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The best battle royale games 2021-01-17 15:16:50The battle royale genre has exploded in popularity recently. From Fortnite to Call of Duty: Warzone, these are the best battle royale games available

The best Samsung Galaxy S21 Plus screen protectors 2021-01-17 14:35:43Here's our roundup of the best Samsung Galaxy S21 Plus screen protectors available right now, so that you can protect your new phone from scratches a

This is the remnant of a star that 2021-01-17 14:31:47When a supernova explodes, it creates a remnant which can persist for thousands of years. Hubble scientists have estimated the age of one such remnant

Testing Mars exploration drones on Icelandic lava flows 2021-01-17 11:13:45How do you test a machine that's designed to operate on another planet? Using the lava flow fields of Iceland to test out drones and rovers to explor

Meet the man on a controversial mission to 2021-01-17 11:00:46Robert McIntyre is on a mission to preserve human brains so they can be uploaded in the future. Outlandish? Sure. But aren't most groundbreaking idea

The best free streaming TV services right now 2021-01-17 10:30:05In this day and age, you don't have to break the bank to stream. In fact, with many free services providing movies and TV shows, you don't need the

How to share your screen on Skype 2021-01-17 10:21:22Sharing your screen can be useful. This guide shows you how to share your screen on Skype in several easy steps on PCs and mobile devices, including t

The best YouTube channels for 2021 2021-01-17 10:19:59So many videos, so little time. Our curated list of the best YouTube channels helps you catch up on all the must-see videos, from educational to enter

The most common PS4 problems and how to 2021-01-17 10:08:43The most common PS4 problems include loud fan noises and faulty HDMI ports. After nearly eight years, here are the issues we've found and how to fix

Our galaxy is lonelier than we thought, New 2021-01-17 10:03:02It was previously thought that there were trillions of galaxies in our universe, but new research using NASA's Deep Horizons mission questions that f

This strange planet has three suns and orbits 2021-01-17 09:58:33Researchers have discovered a planet with three suns and an unusual kink in its orbit.

NASA test fires the world’s largest rocket core 2021-01-17 09:43:09NASA put its Space Launch System through a hot fire test, firing the core stage's engines for over a minute and generating 1.6 million pounds of thru

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The US will rejoin the Paris climate change New! 2021-01-20 17:53:46With the third executive order of his new administration, President Joe Biden said the US will rejoin the Paris Agreement. Initially finalized in 2015

TikTok's new Q&A feature makes it easier for New! 2021-01-20 17:11:27TikTok has started a new feature that makes it easier for some of its most popular creators to host Q&A sessions with their fans. The feature

New White House website includes a hidden recruitment New! 2021-01-20 15:50:32With Joe Biden now the 46th president of the United States, the official White House website has gone live with an eye-catching new design. It’s

Google is investigating an AI researcher over the New! 2021-01-20 15:48:06Google is investigating an artificial intelligence researcher after it detected that "an account had exfiltrated thousands of files” and shared

Amazon offers to help the incoming Biden admin New! 2021-01-20 15:27:55Fast on the heels of now-President Joe Biden’s inauguration on Wednesday morning, Amazon Consumer CEO Dave Clark sent a letter on behalf of his

August's WiFi smart lock hits all-time low of New! 2021-01-20 14:17:22August’s 4th-generation WiFi smart lock is one of its best yet, and now you can get it at a more affordable price. Amazon has discounted the sil

Polyend Tracker review: A powerful but confounding groovebox 2021-01-20 12:01:18I’ve been sitting on this review for a long time.That’s partially because the Polyend Tracker wasn’t ready for the masses until rece

Moog app brings the classic Model 15 modular 2021-01-20 11:30:09You won’t have to fire up a mobile device (or spend a fortune on the real thing) to use Moog’s Model 15 for music creation. The company ha

Airbnb has been quietly using social media to 2021-01-20 11:16:28Airbnb has canceled all bookings in Washington DC this week in an attempt to prevent people from traveling there for President-elect Joe Biden’s

Opera now has a game engine to go 2021-01-20 11:00:45It’s not often that a browser company acquires a game development platform. But that’s exactly what Opera has done with YoYo Games, a Brit

Facebook improves AI photo descriptions for the visually 2021-01-20 10:40:18Facebook has long been using AI to describe photos for the visually impaired, but it’s stepping up its efforts in 2021. The social media giant h

NVIDIA Shield TV now supports PS5 and Xbox 2021-01-20 10:30:40NVIDIA’s Shield TV, the company’s powerful set-top box, can now pair with the Xbox Series X and S gamepads, as well as the PlayStation 5&r

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Virtual CES Was As Surreal As We All 2021-01-15 14:56:11Should it have happened at all?

Watch Highlights From WIRED's CES Conversations 2021-01-15 14:18:51Check out the replays of our talks with former US defense secretary Ash Carter, Nobel laureate Jennifer A. Doudna, Slack CEO Scott Butterfield, and mo

Robot Toilets, Vibrating Headbands, and Other Oddities at 2021-01-15 08:00:00This week, we recap the news, trends, and stand-out gadgets from the first-ever virtual CES.

How to Preorder the Samsung Galaxy S21—and Which 2021-01-15 07:00:00Should you go Ultra or snag the S21+? We break down the differences between the company’s new phones and round up the best deals.

CES 2021 Highlights: 79 Gadgets and Glimpses Into 2021-01-14 14:19:00The consumer electronics show was virtual this year, and the WIRED Gear crew watched all the Zooms to bring you this list of nearly 80 products, trend

Samsung Has New Galaxy Phones (and New Earbuds 2021-01-14 10:00:00A trio of new Android phones—the S21, S21+, and S21 Ultra—are joined by new Bluetooth earbuds and a Tile-like tracker.

The 15 Best Devices From CES That You 2021-01-14 07:00:00Much of the trade show’s flashy tech will never hit store shelves, but here are a few gadgets that are already available.

The Future of Phone Design: Flexible Screens That 2021-01-13 13:58:33At CES 2021, two companies showed off concepts for a rollable phone. This year, expect this new category of devices to greatly expand.

How Amazon Sidewalk Works—and Why You May Want 2021-01-13 08:00:00The premise is convenient. But the ecommerce giant’s record on privacy isn't exactly inspiring.

The Best of CES 2021 2021-01-13 07:00:00These are the products, prototypes, and ideas that did the best job of signaling the future at this year’s consumer tech showcase.

My Quest to Survive Quarantine—in Heated Clothes 2021-01-12 13:12:46Cold weather sucks even more when a pandemic makes it nearly impossible to socialize inside. But I found a hack.

It's a Big Year for ‘Clean Tech’ at 2021-01-12 11:39:53Pandemic-inspired sanitizing technology is everywhere. Even if the science behind the gadgets is sound, it's smart to be skeptical.

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Wi-Fi 6E arrives at CES 2021 2021-01-18 18:51:20We roundup the Wi-FI 6E routers, with Asus' model is launching as soon as this month.

Report: This year’s iPhones may have in-screen Touch 2021-01-18 16:19:15Also, the charging port might be retired.

Apple pulls the plug on user-found method to 2021-01-18 12:19:59The now-nonviable method involved fetching the IPA file via apps like iMazing.

Samsung’s top executive gets 30 months in prison 2021-01-18 12:11:44Samsung leader Lee Jae-yong's original five-year sentence has been cut down to 30 months.

How law enforcement gets around your smartphone’s encryption 2021-01-15 12:54:24Openings provided by iOS and Android security are there for those with the right tools.

Report: New MacBook Pro models will arrive this 2021-01-15 12:33:14Apple is also considering dropping the Touch Bar.

US declares Xiaomi a “Communist Chinese military company,” 2021-01-15 12:03:41Xiaomi won't suffer the suffocating supply chain bans of Huawei—at least, not yet.

The NSA warns enterprises to beware of third-party 2021-01-15 07:58:02Yes, plaintext DNS is insane, but encrypting it has its own tradeoffs.

AMD claims new Ryzen 5000 mobile CPUs best 2021-01-14 17:17:35The new H-series chips are for gamers, while the U-series is made for ultraportables.

Google says it’s closing the Fitbit acquisition—uh, without 2021-01-14 15:49:19Google doesn't have DOJ approval, but it says it has waited long enough.

PC sales finally saw big growth in 2020 2021-01-14 12:13:07Lenovo led in market share, but Apple and Acer grew the most compared to 2019.

The Galaxy S21 is official, gets an across-the-board 2021-01-14 10:00:10You get the Snapdragon 888, dynamic refresh rates, and bigger fingerprint readers.

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Thimble teaches kids STEM skills with robotics kits 2021-01-14 12:07:00Parents with kids stuck learning at home during the pandemic have had to look for alternative activities to promote the hands-on learning experiences

Samsung unveils its newest Tile competitor, the Galaxy 2021-01-14 10:00:06Alongside its other CES announcements, at Samsung’s Unpacked event today the company introduced its new Galaxy SmartTag Bluetooth locator, a los

Origami Labs’ OFLO is a smart walkie talkie 2021-01-14 04:21:59OFLO is a voice communication system designed to replace traditional walkie talkies. Its hardware is more compact and lightweight, with a bone conduct

GoPro makes stopping and starting simpler with motion, 2021-01-13 12:04:03GoPro may have started out at the intersection of capability and affordability in the action cam space, but since then it has increasingly leaned towa

Dell’s 40-inch curved monitor is perfect for a 2021-01-13 10:02:11Dell’s kicking off 2021 with a new addition to its monitor lineup that aims to hit a variety of sweet spots. The Dell UltraSharp 40 Curved WUHD

Winnoz’s vacuum-assisted Haiim makes finger prick blood draws 2021-01-13 03:10:31Winnoz’s Haiim is designed to make collecting blood from fingertips easier, increasing the volume drawn so it can be used for more types of test

Yo-Kai Express introduces Takumi, a smart home cooking 2021-01-12 23:44:43Yo-Kai Express is known for autonomous restaurant technology for venues like office campuses, malls and hotels. As people continue staying home becaus