s been an exciting year for mobile products, and we’ve picked out our favorite new products of the year, including the Google Pixel, the Amazon Kindle Oasis, and Pokemon Go.
Photography

Too shy to shoot? Street photographer Valerie Jardin shares her top tips

Having walked countless miles through cities around the world, street photographer Valerie Jardin has gathered a wealth of experience in her field. Check out her top tips for getting started.
Cool Tech

Awesome tech you can’t buy yet: Record-playing robots, a universe you can hold

Check out our roundup of the coolest crowdfunding projects and product announcements that hit the web this week. You can't buy this stuff yet, but there's no denying that it's fun to gawk!
Outdoors

Do you really want a solar charger? Seasoned hikers share the ins and outs

Solar panels have become a popular way to charge devices on the go, whether hiking, mountain biking or just spending time outdoors. However, depending on the region you’re in, relying solely on the sun for power may not be the best…
Gaming

‘Absolver’ lets you be somebody’s Yoda — and someone else’s Luke Skywalker

‘Absolver’ Creative Lead Pierre Tarno explains the tensions of how players will meet, fight and work together in its martial arts-based multiplayer title.
Opinion

Donald Trump is a media virus, but we’re the ones spreading him

Love him or hate him, Donald Trump’s ascendance demonstrates how a “media virus” can burrow into cultural weak spots and spread like the flu. But what’s the cure?
Photography

This camera is nearly perfect. But the runner-up was a phone

The Nikon D500 shows why you don’t need a professional full-frame DSLR to shoot beautiful images.
Outdoors

Go anywhere. The best techie outdoor gear of 2016 makes it possible

The amount of technical innovation that goes into keeping you safe, dry, and comfortable outside is staggering and often underappreciated. Here are our three favorite pieces of outdoor tech in 2016.
Gaming

‘EVE Online’ is now free, and even its creators don’t know what’s coming next

‘EVE Online’ is drawing in more players with its free-to-play expansion, and that could have larger effects on the long-running sci-fi MMO strategy game.