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Recent articles by Scott:

Disney's pop-up AR app for Marvel's Eternals puts actors in your living room

Disney's iOS-exclusive Eternals augmented reality app is testing the waters of interactive movie tie-ins. → Read More

Oculus Quest 2 is a great game console. Can it be more?

One year in, Facebook's VR headset is still a technological marvel, but the challenges will increase as Facebook tries to make it a doorway to much more. → Read More

Pikmin Bloom: How Niantic and Nintendo's new game mixes walking, memory and AR

The new mobile game is slowly making its way to launch. We tried it, and Niantic's CEO explains what to expect. → Read More

The $300 Oura Ring Gen3 improves heart and health sensors, adds subscription fee

The smart ring now has always-on heart rate and better temperature sensors, but also comes with a monthly fee. → Read More

How Apple's larger-screen Apple Watch is opening up new ideas

Apple execs Alan Dye and Stan Ng discuss what influenced the design and what a larger-screened watch means for you. → Read More

The iPod is still here, it's just evolved

Apple's idea of what a "Pod" is keeps changing, but it's more valid than ever → Read More

Varjo Aero aims to push the envelope for high-res PC VR: Hands-on

The $1,990 headset is brighter and crisper than anything else I've tried, but it's priced and pitched toward business. → Read More

Resident Evil 4 in VR almost feels like a whole new game

The Oculus Quest 2 port looks and feels a lot better than I thought it would, but the cut scenes are, sadly, 2D. → Read More

The next MacBook Pros need these features from the iPad Pro

The new MacBook Pro got the iPad Pro's mini-LED display with ProMotion. But there are more features I'd like to see make the leap. → Read More

What the next MacBooks should steal from the iPad Pro

The latest MacBook Pros got Mini LED displays with ProMotion. But, there's more I'd like to see make the leap. → Read More

AirPods 3 could debut today, and there are a few upgrades I'm hoping for

Commentary: Apple's next-gen earbuds may make an appearance at today's event, and this is my AirPods wishlist. → Read More

Apple Watch 7 shows it's time for more smartwatch changes

Improvements to the latest Apple Watch point out what's missing more clearly than ever. → Read More

Facebook execs including Zuckerberg show off prototype VR headsets ahead of developer conference

Are any of these the successor to the Quest 2? → Read More

My AirPods 3 wishlist: All the upgrades I want Apple to make for its next-gen earbuds

Commentary: Apple's AirPods 3 could debut at the company's October event, and I still have a few features I hope to see. → Read More

Magic Leap planning new AR glasses for 2022, joining a crowded field

The company's fully pivoted to business, and the smaller glasses promise a better field of view → Read More

Metroid Dread's creator on life among the Metroidvanias

Yoshio Sokamoto discusses Samus, Dread and the big Switch question: TV or handheld? → Read More

Facebook is investing millions into a user-created metaverse, but it's not here yet

Horizon Worlds looks to be a place for concert venues and paid events, but there's still no public release date in sight. → Read More

Facebook's outage also hit its AR and VR gadgets, making them temporarily half-blind

Half-connected virtual reality, nonfunctioning smartglasses: This is what a future of Facebook-connected things could look like when Facebook is down. → Read More

Facebook's outage also hit its AR and VR gadgets, making them temporarily half-blind

Half-connected virtual reality, nonfunctioning smartglasses: This is what a future of Facebook-connected things could look like when Facebook is down. → Read More

Best VR headsets to buy in 2021

PC, Playstation, or Oculus Quest 2? Here's how to decide. → Read More