If you’re of a certain age, you probably remember being wowed by futuristic technology in sci-fi shows of yesteryear. They seemed like far-off concepts that we’d never see in our lifetimes, from things like tiny cameras to voice-controlled homes.
Now? Well if you re-watch some of those old (but still great) shows and movies, the “imaginary tech of tomorrow” seems… well quant at best. Laughably primitive at worst. Don’t believe me? Hit up the top story and we’ll remind you of beloved shows that predicted a far-off future that we already surpassed today.
People have used fiction to escape the mundane world they live their daily lives in since the dawn of time. Unfortunately, due to relatively recent technological strides, things that would have seemed fantastical or impossible a few decades ago may now be on par with something you have lying on your coffee table. Read More »
If you’ve spent much time on Review Geek, you know we’re absolutely gaga for board and card games and all things Marvel. We’re also low-key lovers of anti-heroes, like Loki. That’s why I was stoked to get my hands on Ravensburger’s Marvel Villainous: Mischief & Malice. Read More »
Computers like to break down when it’s least convenient. And, when that happens, you may lose all of your precious family photos, personal documents, or legally downloaded movies. That is, unless you back up your files first. Read More »
A VPN (virtual private network) service is a great way to ensure you have a secure network connection while online. We rounded up the best VPNs for a variety of budgets, devices, and use cases, so you can find the best one for your needs. Read More »
Speedrunning gets more popular every year with new players dedicating themselves to beating their favorite games as fast as possible. If you want to join this great community, you’ll need a game to start with, and multiple titles make breaking into speedrunning a little bit easier. Read More »
Keep your phone in sight while you’re driving with this magnetic phone car mount. Simply slot it into your air vent, attach the metal plate inside your smartphone’s case, and set it on the mount. That makes it easy to view a map, take incoming calls, and change your music without getting dangerously distracted while you’re on the road. And when you’re ready to exit your vehicle, just pick it up—no more fussing with clamp grips. This mount has a slim modern design and is compatible with any smartphone, including those from Apple, Samsung, Google, and more.
No one can deny the thrilling excitement of James Cameron’s Aliens franchise, nor how much it has influenced sci-fi and pop culture at large. Now, thanks to a collaboration with Hasbro, you’ll be able to buy your own Nerf Pulse Blaster and battle any Xenomorphs you encounter. Read More »
Surviving for extended periods on the Moon is practically impossible. Not just because it lacks an atmosphere and constantly leaps between deadly temperatures, but because we have no idea where to find water on the lunar surface. The solution? NASA will sacrifice its first lunar rover, the VIPER, to help find a water source on the Moon. Read More »
Moving IKEA furniture from one home to another is a nightmare. But have you ever tried to transport a fully assembled KALLAX shelf unit back to your local IKEA store? That’s what IKEA is asking customers to do as part of its new “Buy Back & Resell” pilot program. Read More »
Why stop with foldable phones? As Samsung’s foldable display tech becomes more reliable, it’s only natural for the company to come up with more foldable devices, including a rumored Galaxy Book Fold laptop. Read More »
Much like art, science also imitates life. In this case, some clever scientists built a fascinating robot arm that looks and moves like an octopus’ tentacle. It collapses nearly flat and can stretch out to reach things far away from its base. But you’ll be surprised at how it moves like that. Read More »
Stadia might be a cloud-based video game service, but you can still play using a physical controller despite the lack of a console. If you play games on other systems, you can use your Stadia controller on other platforms. Here’s how. Read More »