Engadget’s resident laptop expert Devindra Hardawar put . Basically, both are fantastic machines, but they probably lack some of the wow factor that the M2 Airs had when they debuted in 2022. After all, the M2 announced a new industrial design and much better internals. while M3 is more of an iterative update. Think of it as the iPhone S years, when a dramatic redesign (the iPhone 4, say) was followed by a more advanced model (the 4S) the following year.

The M3 review is therefore an exercise in spotting the small differences, such as the faster Wi-Fi (6E), brighter display and faster processing speed. Benchmarking saw both machines outperform the M2, but you probably wouldn’t notice if you were using this machine casually. And Devindra clearly gets a kick out of being able to run games like Death Stranding on a fanless ultraportable. You can—and should—read on to find out if the M3 is a must-buy.

— Dan Cooper

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It’s great for video, less ideal for everything else.

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Steve Dent, who knows more about cameras than I do about literally anything, uses . He’s never been a big fan of Sony’s 6000 series models, which he feels aren’t as good-looking or usable as Fujifilm’s alternatives. The A6700 is an attempt to remedy this situation, and Steve says it’s a much better camera than its predecessor. But is it good enough to want to use as a daily driver? You’ll have to read to find out.

Can the US government withstand Stan’s army?

The geopolitical quagmire surrounding TikTok is not abating, prompting the platform to use its secret weapon: its Stan Army. . That’s one way to get attention, but it might not like the company of American lawmakers if it can so easily encourage millions of people to start watching the political process all at once.

And the loser will probably be… humanity itself.

Netflix is ​​targeting exactly what it wanted to destroy. It has been entering the live streaming space for a while now and announced it yesterday. Given the high-profile nature of the participants and, presumably, people’s desire to see one or both of them get punched in the face, this must be a massive event. And it will be the most serious test of Netflix’s capacity to use the Internet to deliver millions of simultaneous streams of live TV.

It turned the EV world upside down in so many ways, at least at the time.

An image of a Tesla Model S with wheels mounted horizontally to resemble a flying car from Back to the Future on a green starscape.An image of a Tesla Model S with wheels mounted horizontally to resemble a flying car from Back to the Future on a green starscape.

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Engadget is celebrating its 20th anniversary with a series of articles looking back at the biggest changes in the tech world during that time. The wonderful Tim Stevens is in the spotlight today to talk about . It’s an account of automotive innovation, its highs, lows, and how the EV industry has changed in the intervening years.