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One of 5G's Biggest Features Is a Security Minefield

New research found troubling vulnerabilities in the 5G platforms carriers offer to wrangle embedded device data.

10 Aug 2022 4:16 am
Big Takeaways From the FBI's Mar-a-Lago Raid

The fact that a search of Donald Trump's Florida home was even necessary says a lot.

10 Aug 2022 12:21 am
Will Europe Force a Facebook Blackout?

Regulators are close to stopping Meta from sending EU data to the US, bringing a years-long privacy battle to a head.

9 Aug 2022 7:15 pm
What is Apple Arcade? Should You Subscribe?

Exclusive games and freedom from ads and in-app purchases make this subscription worth trying. We break down the cost, features, and highlights.

9 Aug 2022 6:30 pm
Humanity's Biggest Problems Require a Whole New Media Mode

In this era of climate change and crisis, it's time for formats as varied, animal, and leafy as the world they seek to represent.

9 Aug 2022 5:30 pm
Pinarello's Sleek New Gravel Bike Awakens Your Need for Speed

The storied bike brand has outfitted its new cyclocross racing machine with a minimal 13-speed drivetrain from fellow Italian company Campagnolo.

9 Aug 2022 5:30 pm
What Could Keep Climate Change From Becoming Catastrophic?

WIREDs editor in chief weighs the merits and detriments of carbon capture and storage, plus more thoughts on this months headlines.

9 Aug 2022 4:30 pm
11 Rapid At-Home Covid-19 Testsand Where to Find Them

How accurate are over-the-counter swabs? Does your insurance cover them? We have answers.

9 Aug 2022 4:30 pm
This Laser-Firing Truck Could Help Make Hot Cities More Livable

Scientists are driving around in a specialized observatory to better understand how urban heat varies not only block to block, but door to door.

9 Aug 2022 4:30 pm
Everything You Need to Know About Paxlovid

This antiviral is very effective at protecting vulnerable people from Covid, despite the small possibility of rebound symptoms.

9 Aug 2022 4:30 pm
The Double Life of the Bloodsucking Sea Lamprey

In the Great Lakes, sea lampreys are a scourge. In Europe, theyre an endangered cultural treasure. Can biologists suppressand savethe species?

9 Aug 2022 3:30 pm
Github Moves to Guard Open Source Against Supply Chain Attacks

The popular Microsoft-owned code repository plans to roll out code signing, which will help beef up the security of open source projects.

9 Aug 2022 4:49 am
A Phone Carrier That Doesnt Track Your Browsing or Location

The new Pretty Good Phone Privacy service for Android hides the data linking you to your mobile device.

8 Aug 2022 10:47 pm
A Glimpse of a Future Without White People

Mohsin Hamids The Last White Man is a book about race metamorphosisand the seduction of power.

8 Aug 2022 10:30 pm
The Best Theragun (and Other Great Massage Guns)

Therabodys percussive therapy devices help soothe achy muscles. Heres our guide to its lineupand some cheaper alternatives.

8 Aug 2022 6:30 pm
The Panasonic Lumix GH6 Lets You Film on the Fly

In-body stabilization and thoughtfully designed controls make this workhorse a great choice for in-the-field photographers and filmmakers.

8 Aug 2022 5:30 pm
How Clean is Clean Hydrogen?

Batteries and renewable energy alone cant decarbonize industries, and recent proposals for a hydrogen economy could bridge those gaps.

8 Aug 2022 4:30 pm
The Chaotic Monkeypox Vaccine Pipeline Is Leaving Everyone Short

A Danish company thats the sole producer of the only approved vaccine has sold nearly all its supplies to the US, and it wont be making new doses until 2023.

8 Aug 2022 4:30 pm
Crypto and the US Government Are Headed for a Decisive Showdown

A crop of lawsuits could finally settle the question of whether most digital assets are illegal securities offerings.

8 Aug 2022 4:30 pm
What to Know About 988, the New Suicide and Crisis Lifeline

Americans can call or text this number if they or someone they know needs a counselor to listen or point them to additional resources.

8 Aug 2022 4:30 pm
A Suspected Killers Fans Are Still Promoting Him Online

After a local politician and two others were gunned down in the Philippines, posts supporting the suspect continue to gain traction on social media.

8 Aug 2022 4:30 pm
The Best Crossplay Games for Consoles and PC

These titles let you play with friends on different platforms, whether it be computer, Xbox, PlayStation, Switch, or even mobile.

7 Aug 2022 6:30 pm
How to Share Your Wi-Fi Password

Help your guests connect to your network without typing a thing.

7 Aug 2022 6:30 pm
The Best Ebook Readers

These WIRED-tested slim slates let you take the worlds library anywhere.

7 Aug 2022 5:30 pm
The Hidden Chaos That Lurks in Ecosystems

New research finds that chaos plays a bigger role in population dynamics than decades of ecological data seemed to suggest.

7 Aug 2022 5:30 pm
How to Get the Best Battery Life Out of Your Steam Deck

Your gaming PC may have effectively unlimited power, but the portable alternative does not.

7 Aug 2022 5:30 pm
Is Apples M2 MacBook Air Any Good for Games?

That depends how serious you are about AAA titles, performance, and price.

7 Aug 2022 4:30 pm
The Best Lawn Games for Goofing Off in the Sun

From classics like cornhole to newer games like ladder toss, these are our favorite ways to play with friends and family.

7 Aug 2022 4:30 pm
How to Use Lockdown Mode in iOS 16 to Make Your Phone More Secure

Whether you want to turn off link previews or block unwanted FaceTime calls, here's what you need to know.

7 Aug 2022 4:30 pm
The Secret to Being Lucky

Everything happens for no reason.

7 Aug 2022 4:30 pm
What to Ask Your Doctor If Youre Getting Medical Tech Implanted

From pacemakers to insulin pumps, more devices exist to help you lead a healthier life. Here's what to talk about before going cyborg.

7 Aug 2022 4:30 pm
Samsungs New Phone Repair Kits Are Better Than Nothing

Plus: Amazon buys iRobot, Clubhouse subdivides itself, and Instagram goes all-in on NFTs.

6 Aug 2022 6:30 pm
The US Emergency Alert System Has Dangerous Flaws

Plus: A crypto-heist extravaganza, a peek at an NSO spyware dashboard, and more.

6 Aug 2022 6:30 pm
A Duo of Google Meet Apps Is Officially Here, and Its Confusing

Duo is being rebranded to Meet, but the old Meet will stick around for now. Still following?

6 Aug 2022 6:30 pm
The 12 Best Electric Bikes for Every Kind of Ride

A battery-powered motor lets you enjoy most of the benefits of biking, minus the sweat.

6 Aug 2022 6:30 pm
How to Block Spam Calls and Text Messages

Fight the scourge of unsolicited rings and pings from spammers, scammers, and telemarketers.

6 Aug 2022 6:30 pm
An ISP Settled Piracy Lawsuits. Could Users Take the Hit?

Now that Charter has reached settlements with major record labels, its unclear whether the cable provider will pull the plug on users who pirate music.

6 Aug 2022 6:30 pm
Extreme Heat Is Becoming More Dangerous for Farmworkers

Sweltering temperatures and humidity threaten the health of outdoor laborers, and there are few standards to protect them from working when its too hot.

6 Aug 2022 5:30 pm
Insta360's New 360 Edition Has Insanely High Video Quality

Insta360's modular camera system brings Leica lenses and 1-inch sensor with 6K resolution to the world of 360-degree photography.

6 Aug 2022 5:30 pm
Hidden iPhone Tricks That Will Make Your Life Easier

These tips, swipes, and settings will make using your phone faster and simpler.

6 Aug 2022 5:30 pm
Smiling Friends Is a Paean to the Internets Unruly Past

The Adult Swim show is a reminder of the days of good old-fashioned Flash animation.

6 Aug 2022 4:30 pm
The Maeving RM1 Electric Motorcycle Is a Stylish Urban Steed

This affordable British city bike puts rivals on notice.

6 Aug 2022 4:30 pm
NFTs Are Conquering Soccer

And not in a good way.

6 Aug 2022 4:30 pm
13 Great Deals on Smartphones, Laptops, and Smart Speakers

Take advantage of early back-to-school discountseven if youre not a student.

6 Aug 2022 4:30 pm