Latest Stories

Surviving Mars

Surviving Mars review: Spreading humanity to the stars isn't easy

Surviving Mars has a lot of interface annoyances and other small issues, but its blend of optimism and dread makes a compelling foundation for a city/colony builder.

realMyst: Masterpiece Edition

All five Myst games are being rereleased for Myst's 25th anniversary

Hot on the heels of last week's Firmament announcement, Cyan teases another project—this time related to Myst proper, and with the cryptic message "Perhaps the ending has yet to be written..."

Microsoft Edge browser logo

Microsoft tries forcing Mail users to open links in Edge, and people are freaking out

Microsoft says it's testing a change to the Mail app on a small set of users, requiring them to use Edge to open external links. No one's happy.

Shadow of the Tomb Raider

This week in games: Shadow of the Tomb Raider confirmed, Witcher 3's Geralt joins Soulcalibur VI

Plus: Pillars of Eternity II is delayed a month, someone beat the Dark Souls trilogy without getting hit even once, and EVE players pay tribute to Stephen Hawking. This is gaming news for March 12 to 16.

ryzen vulnerability logos

AMD's Ryzen, Epyc security co-processor and chipset have major flaws, researchers claim

A little-known security firm claims that AMD's Ryzen and Epyc architectures are subject to major exploitable flaws. While AMD said it hasn't had time to confirm or deny the claims, CTS-Labs has already published "clarifications."

fliiners dash cam

Record your travels for cheap with this $30 dash cam

Many dash cams cost north of $100, but Amazon is selling the Fliiners Mini LCD dash cam for just $30.59.


Smarten up your dumb devices with this $20, two-for-one smart plug deal

You can get a two-pack of the Keewifi Kisslink smart plug for $20, a 50 percent savings.

samsung galaxy s9 hero

Samsung Galaxy S9: The best tips and tricks

Make your new Galaxy S9 as useful as possible by exercising these software features and options.

raspberry pi 3

Raspberry Pi projects: Insanely innovative, incredibly cool creations

The $35 Raspberry Pi micro-PC can be used for all sorts of imaginative projects. Here are some of the coolest Raspberry Pi creations out there.

s9 case hub

Best Samsung Galaxy S9 and S9+ cases: Top picks in every style

If you want a case for your new Galaxy S9, check out our list to find the one that's right for you.

wave environment

Airthings Wave review: Real-time radon detection

This device tracks levels of the deadly, odorless gas but at a steep price.


180315 routines 1

Google Assistant rolls out Routines

Google Assistant rolls out Routines



Windows 10: Everything you need to know

The next Microsoft Windows 10 update is always around the corner. Check here for the latest news, reviews, video, and more.

wear os by google logo

Android Wear becomes Wear OS by Google—let's hope bigger changes follow

Google has announced that it's changing the name of Android Wear to Wear OS, but it needs more than new branding to fix what ails it.

Android Security

The state of Android security: Great on Oreo, but most phones are missing out

Google has released its annual Android security support and it's done well to lock down the Play Store and phones running Oreo.