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Recent articles by Scott:

Facebook's Oculus Quest 2 is starting to experiment with blending the real world with VR

Facebook's AR glasses are still years away from becoming a reality, but the Oculus Quest 2 could be the stepping-stone in the meantime. → Read More

How to get iPhone notifications in VR with Oculus Quest

You can stay connected with a VR headset on -- if you're an iPhone owner. Android owners will have to wait a bit. → Read More

Google confirms TicWatch, Fossil will get Wear OS 3 updates in 2022

So far, Samsung's next watch is the only Wear OS 3 watch on deck for 2021 → Read More

Spielberg's AI at 20: The best film about the afterlife of gadgets

Look beyond Pinocchio, and see the future of tech products outliving humanity. It rings truer than ever. → Read More

iPadOS 15 beta hands-on: Widgets and dock improvements, but multitasking still feels the same

Is the iPad a computer? Yes, of course. Is it your ultimate computer? iPadOS 15 is trying to make that happen. → Read More

Zelda: Skyward Sword is the third-best Zelda game on Switch

The Nintendo Switch's latest Zelda game is a Wii classic with some brand-new controls, but it takes some getting used to. → Read More

Tag Heuer's Super Mario smartwatch adds Nintendo flair for $2100

A very expensive limited edition Wear OS watch, for no clear reason → Read More

The new OLED Nintendo Switch: everything it can (and can't) do

The upgraded Switch arrives October 8: what it adds, what it lacks, and whether it's worth $350. → Read More

Samsung's next Galaxy Watch coming this summer has a whole new Google look

The first look at the One UI Watch interface, which will also arrive on other watches this fall. → Read More

Ratchet & Clank: Rift Apart devs on the world-jumping future of PS5

Zapping instantly between game environments shows off an advantage to the console's solid-state storage that could be explored even further. → Read More

Adobe's new Substance 3D creative suite revamps its tools in one package

The subscription-based collection aims to be a 3D creation and capture do-it-all. → Read More

Lego's two-player Super Mario update adds Luigi, and a massive Bowser airship

Hands-on: Lego Super Mario's Luigi update is a great model for interactive Lego sets, but not always a great game. → Read More

Fitbit Luxe hands-on: A really small fitness tracker is a blessing and a curse

Fitbit's latest jewelry-ready tracker is capable, but its tiny interface is the drawback. → Read More

Facebook is starting to test ads in Oculus VR

The long-discussed proposal is now starting in a few apps. → Read More

Nintendo's Switch Pro no-show at E3: re-set your 2021 expectations

No new hardware and Breath of the Wild 2 in 2022 suggest that you should be happy for now with what you have. → Read More

Nintendo announces a new WarioWare game at E3

WarioWare: Get It Together brings two-player co-op weirdness September 10. → Read More

Nintendo Switch Pro's E3 expectations: Bigger screen, 4K gaming and hopefully a new controller

Switch Pro, Switch XL, Switch 2, Switch Max: What will it be called and will there be new games alongside it? Here are glimpses ahead of Nintendo Direct at E3. → Read More

Hasbro and Niantic's new game will drop Transformers into the real world like Pokemon Go

Transformers: Heavy Metal is the first new game built on Niantic's multiplayer AR platform, Lightship. → Read More

Apple's new iOS 15 features would be a perfect fit for AR glasses

Apple doesn't have a headset yet, but the latest software for iPhones, iPads and Macs keeps building the groundwork → Read More

Playdate, a crank-enabled indie handheld game console, goes on sale for $179 in July

It gets mystery games over Wi-Fi, and looks like an adorable Wes Anderson Game Boy → Read More