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Past articles by Darrell:

Honda's new Motocompacto e-scooter is stolen straight from my dreams

Honda has a new electric scooter with 12 miles of range designed for first- and last-mile travel. It retails for $950 starting in November. → Read More

The iPhone 15 Pro is the next AAA game console

The iPhone 15 Pro is getting a number of AAA console games later this year. This could be the start of iPhone's next big gaming moment. → Read More

iPhone 15 proves the key battleground in smartphone photography is character

iPhone 15 Pro comes with new options for making your photos look uniquely yours. That's key for the future of smartphone camera competition. → Read More

Apple’s iPhone 15 feels like a refined flagship with smart camera improvements

Apple's iPhone 15 has a new design that includes more rounded edges and the introduction of the Dynamic Island to a non-Pro phone for the first time. → Read More

Hands-on with the pink Apple Watch Series 9 and ultra-er Apple Watch Ultra 2

Apple launched its latest Apple Watch models today, including an Apple Watch Series 9 and a new Apple Watch Ultra 2. The new watches come with all new → Read More

Schwank’s Portable Infrared Grill will massively elevate your cook-out game

Schwank's infrared grill can reach 1500 F in just a few minutes and it cooks steaks perfectly, regardless of your skill as a chef. → Read More

The 2023 Asus Zenbook S 13 OLED is a pint-sized powerhouse with a gorgeous display

The Intel-powered Asus Zenbook S 13 is a beautiful, extremely portable notebook that delivers ample performance in a super svelte package. → Read More

Paul McCartney used AI to make a new Beatles song

Paul McCartney has made a new Beatles song, using AI, to be released later this year, featuring vocals from John Lennon recorded in 1978. → Read More

Putting the 'Pro' in Apple Vision Pro and other TC news

Apple Vision Pro bowed to the public this week, and Apple pitched it as a very consumer-friendly device. But is it secretly just for pros? → Read More

Apple's Vision Pro headset seems too good to be real — because it basically is

Apple's Vision Pro headset is real enough, but it won't be real for the majority of consumers for many years, if ever. → Read More

No one has done AR or VR well. Can Apple?

Apple is expected to launch its 'Reality Pro' AR/VR headset on Monday. Can the iPhone-maker succeed where no one has yet been able to? → Read More

Lenovo’s Yoga Book 9i realizes the full potential of a dual-screen laptop

Lenovo Yoga Book 9i review: This dual-screen OLED laptop is as amazing in practice as it seemed in concept, and it's a great all-around PC. → Read More

AI doomerism is overblown and other TC news

Many of the leading voices in AI have co-signed yet another ominous open letter warning that we should be “mitigating the risk of extinction from AI.” However, the voices shouting for regulation the loudest have us wondering how much of the AI fear-mongering is warranted, and how much is self-serving theater. This week, I’m joined by […] → Read More

Apple invites media to WWDC 2023 keynote, where AR headset is expected to debut

Apple's WWDC 2023 keynote is happening on June 5 at 10 AM PT, and we're expecting to see the first look at the company's AR headset. → Read More

This episode is just an excuse to talk about Zelda and other TC news

This episode of The TechCrunch Podcast is just an excuse to talk about Zelda and other TC news. → Read More

Kevin Systrom explains why Artifact wants to treat writers like the creators they are

Kevin Systrom's Artifact is adding features at a rapid pace — now, the news app from Instagram's founders is focusing on writers. → Read More

Cruise expands supervised self-driving ride-hailing to Houston and Dallas

Cruise is expanding its driverless ride-hailing program to two new cities in Texas: Houston and Dallas. → Read More

Vast and SpaceX aim to put the first commercial space station in orbit in 2025

Vast, a space station startup, is teaming up with SpaceX to launch the first operational commercial space station in August 2025. → Read More

Think of the monetized children and other TC news

Is Meta’s cavalier approach to COPPA compliance finally coming to a close? → Read More

How Shopify bungled its latest layoffs and made employees feel like NPCs

Shopify laid off 20% of its global workforce today – and its CEO did so with a letter that fundamentally trivialized the human impact. → Read More