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We're obsessed with this Rayman fan game
Ryan Houlihan
Rayman Redemption is a masterpiece. It's also a fan game.
Gaming
Sound unbound: 8 speakers that reimagine the audio hardware rules
Craig Wilson
From unique materials to innovative interfaces, these noise-making devices want you to reconsider what a listening experience looks like.
Design
Our strange new world, in photos
Input Staff
How photographers around the world captured life on Earth this week.
Culture
The 5 best AirPods alternatives for if the iPhone 12 doesn't come with earbuds
Mike Brown
Apple is not expected to ship its next iPhone with its EarPods wired headphones. For those that don't want AirPods, here are some alternatives.
Tech
iPad: 5 hardware changes coming to Apple's tablet
Mike Brown
Apple's tablet is set to receive some major updates. Here's what's rumored to be in store.
Tech
AirPods: How Apple's audio software updates will make them even better
Mike Brown
The company's wireless headphones are about to receive a major update. Here's what you need to know.
Tech
These naked Apple prototypes are unlike anything you’ve ever seen
Raymond Wong
From prototypes to pre-assembled components, here's a rare look at Apple's iconic devices from underneath the aluminum and white plastic.
Design
The perfectly pointless world of Marina Fujiwara's 'wasted creations'
Craig Wilson
Whimsical, magical, useless. All of these words describe the 27-year-old creator's inventions and projects. But they only scratch the surface.
Design
Revisiting 'Clean Room,' a gut-wrenching comic about the horrors inside us all
Cheyenne MacDonald
Gail Simone's contribution to the horror genre is masterfully unsettling and even better every time you read it.
The Backlog
The Nike-inspired kicks of 'Dorohedoro'
Evan Rodgers
Warning! Spoilers for Netflix's anime adaptation of the beloved manga ahead.
Style
tvOS 14: The 6 new features that take Apple TV to the next level
Mike Brown
The Apple TV is about to become an even more powerful part of your at-home experience. Here's what to expect.
Tech
macOS Big Sur: The 6 features worth getting excited about
Mike Brown
Apple's next Mac operating system, available for free this fall, features a radical iOS-like redesign and support for Apple Silicon processors. But that's not all.
Tech
watchOS 7: The 5 biggest features coming to the Apple Watch
Mike Brown
The new version of watchOS packs a number of improvements that should make it stand out.
Tech
Federal government got you down? Look at what Big Tech is doing for COVID-19
Mehreen Kasana
Apple, Google, Facebook, and even smaller firms are seemingly doing what Trump can't. But is it enough?
Tech
198X is the EPCOT of retro gaming — in the best way
Ryan Houlihan
198X will take you through a more beautiful, more idealized version of the '80s and '90s.
Style
Elon Musk's totally normal and not insane quotes: Twitter edition
Nicole Dalessandro
Elon Musk has been pretty tame in past weeks, probably due to press around the SpaceX. Here's how he's been keeping in touch on Twitter.
Culture
'Wild Palms' predicted the future in 1993, but no one was watching
Joshua Topolsky
Bruce Wagner and Oliver Stone's ABC mini-series foretold Trump, VR, the creep of corporations into politics, and the end of reality as we know it.
The Backlog
Custom controllers are where art and gaming truly fuse
Mehreen Kasana
A Hokusai gamepad, anyone?
Design
How the bicopter V-copter Falcon plans to take on DJI's drone empire
Raymond Wong
Is superior flying performance enough?
Tech
The stuff fashion photographer Adam Katz Sinding can't live without
Adam Katz Sinding and Evan Rodgers
From designer eye wear to a killer road bike, Sinding knows what's good.
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