These are the best products we tested, handled, and carried with us this month.
These are the best products we tested, handled, and carried with us this month.
The science fiction world has gotten more political recently, shouting back at the Trump administration’s policies.
Plus, Russia cracks down on VPNs, Microsoft cracks down on Iranian hackers, and more of the week’s top security news.
We test-drove more than a dozen rain jackets to get you outside this spring. These heavy and lightweight waterproof jackets kept us cool and dry in the city and on the trails.
You’d think the new AirPods would be leaps and bounds better. That’s not the case.
You’re more likely to win the Powerball jackpot than fill out the perfect bracket. So statisticians are using AI to improve these dismal odds as much as possible.
A cultural majority of dweeby gasbags holds that the *Matrix* sequels are trash. Go unplug yourself.
Peruse our picks from Dell’s March Madness sale, along with cheap workout headphones, smart tablets, and more.
Is it better to free your mind? Or live in blissful ignorance? Two WIRED writers argue it out.
The $33,545 Gladiator is made for the toughest off-road conditions you can find—with a few creature comforts thrown in.
Lyft got a jump on rival Uber with its IPO. Investors liked the offering despite the ride-hailing company’s growing losses.
The iPhone charging accessory was announced in September 2017 but failed to materialize. And now it never will.
But the technology could also, theoretically, be used to develop placid super-soldiers.
Contraceptives for men have been explored in some way since at least the 1950’s, but there haven’t been many viable options. A new sperm-reducing gel could change that.
Because even an electric autorickshaw can be out of reach for many, SUN Mobility is trying a different tack to clean up India’s air.
The former vice president believes we can only address the climate crisis if we fix the crisis in democracy too.
A British report finds that Huawei equipment, suspected of including backdoors for China’s government, suffers from a lack of “basic engineering competence.”
Years of ignoring the specific needs of women astronauts led up to this moment.
More than 500 species have been ravaged by the chytrid fungi. And that number will probably rise.
This seems like a very good idea, indeed.
The service is updating its Dark Mode settings, making the color palette more forgiving to users who lurk at all hours.
The mechanics of a perfect foul shot are known … but it takes a LOT of practice to get them right each and every time—even for two-time MVP Steve Nash.
Picking the right iPhone has become an increasingly difficult choice, but this breakdown should help you figure out whether you want an iPhone XR or another model, where to buy a case, and whether it’s a good time to purchase.
As we read, our eyes reveal what words go together, and which are the most important. Researchers are applying that data to help neural networks understand language.
It’s about politics, experts say. But it’s also about a chance to talk about the dangers of space debris.
Depends on Facebook.
Grindr has access to sensitive user data, including sexual preferences, geolocation, and HIV status–a potential goldmine for blackmailers.
Fights in ‘Sekiro’ aren’t won by hiding, or dodging, or trickery. They’re won through relentless, decisive action. You fight because fighting is the only way forward.
Whether you prefer Android, iOS, or Windows, these are the best tablets we’ve tried.
Burley’s new multisport bike trailer is a good way to haul your kids, but it may not be ready for the long haul.
It takes a deft touch to harvest fruit and veggies. Which is why roboticists are inventing hyper-specialized machines to pick crops.
Yoshua Bengio, Geoff Hinton, and Yann LeCun pioneered work in artificial neural networks, paving the way for self-driving cars and facial-recognition software.
The contraceptive gel is being tested in nine cities. It seems to work, but it’s hard to know how eager men are for the new option.
Now that dozens of tests are on the market, patients can scan their unborn children for less serious diseases too. But what will we, as a society, do with that information?
Apple says Apple Card offers “a new level” of security, but nearly all those protections are already available if you use Apple Pay.
Vice President Mike Pence announced the first lunar destination for American astronauts: the south pole. But a lot of work needs to be done before that’s feasible.
Amazon is currently offering Cloud Cams, Fire Tablets, and Echo Speakers at a steep discount.
The unnamed buyer spent *dio* knows how much on a hypercar that oozes with Ferrari heritage but blazes around corners.
Designated Driver is just the latest competitor to enter the market for the teleoperation tech that will make robo-cars work.
*Snap+Share*, a new exhibit at the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, explores the evolution of sharing images, from postcards to Ceiling Cat.
“Live-coding” parties are the latest phenomenon in underground electronic music culture.
The credit card company has more details about its plan for a decentralized, universal digital ID, but questions remain.
A dedicated community of Zello moderators uses the voice-chat app to bring news and coordinate aid amid the country’s political and economic crisis.
Even if you don’t resort to extraordinary measures, getting pregnant the old-fashioned way can get … complicated. Let tech help out.
The company’s services push is also carefully designed to lock more customers into the Apple ecosystem.
If we let robots design themselves in simulations, they can come up with totally novel forms and materials—and some can reproduce to form lightly mutated offspring.
Here’s everything you want or need to know about reproduction—from the best fertility apps to secret Facebook groups for egg donors.
One in 10 US babies is born prematurely, higher than in other developed countries, and the rate is increasing. For black women, it is even higher.
Apple Card lives both in the existing Wallet app and as a status-signaling physical titanium card.
The fast-food giant’s largest acquisition in 20 years is bringing machine learning to the drive-thru.
Apple held a media event at its Cupertino, California campus on Monday morning. It showed off a host of new content services and launched its own credit card.
Hackers compromised Asus’s Live Update tool to distribute malware to almost 1 million people. Here’s how to see if your computer has it.
The streaming service has big names, and deep pockets, but must-watch programming? Dunno.
The new strain of malware represents a dangerous combination of aggressive disruption and high-stakes targets.
Apple News Plus will cost $10 a month and provide subscribers with feature stories from hundreds of magazines and newspapers.
Few, if any, actors have been able to accurately mimic the president’s style.
A big idea in thermodynamics is the mechanical equivalent of heat, a concept that spells out how moving objects and changing temperatures relate.
The country is getting closer to the solar home revolution: a panel on every roof, an EV in every garage, and a battery in every basement.
Estonia plans to use an artificial intelligence program to decide some small-claims cases, part of a push to make government services smarter.
On Monday morning, Apple hosts an event to outline plans for its news distribution and media streaming services. Our live coverage starts at 9 am Pacific.
Most advanced-stage cancers mutate, resisting drugs meant to kill them. Now doctors are harnessing the principles of evolution to thwart that lethal adaptation.
A turbojet engine used on F-4 Phantom jets during the Vietnam War finds a new purpose.
Two decades ago, a new form of genetic testing helped send a man to prison. But the case exposed the limits of using complicated forensics in a criminal trial.
Anyone who wants to deal with climate change may have only a brief window to sell the public on a plan.
In a convoluted letter to Congress, Attorney General William Barr summarized Robert Mueller’s report on the Russia investigation and said he won’t charge President Trump with obstruction.
Last week the California congressman sued Twitter and some of its users—and that’s barely the craziest thing that happened.
During development, cells seem to use statistics to figure out what identities they should take on.
From nebulae to Andromeda to candy-colored Titan, space is full of spring hues.
The president’s daughter and son-in-law used private messaging against the rules, and more security news this week.
To go with smarter safety tech, Volvo is upping its driver-monitoring efforts and putting speed limits on all its cars.
We found a handful of great tech and outdoor discounts to peruse if you didn’t already order the new iPad or Kindle.
As the internet falls for presidential hopeful Pete Buttigieg’s millennial POV, first it has to learn how to say his name.
The Homeland Security Department inspector general released a damning report about FEMA’s inability to safeguard the personal info of the people it helped.
Special counsel Robert Mueller finished his investigation into the 2016 presidential election Friday.
Google’s just-announced cloud gaming service, Stadia, holds the promise of seamless, multi-device gaming. Is it too good to be true?