GM’s Self-Driving Cars Head for New York City, Where They’ll Face the Bullies

Starting next year, New Yorkers could join Silicon Valley workers and residents of cities like Phoenix, Pittsburgh, and Boston as players in a grand, growing, autonomous car experiment. General Motors, through its self-driving startup Cruise Automation, plans to put a fleet of autonomous Chevrolet Bolts onto the streets of lower Manhattan in early 2018. The …

Fitbit Ionic review: Good fitness tracker, passable smartwatch

This is Fitbit’s most ambitious launch in years, which is timely given that 2017 marks the company’s tenth anniversary. But it’s also overdue. The Fitbit Ionic arrives at a time when the definition of a smartwatch is coalescing. The Ionic feels more like a fitness tracker with just enough smartwatch features to justify calling itself …

Moto Z2 Play UAE release date, news and features

Motorola has announced the Moto Z2 Play, the thinner, lighter and faster successor to the Moto Z Play. For all that has changed, there are some familiar pieces here. The design, for example, is mostly the same with its smoothed-over edges being one of the big changes. It also keeps the 3.5mm headphone jack and …

Peak Design’s Everyday Backpack Gets the Details Right

Allow me to set the scene: You’re in Port Townsend, Washington, for the weekend. After a remote meeting in the morning, you’re eager to hike with your drone and long lens and capture the wild and craggy beauty of Olympic National Park, and then sip a beer by the water. And you will! Just as …