Feature Archive

  1. Oppo Find N2 review: Beautiful hardware that Android just can’t deal with

    Square-screened Android devices don't play well with the app ecosystem.

  2. The Atlantic hurricane season has begun: What we know and what we don’t

    A little bit of preparation now will go a long way when a storm threatens.

  3. The “death of self-driving cars” has been greatly exaggerated

    GM’s Cruise aims to turn self-driving into a billion-dollar business.

  4. Diablo 4 review: Off to a hell of a good start

    Annoying-but-ignorable microtransactions can't ruin nigh-endless looter fun.

  5. Street Fighter 6 review: Great fun for both casual and dedicated players

    Capcom breathes new life into its classic fighting game franchise.

  6. Is cybersecurity an unsolvable problem?

    Ars chats with law philosopher Scott Shapiro about his new book, Fancy Bear Goes Phishing.

  7. At long last, the glorious future we were promised in space is on the way

    "It is gratifying to see folks coming around."

  8. AMD Radeon RX 7600 review: Another water-treading midrange GPU for $269

    Like the 4060 Ti, it doesn't move midrange performance forward much.

  9. Review: Nvidia’s $399 RTX 4060 Ti is a step forward, but only a small one

    Most games perform better, but the gains are smaller than we're used to.

  10. Ars Frontiers is here: Come (virtually) hang out with the experts

    Our event is over, but you can now watch a replay of the entire day.

  11. Above the fold: The people behind the Gocycle G4 thought of everything

    A fantastic design means fewer compromises from a bike you can fold up and carry.

  12. Google pushes .zip and .mov domains onto the Internet, and the Internet pushes back

    Will new TLDs undo decades of work to stop malicious links?

  13. We’re effectively alone in the Universe, and that’s OK

    Solitude is not a curse—it urges us to explore the mysteries of our galaxy and beyond.

  14. Review: Framework Laptop’s 13th-gen Intel upgrade helps fix its battery problem

    But for upgraders, the AMD Ryzen board will probably feel more transformative.

  15. The complicated history of how the Earth’s atmosphere became breathable

    Biology, geology, and chemistry all worked together to make the present atmosphere.

  16. Passkeys may not be for you, but they are safe and easy—here’s why

    Answering common questions about how passkeys work.

  17. The Asus ROG Ally beats the Steam Deck at all but the most important things

    New contender is a powerful portable PC that’s wantonly Windows.

  18. Pixel 7a review: More of Google’s winning formula

    The Pixel 7a packs a 90 Hz display, wireless charging, and lots more aluminum.

  19. Google passkeys are a no-brainer. You’ve turned them on, right?

    The passkey ecosystem is far from complete, but Google's implementation is now ready to use.

  20. Synthetic gasoline promises neutral emissions—but the math doesn’t work

    E-fuels sound like a panacea, but there's not enough spare electricity to make them.

  21. I used System76’s Pangolin for weeks, and Linux was not the biggest problem

    A comfy keyboard, weird trackpad, blah webcam, and notably mature Linux desktop.

  22. Those scary warnings of juice jacking in airports and hotels? They’re mostly nonsense

    Juice jacking attacks on mobile phones are nonexistent. So why are we so afraid?

  23. Curious about screen-based fitness machines? Here are the best we’ve found

    We tried the most interesting devices on the market to see what's worth your dollar.

  24. OLED is great, but where are all the Mini LED laptops?

    We dig into the research and interview companies about the potential of Mini LED.

  25. Ars Technica System Guide: Five PC builds for spring 2023

    New CPUs and GPUs and low RAM and SSD prices change many of our recommendations.

  26. The Universe sucks: The mysterious Great Attractor that’s pulling us in

    We're headed toward something we can't clearly see—and we'll never get there.

  27. When a plan comes together: Inside a massive Eve Online corporate heist

    “It all needed to appear as business as usual.”

  28. So what was that? Was Starship’s launch a failure or a success?

    SpaceX's development process is messier, but it's also much faster.

  29. RTX 4070 review: An ideal GPU for anyone who skipped the graphics card shortage

    Skip the 30-series because of shortages and inflated prices? This one's for you.

  30. SpaceX launches its massive Starship rocket for the first time [Updated]

    Spoiler alert: It went boom.

  31. Can an e-bike’s fat tires be offset by a fat battery?

    A well-implemented electric boost handles some of the worst of ultra-fat tires.

  32. iSIM vs eSIM vs SIM: The constantly shrinking ways carriers ID your phone

    The death of physical SIM cards is quickly approaching. These are the alternatives.

  33. Intel’s Core i5 is the best bargain in CPUs right now, but which should you get?

    We test and compare the i5-13400 to other Core i5 and Ryzen CPUs.

  34. Meet PassGAN, the supposedly “terrifying” AI password cracker that’s mostly hype

    AI cracking is on par with conventional methods, but you'd be forgiven for thinking otherwise.

  35. Surprising things happen when you put 25 AI agents together in an RPG town

    Researchers study emergent AI behaviors in a sandbox world inspired by The Sims.

  36. Last-gen ultralight laptops are nearly as fast as new models—and much cheaper

    Would you pay 42 percent more for a 7.8 percent productivity boost?

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