I Was a Virtual Reality Nonbeliever

It took almost vomiting twice, but I’m officially a convert.

Nov. 17 2017 8:00 AMBig Tobacco. Big Pharma. Big Tech?The rise of a new epithet, and what it means for Silicon Valley.
Nov. 16 2017 7:30 PMBaidu’s New Smart Speaker Looks Like Nothing Else on the MarketIt shows why the company could challenge Google and Amazon.
Nov. 16 2017 12:01 PMIs This What the Next Generation of Wearables Should Look Like? A new wearable wants to fade into the background.
Nov. 15 2017 5:30 AMTo: You. From: My Butt.Thanks to our feature-stuffed smartphones, we now inhabit a golden age of butt dialing.
Nov. 14 2017 4:57 PMWhy I Returned My iPhone XGetting my hands on an iPhone X was hard. Returning it was easy.
Nov. 12 2017 9:00 AMStrapping This Light to Your Bike Is the Smartest Thing a Cyclist Can DoA combination bike light and camera can capture accident footage when witnesses aren’t around.
Nov. 10 2017 12:06 PMWe Don’t Need an App for ThatMosaic, Steven Soderbergh’s new series for smartphones, lets you pick the plot you want. Bad idea.
Nov. 9 2017 8:05 PMOnly Sinclair Can Save YouTrump’s FCC chair is making a novel, bad-faith argument in order to weaken competition in local news.
Nov. 8 2017 8:24 PMHollywood SquaresApple inked a TV deal with Reese Witherspoon and Jennifer Aniston. Their fans aren’t the ones the company needs to take on Netflix.
Nov. 8 2017 6:03 PMIt’s Up to Apple to Redeem Goofy HeadsetsWhy Apple could succeed where Google Glass and Snapchat Spectacles failed
Nov. 7 2017 7:32 PMWhy Are iPhones Still So Fragile?Does Apple owe you anything more than a beautiful phone?
Nov. 7 2017 4:00 PMTwitter Is Ditching 140 CharactersEveryone will have 280. Here’s why it’s the right move.
Nov. 7 2017 12:29 PMThe Problem With Silicon Valley’s PlaythingsEven YouTube’s service for kids is being abused. Can anything control the massive platforms that now shape our lives?
Nov. 7 2017 5:55 AMHow Shea Serrano Uses the InternetThe Ringer writer was once a web commenter who actually used his real name. Now he commands a Twitter army.
Nov. 6 2017 1:30 PMYour Apartment Is Amazon’s ShowroomThe company’s use of augmented reality to put sofas and coffeemakers in your home is a goofy—and revealing—misstep.
Nov. 17 2017 1:03 AMTesla Unveiled Its New Semi Truck—and a Surprise Sports CarThe only thing more impressive than these vehicles would be getting production of the Model 3 back on track.
Nov. 16 2017 5:36 PMTwitter May Make It Easier to TweetstormMust it?
Nov. 15 2017 8:35 AMOur First Hints at How the Next iPhone Will Be DifferentThe iPhone X just came out, but it’s not too early to start thinking about what Apple will offer in 2018 and 2019.
Nov. 14 2017 6:06 PMWe Used the App That Reveals What Women Look Like Without Their Makeup on the Man Who Created ItHe probably doesn’t like it, either.
Nov. 12 2017 9:06 PMThe #MeAt14 Hashtag Is a Moving Rebuke to Roy MooreAnd the people defending him.
Nov. 10 2017 12:20 PMAddiction for Fun and ProfitFacebook and other Silicon Valley companies strive to keep users hooked. Does that make them evil?
Nov. 10 2017 8:00 AMIs the iPhone's Camera Finally Good Enough?Reviewers have lots of praise for the iPhone X—but that selfie might feel too accurate for comfort. 
Nov. 9 2017 1:29 PMThe Worst Consequence of Twitter’s New Character LimitThe president is becoming coherent.
Nov. 8 2017 6:56 PMSnapchat Finally Admitted It’s Really ConfusingNow comes the hard part.
Nov. 8 2017 12:49 PMA Dangerous Self-Driving Car Is Still Better Than a Human DriverObjectively, anyway. The question is whether humans can handle this truth.
Nov. 7 2017 4:58 PMWe Used to Be Mark Ruffalo. Now We’re All the Hulk.Is this Election Day 2017 meme the catharsis we need?
Nov. 7 2017 3:11 PMRussian Trolls Are Still Co-Opting Black Organizers’ EventsFacebook banned them. That didn’t stop their mischief.
Nov. 7 2017 8:06 AMApple’s Most Innovative ProductIt might be its tax-avoidance scheme.
Nov. 6 2017 6:55 PMA Tribute to Two Beautiful Months of Beyoncé’s Perfect Instagram GridApparently imperfection is what’s in now.
Nov. 3 2017 7:45 PMDylan Went Electric. Selena Goes Vertical.Too bad her innovative new music video is more boring than rocks.