Apple’s latest designs mark the end of casual, one-handed smartphone use. Instead, the device is meant to occupy more of your attention, more of the time.
Comcast sent me 10 pizzas. This isn’t nice; it’s manipulative.
The encounter between the Infowars host and the Florida senator offers a perfect summary of why life online is so terrible.
Two former athletes were killed playing a supposedly safer, video-game alternative to football.
Google and Facebook are easy scapegoats, but companies have been collecting, selling, and reusing your personal data for decades, and now that the public has finally noticed, it’s too late. The personal-data privacy war is long over, and you lost.
The freedom of adulthood makes parents lose touch with dread, and emptying the nest offers a certain, and sometimes unwelcome, return to it.
Two disasters in Europe are the latest examples of the decline of infrastructure—as an idea as much as a physical thing.
Shared, electric motor scooters are racing to catch up with Bird, Lime, and other kick-scooter brands, as tech companies attempt to reinvent urban mobility. But can these vehicles ever find a place in America?
This is what it really looks like to “change the world.”
The company found, and removed, possible election interference on its platforms. But the government, and the world, is too reliant on the company to protect democracy.
But that doesn’t mean the company is doomed.
The European Commission’s record-breaking fines for Google foreshadow a larger regulatory invasion of the U.S. technology industry.
A new law in Georgia discourages drivers from even touching a screen. Whether or not it improves safety, it could help break people’s phone habits.
… and a reminder that your photo is probably stored in a government database.
The World Health Organization has proposed a behavioral addiction pathology for excessive video-game playing. But maybe the problem is in the economy more than the mind.
The hyperlocal social-media platform highlights small grievances—and proves that neighbors have more in common than they think.
The company’s slick, wireless earbuds work great, but they foreshadow startling changes to the social fabric.
A flowing, connected interior—once a fringe experiment of American architectural modernism—has become ubiquitous, and beloved. But it promises a liberation from housework that remains a fantasy.
But it was just a resolution to “disapprove”—a far cry from stopping the repeal.
The format, made popular by Snapchat and Instagram, is the native genre of glass rectangles.