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Recent articles by Scott:

Pico 4 Could Be the First of Many Meta Quest VR Competitors

The VR headset, from TikTok parent company ByteDance, is going for Meta's turf with an app store, fitness straps, avatars and more. → Read More

AirPods Owner? You're Missing Out if You're Not Using These Tricks

Learn how to find lost buds, save battery, create makeshift hearing aids and more. → Read More

Apple Watch Series 8 Review: Degrees of Difference

Next to the Apple Watch Ultra, the Series 8 may be too subtle an upgrade for many. But its health features feel more evolved than ever. → Read More

Meta Quest Pro, or Cambria? What We Know About Meta's Next VR Headset

Meta's next big VR device, expected in October, is more expensive and advanced, but it won't replace the Quest 2. → Read More

PlayStation VR 2 Hands-On: Sony's Upcoming PS5 VR Headset Wowed Me

Sony's new display and controllers for its 2023 VR headset make a great first impression. → Read More

Apple Watch Series 8 Review in Progress: My Thoughts After a Week

So far, it's hard to tell how it compares with the Apple Watch Ultra -- or upcoming competitors. But I decided against testing the car-crash feature, for obvious reasons. → Read More

Apple Watch Series 8 Review In Progress: Improvement By Degrees

So far, it's hard to tell how this watch compares with the Ultra -- or upcoming competitors. But I decided against testing the car-crash feature, for obvious reasons. → Read More

iPhone 14 Pro's Most Eye-Catching Feature Feels Like It's Winking at Something Else

Commentary: Is Dynamic Island the future of iPhone widgets or something more? → Read More

Apple Watch Ultra Hands-On: Everything You Need to Know

It's big, sturdy and packed with new features. → Read More

Meta's Future Quest VR Headsets Will Use Custom Qualcomm Chips for Years

A new multiyear agreement focuses on VR headsets; no word on AR, though. → Read More

Apple AR, VR Headset Expectations: When Will It Show Up?

Apple's next big product might not be here until next year. Here's what we expect. → Read More

Lenovo Glasses T1 Are Wearable Displays That Also Work With iPhones

The glasses arrive in 2023. → Read More

Fitbit Sense 2 Arriving This Fall for $300, With All-Day Stress Sensor

Here is how Fitbit's sensor-studded watch may differ from the Pixel Watch. → Read More

Best Handheld Game Console in 2022

The best hardware to take on the go, from the Nintendo Switch to Valve Steam Deck. → Read More

The Next iPad and iPad Pro Could Bring Plenty of Upgrades

It may be a good idea to hold off on buying an iPad right now, as we expect new models from Apple later this year. → Read More

The Low-Cost VR Honeymoon Is Over

Get ready for a wave of expensive VR headsets. Even with a $101 price hike, the Meta Quest 2 may be the cheapest of the bunch. → Read More

Meta Quest 2 Will Be $101 More Expensive From Aug. 1

Welcome to the new price of VR. → Read More

How Does the Newest M2 MacBook Air Leave Room for the iPad?

Apple's Mac lineup keeps getting more polished. The iPad, however, is a slowly evolving question mark. → Read More

Apple Discusses the Future of Health

A new report aims to define the company's philosophies. Apple VP Sumbul Desai talks to CNET about where things go from here. → Read More

Google Begins Publicly Testing Its AR Glasses

The camera-enabled assistive glasses won't be able to take photos or video, though. → Read More