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Porsche debuts its Taycan safety car at Le New! 2020-09-18 22:59:27This weekend will see the running of the 88th 24 Hours of Le Mans race, but before that starts, the Porsche Carrera Cup Deutschland will run a 45-minu

Deezer's country selector lets you listen to music New! 2020-09-18 19:40:21You may not get a chance to physically travel anytime soon, but if you're Deezer subscriber, the music streaming service is giving you an alternative

NBCU's new deal with Roku will bring Peacock New! 2020-09-18 18:26:04Just a few hours ago it looked like the fight between NBCUniversal and Roku would get ugly, and even see the Comcast-owned network’s other chann

What we know about Trump’s ‘ban’ on TikTok New! 2020-09-18 17:35:10When the Department of Commerce said Friday that it would soon bar all new downloads of WeChat and TikTok from US App Stores, it marked the latest esc

The Wayback Machine and Cloudflare team up to New! 2020-09-18 16:35:53The saying goes, “the internet is forever.” Now, the Wayback Machine and Cloudflare are doing their part to strengthen that adage. The two

Sennheiser CX 400BT review: Great-sounding mid-range wireless earbuds New! 2020-09-18 16:00:03Unlike a lot of headphone companies, Sennheiser has taken a more measured approach to true wireless earbuds. Thus far, it has only introduced two mode

Canadian police charged a Tesla owner for sleeping New! 2020-09-18 15:51:40Police in Canada say they recently charged a Tesla Model S owner with driving dangerously for sleeping at his car's wheel. In July, the Royal Canadia

The best deals we found this week: $50 New! 2020-09-18 14:00:18This week was jam-packed with new product announcements but we also got a couple of good deals, too. Apple’s AirPods Pro remain at their lowest

'Cyberpunk 2077' won't require a high-end gaming rig New! 2020-09-18 13:18:58In the latest edition of Night City Wire, CD Projekt Red revealed the minimum and recommended PC specs for Cyberpunk 2077. The good news is you won&rs

The latest Chromecast leak shows remote in full New! 2020-09-18 12:51:47Google is planning to reveal its new Chromecast at a big hardware event on September 30th. Thanks to one insider, we’ve already learned what the

The 8th-generation iPad is already $30 off at New! 2020-09-18 12:44:26Yes, you read that correctly. Apple’s new 8th-generation iPad is discounted to $299 at Walmart just a couple of days after being announced. Earl

DC Universe will become a comics-only service on New! 2020-09-18 12:04:43DC Comics plans to “relaunch” its streaming service DC Universe as DC Universe Infinite, a comics-only subscription service. Since 2018, D

Ars Technica » Gear

iOS 14 on the iPhone 6S and SE: New! 2020-09-18 07:15:37iOS 14 won't ruin older phones, but a second-gen iPhone SE is a tempting upgrade.

Hands-on with Intel’s i7-1185G7 Tiger Lake prototype laptop 2020-09-17 16:45:02Tiger Lake is a much better challenger for AMD—but it's still fighting uphill.

Sony Xperia 5 II is a $950 flagship 2020-09-17 13:57:43It ships in the US on December 4.

F5 for PS5: All your PlayStation 5 preorder 2020-09-17 11:16:00Yes, they're probably sold out. But here's a handy reference just in case.

We found out who makes Walmart’s new Gateway 2020-09-16 17:28:40We'll give you three guesses, and one hint: Extra Virgin Olive Oil.

Apple launches iOS 14, iPadOS 14, tvOS 14, 2020-09-16 16:09:35The short runway is giving developers headaches, but the update is here.

Apple asks to block iOS Unreal Engine development 2020-09-16 15:06:33iOS maker says it's worried Epic could insert another "trojan horse" if allowed.

The new iPad Air goes all-screen, adds Magic 2020-09-15 13:52:01A year and a half after the previous refresh, Apple takes a scalpel to the iPad Air.

Introducing Apple One, Apple’s subscription bundle answer to 2020-09-15 13:47:32Apple Arcade, TV+, Music, and iCloud in one package. News+, more iCloud for more.

The Apple Watch Series 6 adds blood-oxygen monitoring 2020-09-15 13:07:51Plus, Apple announced a lower-cost Apple Watch option to compete with Fitbit.

Liveblog: All the news from Apple’s “Time Flies” 2020-09-15 12:37:21Head here as Ars guides you through all the latest updates when the event starts.

New Windows exploit lets you instantly become admin. 2020-09-14 19:20:35Zerologon lets anyone with a network toehold obtain domain-controller password.

TechCrunch » Gadgets

iOS 14 is now available to download 2020-09-16 15:53:06Apple has just released the final version of iOS 14, the next major version of the operating system for the iPhone. It is a free download and it works

TouchWood puts versatile, unobtrusive interfaces inside your desk, 2020-09-16 13:54:46Everything we do seems to have an associated app these days, and all day they vie for your attention, pinging and lighting up in their needy ways. Tou

Four perspectives on Apple’s new service bundle 2020-09-16 13:00:16Apple’s hardware event yesterday wasn’t particularly eventful for its most popular devices, bringing only iterative changes to Apple Watch

This is the new iPad Air, with Touch 2020-09-15 14:02:44At Apple’s (virtual) hardware event today, the company announced a significantly redesigned iPad Air with a new look and tiny bezels. In a move

Apple introduces the Apple Watch SE, a cheaper 2020-09-15 13:39:14In addition to keeping older-generation devices at an entry-level price, Apple is introducing a brand new Apple Watch at a cheaper price point. The ne

N95 masks could soon be rechargeable instead of 2020-09-14 18:56:32The pandemic has led to N95 masks quickly becoming one of the world’s most sought-after resources as essential workers burned through billions o

Microsoft’s Project Natick underwater data center experiment confirms 2020-09-14 10:37:43Microsoft has concluded a years-long experiment involving use of a shipping container-sized underwater data center, placed on the sea floor off the co

Voice assistants don’t work for kids: The problem 2020-09-09 12:35:24Young "remote learners" often struggle to navigate the keyboards, menus, and interfaces required to make good on the promise of education technology

AT&T customers can now make and receive calls 2020-09-09 10:06:48Amazon this morning announced it’s teaming up with AT&T on a new feature that will allow some AT&T customers to make and receive phone c

Sennheiser’s MKE 200 on-camera microphone is the perfect 2020-09-08 10:34:46Sennheiser just released a new on-camera, directional microphone. The compact MKE 200 ($99.95) puts a lot of convenience and performance into a small,

Peloton launches new Bike+ and Tread smart home 2020-09-08 07:47:47Peloton has launched two new products for its home smart gym lineup, the Bike+ ($2,495) and the Tread ($2,495). While both carry the same price tag, t

Microsoft confirms compact, $299 Xbox Series S arriving 2020-09-08 07:19:47Microsoft has confirmed via its official Xbox Twitter account that a discless, tiny Xbox called the Series S will be released alongside its forthcomin

WIRED

How to Play Xbox and PC Games on 2020-09-16 08:00:00Microsoft's Game Pass Ultimate cloud-enabled gaming service launched (formerly called Project xCloud). Here's how to check it out.

There's No Better Time to Be an Amateur 2020-09-16 07:00:00Once considered a nerdy basement hobby, lo-fi transmissions from ordinary folks save lives during wildfires, hurricanes, and other climate disasters.

Apple Watch Series 6 and SE: Price, Details, 2020-09-15 15:57:12The new wearable uses an LED array to measure your blood oxygen level, among other new features.

Everything Apple Announced: Apple Watch 6, Apple Watch 2020-09-15 14:48:57There are two new wearables, two new iPads, and a whole bunch of bundled subscription services.

5 Best Camping Stoves for 2020 (Portable Propane 2020-09-15 09:00:00We sautéed, boiled, and burned our food to find the best portable propane gas stoves for your next outdoor adventure.

Watch Live: Apple's September 2020 Hardware Event 2020-09-15 07:00:00You can stream Apple's product announcement right here. Or, you can watch it on your computer, television, or phone.

11 Best Tablets for Every Budget (2020): For 2020-09-14 09:00:00We rounded up all the top slates available right now. Whether you prefer iOS, Android, or Windows, we have a pick for you.

Yamaha THR30 II Review: A Guitar Amp of 2020-09-14 08:00:00This second-generation desktop amp is a wireless wunderkind that acts as a Bluetooth speaker and audio interface.

10 Best Android Phones (Unlocked): Our Top Picks 2020-09-13 10:00:00WIRED Tested. Shopping for a new phone can be an ordeal. Let us take some of the pain out of it with these picks and tips.

Skin Care and Makeup Get the High-Tech Treatment 2020-09-13 09:00:00Allure and WIRED teamed up to create this guide to the technology transforming beauty and wellness.

Knife Aid Review: A Decent, but Not Great, 2020-09-13 09:00:00This mail-in knife-sharpening service is a great convenience, but the quality of its work doesn't always make the cut.

Traeger Ironwood 650 Review: Easy Grilling 2020-09-13 07:00:00If you want to become a pitmaster without leaving the couch, this Wi-Fi-powered electric pellet smoker and app can help.