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The next iPad Pro may arrive in early New! 2019-11-11 18:03:00You might have to wait a while for the next iPad Pro, although it might provide some clever features in the bargain. Bloomberg sources claim Apple is

The EU just approved a vaccine to prevent New! 2019-11-11 17:42:00Today, the European Union granted an Ebola vaccine "conditional marketing authorization." The vaccine, developed by the pharmaceutical giant Merck,

Nike's FlyEase technology hits the field with Seahawks New! 2019-11-11 17:02:00After developing FlyEase shoes based on Lebron and Jordan models, Nike has adapted its technology for zip-up basketball sneakers to a whole new sport:

Chrome may shame slow-loading sites with 'speed badging' New! 2019-11-11 16:32:00While there are many, many worse things going on in the world than waiting far too long for a website to load, that's bound to tick off even the most

Via now provides veterans with free rides in New! 2019-11-11 15:14:00Veterans in the DC area can now book up to four free rides per month through the ride-sharing company Via. The new VetRides program could help veteran

8BitDo turns the NES gamepad into a mouse New! 2019-11-11 14:45:00Many moons ago, Swedish designer Daniel Jansson brought us a cute concept mouse that took cues from the classic NES console, featuring its iconic red

Google is reportedly gathering health data on millions New! 2019-11-11 14:16:00Google is gathering detailed health record information from millions of Americans -- and it has not informed patients or doctors, The Wall Street Jour

Amazon lets you connect Fire TV and Echo New! 2019-11-11 14:02:00You can now connect your Amazon Echo and Fire TV devices to create an Alexa home theater system. By linking your devices to the same network and accou

Apple removes Instagram stalking app Like Patrol from New! 2019-11-11 13:34:00Like Patrol -- an app that scrapes Instagram data to let users keep tabs on any Instagram account's interactions -- is in hot water. Instagram sent t

Chrome web apps will soon tout desktop-like speed New! 2019-11-11 13:15:00If web apps are going to truly replace native apps, they'll need the near-instantaneous responsiveness of desktop apps. That appears to be on the ho

WeWork may have found its new CEO: T-Mobile's 2019-11-11 12:59:00WeWork's series of trials and tribulations has been one of the biggest business stories of the last few months. Co-founder Adam Neumann exited as CEO

Twitter reveals how it plans to address deepfakes 2019-11-11 12:31:00Twitter said last month it was working on ways to better to handle deepfakes. It just released draft guidelines on how to address the problem and it'

Ars Technica » Gear

Apple fixes background app bug with iOS and 2019-11-07 16:49:41The update addresses cellular data issues in addition to the background app bug.

Meet MLPerf, a benchmark for measuring machine-learning performance 2019-11-07 15:10:16MLPerf benches both training and inference workloads across a wide ML spectrum.

The Pixel 4’s latest battery compromise? Artificially capped 2019-11-07 12:20:31Hidden feature allows the Pixel 4 to approach semi-competitive display brightness.

Microsoft’s Project Silica offers robust thousand-year storage 2019-11-07 07:45:48Project Silica extends storage reliability goals from "decades" to "centuries."

Xiaomi’s Apple Watch clone removes everything good about 2019-11-06 12:00:38The Xiaomi Mi Watch combines Apple design with Wear OS and a CPU from 2011.

RIP OG Pixel: Google ends support after just 2019-11-05 10:47:52Google's first self-branded smartphone doesn't come with extended support.

Nest Wi-Fi is a big improvement over Google 2019-11-04 08:10:02Nest Wi-Fi's strength is doing many things well, not doing one thing the best.

Google buys Fitbit for $2.1 billion 2019-11-01 10:01:40Google says the move will bolster Wear OS and bring Google-branded fitness trackers.

We are the Plume. We will assimilate your 2019-11-01 06:45:37Plume doesn't want to be a household name—it just wants to be in every house.

Moto Razr reboot images leak, and they seem 2019-10-31 18:30:19This design would blow away the foldable competition. Is it real, though?

Intel hits 10nm goals and signals a shift 2019-10-31 06:45:15Intel's 10nm fumble might be over—but its newer ventures are more interesting.

Apple earnings Q4 2019: Tim Cook says health 2019-10-30 19:15:25Huge wearables growth and strong figures for services and iPad set new records.

TechCrunch » Gadgets

The Xbox Elite Wireless Controller Series 2 is 2019-11-05 10:37:03Microsoft’s original Xbox Elite controller was a major step up for gamers, with customizable buttons, changeable physical controls and adjustabl

UK drone register takes off 2019-11-05 07:03:25A U.K. drone registration scheme has opened ahead of the November 30 deadline for owners to register their devices. The U.K. government announced its

Xiaomi launches Mi Watch, its $185 Apple Watch 2019-11-05 06:45:39Xiaomi, which competes with Apple for the top position in the wearable market, today made the competition a little more interesting. The Chinese elect

BMW’s magical gesture control finally makes sense as 2019-11-04 16:52:05BMW has been equipping its cars with in-air gesture control for several years and I never paid attention to it. It seemed redundant. Why wave your han

DJI Mavic Mini Review 2019-11-04 15:22:07The $399 Mavic Mini lives in a sweet spot of core features and a low price. It packs everything critical to be a quality drone. It has a good camera,

Nintendo’s Ring Fit Adventure is a silly, gentle 2019-11-02 12:33:22Nintendo has a long history when it comes to exercise-driven games. I'm dating myself, but I can say I remember playing Track & Field on NES with

This tactile display lets visually impaired users feel 2019-10-31 17:50:31Using a computer and modern software can be a chore to begin with for the visually impaired, but fundamentally visual tasks like 3D design are even ha

The GoPro MAX is the ultimate pocketable travel 2019-10-31 12:36:51GoPro’s first foray into the 360-degree action was the GoPro Fusion, and while it was a strong first offering, the new GoPro MAX ($499) is a ver

Ember’s Mug 2 and Travel Mug 2 extend 2019-10-31 09:22:39One of the world’s most static technologies may be the humble mug, but startup Ember decided it was time for a change when they introduced their

Fem tech startup Inne takes the wraps off 2019-10-31 03:00:45Berlin-based fem tech startup Inne is coming out of stealth to announce an €8 million (~$8.8M) Series A and give the first glimpse of a hormone-t

This robot relies on human reflexes to keep 2019-10-30 14:42:51As much as we'd like to think that we're entering an era of autonomous robots, they're actually still pretty helpless. To keep them from falling do

SiriusXM picks up voice control support on Google/Nest 2019-10-30 09:01:48Good news, satellite radio fans: SiriusXM is getting a bit easier to control on your various Google Home and Nest Mini speakers. The streaming radio n

WIRED

12 Gift Ideas for Wine and Beer Lovers 2019-11-10 09:00:00From growlers to glassware, these are our favorite gifts for beer, wine, or cocktail connoisseurs.

The 10 Best Laptops for 2019 (And Why 2019-11-10 08:00:00These are the best Windows 10 Notebooks, MacBooks, and Chromebooks WIRED has tested.

Amazon Kindle for Kids Review: Kid Tested, Mother 2019-11-10 07:00:00Get your child a Kindle and use it to support your local library!

13 Great Tech Deals: Cameras, Laptops, Watches, and 2019-11-09 07:00:00Whether you need an awesome watch or a giant Lego rocket, these are the best deals around.

Gadget Lab Podcast: Facebook Rebrands, and Google Buys 2019-11-08 12:36:54On this week’s podcast, we talk about the Facebook rebrand, Google buying Fitbit, and what happens when big brands take over small, disparate pr

13 Best STEM Toys for Kids That Make 2019-11-08 10:00:00We found math-filled and science-rich books, puzzles, coding kits, and more for the little STEAM-heads in your life.

The Best Game Controller Buttons of All Time 2019-11-07 17:00:00From Nintendo to PlayStation, a definitive list of buttons, sticks, and more.

Google Nest WiFi Review: Home Networking Made Easy 2019-11-07 10:00:00If you're already on the Google bandwagon, the Nest WiFi fits well with the company's vision of a connected home.

The 8 Best Robot Vacuums for Every Home 2019-11-06 08:00:00We've tested dozens of robot vacuums. Whether you're up against pet hair, carpet, or hardwood floors, we have a pick for you.

Amazon Echo Buds Review: Alexa Is Ready for 2019-11-06 07:00:00Amazon's first wirefree earbuds let you take Alexa anywhere.

iRobot Roomba S9+ Review: Robot Vacuuming Nirvana 2019-11-05 09:00:00The super-smart, self-emptying bot-vac just keeps getting better at cleaning and navigating, as well as sucking the money out of your wallet.

14 Best Xbox One Games Every Player Should 2019-11-03 08:00:00Relive classics, play co-op with friends, and enjoy the mayhem of a battle royale with our favorite Xbox titles.