Skip to main content
  1. Home
  2. Features



Long-form articles about the people, places, and things in tech. We go beyond the surface story to unearth technology’s more fascinating details.

M4 iPad Pro with Magic Keyboard.

How the new iPad Pro is changing everything for the MacBook

The new ultra-thin iPad Pro may signal a new era for Apple products, with the MacBook potentially next on the list for a slimline revamp in the next few years.
The T-Mobile logo on a smartphone.

5 carriers you should use instead of T-Mobile

A screenshot from Harmonium: The Musical.

Harmonium: The Musical embraces the Deaf community to create something special

An iPhone home screen with iOS 18.

I can’t wait to make my iPhone look like Android with iOS 18

A monkey man faces off against a fiery boss in Black Myth: Wukong.

Black Myth: Wukong is a perfect chaser for Stellar Blade fans

Microsoft's CEO introducing Copilot+.

Microsoft is in trouble

Why Are Big TVs So Expensive? — You Asked Ep. 42

You Asked: Why are bigger TVs so much more expensive?

The RTX 4090 sitting on top of a PC.

The RTX 4090 has finally met its match

A white Belkin charger laying on a colorful desk mat.

This tiny Belkin charger is one of the best you can buy in 2024

A baby levitates a bunch of scientists in Goodnight Universe.

You’ll want to wish-list all 7 of these games we saw at Tribeca Fest

path of exile 2 sgf 2024 preview pathofexile2 cinematic sorceress

Path of Exile 2 is ready to go head-to-head with Diablo 4

The observatory in the remake of Riven.

Riven’s upcoming remake is only happening because Cyan can do it justice

The RTX 3060 installed in a gaming PC.

These are the PC upgrades that will have the biggest impact on performance

If you want to give your PC a boost, here's how you can make the most of your budget.
Battle Aces' kraken in the cinematic reveal trailer.

Battle Aces does for RTS games what Pokémon Unite did for MOBAs

Battle Aces simplifies mechanics and makes the RTS game genre much more approachable, just like Pokémon Unite did for MOBA games.
Screenshots of various new iMessage features in iOS 18.

Every new iMessage feature coming to your iPhone in iOS 18

Your iMessages are changing significantly in Apple's iOS 18 update. Here are all of the new features to look forward to.
Geoff Keighley shows a slide showing the top 10 selling Steam Games of 2024.

Video games are changing, and Summer Game Fest just teased what’s next

Summer Game Fest was full of exciting world premieres, but its most important reveal was teasing the future of video games.
Person flying on green glider toward floating island in cloudy sky

This Miyazaki-inspired survival game lets you heal the environment

Astrolabe Interactive's co-op survival game Aloft builds its gameplay mechanics around an environmental cause.
The cast of The Boys.

The Boys shouldn’t end with season 5

The Boys has been recently confirmed to end with season 5, but that's a mistake; the show should keep going, although with a significant shakeup.
madden nfl 25 2024 preview

Madden 25 lets you control everything, including contract negotiations

We spoke to Clint Oldenburg, American Football Production director for EA Sports, to talk about how it is putting more control in the hands of players.
The Google Pixel 8a's screen.

5 phones you should buy instead of the Google Pixel 8a

The Google Pixel 8a is a midrange star, but it's not the only option in town. Here are five phones you should buy instead of the Google Pixel 8a.
Key art for Stalker 2.

S.T.A.L.K.E.R. 2 seems like it will be well worth the wait

We've had to wait a long time to go hands-on with S.T.A.L.K.E.R. 2, but what I played at Summer Game Fest indicates that it is well worth the wait.
Multiple Apple Watches running watchOS 11.

I’ve never been more excited to wear an Apple Watch

I love wearing an Apple Watch, and I have for years. But thanks to watchOS 11, it's about to get better than ever.
The main character in Phantom Blade Zero

Phantom Blade Zero delivers the action I wanted from Stellar Blade

We went hands-on with Phantom Blade Zero at Summer Game Fest, and the upcoming action game feels like a faster version of Stellar Blade at times.
honor of kings sgf 2024 preview banner

This smash-hit game is finally coming to the U.S., and you should take notice

Honor of Kings already has over 200 million registered players, and now it's about to hit the global market. Here's how the mobile MOBA looks before launch.
Key art for Sly Cooper and the Thievius Raccoonus

3 outstanding PS Plus games to play this weekend (June 14-16)

While you wait for all the new PlayStation 5 games announced this month, check out these three standouts on PS Plus this weekend.
Marcus in Gears of War: Ultimate Edition.

After the Xbox Games Showcase, play these Game Pass greats this weekend (June 14-16)

With so many big Xbox games announced last weekend, these Game Pass titles just became must-play refreshers.
Samsung S95D Anti-Glare

Staring deep into the anti-glare abyss of the Samsung S95D

The jury isn't quite back on whether Samsung's new anti-glare and anti-reflection screen on its S95D OLED is here to stay — that'll be up to the consumers.
One of the rarity characters in Bokeh Game Studio's Slitterhead.

Silent Hill creator’s new game Slitterhead prioritizes action over scares

We got a creepy look at Slitterhead during Summer Game Fest and learned why Silent Hill creator Keiichiro Toyama is prioritizing action over horror.
Sol stands between Jecki and Yord in The Acolyte.

The Acolyte can’t escape Star Wars’ biggest Jedi problem

Not even The Acolyte has managed to make the Jedi interesting again.
Emi Kimura shooting robot in Yars Rising

Yars Rising is the comeback an Atari 2600 classic deserves

Yars Rising, Atari's Yars reboot, reimagines the series as a 2D action-adventure platformer. Here's how its environmental puzzles and combat pay off.
A person demonstrating the new Siri revamped with Apple Intelligence at the Worldwide Developers Conference (WWDC) 2024.

Here’s every AI feature coming to your iPhone with iOS 18

Apple's WWDC 2024 keynote was jam packed with its new AI features and tools coming across all platforms. Here's a rundown of what to expect.
An NPC looms tall in Greedfall 2: The Dying World.

GreedFall 2: The Dying World is going full-on Dragon Age: Origins

GreedFall 2: The Dying World is completely shaking up its predecessor with a new combat system inspired by Dragon Age: Origins.
Goku in Dragon Ball: Sparking! Zero.

Dragon Ball: Sparking! Zero is the anime sandbox of your dreams

With spectacle-filled fights and a Custom Battle mode, Dragon Ball: Sparking! Zero is shaping up to be the ultimate Dragon Ball sandbox.
Examples of how iOS 18's home screen can be customized.

There’s a big problem with iOS 18’s amazing customization features

With iOS 18, you'll see massive changes to the way you customize your iPhone's home screen. The new features look good, but did Apple go a step too far?