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The 11 Best Barefoot Shoes (2023): For Running or Walking

Our favorite zero-drop, minimalist footwear will let you feel the ground beneath your feet.

1 Apr 2023 7:30 pm
Vulkan Leak Offers a Peek at Russias Cyberwar Playbook

Plus: A major new supply chain attack, Bidens spyware executive order, and a hacking campaign against Exxons critics.

1 Apr 2023 6:30 pm
Porsche's E-Fuel Burns Just Like the Real Thing

We tried the carmakers emissions-neutral synthetic fuel, which is chemically identical to 93 octane gas. It's amazing, but there are some major caveats.

1 Apr 2023 6:30 pm
Apples VR Headset Is Likely Delayed

Plus: The library ebook app OverDrive is shutting down, Fitbit loses some social features, and we take a stroll on Amazon Sidewalk.

1 Apr 2023 6:30 pm
Washington, DCs Cherry Blooms Draw Crowdsand Climate Questions

The trees have blossomed earlier as the local weather has warmed. But experts are divided over whether its cause for alarm.

1 Apr 2023 5:30 pm
What's Going On With TikTok? Ask a Victorian Prince

A Victorian lawsuit set a precedent of foregrounding personal privacy when we talk about data. But that rings hollow without policy to bolster those rights.

1 Apr 2023 5:30 pm
The Internet Is Ruined. The Metaverse Can Still Be Saved

In this nascent stage, there are opportunities for virtual worlds to avoid the mistakes of the past.

1 Apr 2023 4:30 pm
12 Top New Android 14 Features (2023): How to Install, Features, Release Date

Here's what Google has planned for the next version of its mobile operating system.

1 Apr 2023 4:30 pm
18 Best Deals: Electric Bikes, Outdoor Gear, and Camera Bags

Step into spring with these discounted outdoorsy gadgets.

1 Apr 2023 4:30 pm
The 39 Best Movies on Netflix This Week

From Cargo to Okja, here are our picks for the best streaming titles to feast your eyes on.

1 Apr 2023 12:30 am
The 45 Best Shows on Netflix Right Now

From Naoki Urasawas Monster to Lost in Space, these are our picks for the best streaming titles to binge this week.

1 Apr 2023 12:30 am
The 26 Best Amazon Prime Shows Right Now

From Daisy Jones & the Six to Rings of Power, these are our picks for what you should be watching on the streamer.

1 Apr 2023 12:30 am
The 12 Best Amazon Prime Movies Right Now

From Shotgun Wedding to No Time to Die, these are the best films available on the streamer.

1 Apr 2023 12:30 am
7 Best Portable External Storage Drives (2023): SSDs, Hard Drives, Rugged

Need an ultrafast drive for video editing or a rugged option to back up your photos in the field? Weve got a solution for every situation.

31 Mar 2023 8:30 pm
How to Back Up Your Digital Life (2023): Hard Drives, Cloud-Based Tools, and Tips

Backups are boring, but theyll save your bacon. Heres how to make sure your data lives on, even when your PC doesnt.

31 Mar 2023 7:30 pm
The Internet Archives Literary Civil War

The beloved online athenaeum just lost a big court case. Librarians fear itll make ebooks less accessible. So why are some writers cheering?

31 Mar 2023 6:30 pm
13 Best Laptops (2023): MacBooks, Windows, Chromebooks

These are our favorite Windows notebooks, MacBooks, and Chromebooks.

31 Mar 2023 6:30 pm
14 Best Noise-Canceling Headphones (2023): Over-Ears, Wireless Earbuds, and More

Tune out (or rock out) with our favorite over-ears and earbuds.

31 Mar 2023 6:30 pm
The Popes Coat Is Here to Ruin Your Faith

In the internet. Ruin your faith in the internet.

31 Mar 2023 6:30 pm
'Tetris' Is a Fun Ride, but It's Got a Few Missing Pieces

The Apple TV+ movie is sleek but simplistic at times.

31 Mar 2023 5:30 pm
Nix Hydration Biosensor Review: Unlocking the Science of Sweat

Nixs wearable sensor promises to give cyclists and runners real-time hydration advice by analyzing their fluid loss while they work out.

31 Mar 2023 5:30 pm
Dungeons & Dragons: Honor Among Thieves Plays Like Your Best D&D Game

Its all the chaos and delight of playing a campaign with your friends, but onscreen.

31 Mar 2023 4:30 pm
Apple's iOS 16.4: Security Updates Are Better Than a Goose Emoji

Plus: Microsoft Outlook and Android patch serious flaws, Chrome and Firefox get fixes, and much more.

31 Mar 2023 11:30 am
Paris Fell in Love With Escooters. Now It Might Ban Them

Weaving through traffic and protests in the French capital shows that the real problem isnt scootersits cars.

31 Mar 2023 11:30 am
How Do People Live in Orbit? Ask the Space Archeologists

An innovative research project delivers new evidence about the challenging life of astronauts on the International Space Station.

31 Mar 2023 11:30 am
Trumps Indictment Marks a Historic Reckoning

A Manhattan grand jury has issued the first-ever indictment of a former US president. Buckle up for whatever happens next.

31 Mar 2023 3:09 am
12 Best Deals: Phones, Headphones, and Video Games

Pixel smartphones, PlayStation titles, and even Apple's spendy AirPods Max are all on sale right now.

31 Mar 2023 1:42 am
The 13 Best Movies on HBO Max Right Now

FromGoodfellas toThe Banshees of Inisherin, here are our favorite movies on the streaming service.

31 Mar 2023 12:30 am
Let the AI Coding Wars Begin!

The way artificial intelligence can rewrite software will have huge implications for the tech industryand everyone else, too.

30 Mar 2023 9:30 pm
Specialized Turbo Tero X Review: Do Everything

From the trail to your commute and everything in between, this premium ebike combines the best features around.

30 Mar 2023 6:30 pm
The Effort to Harness Animal Supersensesand Avert Disaster

Technologists want to recreate the sensitivity of certain animals to the subtle signals of impending danger in order to save human lives.

30 Mar 2023 6:30 pm
Your Next Landlord Could Be 100 Random People

Startups are buying properties and wooing first-time real estate investors to buy shares. The model could have real repercussions for renters.

30 Mar 2023 5:30 pm
Surfing Amazons Gadget-Strewn Sidewalk

This week, we trace how Amazon was able to build a massive public wireless network, and how it will change the future of connected devices.

30 Mar 2023 5:30 pm
This Blood Test Targets 50 Types of Cancer

Grails Galleri aims to screen for many more types of tumor than was previously possible. Large-scale clinical trials are underway.

30 Mar 2023 4:30 pm
Review: We Put ChatGPT-4, Bing Chat, and Bard to the Test

We designed trials to compare our chatbot overlords from OpenAI, Microsoft, and Google. Theyre smart, theyre interactiveand theyre pretty little liars.

30 Mar 2023 4:30 pm
Crypto Bankruptcy Markets Are Thriving After FTX's Collapse

With billions locked up in collapsed exchanges and funds, investors are selling their assets for cents on the dollar.

30 Mar 2023 4:30 pm
The Unbelievable Zombie Comeback of Analog Computing

Computers have been digital for half a century. Why would anyone want to resurrect the clunkers of yesteryear?

30 Mar 2023 3:30 pm
Porn ID Laws: Your State or Country May Soon Require Age Verification

An increasing number of states are passing age-verification laws. Its not clear how theyll work.

30 Mar 2023 11:30 am
Russia Is Waging War on Ukraines Hospitals

Missiles, mines, and supply shortages are testing the resilience of Ukraines medical staff, but they wont back down.

30 Mar 2023 11:30 am
These Angry Dutch Farmers Really Hate Microsoft

Tech giants want to build massive, hyperscale data centers in the Netherlands. A popular political movement wants them stopped.

30 Mar 2023 11:30 am
The US Is Sending Money to Countries Devastated by Cyberattacks

The White House is providing $25 million to Costa Rica, after giving Albania similar aid following aggression by hackers linked to Iran.

30 Mar 2023 5:38 am
A Manhunt in India Left 27 Million People Without Mobile Internet

Authorities ordered Twitter accounts blocked and the internet shut down as they hunt for Sikh separatist Amritpal Singh Sandhu.

30 Mar 2023 4:30 am
The 21 Best Shows on Hulu Right Now

The Bear and Great Expectations are just two of the shows you wont want to miss on this streaming service.

30 Mar 2023 12:30 am
Lamborghinis Revuelto Is Its First Hybrid

The 217-mph electrified Revuelto puts out 1,001 horsepower and boasts 13 driving modes, but it can manage only 8 miles on battery power alone.

29 Mar 2023 8:45 pm
How to End Bias and Taboos in Womens Health Care

Equity will require educating medical staff, reducing maternity and fertility costs for employees, and investing more in female health research.

29 Mar 2023 7:57 pm
How Good Smile, a Major Toy Company, Kept 4chan Online

Documents obtained by WIRED confirm that Good Smile, which licenses toy production for Disney, was an investor in the controversial image board.

29 Mar 2023 7:56 pm
The Best iPad (2023): Which Apple Tablets to Buy or Avoid

Apples tablet lineup is more confusing than ever. We're here to help you find the right slate for your needs.

29 Mar 2023 6:30 pm
All-Clad Cordless Rechargeable Hand Blender Review: Cordlessness Isn't a Necessity

All-Clad's stick lets you blend things that are far away from a power outlet. That may not be a good reason to buy it.

29 Mar 2023 5:30 pm
Red Teaming GPT-4 Was Valuable. Violet Teaming Will Make It Better

To keep up with the speed of AI advances, we need to develop systems that use AI to defend public goods, too.

29 Mar 2023 4:30 pm
The Chemical Menace Inside Glaciers and Icebergs

Ice can trap pollutants and accelerate their breakdown, with troubling environmental consequences.

29 Mar 2023 4:30 pm