Humanity Has Turned Land Itself Into a Menace

Matt Simon 2022-01-18 07:00:00 www.wired.com All of our meddling has primed Earth to collapse under cities and belch greenhouse gases, a nasty feedback loop that’s accelerating global warming.Peat fires release clouds of greenhouse gases and toxic smoke. Together with…

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How Apple’s iCloud Private Relay Can Keep You Safe

David Nield 2022-01-16 08:00:00 www.wired.com If you pay for iCloud storage, then you automatically have access to the extra perks that Apple bundles together under the iCloud+ name—and one of those perks is the iCloud Private Relay service.If you…

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Mercedes 2022 EQS Review: Too Much Tech

Jeremy White 2022-01-14 07:00:00 www.wired.com We're at the stage now with electric cars as we were when, back in 2015, Samsung shoved Wi-Fi into its washing machines. So enamored was the tech company with the mere capability of adding…

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Save Money on Subscriptions Thanks to This iOS Loophole

Harry Guinness 2021-12-31 07:00:00 www.wired.com As you can see in the screenshots above, Calm doesn’t just list a monthly Premium subscription and an annual Premium subscription, they have a wide range of options—all with different prices and no indication…

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AirTags Are the Best Thing to Happen to Tile

Adam Speight 2021-11-20 07:00:00 www.wired.com On April 20, Apple blew Tile’s business out of the water. The announcement of AirTags presented Tile, founded in 2012, with a direct, if not better, rival for its main product line. Tile’s tiny…

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How to Troubleshoot Someone Else’s Phone Remotely

David Nield 2021-11-07 08:00:00 www.wired.com It's a problem you may be familiar with, especially if you're the designated “tech support” contact for your family, office, or group of friends: Someone gets in touch wanting help with a problem on…

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Evolve Hadean Carbon Series Review: Terrifying Fun

Julian Chokkattu 2021-10-21 08:00:00 www.wired.com When was the last time you had a proper tumble? One that left you in agonizing pain. It's been more than a decade for me. But I can finally revert my “Days Since Last…

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LeMond Prolog Review: All-Carbon-Fiber Electric Bicycle

Adrienne So 2021-10-20 08:00:00 www.wired.com The best product is usually the one that provokes an immediate, visceral, emotional response. It doesn’t matter how well anything works, or how well priced it is—be it a dongle, a phone, or a…

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The Best Spooky Tech for Your Halloween Smart Home: Smart Bulbs, Projectors, and More

Simon Hill 2021-10-16 08:00:00 www.wired.com For string lights and regular lamps inside pumpkins or decorations, use smart plugs to schedule your display, or have lights turn on or off in response to triggers.Consider setting up a motion sensor or…

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Could MJ Really Hang on During Spider-Man’s Swing?

Rhett Allain 2021-10-15 09:00:00 www.wired.com Really, there are just three things I need to estimate: the length of the web during the swing, the speed of MJ at the bottom of the swing, and MJ’s mass. Finding the mass…

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Polaroid Now+ iType Instant Camera Review: Modern Camera, Vintage Pics

Louryn Strampe 2021-10-15 07:00:00 www.wired.com Instant Cameras embody a delightful blend of vintage processes and modern methods, and the Polaroid Now+ proves how good it can feel when nostalgia gets an update. Even with a bunch of other instant…

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Urbanista Los Angeles Review: Solar-Powered Headphones That Actually Work

Simon Lucas, WIRED UK 2021-10-12 14:47:21 www.wired.com “Infinite” is a tricky one, isn’t it? Something’s either infinite or it isn’t. So when Urbanista describes its Los Angeles wireless noise-canceling over-ear headphones as having “virtually infinite” playtime, that’s basically the…

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Apple iPhone 13 Pro and iPhone 13 Pro Max Review: Top-Tier Phones

Julian Chokkattu 2021-09-21 09:00:00 www.wired.com Photograph: AppleBoth are powered by the new A15 Bionic chip, but beware! For the first time, it's not the exact same A15 chip in the standard iPhone 13 or iPhone 13 Mini. This year,…

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How to Set Up a NAS to Securely Share Files

David Nield 2021-09-19 07:00:00 www.wired.com NAS drives are able to run their own applications too, so you could have a NAS that's connected to your Dropbox account, or one that runs a custom VPN (Virtual Private Network) for you.…

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Breville Dual Boiler Review: An Almost Perfect Espresso Machine

Jess Grey 2021-09-18 08:00:00 www.wired.com I don’t like big kitchen appliances. I have a small space, so I like to keep surfaces as clear as possible. More work surfaces mean more room to get up to weird stuff, whether…

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Samsung QN90A Review: Creeping Up to OLED

Parker Hall 2021-09-17 09:00:00 www.wired.com If you’re spending more than a thousand dollars on a TV, there are very few reasons not to buy an organic light-emitting diode model. Each pixel in an OLED screen acts as its own…

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GoPro Hero 10 Black Review: Our Favorite Action Camera Gets an Upgrade

Scott Gilbertson 2021-09-16 09:00:00 www.wired.com The most remarkable thing about GoPro's new Hero 10 Black might be that it exists at all. Somehow, in the midst of a chip shortage that has trucks piling up in lots and supply…

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Apple iPad Mini (2021): Specs, Price, Release Date

Brenda Stolyar 2021-09-14 14:41:00 www.wired.com Apple's smallest tablet has finally received its biggest refresh in almost a decade. The new iPad Mini, unveiled at the company's virtual hardware event on Tuesday, looks almost unrecognizable compared to its 2019 predecessor.…

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How Do Retroreflectors Give You Super Vision at Night?

Rhett Allain 2021-09-12 07:00:00 www.wired.com A couple of notes: In the diagram, I just drew a human with a flashlight instead of a car with headlights. (I'm sure we can all agree that it's basically the same thing, right?)…

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How to Take a Screenshot on Any Phone or Laptop (iPhone, Android, Mac, Windows, Chromebook)

Simon Hill 2021-09-11 08:00:00 www.wired.com Some Android phone manufacturers offer a scrolling screenshot feature that can capture a whole webpage or message thread. They all have different names, but each involves taking a screenshot, then tapping on a button…

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