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Google May Add Home Workouts to Its Smart TV Offerings

Saturday August 13th, 2022 01:00:00 PM Boone Ashworth
Plus: Ring cameras get their own show, Google calls out Apple’s messaging, and we unpack Unpacked.

10 Laptops We’ve Tested and Love

Saturday August 13th, 2022 01:00:00 PM Adam Speight, Gear Team
These are our favorite Windows notebooks, MacBooks, and Chromebooks.

Our Favorite Paper Planners for Crossing Tasks Off Your List

Saturday August 13th, 2022 01:00:00 PM Medea Giordano, Gear Team
Digital tools are not always superior. Here are the good old-fashioned notebooks our team uses to keep on track.

The Feds Gear Up for a Privacy Crackdown

Saturday August 13th, 2022 01:00:00 PM Matt Burgess, Andrew Couts
Plus: Cisco gets hit by ransomware, Twilio gets phished, a new way to fight email spammers, and much more.

Is Coal Mining Increasing East Kentucky’s Flood Risk?

Saturday August 13th, 2022 12:00:00 PM John McCracken
Mountaintop removal destroyed Appalachia's land. Then came the floodwaters.

How to Pick the Right MacBook for You

Saturday August 13th, 2022 12:00:00 PM Julian Chokkattu, Brenda Stolyar
Apple’s laptops are expensive, and you’ll have to make some hard choices to pick the right one. Let us help.

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

Saturday August 13th, 2022 11:00:00 AM Brenda Stolyar
Gearing up for the new school year? We’ve found plenty of savings on all the essential gadgets and supplies.

A Single Flaw Broke Every Layer of Security in MacOS

Friday August 12th, 2022 11:00:00 PM Matt Burgess
An injection flaw allowed a researcher to access all files on a Mac. Apple issued a fix, but some machines may still be vulnerable.

Zoom’s Auto-Update Feature Came With Hidden Risks on Mac

Friday August 12th, 2022 08:34:00 PM Lily Hay Newman
The popular video meeting app makes it easy to keep the software up to date—but it also introduced vulnerabilities.

Here’s What Trump’s ‘Nuclear Documents’ Could Be

Friday August 12th, 2022 05:55:28 PM Garrett M. Graff
FBI agents reportedly searched Mar-a-Lago for “nuclear documents.” That can fall into one of these four categories.

The Creators of King’s Quest Are Back With a New Game

Friday August 12th, 2022 04:00:00 PM Geek's Guide to the Galaxy
Ken and Roberta Williams, the cofounders of Sierra Online, have created a remake of the genre-defining Colossal Cave Adventure.

Want to Run on the Beach? Start With the Right Shoes

Friday August 12th, 2022 02:00:00 PM Boone Ashworth
The only thing better than a long walk on the beach is a long run. These kicks held up best against the sand.

The Best Laptop Backpacks for Work (and Life)

Friday August 12th, 2022 01:00:00 PM Medea Giordano, Adrienne So
Whether you’re biking to the office or schlepping a camera to a shoot, a laptop bag is your constant companion. These WIRED-reviewed packs do the job.

Hollywood’s Role in the Post-Roe Era

Friday August 12th, 2022 01:00:00 PM Angela Watercutter
Showrunners are asking studios to do more to ensure abortion access. That’s just the beginning.

What an iPhone Lidar Can Show About the Speed of Light

Friday August 12th, 2022 01:00:00 PM Rhett Allain
Lidar measures distance by bouncing light off of objects—but there’s more to how light travels in the first place.

Silicon Valley Conservatives Are Stepping Out of the Shadows

Friday August 12th, 2022 01:00:00 PM Steven Levy
Plus: A simpler time in politics, a tip for WIRED subscribers, and a bad week for the former president.

Our Favorite Smart Pens and Tablets for Writing Digital Notes

Friday August 12th, 2022 12:00:00 PM Medea Giordano
These handy tools combine the ease of jotting notes by hand with the power of saving them digitally.

What If Cells Kept Receipts of Their Gene Expression?

Friday August 12th, 2022 12:00:00 PM Maggie Chen
Researchers have found a new way to keep records of when a cell’s genes turn on and off—by harnessing systems that bacteria already use for self-defense.

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

Friday August 12th, 2022 11:00:00 AM Lauren Goode
These software shortcuts will make your workday more productive. Your coworkers will appreciate them too.

How to Get the Old Gmail Design Back

Friday August 12th, 2022 11:00:00 AM Reece Rogers
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.

Last updated August 7, 2022