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Recent articles by Scott:

Unlike Google Glass, These New AR Glasses Unveiled at I/O Might Actually Be Practical

This time around, Google puts aside flair to focus on features like language translation. → Read More

Google's 'Premium' Pixel Tablet Is on the Way for 2023

Tablets are an iPad-dominated field, and Google plans to re-enter the game. → Read More

Google Has Big Plans for AR. Google Maps Could Be the Key

The company is harnessing its GPS power to build new AR features. → Read More

Mark Zuckerberg Just Showed How Meta's Next Mixed Reality VR Headset Will Work

A demo of Meta Cambria demonstrates how it blends AR and VR, while Quest 2 headsets could be used to develop apps in the meantime. → Read More

Fitbit Co-Founder: Pixel Watch Won't Kill the Fitbit

In an exclusive interview with CNET, James Park discusses Fitbit's future now that Google has announced its first flagship Pixel smartwatch. → Read More

Google Maps Could Provide a Boost to the Company's AR Plans

Google Maps data could be everywhere you look with the company's AR initiative, but the search giant is far from alone. → Read More

Google Has New AR Glasses in Development

The glasses look normal, can translate and display information, and look like a next generation vision of Google Glass → Read More

Fitbit's Founder on the Google Pixel Watch and the Future of Fitbit

James Park talks to CNET about the Google Pixel Watch, and where Fitbit's vision goes from here. → Read More

A New Google Pixel Tablet Is Coming in 2023

A return to tablets for Google, and what it means for this iPad-dominated field. → Read More

Panic Playdate vs. Analogue Pocket: Indie Gaming Handhelds Compared

Two hard-to-find retro handhelds aren't Nintendo Switch or Steam Deck replacements, but they each have their own appeal. → Read More

How the Apple Watch Could Become an Even Better Fitness Tracker

Commentary: The Apple Watch could learn a thing or two from its rivals. → Read More

Meta Cambria, Quest 3: What to Expect From Meta's Next VR Headset

Meta's next big virtual reality headset looks to be more expensive and advanced, but it won't replace the Quest 2. → Read More

Why Password Managers Are Great Until You Lose Your Password

Commentary: Don't lose your password manager password like I did. → Read More

Microsoft Tests Its HoloLens 2 AR Headset In Cars With Volkswagen

The partnership will explore how AR could work in moving autonomous vehicles, and in other places too. → Read More

I Learned how to Drive in the UK by Playing Forza Horizon 4

Using the Microsoft game as a simulator helped me prepare for driving on the wrong side of the road. → Read More

Between Glasses, Phone and Drone, Snap Aims to Blanket the World in AR

Snap's latest tools (and a new selfie drone) look to expand augmented reality a lot further. Cloud-connected, city-scale lenses could be more like world portals. → Read More

Nintendo Switch Sports Review: Everything Old Is New Again

The groundbreaking Wii game gets a modern revival. Depending on how old you are, it's either new-to-you or more of the same. → Read More

Panic Playdate Review: The Weirdest, Best Fidget Game Console Ever

Little, yellow, different. This indie handheld game system breaks lots of rules. → Read More

iMovie's Latest Update Will Make Your Movie For You

Apple's latest iMovie trick is creating automatic movies and DIY templates. The update hits today. → Read More

Meta Begins Monetizing Its Metaverse

You'll soon be able to buy in-world items in Meta's Horizon Worlds VR app, but they won't yet carry over to every world. → Read More