year in review

Seven Games That Were Almost My Game Of The Decade

Seven Games That Were Almost My Game Of The Decade

When people ask me to name my game of the decade, I pause. There are so many. I took away hard-won lessons from some of them, but over time, I’ve come to realize that those lessons were probably
6 Predictions for the Future of Artificial Intelligence in 2020

6 Predictions for the Future of Artificial Intelligence in 2020

The business world's enthusiasm for artificial intelligence has been building towards a fever pitch in the past few years, but those feelings could get a bit more complicated in 2020. Click here to
The Original Movies of 2019 That Deserve to Be In Your Collection

The Original Movies of 2019 That Deserve to Be In Your Collection

2019 has finally wrapped production, which means it’s time for me to get back on the soapbox. If you were overwhelmed with superhero movies, reboots, and Star Wars, then fear not. There were plenty of
The Original Movies of 2019 That Deserve to Be In Your Collection

The Original Movies of 2019 That Deserve to Be In Your Collection

2019 has finally wrapped production, which means it’s time for me to get back on the soapbox. If you were overwhelmed with superhero movies, reboots, and Star Wars, then fear not. There were plenty of
The Original Movies of 2019 That Deserve to Be In Your Collection

The Original Movies of 2019 That Deserve to Be In Your Collection

2019 has finally wrapped production, which means it’s time for me to get back on the soapbox. If you were overwhelmed with superhero movies, reboots, and Star Wars, then fear not. There were plenty of
How to Reach Gen Z in 2020—Beyond Authenticity

How to Reach Gen Z in 2020—Beyond Authenticity

Gen Zers--who count the Parkland kids, Greta Thunberg and Zendaya among them--are intriguing to the rest of us. Throughout 2019, Adweek dedicated coverage to understanding the next cohort of
The Most Captivating Brand Campaigns We Saw on Social Media in 2019

The Most Captivating Brand Campaigns We Saw on Social Media in 2019

For the past decade, brands have been capitalizing on the pervasiveness of social media in consumers' daily lives and shopping habits. And this past year was no different. Social media analytics

These 10 enterprise M&A deals totaled over $40B in 2019

It would be hard to top the 2018 enterprise M&A total of a whopping $87 billion, and predictably this year didn’t come close. In fact, the top 10 enterprise M&A deals in 2019 were less than
The Worst Games Of 2019 According To Metacritic

The Worst Games Of 2019 According To Metacritic

2019 was a year filled some damn good games. Baba Is You, Resident Evil 2, Control, The Outer Worlds and many more high-quality games released this year. But it’s not all good and this year also saw
All of io9's 2019 Year in Review Lists in One Convenient Location

All of io9's 2019 Year in Review Lists in One Convenient Location

It’s officially 2020—but since some of you are lucky enough to have the first day of the new year off, we thought you might want some reading material to pass the time. Read more...
Sharing Data Could Save Lives as Healthcare Tech Booms in 2020

Sharing Data Could Save Lives as Healthcare Tech Booms in 2020

We'd all like to be able to predict the future, but some long-range forecasts are a matter of life and death. Imagine your doctor could predict that you're going to have a fatal heart attack five

The Top 10 Car Features Of 2019

It’s obvious, but maybe so much so that it’s easy to overlook. Cars are the glue that hold every story together, that connect so many owners, builders, friends, family and people around the world.
Top 100 Highest-Rated Beauty Products of 2019

Top 100 Highest-Rated Beauty Products of 2019

Here's a look at the top 100 products reviewed over the last year, plus a summary of how many products and brands were reviewed and a break out of ratings! :) Now, this list is strictly according to
The 100 Most Popular io9 Posts of 2019

The 100 Most Popular io9 Posts of 2019

Another year has come and gone and with it so, so, so many nerd blogs. Here are the ones you, dear io9 readers, clicked on the most. A big thank you and a Happy New Year to all of you. Read more...
The 100 Most Popular io9 Posts of 2019

The 100 Most Popular io9 Posts of 2019

Another year has come and gone and with it so, so, so many nerd blogs. Here are the ones you, dear io9 readers, clicked on the most. A big thank you and a Happy New Year to all of you. Read more...
Samsung Is Making the Best Phones

Samsung Is Making the Best Phones

Last year after a somewhat lackluster product cycle, I said Samsung couldn’t afford to hold back anymore. And in 2019, it seems Samsung took that message to heart because it released some of the most
3 Things We Can Expect to See in the Content World in 2020

3 Things We Can Expect to See in the Content World in 2020

It was a headline-grabbing year for technology, from massive IPO failures, congressional testimony on data privacy and ad practices to the much-anticipated streaming wars. Many of these issues as well
The Absolute Worst Tech of 2019

The Absolute Worst Tech of 2019

Gadgets have to work a lot harder to suck in 2019 than they have in years past. They have to bankrupt companies, reveal our data, or be so overpriced they even make Apple look cheap. The gadgets below
The Absolute Worst Tech of 2019

The Absolute Worst Tech of 2019

Gadgets have to work a lot harder to suck in 2019 than they have in years past. They have to bankrupt companies, reveal our data, or be so overpriced they even make Apple look cheap. The gadgets below
The Absolute Worst Tech of 2019

The Absolute Worst Tech of 2019

Gadgets have to work a lot harder to suck in 2019 than they have in years past. They have to bankrupt companies, reveal our data, or be so overpriced they even make Apple look cheap. The gadgets below