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Saturday, August 13, 2022

10 Laptops We’ve Tested and Love

These are our favorite Windows notebooks, MacBooks, and Chromebooks.

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Our Favorite Paper Planners for Crossing Tasks Off Your List

Digital tools are not always superior. Here are the good old-fashioned notebooks our team uses to keep on track.

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The Feds Gear Up for a Privacy Crackdown

Plus: Cisco gets hit by ransomware, Twilio gets phished, a new way to fight email spammers, and much more.

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Is Coal Mining Increasing East Kentucky’s Flood Risk?

Mountaintop removal destroyed Appalachia's land. Then came the floodwaters.

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How to Pick the Right MacBook for You

Apple’s laptops are expensive, and you’ll have to make some hard choices to pick the right one. Let us help.

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30 Best Back-to-School Deals on Laptops, Headphones, and More

Gearing up for the new school year? We’ve found plenty of savings on all the essential gadgets and supplies.

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Friday, August 12, 2022

The Soft Return, and Other Slack and Zoom Hacks You Need

These software shortcuts will make your workday more productive. Your coworkers will appreciate them too.

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How to Get the Old Gmail Design Back

Google is rolling out a redesign of its email service. If you don't care for the new look, you can switch back—for now.

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Tech's Offshore Hiring Has Gone Into Overdrive

Companies that once battled to hire employees close to home are now turning to Latin America and other markets for talent.

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Why NASA Wants to Go Back to the Moon

The space agency’s upcoming lunar mission will launch the ambitious Artemis program, building on the landings 50 years ago.

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Colleges Are Already Ditching Income-Share Agreements

The financial aid model more closely associated with coding boot camps has made its way to traditional universities. Now it's coming under scrutiny.

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Thursday, August 11, 2022

How Can Society Prepare for the Moral Norms of Tomorrow?

The moral framework of future generations may be a radical departure from the past—and the present. Axiological open-mindedness could help bridge that gap.

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Welcome to the Weird Phone Future

This week, we look at Samsung’s latest folding phones and discuss what their release means for the mobile industry—and for Android.

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Meta Just Happens to Expand Messenger's End-to-End Encryption

The company says an expansion of privacy features in Messenger is unrelated to a high-profile Nebraska abortion case.

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Swarms of Mini Robots Could Dig the Tunnels of the Future

The underground excavation industry is exploring mini robots, plasma torches, and superheated gas to replace the massive boring machines now in use.

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This Anti-Tracking Tool Checks If You’re Being Followed

The Raspberry Pi-powered device can scan for phones around you. If it keeps spotting the same one, it’ll send you an alert.

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Smiling Dogs? Horses Made of Clouds? Captcha Has Gone Too Far

Users face increasingly impossible challenges to prove they are not bots.

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Google’s New Pixel Buds Pro Are Great Everyday Earbuds

These ergonomic earbuds are like AirPods Pro for Android, but with better battery life.

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Wednesday, August 10, 2022

Everything Samsung Announced at Galaxy Unpacked 2022

Say hello to two new foldable phones, new smartwatches, and a new pair of wireless earbuds.

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How to Stay Cool Without Air-Conditioning

Be the coolest person on your block with these tips on how to hydrate, what to wear, and ways to turn your home into a refuge from the heat.

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In Humanity's Collective Unconscious, the Body Is a Bad Dream

When DALL-E presented a powerful new canvas, people's imaginations drifted in a clinical direction. Why?

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The Psychology of Inspiring Everyday Climate Action

Individual choices and habits help the climate. Understanding how people think can make it happen.

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Sloppy Use of Machine Learning is Causing a ‘Reproducibility Crisis’ in Science

AI hype has researchers in fields from medicine to political science rushing to use techniques that they don’t always understand—causing a wave of spurious results.

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Three Possible Futures of the Monkeypox Epidemic

Following a White House declaration of emergency, the US is at a crossroads in how it responds to the virus. Each scenario has wildly varying results.

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Tuesday, August 9, 2022

TikTok Is ‘Shadow-Promoting’ Banned Content in Russia

The company said it would prevent Russia-based users from uploading new content—but their videos are still showing up on FYPs.

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Pinarello's Sleek New Gravel Bike Awakens Your Need for Speed

The storied bike brand has outfitted its new cyclocross racing machine with a minimal 13-speed drivetrain from fellow Italian company Campagnolo.

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What Could Keep Climate Change From Becoming Catastrophic?

WIRED’s editor in chief weighs the merits and detriments of carbon capture and storage, plus more thoughts on this month’s headlines.

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11 Rapid At-Home Covid-19 Tests—and Where to Find Them

How accurate are over-the-counter swabs? Does your insurance cover them? We have answers.

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This Laser-Firing Truck Could Help Make Hot Cities More Livable

Scientists are driving around in a specialized observatory to better understand how urban heat varies not only block to block, but door to door.

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Everything You Need to Know About Paxlovid

This antiviral is very effective at protecting vulnerable people from Covid, despite the small possibility of rebound symptoms.

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The Double Life of the Bloodsucking Sea Lamprey

In the Great Lakes, sea lampreys are a scourge. In Europe, they’re an endangered cultural treasure. Can biologists suppress—and save—the species?

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Monday, August 8, 2022

The Best Theragun (and Other Great Massage Guns)

Therabody’s percussive therapy devices help soothe achy muscles. Here’s our guide to its lineup—and some cheaper alternatives.

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The Panasonic Lumix GH6 Lets You Film on the Fly

In-body stabilization and thoughtfully designed controls make this workhorse a great choice for in-the-field photographers and filmmakers.

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How Clean is ‘Clean’ Hydrogen?

Batteries and renewable energy alone can’t decarbonize industries, and recent proposals for a “hydrogen economy” could bridge those gaps.

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The Chaotic Monkeypox Vaccine Pipeline Is Leaving Everyone Short

A Danish company that’s the sole producer of the only approved vaccine has sold nearly all its supplies to the US, and it won’t be making new doses until 2023.

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Crypto and the US Government Are Headed for a Decisive Showdown

A crop of lawsuits could finally settle the question of whether most digital assets are illegal securities offerings.

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What to Know About 988, the New Suicide and Crisis Lifeline

Americans can call or text this number if they or someone they know needs a counselor to listen or point them to additional resources.

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A Suspected Killer’s Fans Are Still Promoting Him Online

After a local politician and two others were gunned down in the Philippines, posts supporting the suspect continue to gain traction on social media.

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Sunday, August 7, 2022

The Hidden Chaos That Lurks in Ecosystems

New research finds that chaos plays a bigger role in population dynamics than decades of ecological data seemed to suggest.

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How to Get the Best Battery Life Out of Your Steam Deck

Your gaming PC may have effectively unlimited power, but the portable alternative does not.

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How to Use Lockdown Mode in iOS 16 to Make Your Phone More Secure

Whether you want to turn off link previews or block unwanted FaceTime calls, here's what you need to know.

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The Secret to Being Lucky

Everything happens for no reason.

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What to Ask Your Doctor If You’re Getting Medical Tech Implanted

From pacemakers to insulin pumps, more devices exist to help you lead a healthier life. Here's what to talk about before going cyborg.

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Is Apple’s M2 MacBook Air Any Good for Games?

That depends how serious you are about AAA titles, performance, and price.

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The Best Lawn Games for Goofing Off in the Sun

From classics like cornhole to newer games like ladder toss, these are our favorite ways to play with friends and family.

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Saturday, August 6, 2022

Hidden iPhone Tricks That Will Make Your Life Easier

These tips, swipes, and settings will make using your phone faster and simpler.

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Smiling Friends Is a Paean to the Internet’s Unruly Past

The Adult Swim show is a reminder of the days of good old-fashioned Flash animation.

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The Maeving RM1 Electric Motorcycle Is a Stylish Urban Steed

This affordable British city bike puts rivals on notice.

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NFTs Are Conquering Soccer

And not in a good way.

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13 Great Deals on Smartphones, Laptops, and Smart Speakers

Take advantage of early back-to-school discounts—even if you’re not a student.

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Friday, August 5, 2022

Retweets Ruined Twitter. Here's How to Get Rid of Them

Turns out muting other people's impulsive sharing can do wonders for your mental health.

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Plant-Based Burgers Aren’t Denting Our Beef Addiction

Alternative proteins were meant to reduce the carbon footprint of our diets. But it doesn’t look like people are switching ... yet.

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Bodies Bodies Bodies Is a Slasher Movie for the Extremely Online

Director Halina Reijn says she “tried to really swim in the ocean of that whole generation.”

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All the Data Amazon's Ring Cameras Collect About You

The popular security devices are tracking (and sharing) more than you might think.

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The Fall of Roe Makes Complex Pregnancies Even Riskier

Time is of the essence for doctors handling ectopic pregnancies or incomplete miscarriages. But the Dobbs decision has created dangerous delays in care.

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Thursday, August 4, 2022

What to Do With Your Old PlayStation 4

If you’ve managed to score a PS5, you may still have an old PS4. But don't put it on Craigslist quite yet.

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Monkeypox Originated in Animals. Could It Spill Back Into Them?

The zoonotic disease is now spreading from person to person. But if it finds a home in new wildlife species, it could settle in to become a permanent risk.

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Beware the Contract Clause Loading US Workers With Debt

Nurses, retail workers, and other employees can owe thousands of dollars just for quitting their job—or getting laid off.

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TikTok and Twitch Streamers Are Trading Sleep for Cash

“Interactive sleep streamers" accept donations from folks who want wake them up with lights or loud noises. Is it worth it?

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The Origins of Covid-19 Are More Complicated Than Once Thought

Scientists used painstaking research, genomics, and clever statistics to definitively track two distinct strains of the virus back to a wet market in Wuhan.

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Wednesday, August 3, 2022

What Twitter’s Move to Shutter Offices Signals for Big Tech

Companies are cutting costs by embracing remote setups, but what happens to the hubs they leave behind?

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The Endless Afterlife of The Sandman

Theoretically, Neil Gaiman finished his fantasy comic series in 1996. But studios and publishers keep reviving it—maybe not for the reason you think.

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Join Us for RE:WIRED Green

On September 28 we’ll bring together scientists, innovators, entrepreneurs, and more to spotlight ways that human ingenuity can fight the climate crisis.

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The Rise and Fall of a Bitcoin Mining Sensation

Compass Mining grew quickly during crypto’s halcyon days. Now, its customers and their thousands of mining machines are stuck.

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Tuesday, August 2, 2022

Kids Are Back in Classrooms and Laptops Are Still Spying on Them

As the post-Roe era underscores the risks of digital surveillance, a new survey shows that teens face increased monitoring from teachers—and police.

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The Kia EV6 GT Swaps Range for Speed, Sadly

We loved the vanilla EV6 with the best charging tech around. But this new performance version makes a fundamental mistake.

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This $400 Touchscreen Toaster Is a Waste of Your Dough

This toaster costs a small fortune and doesn’t even toast that well—a bad deal any way you slice it.

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A Minimalist Approach to the Hunt for Dark Matter

In a new experiment, researchers looked for tiny flickers in the fundamental constants of nature.

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How Siestas Might Help Europe Survive Deadly Heat Waves

The snooze is optional. But as climate change intensifies, Northern European countries are seeing the appeal of Spain’s controversial midday break.

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Russia’s War in Ukraine Reveals More Problems in Space

While Roscosmos will likely continue its commitments on the ISS for at least a few more years, it’s not clear what comes next.

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Monday, August 1, 2022

Gig Workers Are Losing Their Hard-Won Rights

A battle between unions and Just Eat France sets a troubling precedent for platform workers.

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There’s a Monkeypox Testing Bottleneck

US testing capacity has ramped up, but the process is ponderous, and not everyone who needs a test is getting one.

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The Age of Brain-Computer Interfaces Is on the Horizon

Synchron has implanted its BCI in a US patient for the first time—bringing it a big step closer to distribution.

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How to Set Medication Reminders on Your Phone

Don’t forget your pills! Here’s how to set alarms, notifications, and reminders on your iPhone or Android smartphone.

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Data Centers Are Facing a Climate Crisis

Companies are racing to cool down their servers as energy prices and temperatures soar. And the worst is yet to come.

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Patton Oswalt on Life, Love, and Catfishing

The actor and comedian breaks down the net-heavy world of his new movie, 'I Love My Dad'.

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