A conversation with The Legend of Zelda: Tears of the Kingdom’s creative leads

Tears of the Kingdom is not the first Legend of Zelda game to serve as a direct sequel to another, but in a franchise that’s so consistently defined by reinvention and reimagination from game to game, Nintendo’s latest stands out. As the follow-up to Breath of the Wild — the game that began the Nintendo […]

Razer Blade 16 review: A major powerhouse with a dual-mode display

At a glance Expert’s Rating Pros Ridiculous 3D performance Best-of-both-worlds dual-mode display Gorgeous, understated design Cons Switching display modes requires rebooting Case is fingerprint magnet Our Verdict With its mini-LED, dual-mode display, the Razer Blade 16 lets you rip through shooters at 240Hz and also play more detailed, slower strategy games at 4K. The Razer […]

Hyundai Ioniq 6 review: a Tesla Model 3 fighter with art deco style

The greatest trick Tesla ever pulled was convincing the world that electric vehicles should be sexy, fast and interesting. Before that, countless EVs looked like cheap subcompacts at best or golf carts at worst. We forget this today in our era of glowing spheres, hulking electric SUVs that can somehow outrun supercars, cavernous front trunks, […]

Lenovo Yoga 9i Gen 8 review: A stunning 2-in-1 with beautiful OLED

At a glance Expert’s Rating Pros Attractive, thin design Excellent OLED display All USB-C ports support display, power Touchscreen with bundled active pen Cons Underwhelming graphics performance Only one USB-A port  More expensive than 2022 model Our Verdict The Lenovo Yoga 9i is a top-tier Windows 2-in-1 that pairs attractive design with competent performance and […]

Watching Silicon Valley Bank melt down from the front row, with Brex CEO Henrique Dubugras

Brex CEO Henrique Dubugras found himself playing an important role during the Silicon Valley Bank collapse. Brex is what you might call a neobank — not a traditional bank but, rather, a financial services provider that helps companies manage how they spend money, corporate cards, travel expenses, and the rest. In the middle of the […]

MSI Titan GT77 HX 13V review: Punching you in the face with power

At a glance Expert’s Rating Pros Excellent mechanical keyboard Class-leading Mini-LED display Incredible CPU and GPU performance 2TB of solid state storage with PCIe Gen5 support Cons Uninspired design  Short battery life Our Verdict The MSI Titan GT77 HX 13V isn’t a practical choice—but if you want the ultimate in performance, don’t hesitate. The term […]

How Reddit is getting simpler — and dealing with TikTok, with Pali Bhat

Pali Bhat joined Reddit from Google about a year ago — he’s actually Reddit’s first-ever chief product officer, which is pretty surprising considering that Reddit is a series of product experiences: the reading experience, the writing experience, and importantly, the moderation experience. One thing we always say on Decoder is that the real product of […]