Alienware's Area-51m Is a Gaming Monster That Tackles Some of the Biggest Problems With Overkill Laptops

Like top-of-the-line Alienware portables before it, the Area-51m “laptop” is gigantic, expensive, and won’t fool anyone into thinking it’s anything but a device for Rockstar-swilling gamers. But at the same time, it’s a departure from previous laptops in ways that a least try to address some of those problems. And…

Updates on Star Trek: Discovery Season 3, Michelle Yeoh's Section 31 Spin-Off, and More

A strange Hellraiser teaser and a new image from Spider-Man: Homecoming. Jon Favreau tries to quell rumblings of the so-called shot-for-shot remake of The Lion King. Avengers: Endgame tie-in marketing won’t stop and our first look at the series finale of Gotham. Friday spoilers are rolling right this way...

AI Might Soon Make it Easy to Put Yourself In Your Favorite Video Game

In a rare move by Facebook that doesn’t have the world shaking its head in disbelief, the company’s AI researchers have developed a way to easily turn real people into playable game characters by simply analyzing videos of them going through specific motions. My dreams of finally being an unlockable character in NBA…

Look All Around Your House With This $24 Pan-and-Tilt Security Camera

Want to keep an eye on your house while you’re away on vacation, or just want to check in and say hi to your dog while you’re at work? This 1080p IP security camera from ANNKE can pan, tilt, and record straight to a microSD card if you don’t want to pay for the optional cloud storage plan. Either way though, you can…

Star Trek: Discovery Goes Out With Sound and Fury, Signifying...Something

Star Trek: Discovery’s second season has come to an end, and it’s ended with one hell of a bang. Several bangs, even. Actually, its season finale was approximately 90 percent bangs. It was Star Trek unlike Star Trek as we’ve seen it before, for better or worse, but it all built up to something potentially far more…

io9 Breaks Down the Growing Battle Between Sansa and Daenerys on Game of Thrones

In the game of thrones, you compromise or you die. However, that doesn’t seem to be happening with Sansa Stark and Daenerys Targaryen in the season eight premiere of Game of Thrones. The two are clearly on opposite sides of a big ideological divide, and it might be hard for them to find common ground. Is this clever…

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