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A high-definition Pac-Man remake is being ported to New! 2020-06-04 09:00:57A bundle of classic Namco games called the Namcot collection is making its way to the Nintendo Switch. One of the titles you can get with the bundle i

Sonos Arc review: An upgrade worth the wait New! 2020-06-04 09:00:39Sonos first debuted the Playbar in 2013. Since then, the company introduced the Playbase (2017) and compact Beam soundbar (2018). But for those who wa

Tim Cook says Apple 'must do more' to New! 2020-06-04 08:30:26Following Apple Music’s participation in Black Out Tuesday this week, Apple CEO Tim Cook has released an official statement confirming the compa

Google's featured snippets now take you straight to New! 2020-06-04 08:00:32It’s about to get a lot easier to find the information you’re searching for on Google. As reported on The Verge, Search Engine Land reveal

The Morning After: CES 2021 is not canceled New! 2020-06-04 07:15:25Despite the cancellation of pretty much every major tech event so far, the Consumer Technology Association (CTA) says that CES 2021 will still take pl

Signal adds a face blurring tool its secure New! 2020-06-04 06:10:08Encrypted chat app Signal is rolling out a new feature to help its users stay anonymous: face blurring. Developed in response to the ongoing Black Liv

Panasonic debuts its first true wireless earbuds in New! 2020-06-04 05:00:22Panasonic’s first true wireless earbuds finally went on sale today in Europe. The RZ-S500W offers premium noise cancellation, while the RZ-S300W

'Project Cars 3' trailer has some sim racing New! 2020-06-04 02:57:38The folks at Simply Mad Studios have released a short preview for their first Project Cars game under new ownership with Codemasters, and the response

Kitty Hawk moves on from its original flying New! 2020-06-04 00:56:16Kitty Hawk’s Flyer, the company’s first flying car project, is no more. The company has announced that it’s shutting down the initia

Fiat Chrysler's early EV plans include an Alfa New! 2020-06-03 22:44:15Fiat Chrysler hasn’t been very specific about its plans for all-electric vehicles, but it’s starting to open up. The company told Autocar

Facebook and Instagram ‘mistakenly’ blocked #sikh for months New! 2020-06-03 20:45:59Facebook and Instagram have unblocked the #sikh hashtag after nearly three months, saying the block happened “mistakenly” as the result of

'Call of Duty' developer will further crack down 2020-06-03 18:50:40Activision and Infinity Ward are responding to Black Lives Matter protests with more than delayed Call of Duty seasons. Infinity Ward has vowed to cra

Ars Technica » Gear

Western Digital gets sued for sneaking SMR disks 2020-05-29 17:40:48WD clearly underestimated the consumer outrage they'd face over SMR disks.

YouTube makes video chapters official 2020-05-29 13:38:18Creators can chop up the YouTube seek bar into segmented, titled chapters.

iPhone privacy prompts discriminate against non-Apple apps, complaint 2020-05-29 13:28:06Anticipating a competing product from Apple, Tile goes on the offensive.

Yamaha’s “Remote Cheerer” brings fan applause back to 2020-05-28 14:19:33Yamaha's app is, effectively, a soundboard with very large remote speakers.

New macOS 10.15.5 feature reduces your battery life 2020-05-28 12:31:27Battery Health Management is an optional feature, though.

New Raspberry Pi 4 model comes with a 2020-05-28 12:09:39The top-end Pi 4 now has double the RAM.

Dangerous SHA-1 crypto function will die in SSH 2020-05-28 08:15:49Lagging far behind others, SSH developers finally deprecate aging hash function.

Samsung copies the Apple Card, announces “Samsung Money” 2020-05-27 12:17:45Samsung announces a physical debit card and SoFi money management account.

Return to RAID: The Ars readers “What If?” 2020-05-27 08:26:40Readers requested RAID retests. Redundant? Ridiculous!

Choosing 2FA authenticator apps can be hard. Ars 2020-05-27 07:15:43Losing your 2FA codes can be bad. Having backups stolen can be worse. What to do?

Meet unc0ver, the new jailbreak that pops shell—and 2020-05-26 20:00:21Tool released over the weekend makes it a snap to remove restrictions built into iOS.

Motorola is taking a second swing at a 2020-05-26 14:39:33Just eight months after the first reboot, Motorola could announce a second version.

TechCrunch » Gadgets

The Sonos Arc is an outstanding soundbar, on New! 2020-06-04 09:00:38Sonos has been releasing new hardware at a remarkably consistent and frequent pace the past couple of years, and what’s even more impressive is

TinyML is giving hardware new life 2020-05-29 12:45:06Today and going forward, billions of tiny devices will act as an extension of our brains, feelings and emotions as a natural extension of everyday lif

How to upgrade your at-home videoconference setup: Lighting 2020-05-29 11:27:35In this installment of our ongoing series around making the most of your at-home video setup, we’re going to focus on one of the most important,

BeeHero smartens up hives to provide ‘pollination as 2020-05-28 13:33:17Vast monoculture farms outstripped the ability of bee populations to pollinate them naturally long ago, but the techniques that have arisen to fill th

Researchers use biometrics, including data from the Oura 2020-05-28 11:20:25A team of researchers from the West Virginia University (WVU) Rockefeller Neuroscience Institute (RNI), along with WVU’s Medicine department and

Audient’s EVO 4 is a sleek, modern USB 2020-05-28 09:36:15The USB audio interface is a fairly standardized device — for those who might not know, that’s the hardware you use to take a microphone o

Raspberry Pi Foundation announces Raspberry Pi 4 with 2020-05-28 04:47:13The Raspberry Pi Foundation has released a new version of its flagship model, the Raspberry Pi 4. In addition to the models that come with 2GB and 4GB

Bang & Olufsen’s latest Beoplay E8 fully wireless 2020-05-27 12:21:37Bang & Olufsen has an excellent reputation in home audio, and its original Beoplay E8 fully wireless headphones were a category leader when there

Apple begins offering Macs with custom configurations in 2020-05-27 08:32:51Apple is finally giving customers in India the ability to order customized versions of iMac, MacBook Air, Mac Mini and other Mac computers. The Cupert

Sony’s ZV-1 compact camera zooms in on vloggers 2020-05-26 13:53:29Sony has taken aim at the suddenly enormous market of people who want to self-produce high-quality video with a minimum of setup. Its ZV-1 mutates the

Jabra’s Elite Active 75t earbuds offer great value 2020-05-25 08:51:35Technology improvements over the past few years mean that most fully wireless earbuds are a lot better than they used to be. That has led to something

This Week in Apps: Facebook takes on Shopify, 2020-05-23 11:15:38We continue to look at how the pandemic is impacting the world of mobile apps. Notably, we saw the launch of the Apple/Google exposure notification AP

WIRED

Best Pet Supplies and Tips for Kittens and New! 2020-06-04 09:00:00Shelters across the country are emptying as people adopt pets while stuck at home. We've rounded up the gear you'll need for a smooth transition.

How to Make Your Virtual Jam Session Sound—and New! 2020-06-04 08:00:00You know those videos of musicians rocking out from their living rooms, laid out in a grid? Here's how they're made.

How To Delete Your Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and 2020-06-03 16:22:00Actually deleting your social media accounts is more complicated than it looks.

Everything You Need to Know Before Buying a 2020-06-03 09:00:00Prebuilt gaming computers are more affordable and more powerful than ever. Before you shell out for one, here's some advice.

Protest Photography Safety Tips: Dos and Don'ts, How 2020-06-03 07:00:00Here's our guide to taking photos safely at a protest, what not to do, what gear to bring, and how to remove location data and blur faces before uplo

Protesting Tips: What to Bring, How to Act, 2020-06-02 16:36:04If you're planning on hitting the streets, this guide may be of some assistance.

How to Sync and Access Your Data Across 2020-06-02 08:00:00Here's how to open all your files—so you can switch between your phone and laptop seamlessly.

Polar Grit X Review: Great Training Coach, Poor 2020-06-01 09:00:00The Grit X's FuelWise reminders will prevent your body from crashing, but the lack of onboard maps make this a difficult tracker to recommend for the

How to Add a Weighted Vest to Your 2020-05-31 09:00:00Why the weighted exercise vest is the best piece of home workout gear you're not using.

How to Take Your Work Offline in Case 2020-05-31 07:00:00Internet outages, blackouts, and other accidents can make working from home more complicated. Here's how to protect yourself.

9 Best Air Purifiers for Every Room (2020): 2020-05-30 09:00:00We tested many HEPA and standard air purifiers to find the right one for your bedroom or home.

15 Best Weekend Deals: Phones, Earbuds, and More 2020-05-30 07:00:00You can get two Borderlands games for free right now, and plenty of other gadgets and gizmos for nice discounts.