Category: Gear / Gear News and Events

November 20, 2020

How Video Game Historians Resurrected Sega’s Lost VR Headset

In 1993, the console maker’s big plans for virtual reality fizzled. Now a team of preservationists is using emulation to bring them back.

by Cecilia DAnastasio in Gear
November 13, 2020

Desperate Gamers Camp Out in the Pandemic for $700 GPUs

Months after the Nvidia GeForce RTX 3080’s launch, the lines at brick-and-mortar stores across the country can still wrap around the block.

by Cecilia DAnastasio in Gear
November 10, 2020

Everything Apple Announced, From New Macs to New Chips

The company showed off three new Mac computers Tuesday, all powered by its newly designed M1 chip.

by Boone Ashworth Michael Calore in Gear
November 9, 2020

How to Watch Tuesday’s Apple Event (It’s About Laptops)

The company will hold its third media event of the fall to announce the debut of Apple-made silicon in its computers.

by Michael Calore in Gear
November 3, 2020

Here’s What You Need to Know About WatchOS 7

The Apple Watch is slowly becoming a more comprehensive family- and fitness-oriented tracker. Here are our favorite features.

by Adrienne So in A Clockwork Apple
October 31, 2020

RIP Google Play Music, Gone Too Soon

The company’s music service, which was born in 2011 and shut down last week, shall live forever in our hearts.

by Ron Amadeo Ars Technica in Gear
October 14, 2020

The iPhone 12 Ships Without a Charger. Will It Curb E-Waste?

Apple’s decision to skip the charger and EarPods sounds like a step that would reduce the company’s environmental footprint. But it’s not that simple.

by Julian Chokkattu in Gear
October 13, 2020

Apple iPhone 12, iPhone 12 Mini, iPhone 12 Pro: Price, Specs, Release Date

Apple showed off its newest flagship handset Tuesday. There are four models, all of which support 5G.

by Lauren Goode in Apple
October 13, 2020

Everything Apple Announced, October 2020: iPhone 12, HomePod Mini, Beats Flex

Four new iPhones made their debut today, along with a new $99 HomePod and some iPhone accessories.

by Michael Calore Boone Ashworth in Gear
October 12, 2020

Apple iPhone 12 Event (2020): How to Watch, What to Expect

The company is expected to debut the iPhone 12 during a streaming presentation Tuesday. Here’s how to tune in.

by Michael Calore in Gear