Join the first ‘Harry Potter: Wizards Unite’ community day tomorrow

Harry Potter: Wizards Unite has been out for one month, and makers Ninantic and WB Games are ready to kick things up a notch. Tomorrow, they’re launching the game’s first community day. Similar to the way community days worked in Pokémon Go, t…

Readers tell us why the OnePlus 6T has earned so many fans

When Senior Editor Richard Lai reviewed the OnePlus 6T, new features like its distinct dewdrop notch and in-display fingerprint reader stood out to him. As the company’s first offering through a US carrier and the successor to the popular OnePlus 6,…

How NASA keeps its astronauts safe and sane in space

Astronauts endure one of the most dangerous, high stakes, high stress professions on (or off) the planet — a job matched in isolation, confinement and extremity perhaps only by arctic field scientists and ballistic missile submarine crews. Of…

Twitter will help explain missing tweets in conversations

Twitter will soon do a better job of explaining missing tweets in your conversations. The social network is adding context to “this tweet is unavailable” notices in conversation threads to help explain just why a given post isn’t readable. While Tw…

The best turntable

By Chris Heinonen

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‘Sky: Children of the Light’ is finally available on iOS

Thatgamecompany’s Sky: Children of the Light is finally available on iOS. The title, from the creators of Journey, was announced years ago and has lived in beta limbo for a long time. Last month, Thatgamecompany said Sky would arrive on July 11th, an…

Lyft adds NYC subway directions to its app

Lyft’s support for public transportation will soon include one of the biggest mass transit systems on the planet. The ridesharing firm is rolling out access to real-time New York City subway directions through its app over the months ahead, giving lo…

NASA’s plan to return to the Moon with Project Artemis

On July 21, 1969, the first humans set foot on the Moon. With Neil Armstrong’s simple words, “One small step for man, one giant leap for mankind,” the world changed irrevocably. For a few hours, we existed on multiple worlds. That was fifty years ago…

The best personal EVs for any commute

My commute isn’t too bad. I have to walk a mile or so to the metro, ride it for about 25 minutes, and then it’s a short walk from the station to the office. Driving would be exponentially more annoying (traffic) and costly (there’s a $5 bridge fa…

Huawei’s supposed Android alternative isn’t meant for smartphones

When Huawei trademarked its Hongmeng operating system last month, many assumed it was the long-rumored mobile OS that the company said it could use in place of Android or Windows. But that’s not the case. Catherine Chen, a Huawei board member and sen…