Patrick Lucas Austin,

Patrick Lucas Austin

New York, NY, United States

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  • Lifehacker
  • Gizmodo
  • Complex
  • Black Enterprise

Past articles by Patrick:

Microsoft Buying Activision Blizzard Might Be Good For Gamers, But Bad for Developers

The mega-purchase could give gamers more options, but limit opportunities for developers. → Read More

The 10 Best Gadgets of CES 2022

From BMW's color-changing SUV to Razer's cutting-edge modular PC concept, here are the best 10 gadgets from CES 2022. → Read More

Amid Scaling Challenges, Rivian Announces Plans to Build New $5B Factory in Georgia

On its first earnings call since a blockbuster IPO, the electric vehicle company also commented on the challenges of scaling up quickly. → Read More

The 10 Best Video Games of 2021

Our favorite games of the year, from the return of nostalgic favorites to innovative works from indie companies → Read More

Halo Infinite Made Me Love Gaming With Friends Again

Nostalgia is a curse. Its memory manipulation makes us hyperinflate the value or quality of past relationships, experiences, things we loved. When we see them... → Read More

The 20 Tech Gifts We'd Give Our Loved Ones This Holiday Season

From the best headphones to the coolest way to get around town, here's what to gift your favorite techie this year. → Read More

Everything to Know About Rivian, the Next Electric Vehicle Darling

EV SUV maker Rivian is preparing to go public soon. But can the car maker, with big name investors, hold its own against the competition? → Read More

Whatever Happened to Amazon's Drone Delivery Service?

Amazon’s squadron of delivery drones was supposed to be in full flight by now. What happened? → Read More

Facebook Changes Its Name to Meta

The shift represents CEO Mark Zuckerberg's priority to focus on developing new products for a virtual world called the metaverse. → Read More

The Biggest Changes in Microsoft Windows 11

Microsoft's Windows 11 has finally arrived, and brings with it a host of productivity improvements. But what's changed since Windows 10? → Read More

MacOS Monterey: Best Tips and Tricks

There's plenty to look forward to about the upcoming operating system refresh for Macs, with new features and app enhancements. → Read More

iPhone iOS 15: Best Tips and Tricks

While a new iOS version has become an annual event, Apple's iOS 15 brings some notable changes to the iPhone. → Read More

The iPhone 13 Is Perfectly Fine

The iPhone 13 is a great device that certainly improves upon the standard formula. But it’s no longer the cool smartphone choice. → Read More

5 Big Takeaways From Apple’s iPhone 13 Event, Including 1 Thing iPhone Users Should Do Right Now

The base iPad, the iPad mini, the Apple Watch and the new iPhones all received updated hardware during Apple's iPhone 13 event. → Read More

Creator Hideaki Anno on 'Neon Genesis Evangelion’s Final Film

Director Hideaki Anno says 'Evangelion: 3.0+1.0 Thrice Upon a Time' has plenty to enjoy for long time fans or interested newbies. → Read More

Apple’s Newly Child Safety Rules: Here's What to Know

Apple touted new features to protect children’s privacy and root out illegal material, but chances are you won't notice a change. → Read More

5 Great Headphone Options to Get You Through a Sweaty, Song-Filled Summer

Here are our picks for the best headphones to use during another super sweaty summer. → Read More

Apple TV’s New Calibration Feature Can Make Your 4K TV Look Its Best. Here’s How to Use It

With an Apple TV running the latest tvOS 14.5 update, it's easier than ever to get your 4K TV colors looking their best. → Read More

Pegasus Spyware Reportedly Hacked Thousands of iPhones Worldwide. Here’s What to Know

An international media effort reports that Pegasus was used by governments to surveil activists, politicians and journalists. → Read More

How One Company Refused to Let Its Cyberattackers Win

As cyberattacks rise, and companies pay massive ransoms, Norwegian company Norsk Hydro decided not to let the attackers win. → Read More