2019—we're glad to put the year in our rear-view mirror, but there were still plenty of tech stories to remember. What stood out this time around was the sheer diversity of our most popular stories. Sure, readers always love listening to what Ron Amadeo has to say about Google's strategic direction or following Eric Berger's scoops about what's going on inside NASA, but the return of the Razr? A man with an "eye of Sauron" around his iris? The "church of bleach?" Some things you just can't predict.
So without further ado, here were the 20 most popular stories of 2019 at Ars Technica.
Last month, Google quietly released "Google Assistant Ambient Mode," which takes over the lock screen any time you charge your Android phone. As Ron Amadeo described it:
Source: Ars Technica