Reviews / Hardware & Software

  1. Review: Apple’s 16-inch M3 Max MacBook Pro crams Ultra-level speed into a laptop

    A solid generational upgrade for a laptop that wouldn't be possible with Intel.

  2. Android 14 review: There’s always next year

    Android 14 offers a lightly customizable lock screen and not much else.

  3. Review: The Fall of the House of Usher is a gloriously Gothic horror delight

    Mike Flanagan knocks it out of the park with his last limited series for Netflix.

  4. Fast times and loose steering: The Heybike Tyson e-bike reviewed

    This foldable e-bike looks the part but is tough to recommend.

  5. Review: Framework Laptop finally gets an AMD Ryzen config—and it’s pretty good

    Battery life is a sticking point, but the speed is generally worth it.

  6. iPhone 15 and 15 Pro review: The final form

    Years of iteration have led to a great phone, but where do we go from here?

  7. macOS 14 Sonoma: The Ars Technica review

    If at first you don't create usable desktop widgets, try, try again.

  8. A partial car substitute? Trek’s new cargo bike, reviewed

    A pricey but feature-rich offering from Trek had me pedaling for my groceries.

  9. iOS 17 review: StandBy for more features

    Messaging features lead a low-key refresh of the iPhone’s software.

  10. Review: AMD’s Radeon RX 7700 XT and 7800 XT are almost great

    It's hard to get excited about yesterday's performance at yesterday's prices.

  11. Nvidia quietly cuts price of poorly reviewed 16GB 4060 Ti ahead of AMD launch

    $50 price cut only makes the 16GB 4060 Ti marginally more palatable than before.

  12. Hands-on with Cherry MX2A switches: A lot less wobble, a little more confusion

    Cherry fights mechanical switch copycats with a new, yet familiar, lineup.

  1. Not your average Toyota: The all-wheel drive GR Corolla, reviewed

    Highlights include a distinctive 3-cylinder burble and an adjustable torque-split.

  2. Review: Oppenheimer is pure visual poetry

    Technically it's a biopic, but it doesn't play like one.

  3. Don’t call it an SUV—the 2023 Toyota Crown, reviewed

    Bold styling and a powerful hybrid suggest GT, but it's more laid back than that.

  4. Communal stargazing using your phone: The Unistellar eQuinox 2, reviewed

    Stargaze with up to 10 of your friends no matter how bad the light pollution is.

  5. Review: Exquisite Drops of God brings the world of elite wine down to earth

    French writer Quoc Dang Tran's evocative adaptation of the influential manga is a delight.

  6. Review: Forcite’s MK1S smart helmet stays on your head, not in your face

    After many failed concepts, we find a smart helmet that actually works well.

  7. Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon Gen 11 review: Two steps forward, one step back

    New Gen 11 model fixes the worst of Gen 10's flaws, but not without compromises.

  8. GeForce RTX 4060 review: Not thrilling, but a super-efficient $299 workhorse

    60-class GPUs are Nvidia's most popular; the 4060 don't fix what ain't broke.

  9. A threat to portable monitors everywhere: Lenovo Yoga Book 9i review

    Multitasking on a 13-inch laptop is much easier with 26.6 inches of screen.

  10. Review: Wyze’s Garage Door Controller is IoT garage simplicity

    An easy, secure way to make your dumb garage smart.

  11. Review: The Flash isn’t a terrible film—just a forgettable one

    There's nothing here we haven't seen many, many times before—and frankly done better.

  12. Silent, stiff, and svelte: The Tenways CGO600 Pro e-bike reviewed

    The $1,899 price fits with the quality of the components and ride.

  1. M2 Ultra Mac Studio review: Who needs a Mac Pro, anyway?

    The realities of Apple Silicon make the Studio the best bet for most pros.

  2. Review: Apple’s 15-inch MacBook Air says what it is and is what it says

    Like the M2 Pro Mac mini, it's a bridge between Apple's low- and high-end Macs.

  3. Hands-on with Apple Vision Pro: This is not a VR headset

    This was the best headset demo I’ve ever seen. But there’s room for improvement.

  4. 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.

  5. It feels like cheating: The Trek Domane+ SLR9 AXS gravel bike, reviewed

    At $12,999, the Trek Domane+ SLR9 gravel e-bike is a dream to ride.

  6. 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.

  7. 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.

  8. 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.

  9. 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.

  10. 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.

  11. Review: The Super Mario Bros. Movie is a madcap love letter to fans

    Who needs a plot? This roller coaster of a movie made my inner 10-year-old jump for joy.

  12. Review: AMD Ryzen 7800X3D is the cheapest way to get the most out of a $1,500 GPU

    The X3D series isn't perfect, but it pairs well with top-tier graphics cards.