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Recent articles by Chris:

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

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

Firefox comes to Snapdragon-powered Windows 10 PCs

Always on, always connected PCs haven't exactly taken the world by storm yet, but app developers and software creators are steadily dialing up their support for... → Read More

Fitbit's new Versa Lite smartwatch is all about the fitness basics

Last year's Versa smartwatch was a big hit for Fitbit, and there was no way the company couldn't make a sequel. The follow-up we did get, though, isn't exactly... → Read More

Our first shots with the new Nokia 9 PureView

Mobile World Congress is finally, officially over, but there's no time to rest — not when we got the chance to test the Nokia 9 PureView around Barcelona,... → Read More

Making sense of the 5G phones at Mobile World Congress 2019

After years of talk, the era of 5G is finally upon us. This time around, you couldn't take more than a few steps on the MWC show floor without bumping into some... → Read More

Motorola confirms its foldable phone is coming

By now, it's not much of a secret that Motorola is working on a folding phone of its own: A patent for such a device surfaced late last year, and a subsequent W... → Read More

The 5G Galaxy S10 is coming to South Korea first in April

Samsung fans in Korea won't have much longer to wait for the company's first 5G phone. → Read More

A closer look at Samsung's 5G Galaxy S10

The first time we got to spend a little time with Samsung's new Galaxy S10 5G, it came with a serious caveat: We couldn't actually turn the thing on. (Ann... → Read More

We’re live at Samsung’s Galaxy S10 event!

The time for innuendo is over -- Samsung's about to spill everything. → Read More

Tune in to our Galaxy S10 liveblog tomorrow at 2PM ET!

Tune in for our liveblog on Wednesday -- we'll be unpacking all of Samsung's big announcements for you. → Read More

Amazon’s HQ2 New York plans didn’t need to end this way

After the pageantry of searching for a new spot for its headquarters, some had expected Amazon's decision to move to New York be a done deal. Not so. It took Am... → Read More

Tesla's latest acquisition means better batteries for its future cars

EV owners know what it's like to live with range anxiety, but Tesla's latest investment might make those travel concerns easier to live with. Earlier today, the... → Read More

How screwed is Huawei?

After years of public mistrust, the US government has finally, officially laid out its cases against tech giant Huawei. The Chinese company stands accused of a... → Read More

Apple's services help anchor a company rocked by slow iPhone sales

This time of year is usually when Apple posts its crazy holiday sales figures, but things are a little different now. Last November, Apple CFO Luca Silvestri co... → Read More

Yamaha's Sonogenic keytar is equal parts instrument and party trick

Keytars, almost by definition, are charmingly goofy. How could they not be? They're wearable pianos that lend themselves well to pageantry. Racks of meticulousl... → Read More

How Royole built the world's first foldable phone

Samsung has grand ambitions for its forthcoming, foldable phone, but China's Royole somehow beat the tech titan (and everyone else) to market. Here's the th... → Read More

Toposens drew inspiration from bats for its low-cost sensors

Stick with us here for a second: if you're building a robot or an autonomous car, you're going to need some sensors to help your creation "see" what's around it... → Read More

FenSens gives your clunker the same backup sensing as modern cars

Remember when CES wasn't flooded with car news? We don't. None of us are about to complain about cars becoming more intelligent and customizable, but these adva... → Read More

The Honor View 20 squeezes lots of quirks into a gorgeous body

To say Huawei has a complicated relationship with the United States is a pretty massive understatement, but it's still here at CES showing off laptops, a mobile... → Read More