A Clubhouse Bug Let People Lurk in Rooms Invisibly

Lily Hay Newman 2021-04-21 13:00:00 www.wired.com “Basically I’m going to keep talking to you, but I’m going to disappear," longtime security researcher Katie Moussouris told me in a private Clubhouse room in February. “We'll still be talking, but I'll…

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DJI Air 2S Review: The Best Drone You Can Buy

Scott Gilbertson 2021-04-15 09:00:00 www.wired.com This alone is well worth the upgrade from the previous version, but the updates don't stop there. The Advanced Pilot Assistance System (APAS) now uses a wider field of view to detect obstacles. This…

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Super73 S2 Review: A Fun but Frightening Ebike

Matt Jancer 2021-04-09 09:00:00 www.wired.com But it kept happening. Over and over, the bike would go to full throttle, or I'd stop pedaling but the bike wouldn't stop accelerating. Other times, I'd be pedaling and suddenly get no power…

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5 Best Portable Espresso Makers WIRED Recommends

Scott Gilbertson 2021-04-08 08:00:00 www.wired.com I've reviewed a lot of gadgets over the years, but few, if any, have been as astoundingly ingenious as the 9Barista. This is the only stovetop espresso maker I am aware of that actually…

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Why Covering Canals With Solar Panels Is a Power Move

Matt Simon 2021-03-19 07:00:00 www.wired.com Peanut butter and jelly. Hall & Oates. Now there’s a duo that could literally and figuratively be even more powerful: solar panels and canals. What if instead of leaving canals open, letting the sun…

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Gazelle Ultimate C380 HMB Review: Easy Ride

Parker Hall 2021-03-19 09:00:00 www.wired.com Enviolo hubs are also closed systems, so they don't need too much maintenance (or de-mucking). And because the chain doesn’t have to pop between rungs on a traditional shifting mechanism, the bike sports an…

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Asus ROG Phone 5 Review: A Great Gaming Phone (Yes, Really!)

Julian Chokkattu 2021-03-15 09:00:00 www.wired.com I don't consider myself a mobile gamer. Playing games on a glass slab has never been all that comfortable for long stretches. It was an activity for subway commutes in the Before Times, but…

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Researchers Blur Faces That Launched a Thousand Algorithms

Will Knight 2021-03-15 07:00:00 www.wired.com In 2012, artificial intelligence researchers engineered a big leap in computer vision thanks, in part, to an unusually large set of images—thousands of everyday objects, people, and scenes in photos that were scraped from…

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How Pi Keeps Train Wheels on Track

Rhett Allain 2021-03-14 12:30:04 www.wired.com Illustration: Rhett AllainNotice that there is a nice linear relationship between the angular position of the wheel and the horizontal position? The slope of this line is 0.006 meters per degree. If you had…

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