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An F-150 Lightning Platinum Black model in dim lighting.

Ford is only making 2,000 of these matte black F-150 Lightnings. Here’s your first look

Ford is taking the F-150 Lightning to a new level with a super-limited Platinum Black edition, coming in early 2024.
A person wearing the Ultrahuman Ring Air and the Oura Ring.

I’ve worn two of the best smart rings. Here’s which one you should buy

I've worn both the Oura Ring and the Ultrahuman Ring Air day and night for weeks, and know both products well. Now, I can tell you which one you should buy.
A person holding the Oppo Reno10, showing the back of the phone.

This new Android phone impressed me as soon as I picked it up

I like getting a new phone and then feeling like it's going to be a good one — and that's what I felt with the Oppo Reno 10. Here's why it's been so impressive.
A broken down station wagon in Pacific Drive.

Pacific Drive puts you behind the wheel of a supernatural station wagon

Pacific Drive is a surprising hybrid between a station wagon racing game and a full-on immersive sim.
The side of the Apple Watch Ultra with the Solo Loop band.

Here’s why scientists really want you to clean your smartwatch

When's the last time you cleaned your smartwatch band? It's probably been a while, right? Here's why scientists want you to change that.
Key art for Warhammer 40,000: Space Marine 2 featuring Titus.

Warhammer 40,000: Space Marine 2 reminds me of Exoprimal — in the best ways

We played an hour of Warhammer 40,000: Space Marine 2, which has the same primal joy we came to love in this year's Exoprimal.
iPhone 14 Pro Max lying on a table, showing the Battery section of the Settings app.

My 11-month-old iPhone 14 Pro has a big battery life problem

My iPhone 14 Pro is not even a year old, but it's already suffering from extremely poor battery life. And I'm not alone.
The Mobvoi Ticwatch Pro 5 and Samsung Galaxy Watch 6 Classic, showing different watch faces.

I reviewed 2 of the best Android smartwatches. This is the one I’d buy

I've worn the Samsung Galaxy Watch 6 Classic and Ticwatch Pro 5 over the past weeks. They're both great, but there's only one I'd actually buy.
the 7th guest vr hands on impressions volumetric actors

The 7th Guest VR is an ingenious reimagining of a PC gaming classic

We tried out The 7th Guest VR, which ingeniously reimagines a foundational 1993 PC classic as a modern escape room game.
Ahsoka Tano takes on Darth Vader in "Star Wars: Rebels."

Ahsoka vs. Anakin Skywalker: who would win in a fight?

With Anakin Skywalker set to appear in Disney+'s Star Wars series, Ahsoka, let's discuss whether or not he could best his former Padawan in a possible rematch.
Samsung Goodlock app logo.

Have a Samsung phone? This is the one app you have to download

Samsung phones are great out of the box, but there's one app you can download to unlock a load of hidden features.
Jin in Tekken 8

Everything announced at Gamescom Opening Night Live 2023

From Tekken 8's release date to Alan Wake 2's spooky new trailer, there's every single announcement from this year's gamescom Opening Night Live stream.
A Deep Purple iPhone 14 Pro on top of a Haunted Mansion wallpaper placemat.

If Apple releases the iPhone 15 Ultra next month, it needs these 4 things

We may actually be getting an iPhone 15 Ultra this year, rather than a Pro Max. Here's what Apple should do to justify the name change.
A person wearing the Ozlo Sleepbuds.

A pair of tiny earbuds are about to change the way you sleep

A new company has taken the discontinued Bose Sleepbuds 2 and reimagined them as a complete healthy sleep system, with plenty of new features.
The OnePlus 11 and Nothing Phone 2's camera modules.

I tested the cameras on 2 great Android phones and it was brutal

This is a camera battle between the OnePlus 11 and the Nothing Phone 2, which also makes it a battle between Carl Pei phones. Which one will win?
Asus ROG Strix Scar 17 sitting on a table.

AMD’s new laptop CPU is the fastest I’ve seen, but you shouldn’t buy it yet

We had a chance to test AMD's latest Ryzen 9 7945HX3D inside the Asus Scar 17, and although it's the fastest gaming CPU around, you shouldn't buy it yet.
The Samsung Galaxy Z Flip 5 with its cover screen on.

I thought I’d hate the Galaxy Z Flip 5 — until I changed one thing

I've been using the Galaxy Z Flip 5 for a few weeks now, and I really, really love it. But it didn't start out that way.
watchOS 10 running on an Apple Watch Ultra.

The Apple Watch X could change everything. Here are 6 things I want to see

Rumors suggest the Apple Watch X is coming in 2024 or 2025 — and it should be a huge upgrade. Whenever it gets here, these are a few things I hope to see.
Solid Snake and Raiden hold weapons in Metal Gear Solid 2.

We played 4 upcoming Konami games, including Metal Gear Solid: Master Collection

We went hands on with Konami's upcoming slate of games, getting a first look at Metal Gear Solid: Master Collection, Super Bomberman R 2 and more.
You Asked

You Asked: best TVs for bright rooms, when to use eARC, and more

You have questions. We have answers. The Digital Trends community has tons of great AV questions and we're going answer them in our new series: You Asked.
Oregon Trail on a TI-84 graphing calculator.

Algebra, graphing calculators, and dying of dysentery

Getting a graphing calculator is a rite of passage for teenagers. So, too, is putting games on them. Some things never change.
The Xbox logo.

The impending Xbox 360 Store closure makes me wary of Game Pass’ future

The Xbox 360 Store is going away, and it now feels inevitable that this will one day happen to Xbox Game Pass and the current Microsoft Store.
Lenovo Legion Tower 7i gaming PC sitting on a table.

Why I gave up selling tech on Facebook Marketplace

A nightmarish week of trying to sell a MacBook and a gaming PC convinced me that Facebook Marketplace isn't worth your time for tech.
Final Fantasy 16's main cast standing together.

More Black video game heroes shouldn’t be a fantasy

Though video games have grown when it comes to diversit, some of the industry's biggest franchises still struggle to center Black heroes.
The Justice League of Zack Snyder's Justice League.

The DCEU was better than the MCU. Here’s why

As the DCEU continues to wind down, we're taking a look back at the seven things that the DC Extended Universe did better than the MCU.
Marvel's heroes charge into battle in Avengers: Endgame.

Superhero movies aren’t events anymore

From Ant-Man and the Wasp: Quantumania to The Flash, superheroes have underperformed in 2023. Will Blue Beetle and other comic book movies suffer the same fate?
The YouTube app on an iPhone.

YouTube with a blank home screen is a beautiful place

Turning off your YouTube watch history now leads to a blissfully blank home screen when you fire up the app or site in a web browser.
The back of the Samsung Galaxy Z Flip 5 and Galaxy Z Flip 4.

My camera test of the two best flip phones was frustratingly close

Does the Galaxy Z Flip 5 have a better camera than the Galaxy Z Flip 4? We put the two against each other to find out.
Spider-Man running on the LG UltraGear OLED 45.

Why I couldn’t live without an ultrawide gaming monitor

Ultrawide or dual-monitor setup? It's tough to choose, but for the way I work and game, I absolutely need an ultrawide monitor.
An iPhone 14 Pro with an unlocked lock screen showing a DoorDash notification.

3 reasons why I can’t leave my iPhone for an Android phone

Android phones are great, and they have clear advantages over the iPhone. But try as I might, I just can't quit my iPhone.
Jak winds up his magic fist in Immortals of Aveum.

How Immortals of Aveum wants to rethink PC optimization with Unreal Engine 5

Immortals of Aveum will debut a new feature for PC graphics, allowing you to see how each setting will impact your performance in real time.
Apple Watch Ultra being worn showing off the Action Button.

Dear Apple, please don’t release an Apple Watch Ultra 2 this year

We're only a few weeks away from Apple's fall event, which would bring new iPhones and Apple Watches. But here's why an Apple Watch Ultra 2 would be a waste.
Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 5 half folded on a showcase.

I spent 3 days with the Galaxy Z Fold 5. It’s not what I expected

The Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 5 looks like a boring upgrade on paper. But after using the phone for a few days, it really surprised me.
amazon smart oven review keypad

Are smart kitchen gadgets worth it?

So many gadgets are popping up with smart in the name. But what does this really mean, and when it comes to smart kitchen appliances, is it worth it?