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A Galaxy S23 Ultra running Instagram. On the screen, there's an orange guitar.

Instagram used to be one of my favorite apps — now I can’t stand it

Instagram used to be one of my favorite apps on my phone. But as the years have gone on, I'm getting to the point where I can't stand it.
A black iPhone 14 Pro lying on a table.

My iPhone 14 Pro is amazing, but there’s one thing driving me crazy

Sylas attacking with chains surrounded by purple magic

The Mageseeker blends League of Legends lore with Hades’ action

Fang, Trish, and Reed playing in Worm Drama band

Goodbye Volcano High’s dinosaur drama is more enticing than its rhythm interludes

The Apple Watch Ultra's side and Digital Crown,

If Apple does these 5 things, the Apple Watch Ultra 2 will be amazing

A Fort Solis character stands in a red hallway.

Fort Solis’ incredible character animations are a step forward for video games

Art of the players featured in MLB The Show 23's Storylines mode.

MLB The Show 23’s Storylines mode fixes the biggest issue with sports games

Newegg's AI PC builder

Newegg’s AI PC Builder is a dumpster fire that I can’t look away from

An Apple Watch, Galaxy Watch 5, and Garmin Forerunner 265 lying on a desk next to each other.

Tired of Google ruining your Fitbit? Look at these 5 alternatives

Link fights a Construct with a fused weapon in The Legend of Zelda: Tears of the Kingdom.

Zelda: Tears of the Kingdom doubles down on breakable weapons — and I’m thrilled

Peter shows his badge in The Night Agent.

The Night Agent season 1’s ending, explained

A person opening the Motorola Moto Razr (2022).

The Razr 2022 showed me what the Razr 2023 needs to be incredible

Three characters shoot at a boss in Remnant 2.

I tried 3 of Remnant 2’s classes and already have a clear favorite

We tried out three of Remnant 2's new character archetypes and we have a clear favorite: the machine-gun-toting Handler and their canine pal.
Roku Plus Series television in a living room setting.

Roku bets big on its own TV brand — but is it a good idea?

Is Roku's bid to be its own TV brand hot or not? Its choice could have big implications.
A warrior stands in an Umbral hallway in Lords of the Fallen.

Why Lords of the Fallen could be the ‘John Wick of Soulslikes’

We got to see Lords of the Fallen in action at GDC, and it's more forgiving than your average Soulslike and still absolutely brutal.
The Google Pixel Watch and the Xiaomi Watch S1 Pro.

This smartwatch proves just how bad the Pixel Watch’s software really is

Xiaomi has used its own, new software for the Watch S1 Pro, and it turns out Google could learn plenty from it. In several ways, it's better than Wear OS.
Key art for The Lamplighters Leaguer shows three spies storming a crypt.

The Lamplighters League is a pulp spy movie turned into a clever tactics game

The Lamplighters League turns a pulpy 1930s spy movie into a tactical RPG, and it's a natural fit based on what we've played so far.
Sophie and Barney looking at one another in a scene from How I Met Your Father.

How I Met Your Father finale tries to redeem Barney Stinson

How I Met Your Mother spin-off How I Met Your Father aims to redeem Barney Stinson with a clever cameo, and it kind of pulls it off.
Resident Evil 5's heroes stand back to back.

Hey Capcom, let’s not do a Resident Evil 5 remake next

While the new version of Resident Evil 4 is already a massive success, Capcom shouldn't bother with a Resident Evil 5 remake.
John Wick sits at a table.

7 games to play after you watch John Wick: Chapter 4

From Hotline Miami to Superhot, these 7 games will keep your adrenaline flowing after watching John Wick: Chapter 4.
iPhone 14 Pro Max with an iOS 16.4 icon next to it.

12 iOS 16.4 features that are about to make your iPhone even better

Apple has released iOS 16.4! Here are some of the best new features that are coming to make your iPhone even better.
Ada Wong holds a gun in Resident Evil 4.

Resident Evil 4 ending explained: what the remake changes

Capcom's Resident Evil 4 remake left us with a lot of questions thanks to some key changes to the original game's ending.
A top down view of a forest appears in Terra Nil.

This ‘reverse city-builder’ is a brilliant deconstruction of SimCity

Terra Nil turns the idea of Sim City on its head with an inventive reverse city-builder premise that's incredibly satisfying.
John looks at Akira in John Wick: Chapter 4.

Is there going to be a John Wick: Chapter 5? Here’s what we want to see happen

Now that John Wick: Chapter 4 has premiered in theaters, there are many things fans want to see in a possible John Wick: Chapter 5 movie down the road.
Huawei P30 Pro and P30

The 15 most important smartphones that changed the world forever

There have been countless smartphones in the past two decades. But which ones stand out? Here are the 15 most important and influential smartphones ever.
Best Nintendo 3DS games

As the 3DS eShop closes, devs reflect on a golden age of Nintendo indies

The creators of some of Nintendo 3DS' biggest indie success stories reflect on the eShop's closure and what's still missing on Switch.
Voltme Revo 140 GaN charger in black color with a green Samsung Galaxy S23 Ultra against a white background.

Need a great charger for $100? I may have found the perfect one

Have a lot of devices on your desk? Need an easy way to charge all of them at once? This 140W charger from Voltme may be exactly what you've been looking for.
unreal engine 5 tackling biggest problem pc graphics respec

How Unreal Engine 5 is tackling the biggest problem in PC gaming

Epic announced a slate of new features for Unreal Engine 5 during its State of Unreal address, but the most important update flew under the radar.
Soldiers in Counter-Strike 2 key art.

Counter-Strike 2 could succeed where Overwatch 2 failed

For Counter-Strike 2's launch to go smoothly, Valve needs to take some lessons from Overwatch's 2 less-than-perfect rollout.
A man stands and points a gun in John Wick: Chapter 4.

The best kills in John Wick: Chapter 4, ranked

John Wick: Chapter 4 has premiered, and as expected, Keanu Reeves has delivered some bloody and spectacular kills throughout this three-hour action-packed epic.
Kiefer Sutherland and Meta Golding stand next to each other in Rabbit Hole.

Rabbit Hole cast and creators discuss their new espionage Paramount+ series

In an interview with Digital Trends, the cast and creators of Rabbit Hole discuss why a series about technology and disinformation should be told in 2023.
Front three quarter view of the 2023 Mercedes-Benz EQS SUV.

Why are so many luxury EVs ugly on the outside and gorgeous inside?

Luxury EVs are arriving from all the big players, but some of them fall flat on their ugly faces. Why can’t they look as cool on the outside as they do inside?
Garmin Forerunner 955 Solar displaying pace information.

4 simple pieces of tech that helped me run my first marathon

It's easy to overdo it when buying tech aimed at helping you in sports. I ran my first marathon last year, and I kept it simple with just a few pieces of tech.
John Wick stands behind a car in John Wick: Chapter 4.

How did they pull off those amazing action scenes in John Wick: Chapter 4?

John Wick: Chapter 4 continues the franchise's tradition of showcasing incredible action scenes. We talked to the film's stunt team to find out how they did it.