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Recent articles by Chris:

Motorola's latest cheap phone tries to double as an action camera

Apart from its real-but-not-ready foldable, Motorola is best known these days for churning out respectable smartphones for people on a budget. Those devices... → Read More

We're live from Samsung's Galaxy Note 10 event in Brooklyn

New phones are a lock, but what else will Samsung unpack? → Read More

Apple's wearables and services made up for weak iPhone sales

Apple's latest earnings report is out, and as many had expected, it's very much on-trend with the numbers we've seen coming out of Cupertino this year. The comp... → Read More

Motorola's $150 Moto E6 is less ambitious than the phones it replaces

Motorola's reputation as a champion of excellent, inexpensive smartphones has never been seriously challenged, and devices like the new Moto Gs have helped the... → Read More

Tesla's losses narrow after a record-breaking quarter of car deliveries

The company says it's still on track for profitability this year. → Read More

Our foldable future is running a little late, and that's OK

When it come to making folding phones, being first isn't as helpful as you might think. → Read More

Apple's Voice Control is important for accessibility, and you

It's free, functional, and will be woven into almost every device Apple makes. That's a big deal. → Read More

Apple is trying to save my hearing after I spent years ruining it

My love affair with loud music started in earnest in my sophomore year of high school, when I got an iPod for my birthday and immediately started blasting Black... → Read More

‘BTS World’ makes you the band’s manager on June 26th

If you could go back to 2012 and relive your life from that point onward, what would you do? Would you prevent yourself from making crucial, immature mistakes?... → Read More

iPadOS first look: Desktop-class browsing, better multitasking and more

We knew Apple would make major changes to iOS on the iPad, but we didn't think the company would take things a step further and announce iPadOS. (Not until... → Read More

iOS 13 first look: Dark mode, Maps and more

A dark mode. A swipe-friendly keyboard. A slew of redesigned apps. These are just a few of the things you'll find in Apple's new iOS 13 release, but here's... → Read More

Apple’s new Files app makes iPads better laptop replacements

Apple has long insisted that iPads represent its vision for the future of computing, but they've always lacked one key feature that made them less than ideal fo... → Read More

The Moto Z4 is another take on the mid-range modular phone

It's not unusual for leaks for spoil surprises to smartphone makers gearing up for a launch. What's less common is seeing a completely unannounced device pop up... → Read More

Motorola's One Vision packs a cinematic screen and a clever camera

We're not even halfway through 2019, but Motorola already has a handful of notable hardware launches under its belt. For its next trick, the Lenovo-owned brand... → Read More

Lyft just started experimenting with car rentals in San Francisco

Uber tried and failed with rentals, but can Lyft fare better? → Read More

With Android Q, Google is pushing for more elegant, standardized gestures

At last year's developer conference, Google gave us our first taste of Android Pie's gesture-based navigation system. It was, uh, pretty rough: the classic, thr... → Read More

Apple's services are making more money than ever

Usually, when Apple releases its quarterly earnings, you'll find a quote from CEO Tim Cook in the release at least mentions the iPhone -- after all, it accounts... → Read More

With its 2020 Outback, Subaru bets on turbo engines and big screens

It didn't take long after walking through the faux-wood gates Subaru erected at the New York Auto Show before I saw the 2020 Outback. I couldn't miss it. Perche... → Read More

The new Mercedes-Benz GLS is luxuriously extra

If you're looking for a classy, far-from-huge Mercedes crossover that goes easy on the environment, there's the EQC. If you're the type that routinely needs to... → Read More

Toyota's 2020 Highlander approaches the pinnacle of SUV practicality

If you're in the US and mulling a new car purchase, there's a pretty strong chance you're considering an SUV. Fair enough: Americans are pretty much over sedans... → Read More