Eric Limer

Deputy Editor

Eric Limer lives in New York and covers gadgets, and technology policy. 

Nerf's New Laser Guns Are a Deconstruction of the Classic Dart Blaster

When lasers and LEDs replace springs and darts, things get weird.

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Everything Suspicious About China's Laser Rifle Claims

There are a whole lot of reported features that don't quite add up.

MIT's Cheetah 3 Has a Precision Pounce

Good luck hiding behind that table.

Tune Into One of Gaming's Coolest, Quirkiest Events Right Now

Summer Games Done Quick is fascinating, strange, and for a good cause.

You Should Finally Learn To Solve a Rubik's Cube

It's easier than you might think and whole lot of fun.

Nazi UFO Toy Pulled for Historical Inaccuracy

No, the Nazis did not get to space.

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EU Toys With Blowing Up the Internet as We Know It

Restrictive copyright rules under consideration could have a huge, negative effect on the freedom and openness of the internet.

Women Sues NASA to Maintain Ownership of Moon Dust

Laura Cicco is preemptively suing NASA to retain ownership of a vial of dust she says was a gift from Neil Armstrong.

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The 10 Games You Should Know From E3 2018

The show is almost over, but the hype has just begun.

It's Incredible No One Was Injured in This Helicopter-Plane Crash

Footage from the 2017 crash is a sight to behold.

When Is Instagram Going to Blow It?

It feels like something's got to give.

Unwanted Airbus A380s Are Starting to Be Stripped for Parts

Ten years after introduction, two of the giant airliners just can't find a home.

Apple's $10,000 Apple Watch Is About to Be Obsolete

There are some things money can't buy: like more than a few years of software updates, for instance.

Microsoft Is Buying GitHub: What Does That Mean?

The basics behind the $7.5 billion acquisition.

The Dronebrellas Are Coming

Just don't expect to use them in the rain, at least not yet.

How It Looks When You Play SNES Games on the Original NES

Yes, it's actually possible (with a little bit of engineering).

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Reboot Your Router, But Don't Stop There

The FBI's advice to reboot your router is just the first step to completely solving the problem.

The Best Part of the Next iPhone Might Be Its Charger

Because you shouldn't have to shell out for extra hardware to get maximum charging performance.

What Was That Gnarly Samurai Weapon on Westworld Last Night?

Contrary to its menacing spikes, the sodegarami was actually designed to be non-lethal.

Boeing's Wild Folding Wingtips Are One Step Closer to Reality

The FAA has cleared the "special conditions" whipped up from scratch for the novel wings.

Microsoft's New Customizable Xbox Controller Helps Make Video Games Way More Accessible

The "Adaptive Controller" helps folks who can't use a traditional controller find a setup that works for them.

Senate Votes in Favor of Saving Net Neutrality

The battle for the free and open internet is far from over, and now moves to the House.

The Huge Advantages (and One Problem) of LED Traffic Lights

Sometimes efficiency can bring on surprising new problems.