Chris Velazco, Washington Post

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Past articles by Chris:

Two screens? None at all? Laptops lure new buyers with dramatic designs.

We’re entering an age of truly strange portable computers — but should they replace your conventional laptop? → Read More

Google Pixel Fold review: Competent, not captivating

Google's first folding phone is here, and there's a lot to like -- but no one should rush to buy a foldable just yet. → Read More

If data caps are making your online life harder, the FCC wants to know

Whether you knew it or your not, your life online may be circumscribed by a cap on your home internet plan. Now, the FCC wants to hear your story. → Read More

Parts of Reddit are staying dark. Our search results may suffer for it.

Whether you linger there or not, people share real insight on Reddit. Now, a feud is keeping that information locked away. → Read More

What to expect at Apple’s WWDC, from iOS updates to a headset and MacBooks

Apple may gamble on the future of computing at its annual software showcase, WWDC. → Read More

New features from Google make Android phones better wallet replacements

Your phone can replace lots of things you keep in your wallet, but not always elegantly. With new updates to its Wallet app, Google is trying to fix that. → Read More

Meet Windows Copilot, the AI coming to help you understand your PC

Microsoft is building AI into Windows 11 proper, making it the first major consumer PC platform to embrace large language models. Here's how it could help you. → Read More

ChatGPT has an official app now. You can even talk to it.

OpenAI is moving beyond the browser with its new, free ChatGPT app for iPhones and iPads. Keep these questions in mind before you download it. → Read More

The internet’s memory is fading in front of us. Preserve what you can.

A generation of people were told that what goes on the internet, stays on the internet. But the web's memory is more malleable than that. → Read More

Apple will let you teach your iPhone to speak in your voice

Apple has developed accessibility features, including one that allows people at risk of permanent voice loss, to preserve — and keep using — their voices. → Read More

Here’s what we know about Google’s foldable Pixel phone

Google finally built a smartphone that folds in half. But will it -- and the rest of Google's new gadgets -- be worth the wait? → Read More

Preserve the past by editing home movies and safeguarding old texts

Help Desk readers wrote in to ask about using tech to help the past live on. We have answers. → Read More

You can get better sleep with wearables. Just focus on the right data.

Popular body-worn gadgets such as smartwatches and rings have features to help you understand your sleep. Here's our closer look at the data they provide and how much of it is actually helpful. → Read More

Customizing some laptops can be needlessly tricky. Not this one.

If you buy a traditional laptop, there are limits to how you can upgrade it. A California startup is trying to change that. → Read More

Tempted by a new gadget? Keep the golden rule in mind before buying.

Companies churn out new smartphones, laptops, wearable gadgets and more each year, then advertise them like crazy. Here's how you should think about upgrading. → Read More

Retouch and go: These tools help erase distractions in your photos

Birds, power lines, photobombers — lots of things can muck up a nice picture. Thankfully, tools that rely on machine learning may help, no expertise needed. → Read More

Streaming the Super Bowl this year is easy, but beware of lag and spoilers

If you're watching the Super Bowl through a streaming service, be prepared to be slightly behind. Here's why streaming lags and what you can do about it. → Read More

Cameras struggle with dark skin. Here’s how new smartphones stack up.

Google is trying to make its phone cameras more inclusive. We put it to the test against its greatest rivals. → Read More

Big-screen Kindles return as notebooks, but they’re better for reading

Amazon's fan-favorite reading gadget got its first major overhaul in years, but its competition is fierce. → Read More

Best tech gifts for gadget lovers on your holiday shopping list

Find cool tech gift ideas this holiday season for everyone on your list. → Read More