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Tech that seems totally useless can suddenly become crucial — like during a pandemic


21st-century technology would’ve made Fear Street: 1994 a vastly different film

Photo by Elti Meshau on Unsplash


Some rural residents, religious communities, and people who just like simple phones are still reliant on the vanishing network

Mia Lipsit in Manhattan, New York, on January 10, 2021. Photos: Yael Malka for OneZero


Apple’s new features bring a new generation of kids into its ecosystem

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Without repairable gadgets, device convergence won’t save the planet.

Photo illustration; sources via Getty Images: Wittaya Bunjua, Sanga Park, Sean Locke/EyeEm; Constantine Johnny/Moment


Stronger glass, better cameras, longer battery life, and other improvements I still want to see in the iPhone

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Not all screen time is created equal

Photo by Tayler Smith. Prop Styling by Caroline Dorn


Small amounts of gold used in electronics quickly add up to environmental and humanitarian disasters

Illustration: E S Kibele Yarman


Almost a year after it was announced, the U.S. government’s ban on Huawei has not been enforced

Photo: Josep Lago/Getty Images


Potassium batteries are coming for the throne

Photo: Ronny Hartmann/Getty Images

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