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Goodbye iPod, and Thanks for All the Tunes

Today officially marks the end of Apple's era of standalone music players.

Wired 28 Jul 2017 12:07 am

Stealthy Google Play apps recorded calls and stole e-mails and texts

Company expels 20 advanced surveillance apps installed on ~100 devices.

Arstechnica 27 Jul 2017 10:52 pm

Apple discontinues iPod Nano and Shuffle, updates iPod Touch models

Say goodbye to the tiny music makers of 2005.

Arstechnica 27 Jul 2017 10:14 pm

This BuzzFeed Kitchen Gadget Makes You the Best Chef Ever

It makes cooking so easy, and the end result so delicious.

Wired 27 Jul 2017 7:30 pm

The AMD Ryzen 3 1300X and Ryzen 3 1200 CPU Review: Zen on a Budget

AMD has always promised that Zen is a core suitable form entry level x86 computers all the way up to high-performance server parts. Within

Anand Tech 27 Jul 2017 7:00 pm

AMD Ryzen 3 1300X and 1200: True quad-core CPUs for just $130 and $110

Ryzen 3 competes with Intel i3—but don't forget it lacks an integrated GPU.

Arstechnica 27 Jul 2017 6:32 pm

The Beginner's Guide to Podcasts

Curious about podcasts? We tell you how to listen, and which shows to listen to.

Wired 27 Jul 2017 6:30 pm

Explore the Murky Depths With an OpenROV Trident Underwater Drone

We’ve just gotten used to drones buzzing in the skies over public parks; now they’re set to invade the duck pond.

Wired 27 Jul 2017 5:30 pm

Need help picking a streaming TV plan? These tools will help you decide.

A guide to the best cord-cutting guides.

Mac World 27 Jul 2017 3:30 pm

GNUSTEP live CD 2.5 released

After almost 8 years (we talked about it, of course), a new version of the GNUSTEP live CD has been released - version 2.5, for amd64. The

OS News 27 Jul 2017 2:26 am

iPhone-maker Foxconn to build flat-screen display factory in Wisconsin

13,000 jobs could come to the state through the new factory.

Arstechnica 27 Jul 2017 2:13 am

10 of The Cheapest VPNs and Online Courses You’ll Find Anywhere

Today, we're going to look at five different lifetime VPN subscriptions that cost less than $50, and we're going to dig into five online co

Make Use Of 27 Jul 2017 1:00 am

Apple must pay $506M for infringing university’s patent

University of Wisconsin may collect $4.35 apiece for millions of iPads and iPhones.

Arstechnica 27 Jul 2017 12:05 am

Cord cutting is easier and better than ever, but it’s not the right choice ..

Cable and satellite TV can be expensive, but don’t feel guilty if you want to keep it.

Mac World 26 Jul 2017 10:16 pm

USB 3.2 will make your cables twice as fast… once you’ve bought new devic..

The cheapest, least important part of your USB infrastructure is future-proofed.

Arstechnica 26 Jul 2017 8:37 pm

FreeBSD 11.1 released

FreeBSD 11.1 has been released, and as you vans tell by the version number, it's a point release. The release announcement, release notes,

OS News 26 Jul 2017 7:54 pm

How They Make Those Squishy Air Pillows Inside Amazon Boxes

Call them pillows of love.

Wired 26 Jul 2017 7:30 pm

Meizu Pro 7: When One Screen Isn't Enough, Try Meizu's Two-Screen Phone

The Chinese phone manufacturer's unorthodox solution to screen addiction: add another screen.

Wired 26 Jul 2017 7:30 pm

Shred the Trails All Day Long With E-Mountain Bikes from Specialized and Ries..

These electric rides aren’t for lazy days on the trail.

Wired 26 Jul 2017 4:30 pm

Feit Electric Intellibulb review: ColorChoice, Switch to Dim, Dusk to Dawn, a..

These four bulbs give you a degree of control over color temperature, brightness, and other settings without need for a hub or a smartphone

Mac World 26 Jul 2017 3:30 pm

Mingis on Tech: Why companies are turning to 2-in-1s

Your next corporate computer may not be a traditional computer at all: it may well be a tablet or a hybrid laptop/tablet combo. Here's why.

Info World 26 Jul 2017 3:30 pm

Simple tips to keep your devices secure when you travel

CSO security reporters Fahmida Rashid and Steve Ragan share some easy ways to keep your data and devices secure while traveling, even at th

Info World 26 Jul 2017 10:30 am

Moto Z2 Force hands-on—Motorola bets the farm on Moto Mods, loses

The same design with a smaller battery has got to be a winner, right?

Arstechnica 26 Jul 2017 2:35 am

Adobe Flash Will Finally Die Off in 2020

No, for real this time.

Wired 26 Jul 2017 2:07 am

Adobe Flash will die by 2020, Adobe and browser makers say

Adobe plans to phase out its venerable Flash Player by 2020, and browser makers will act even faster to get rid of it.

Mac World 25 Jul 2017 10:28 pm

Adobe discontinues Flash

Today, Adobe announced that Flash will no longer be supported after 2020. Microsoft will phase out support for Flash in Microsoft Edge and

OS News 25 Jul 2017 9:41 pm

Figma Wants Designers to Collaborate Google-Docs Style

The startup unveiled two key features that should give its competitors pause.

Wired 25 Jul 2017 9:37 pm

Film Your Greatest Hits (and Misses) With These Action Cameras From GoPro, Ga..

These high-quality 4K video cameras will survive nearly any extreme stunt, even if you don’t.

Wired 25 Jul 2017 7:30 pm

The dramatic details of Steve Jobs’ life are playing out in a new opera

A time-hopping stage production about some of Jobs' seminal life moments.

Arstechnica 25 Jul 2017 7:14 pm

Ars is hiring—if you’re an experienced product reviewer, we want you!

If you're a tech-minded person with experience in the field, come join our gang.

Arstechnica 25 Jul 2017 6:44 pm

Humanscale, the Classic Design Tool, Gets a Second Life

The set of nine rotating disks shows how to design objects for people, using more than 60,000 data points.

Wired 25 Jul 2017 6:30 pm

Elon Musk: Mark Zuckerberg’s understanding of AI is “limited”

Tech billionaires have differing views on where AI will take humankind.

Arstechnica 25 Jul 2017 6:23 pm

VTech VM981 Safe & Sound Expandable HD Video Baby Monitor review: Not quite r..

Missing features and image-quality shortcomings keep this baby monitor from being all it can be.

Mac World 25 Jul 2017 5:30 pm

Bose Soundlink Revolve+ review: An all-around excellent indoor/outdoor Blueto..

Audiophiles might blanch at the presence of a single full-range transducer, but we have no complaints about its performance.

Mac World 25 Jul 2017 3:30 pm

MaXX Desktop Indy 1.1 released

A new version of the MaXX Desktop hasbeen released. We linked to the project almost two months ago, but the short of it is that it is a co

OS News 25 Jul 2017 4:56 am

“Perverse” malware infecting hundreds of Macs remained undetected for yea..

Surveillance malware dubbed Fruitfly was easy to spot but flew under the radar anyway.

Arstechnica 25 Jul 2017 4:38 am

RIP Microsoft Paint. Thanks for All the Hideous Doodles

Microsoft Paint is dead, but it won't be forgotten.

Wired 25 Jul 2017 1:05 am

Android O Preview 4 is out—next stop, final release

The fourth O preview will hopefully fix some bugs, marks stable support library release.

Arstechnica 25 Jul 2017 12:15 am

Microsoft Paint gets deprecated

Microsoft has announced - through a boring table, because Microsoft - that MS Paint has been deprecated. This means that it will soon be r

OS News 24 Jul 2017 7:23 pm

Microsoft Paint gets depracated

Microsoft has announced - through a boring table, because Microsoft - that MS Paint has been deprecated. This means that it will soon be r

OS News 24 Jul 2017 7:23 pm

The Intel Kaby Lake-X i7 7740X and i5 7640X Review: The New Single-Threaded C..

Intel’s direction for the high-end desktop space has taken an interesting turn. After several years of iterative updates, slowly inc

Anand Tech 24 Jul 2017 6:00 pm

The Million Dollar Homepage as a decaying digital artifact

But to what extent has this history been preserved? Does the Million Dollar Homepage represent a robust digital artifact 12 years after its

OS News 24 Jul 2017 5:35 pm

Surfboard Shaper Danny Hess Makes Truly Gorgeous Wooden Boards

Hang for ten inside the woodshop of San Francisco shaper Danny Hess.

Wired 24 Jul 2017 5:30 pm

Oppo UDP-205 Ultra-HD Audiophile Blu-ray player review: Audiophile sound and ..

With 32-bit DACs and other upscale components, you won't hear better analog audio from an Ultra HD Blu-ray player. It's also the first play

Mac World 24 Jul 2017 3:30 pm

Maybe The Americans is quietly a technophile love letter to the 1980s

Joel Fields and Joe Weisberg talk handheld football, spy tech, mail robot, and more.

Arstechnica 23 Jul 2017 8:00 pm

Turn Off Your Push Notifications. All of Them

RIP my mentions.

Wired 23 Jul 2017 4:30 pm

An interactive map of the Odyssey

Homer's Iliad and Odyssey are, in my humble view, two of the greatest works of art of all times. From a very young age, I started reading

OS News 23 Jul 2017 2:06 am

Debian 9.1 released

The Debian project is pleased to announce the first update of its stable distribution Debian 9 (codename stretch). This point release mainl

OS News 23 Jul 2017 1:55 am

Throwing Shade: 7 Polarized Sunglasses for Summer Fun

We tested a dozen pairs of polarized shades at various prices, from $10 to $360.

Wired 22 Jul 2017 4:30 pm

Gadget Lab Podcast: Talkin' Glass With Steven Levy

Steven Levy joins the Gadget Lab Podcast to tell us how factory workers are streamlining production Google's wearable.

Wired 22 Jul 2017 12:39 am