The iconic action RPG introduced a world of gamers to Japanese fashion. Now with a sequel on the way, its influence has only grown.
One of the best gaming chairs just got better, but it’s not for everyone.
The popular short-video app survived a plan to block it on US phones. Now, it’s mistrusted by both the US and Chinese governments.
Calculating angular velocity and the moment of inertia isn’t quite as hard as competing in the Olympic gymnastics tournament—but it’s pretty darn tough.
Help your guests connect to your network without typing a thing.
Protect your eyes in style while you lounge, run, paddle, or work on your computer outside.
Dozens of viruses don’t use the same four nucleotide bases found in all other life. New work shows how this is possible—and perhaps more common than we think.
Let your phone be your guide. Even default map apps have handy features to help you plan an awesome itinerary.
Money is pouring into autonomous trucking startups, just as many are souring on the short-term prospects for self-driving cars.
Plus: China’s pipeline probing, a Chromebook debacle, and more of the week’s top security news.
Omega, the official timekeeper of the Games, is now using computer vision and motion sensors for events like swimming, gymnastics, and beach volleyball.
As more animals are spotted in urban areas, researchers recognize how cities can play a significant role in fostering biodiversity.
We found discounts on a MacBook Pro, an Instant Pot, and the newest Amazon Fire tablet.
The reboot—along with Netflix’s The Mitchells vs. the Machines—portray vengeful AIs as jilted geniuses. That revolution shouldn’t be televised.
The president needs to prioritize Americans’ wellbeing over Big Tech’s whims to begin a path to restoring democracy, privacy, and competition.
A complaint filed this week alleges corrosive behavior that seems increasingly endemic to the video game industry.
Catch up on the most important updates from this week.
Scott Edelman’s “A Plague on Both Your Houses” is a tale of the undead written in iambic pentameter.
No, it’s not dead. But fans around the world mourn the loss anyway.
The birds aren’t producing sounds at random. Some of their strategies are surprisingly similar to ones used by humans.
Plus: New Shepard’s dildo design, my seat on a private space flight, and the hearing that broke Fauci.
This week, Steven Levy fills us in on the Blue Origin launch, its implications, and why so many billionaires are obsessed with space travel.
The apparel and shoes for team USA were designed for peak performance—ecologically and athletically.
In a warped version of international cooperation, the Games could provide a place for variants of the virus to spread and then return home with athletes.
A decryption tool has emerged, meaning any victims whose systems remain locked up can soon breathe easy.
InSight and Perseverance have sent back unprecedented data on everything from marsquakes to the Red Planet’s inner layers.
The long-awaited tiny gaming device will be available to purchase next week, with shipments beginning before the end of the year.
It might be available on HBO Max, but come on.
Amnesty International sheds alarming light on an NSO Group surveillance tool—and the gaps in Apple’s and Google’s defenses.
From Groundhog Day to Interstellar, filmmakers love messing with timelines. Thankfully, that makes for mind-bending entertainment.