2020 Nissan Leaf Plus review: More power, more range - Roadshow
by Jon Wong on September 25, 2020 at 9:00 am
A bigger battery yields more driving range and muscle, but the Leaf Plus still lacks soul.
GeForce Now: Review, games list, price, supported hardware and more - CNET
by Lori Grunin on September 24, 2020 at 2:12 pm
It's getting there.
Lenovo Flex 5 Chromebook review: More Chromebook for now and later - CNET
by Joshua Goldman on September 24, 2020 at 11:00 am
As its name implies, this two-in-one is a flexible option for work and school with performance to last you beyond the next year.
Ring's second-gen Video Doorbell brings better video quality for just $100 - CNET
by Megan Wollerton on September 23, 2020 at 9:00 pm
It's better than the original Ring Video Doorbell, but the built-in battery is a bit of a hassle.
A year later, the Active 2 is the smartwatch it promised it could be - CNET
by Lexy Savvides on September 23, 2020 at 5:00 pm
A more premium smartwatch than Samsung's previous models, with two sizes, LTE and now ECG.
2020 Audi SQ8 review: Leather-lined linebacker - Roadshow
by Andrew Krok on September 23, 2020 at 2:31 pm
The SQ8 is mighty comfortable, but man, it can party hard.
Ring’s newest security camera is a $249 autonomous indoor drone shipping in 2021
by Darrell Etherington on September 24, 2020 at 5:34 pm
Ring built its entire business on reinventing the doorbell — and now it’s taking a similar approach to the humble home security camera, with the Ring Always Home Cam, set to be available sometime […]
Ring to offer opt-in end-to-end encryption for videos beginning later this year
by Darrell Etherington on September 24, 2020 at 5:33 pm
Ring will be stepping up its efforts to make its security products secure for users by enabling end-to-end video encryption later this year. The company will be providing this toggle in a new page in […]
Ring gets into automotive security with three new car products, including one debuting first for Teslas
by Darrell Etherington on September 24, 2020 at 5:33 pm
Amazon -owned Ring is expanding from home and neighborhood security to the automative world, with three new products it debuted today at Amazon’s expansive devices and services extravaganza. These […]
Amazon’s Alexa becomes a better conversationalist and can now ask you questions, too
by Frederic Lardinois on September 24, 2020 at 5:29 pm
At its annual hardware event, Amazon today announced new capabilities for its Alexa personal assistant that will allow it to become more personalized as it can now ask clarifying questions and then […]
Teachers deserve two screens, and Two Screens for Teachers aims to get them just that
by Devin Coldewey on September 23, 2020 at 4:41 pm
The pandemic has caused K-12 classrooms, chaotic at the best of times, to descend into Zoom call chaos. What’s more, thousands of teachers who must wrangle this new, weird system are doing so with […]
Japanese startup Nature launches Remo 3, its home appliance smart remote, in the US and Canada
by Catherine Shu on September 23, 2020 at 1:00 pm
Nature, a Japanese hardware startup that focuses on IoT home devices, announced the launch of Nature Remo 3, its home appliance smart remote, in the United States and Canada today. Priced at $129, […]
How Do Delivery Robots Work? How They Safely Deliver Your Packages
by Gavin Phillips on August 19, 2020 at 11:00 am
A distant future involving robotic package deliveries is now very much a reality. Advances in robotics, GPS tracking, automation, and navigation now mean you might not find a delivery person at your […]
Step Up Your Pomodoro Productivity With These 6 Methods
by Lee Nathan on August 19, 2020 at 10:00 am
If you’ve ever used the Pomodoro Technique, you’ve probably noticed an increase in productivity and focus. But most people aren’t aware that there’s a lot more you can do with it. The way […]
Portable, Powerful Solar Panel: Maxoak SP120 Review
by James Bruce on August 18, 2020 at 12:30 pm
Our verdict of the Maxoak SP120:Weighing less than 7lbs, the Maxoak SP120 outputs a serious amount of power in a convenient and portable package. You're paying a premium for the portability though, […]
How to Access Region Blocked Videos Without a VPN
by Christian Cawley on August 18, 2020 at 12:00 pm
Wherever you are in the world there is always a reason to want to bypass region blocking. For example, internet users outside the US might want to access Netflix or Hulu; those in the US might want […]
11 Basic Encryption Terms Everyone Should Know by Now
by Gavin Phillips on August 18, 2020 at 12:00 pm
Chances are that you’re familiar with the word encryption. You’ve probably heard about how important it is, as well as how vital it is for keeping so much of our hyper-networked lives secure. Use […]
How to Watch Free Live TV on Android TV
by Dan Price on August 18, 2020 at 12:00 pm
The number of quality programs on cable TV has declined dramatically in recent years. Which is one of the reasons why cord-cutting has become so popular. However, even if you hate modern TV and […]
Windows XP Source Code Got Leaked All Over the Internet
by Brian Barrett on September 26, 2020 at 1:00 pm
Plus: A cruel phishing test, ransomware hits Russia, and more of the week's top security news.
Some Cities Are Plotting a ‘Green Recovery’ After Covid-19
by Oliver Milman on September 26, 2020 at 12:00 pm
Cities like Los Angeles, Seattle, and New Orleans are aiming to tackle another, longer-term emergency: the climate crisis.
The 9 Best Travel Bags: Carry-On Luggage, Duffel, Budget (2020)
by Matt Jancer on September 26, 2020 at 12:00 pm
A rolling carry-on is perfect for more than just flying. Whether going by air, road, or rail, here is our favorite luggage.
Activists at Amazon Say Its Climate Efforts Still Fall Short
by Louise Matsakis on September 26, 2020 at 11:00 am
One year after organizing a walkout, employees are calling for a more ambitious environmental agenda.
Here's How You Can 'See' Molecules—on a Whole 'Nother Planet
by Rhett Allain on September 26, 2020 at 11:00 am
Scientists picked up signs of phosphene on Venus by using a technique called rotational spectroscopy. It works like this.
20 Best Weekend Deals: Laptops, Smart Speakers, and More
by WIRED Staff on September 26, 2020 at 11:00 am
Snag discounts on the MacBook Air, Echo Dot, OnePlus 8, and other tech to keep you distracted indoors as the weather starts to cool.
by Hannah Seligson on September 26, 2020 at 10:20 pm
Earning money online by selling intimate objects that aren’t obviously sexual (including emotions).
U.S. Places Restrictions on China’s Leading Chip Maker
by Ana Swanson and Raymond Zhong on September 26, 2020 at 5:58 pm
The export controls follow a review in which the United States concluded that Semiconductor Manufacturing International Corporation’s chips may be used by the Chinese military.
Pasta, Wine and Inflatable Pools: How Amazon Conquered Italy in the Pandemic
by Adam Satariano and Emma Bubola on September 26, 2020 at 9:00 am
The e-commerce giant had struggled to gain a foothold in a society that prefers to shop in person, with cash, but now Italians are hooked on online shopping.
Inside eBay’s Cockroach Cult: The Ghastly Story of a Stalking Scandal
by David Streitfeld on September 26, 2020 at 9:00 am
“People are basically good” was eBay’s founding principle. But in the deranged summer of 2019, prosecutors say, a campaign to terrorize a blogger crawled out of a dark place in the corporate […]
In Isolating Times, Can Robo-Pets Provide Comfort?
by Paula Span on September 26, 2020 at 9:00 am
As seniors find themselves cut off from loved ones during the pandemic, some are turning to automated animals for company.
California County Enlists Social Media to Thwart a Misleading Election Photo
by Nick Corasaniti on September 25, 2020 at 11:27 pm
Officials moved swiftly when old images of discarded mail-in ballots were circulated and portrayed as new pictures.