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Richard Lawler


Ann Arbor, MI, United States

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Recent articles by Richard:

The Morning After: Valve's new 'Half-Life' VR game

Hey, good morning! You look fabulous. This morning we're ready to talk about Half-Life: Alyx as well as the reality of Google Stadia and cloud gaming. Samsung'... → Read More

What's on TV this week: 'Shenmue III'

Nearly twenty years after the first game debuted on Dreamcast, Shenmue III will be released this week on PS4 and PC. Fans of TV can pick through the flood of co... → Read More

iFixit pulls apart the 16-inch MacBook Pro and sees little has changed

It's time to go inside Apple's new 16-inch MacBook Pro to see its bigger battery cells and beefed up cooling system. → Read More

Apple's latest iOS 13 update fixes Mail, background download glitches

Less than two weeks after the last iOS 13 update, Apple is back with another minor tweak, this time raising the version number to iOS 13.2.3. iOS 13.2 was the m... → Read More

Apple's next 'event' honors the best apps and games on December 2nd

We've only just gotten used to the new 16-inch MacBook Pro, so what might Apple have up its sleeve for one more event in 2019? An invite has gone out requesting... → Read More

The Morning After: iFixit looks inside the 16-inch MacBook Pro

Hey, good morning! You look fabulous. Welcome to your weekend! Now that Apple's new laptop is here, it's time to tear it apart and look inside. Disney is respo... → Read More

Netflix tweaks 'Devil Next Door' documentary after Polish PM complains

After a complaint by the Polish government, Netflix said it's adding on-screen text for some maps 'to avoid any misunderstanding' about who operated Nazi camps. → Read More

NYT: Trump admin set to extend Huawei license again

In May, the US Commerce Department added Huawei to the "Entity List," banning US companies from doing business with it unless they have a special license. Since... → Read More

Disney+ will fix its 'Simpsons' widescreen problem in 2020

As soon as Disney+ launched, fans of The Simpsons noticed a big problem. In a repeat of an issue that occurred when FXX started playing old episodes a few years... → Read More

CNBC: T-Mobile CEO John Legere won't be the next WeWork CEO

Earlier this week T-Mobile CEO John Legere's name popped up as a possibility to take over the top spot at WeWork after its failed IPO and ouster of co-founder A... → Read More

The Morning After: Consumer Reports recommends the Model 3 again

Hey, good morning! You look fabulous. Once you're done watching episode two of The Mandalorian, you can catch up with all of Microsoft's news from X019, as wel... → Read More

Mach-E leak reveals a lot about Ford's electric Mustang SUV

We're still a few days away from the official unveiling of Ford's 'Mustang-inspired' all-electric Mach-E crossover, but you don't have to wait for more informat... → Read More

Antitrust investigation of Google reportedly expands to Android

Tonight CNBC reports that an ongoing antitrust investigation of Google undertaken by 50 attorneys general is expanding. While it started by looking into Google'... → Read More

The NSA says it stopped tracking cellphone locations without a warrant

Last year the Supreme Court ruled, in a 5-4 decision, that a search warrant is required for law enforcement to perform cellphone tower searches to track someone... → Read More

The Morning After: Motorola RAZR returns as a $1,500 foldable phone

After a year of leaks, now we’ve seen Apple’s 16-inch MacBook Pro (and put our fingers on its revamped keyboard) as well as Motorola’s foldable RAZR. → Read More

Walmart's early Black Friday deal: 512GB 10.5-inch iPad Pro for $599

Walmart's early Black Friday deal includes an iPad Pro that's cheaper than we've ever seen it before. → Read More

John Carmack takes a step back at Oculus to work on human-like AI

Six years ago John Carmack left the company he founded, iD Software, to join Oculus VR as its Chief Technology Officer and push forward the future of virtual re... → Read More

The Morning After: More 16-inch MacBook Pro rumors

Hey, good morning! You look fabulous. We're bracing for a big update from Apple and digging into a 'maclunkey' first day for Disney+ streaming. Minecraft Earth... → Read More

Elon Musk: Berlin 'gigafactory' will build Teslas starting with the Model Y

After launching manufacturing facilities in the US and China, Tesla's next location is apparently in Europe. Reuters and CNBC report that while speaking at an a... → Read More

Disney+ is here, and it brought 4K 'Star Wars'

Hey, good morning! You look fabulous. This morning, we have a fresh holiday gift guide for you to flip through, plus all the information you might need about D... → Read More