Why Can’t a Magnet-Propelled Truck Actually Work?

Rhett Allain 2022-07-04 09:00:00 www.wired.com Finally, we have the crane itself. I left off some of the unimportant forces here—the most critical are the forces from the magnet and the cart pulling in opposite directions.All of these objects have…

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China Is Racing to Electrify Its Future

Jennifer Conrad 2022-06-29 07:00:00 www.wired.com “China has gone from having virtually no electric vehicles to having almost half of the world’s stock of passenger electric vehicles, and far more of that in terms of buses, trucks, and two-wheelers,” says…

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MSI Katana GF66 Review: Poor Battery, Small Trackpad

Adam Speight 2022-06-24 08:00:00 www.wired.com Gaming laptops are an ever expanding breed, especially in 2022 when machines with powerful graphics cards extend far beyond the traditional hefty devices with flashing RGB you may  expect in this field. Oddly, the…

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How to Use Markdown in Google Docs

Justin Pot 2022-06-23 08:00:00 www.wired.com  There's also support for formatting. Italics are added by surrounding text with either asterisks or underscores; bolds by surrounding text with two asterisks or two underscores on each side; and strikethrough by surrounding text…

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Canyon Spectral:On CFR Review: A Powerful E-MTB

Stephanie Pearson 2022-06-21 08:00:00 www.wired.com Like most humans who have passed the half-century mark, I flip between fantasy and reality when it comes to my physical fitness. My fantasy is that I’m as fit and strong as I was…

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How to Password Protect Any File

David Nield 2022-06-19 07:00:00 www.wired.com You never know when one of your files might reach someone it wasn't intended to reach—perhaps through an email forward, a USB stick left behind on a desk, or maybe even an unauthorized user…

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Hisense PX1-Pro Review: A Gorgeous Home Theater in a Box

Parker Hall 2022-06-12 08:00:00 www.wired.com If you’ve ever considered buying a projector to live out your home theater fantasies, the thought has probably been quickly thwarted by basic logistics. Mounting a projector, routing cables, and finding a compatible surround…

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Mathematicians Transcend a Geometric Theory of Motion

Kelsey Houston-Edwards 2022-06-05 08:00:00 www.wired.com “[Floer] homology theory depends only on the topology of your manifold. [This] is Floer’s incredible insight,” said Agustin Moreno of the Institute for Advanced Study.Dividing by ZeroFloer theory ended up being wildly useful in…

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Gmail Is Kind of a Mess. Here’s How to Fix It

Justin Pot 2022-06-05 07:00:00 www.wired.com There are 1.5 billion (with a b!) active Gmail users, which Google clearly sees as an asset it can leverage. Perhaps you've noticed: Google keeps filling the interface with buttons for other services.The left…

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NASA 1972 Moon Buggy Review: Fun, Fun, Fun

Jeremy White 2022-06-04 08:00:00 www.wired.com The frenetic pace of gear releases means it is inevitable that WIRED cannot get to all of them in a timely fashion. But if they are important, rest assured, we will catch up eventually.…

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Become a Telegram Master With These 10 Tips and Tricks

David Nield 2022-05-29 07:00:00 www.wired.com Telegram checks just about every box when it comes to a modern-day messaging app: It's available on multiple platforms, it offers end-to-end encryption, it supports stickers and media files, and it enables group and…

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Benjamin Franklin Meets the Blockchain

Steven Levy 2022-05-27 09:00:00 www.wired.com Hi, everyone. Another grim week. The plain truth is that we have got to stop selling weapons of war to random civilians.The Plain ViewIn 1727, 21-year-old Benjamin Franklin invited, as he put it, “my…

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How to Limit Who Can Contact You on Facebook

David Nield 2022-05-22 07:00:00 www.wired.com From the Facebook Privacy Checkup page on the web, you can click Who can see what you share to choose what the default setting is for this audience selector. If you want your posts…

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How to Turn Any Document Into a PDF

David Nield 2022-05-15 08:00:00 www.wired.com There's PDF functionality built right into Finder as well. If you select multiple files and then Ctrl+click on the selection, you can pick Quick Actions and Create PDF to do just that (most common…

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7 Google Docs Productivity Tips

David Nield 2022-05-08 07:00:00 www.wired.com For hundreds of millions of users, Google Docs is in regular if not constant use. Behind it's apparent simplicity—just open it up and start typing—there are numerous features and tools to explore, many of…

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Skydio 2+ Drone Review: Pro Flyer

Scott Gilbertson 2022-05-01 08:00:00 www.wired.com There will never be the perfect drone for everyone. There are too many different reasons for owning a drone. Some like to race. Some like to shoot sweeping cinematic masterpieces, and some want to…

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