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Recent articles by Scott:

Magic at home: The best gift ideas for a strange holiday

Magic is my hobby, and there's no better time to start learning. → Read More

Best Nintendo gifts that aren't a Nintendo Switch

Know a Mario superfan? Here are some ideas from Lego sets to RC cars. → Read More

iPad Air 2020 review: The budget iPad Pro

The new Apple iPad Air has a fantastic design, the perfect size and right now it's the best iPad (if you can afford it). → Read More

Oculus Quest 2 review: Facebook's $299 VR headset is one of my favorite game consoles

The Quest 2 is faster, smaller, cheaper and better than ever. Except this time around, you need a Facebook account. → Read More

Apple's secret weapon in AR is right in front of us

Exclusive: Apple's AR executives talk about why iPhones and iPads are transforming into world-mapping, object-scanning tools -- and why that matters more right now than glasses. → Read More

Why you should buy a Nintendo Switch Lite and Oculus Quest 2, instead of PS5 or Xbox Series X

If you've got around $500 to spend on gaming hardware, I have an idea for you. → Read More

See what iPhone 12 Pro's new lidar feature can do with this 3D-scanning app

House-scanning app Canvas works with lidar on the iPhone 12 Pro, but also scans without it. The difference is accuracy. → Read More

Lidar on the iPhone 12 Pro: What it can do now, and why it matters for the future

The iPhone 12 Pro and 2020 iPad Pro have a new sensor that adds depth scanning for better photos, but the future points to AR glasses and more. We've been testing it out. → Read More

Apple's secret weapon in AR is right in front of us

Exclusive: Apple's AR executives talk about why iPhones and iPads are transforming into world-mapping, object-scanning tools -- and why that matters more right now than glasses. → Read More

Star Wars: Tales from the Galaxy's Edge is a VR step away from virtually visiting Disney

The new Oculus Quest game gives me a taste of almost being at a theme park. Maybe it's the start of something more. → Read More

MagSafe on iPhone 12: I still want USB-C, but I was wrong about Apple's magnetic charger

One day in and MagSafe has snapped itself into my life. But how many variations will there be? → Read More

Lidar on the iPhone 12 Pro: What it can do now, and why it matters for the future

The iPhone 12 Pro and 2020 iPad Pro have a new sensor that adds depth scanning for better photos, but the future points to AR glasses and more. We've been testing it out. → Read More

The MacBook is changing on the inside. Now it needs to change on the outside, too

Commentary: New M1 MacBooks should follow the iPad Pro's lead and evolve their design. → Read More

See what lidar can do on the iPhone 12 with this 3D-scanning app

House-scanning app Canvas works with lidar on the iPhone 12 Pro, but also scans without it. The difference is accuracy. → Read More

Oculus Quest update adds fitness tracker app, and Quest 2 gets 90Hz games

Oculus Move is a central fitness dashboard that rolls out next week, and updated games for Quest 2 are coming, too. → Read More

Game & Watch Super Mario review: Nintendo nostalgia in a tiny box

A remake/revamp of Nintendo's OG handheld makes for a neat retro holiday surprise. → Read More

PSVR on PS5: Everything you need to know

The PlayStation 5 does VR, but don't expect a new headset, or PS5-upgraded VR games, anytime soon → Read More

MagSafe on iPhone 12: I was wrong to doubt Apple's magnetic charger

One day in and MagSafe has snapped itself into my life. But how many variations will there be? → Read More

Lidar on the iPhone 12 Pro: What it can do now, and why it matters for the future

The iPhone 12 Pro and 2020 iPad Pro have a new sensor that adds depth scanning for better photos, but the future points to AR glasses and more. We've been testing it out. → Read More

The creators of Mario Kart Live talk about the future of gaming

A tiny Nintendo telepresence device has got me thinking. Here's what the creators had to say about it. → Read More