Feature Archive

  1. 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.

  2. RIP to my Pixel Fold: Dead after four days

    The closed display halves almost touch, and that can smash debris into the screen.

  3. NASA’s Mars Sample Return has a new price tag—and it’s colossal

    "It is better to not do it than to torch the whole science community."

  4. 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.

  5. Drones take to the waves: Saildrones are getting data where people can’t

    They can monitor the Antarctic year round and sail straight into hurricanes.

  6. 50 Years of Text Games parses the rich history of a foundational genre

    Zork and MUD? Sure. But also Universal Paperclips, AI Dungeon, and Lifeline.

  7. The sleeper hits of Summer Game Fest 2023

    Games about time travel, foam spraying guns, and... space hospitals?

  8. As the Reddit war rages on, community trust is the casualty

    Ars spoke with community mods about where Reddit goes from here.

  9. Inside the battle to build a $1.2 billion fish barricade

    The Army Corps of Engineers aims to block invasive carp from the Great Lakes.

  10. Hackers can steal cryptographic keys by video-recording power LEDs 60 feet away

    Key-leaking side channels are a fact of life. Now they can be done by video-recording power LEDs.

  11. 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.

  12. 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.

  13. I just bought the only physical encyclopedia still in print, and I regret nothing

    The still-updated World Book Encyclopedia is my antidote to the information apocalypse.

  14. 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.

  15. What to make of Apple’s intriguing $3,499 Vision Pro headset

    Some instant analysis of Apple's boldest product experiment in years.

  16. Blatant tech frauds run amok on the biggest online marketplaces

    If I can spot a fake SSD, why can't Walmart?

  17. 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.

  18. 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.

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

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

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

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

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

    Capcom breathes new life into its classic fighting game franchise.

  22. Is cybersecurity an unsolvable problem?

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

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

    "It is gratifying to see folks coming around."

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

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

  25. 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.

  26. 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.

  27. 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.

  28. 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?

  29. 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.

  30. 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.

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

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

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

    Answering common questions about how passkeys work.

  33. 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.

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

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

  35. 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.

  36. 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.

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