Our 10 Favorite Laptops, From MacBooks to Chromebooks

April 29th, 2017 Product Reviews, Technology
Our 10 Favorite Laptops, From MacBooks to Chromebooks

If you’re shopping for a new portable PC, here are 10 great options. The post Our 10 Favorite Laptops, From MacBooks to Chromebooks appeared first on WIRED.

What’s Inside the Badass Backpack That’s Saving Lives in South Sudan

April 29th, 2017 Technology
What’s Inside the Badass Backpack That’s Saving Lives in South Sudan

Blocked from major operations in South Sudan, Doctors Without Borders deploys caregivers with small backpacks full of medicine on the road to the border. The post What’s Inside the Badass Backpack That’s Saving Lives in South Sudan appeared first on WIRED.

Fly-Curious

April 28th, 2017 Technology
Fly-Curious

Super-weird week for news about flying cars. Alex Davies joins the show to talk us through it. The post Fly-Curious appeared first on WIRED.

How to take full advantage of Pokemon Go events – CNET

April 28th, 2017 Technology

Here’s how to be the very best like no one ever was during every Pokemon Go event.

This Month’s Must-Have Gear, From Phones to Turntables

April 28th, 2017 Technology
This Month’s Must-Have Gear, From Phones to Turntables

April is one of the shorter months, but it was long on hot products. The post This Month’s Must-Have Gear, From Phones to Turntables appeared first on WIRED.

How to not get scammed on Facebook Marketplace – CNET

April 28th, 2017 Technology

Here are some ways to protect yourself as a seller or as a buyer on Facebook Marketplace.

Review: Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon

April 28th, 2017 Technology
Review: Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon

Lenovo’s business-centric laptop is back once again, now in its fifth generation. Nice machine, but the trackpad is lousy. The post Review: Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon appeared first on WIRED.

The Breast Pump Finally Joins the 21st Century

April 27th, 2017 Technology
The Breast Pump Finally Joins the 21st Century

The device millions of women rely on is stuck decades behind the times. Now tech entrepreneurs are hacking this essential tool of motherhood. The post The Breast Pump Finally Joins the 21st Century appeared first on WIRED.

Comfortably Dumb: If the Car Is Doing the Driving, Will Anybody Be Doing the Thinking?

April 27th, 2017 Automotive, Technology

From the May 2017 issue If the dominant narrative holds and autonomous cars do colonize our roads, there will be no more mental calculations of time, distance, and speed. No best-guessing what that idiot in the left-turn lane will do instead of turning left. Not even any more weighing whether to grind your teeth, honk […]

How to plug in your iPhone without it chiming or buzzing – CNET

April 27th, 2017 Technology

Charge like a ninja.

How to watch the NFL draft – CNET

April 26th, 2017 Technology

See your options for watching every pick on TV or streaming live on a computer, phone or tablet.

Oh Great, Now Alexa Will Judge Your Outfits, Too

April 26th, 2017 Technology
Oh Great, Now Alexa Will Judge Your Outfits, Too

Et tu, Alexa? The post Oh Great, Now Alexa Will Judge Your Outfits, Too appeared first on WIRED.

Is it time to get a new dryer? Here’s how to know – CNET

April 26th, 2017 Technology

If your dryer isn’t doing so hot, here’s when to replace it.

8 things Google Home can do that Alexa can’t – CNET

April 26th, 2017 Technology

The Google Home is the first major competitor to Amazon’s Alexa speakers, and Google came out of the gates swinging. Here are eight things the Google Home can do that the Echo, Dot and Tap still can’t.

How to use WhatsApp from your computer – CNET

April 26th, 2017 Technology

Tired of only being able to access your WhatsApp conversations on your phone? Read this.

Transcribing Audio Sucks—So Make the Machines Do It

April 26th, 2017 Technology
Transcribing Audio Sucks—So Make the Machines Do It

Trint is the first product to offer the automated transcription of audio featuring two or more speakers in natural conversation. The post Transcribing Audio Sucks—So Make the Machines Do It appeared first on WIRED.

How to move Google Authenticator to a new device – CNET

April 25th, 2017 Technology

Using two-step verification is a smart way to help protect your data on Google. Follow these steps to move the app to your new mobile device.

How to customize the Bixby button on the Galaxy S8 – CNET

April 25th, 2017 Technology

Samsung’s new assistant software, Bixby, has its own physical button on the Galaxy S8. But for those who don’t want to use Bixby, there’s a workaround to customize what the button does.

How to watch ‘American Gods’ on Starz – CNET

April 25th, 2017 Technology

Do you really need a cable subscription to watch this hot new show?

Review: iWalk2.0

April 25th, 2017 Product Reviews, Technology
Review: iWalk2.0

A high-tech alternative to crutches and knee walkers. The post Review: iWalk2.0 appeared first on WIRED.