The Best Wired Gaming Headsets for Every System
by Jaina Grey on June 26, 2022 at 1:00 pm
A simple corded headset will lend depth and drama to your gameplay, no matter what device you have.
The 18 Best Wireless Headphones for Everyone
by Parker Hall on June 26, 2022 at 1:00 pm
Whether you need workout earbuds or gaming over-ears, these WIRED-tested picks sound like a million bucks.
Devialet’s Dione Soundbar Is Mighty but Flawed
by Simon Lucas on June 26, 2022 at 12:00 pm
A startlingly impressive Dolby Atmos TV audio system, minus the voice control and physical remote you’re used to.
Astronomers Radically Reimagine the Making of the Planets
by Rebecca Boyle on June 26, 2022 at 12:00 pm
Observations of faraway worlds have forced a near-total rewrite of the story of our solar system.
One Day, AI Will Seem as Human as Anyone. What Then?
by Joanna J. Bryson on June 26, 2022 at 11:00 am
A Google engineer's claim that the LaMDA program is sentient underscores an urgent need to demystify the human condition.
The Best Camping Cookware
by Scott Gilbertson on June 26, 2022 at 11:00 am
Boil ’em, mash ’em, stick ’em in a stew. This guide will make sure you can whip up tasty grub no matter where you end up.
The Best Climbing Gear for Beginners
by Matt Jancer on June 25, 2022 at 1:00 pm
You don’t need a lot, nor do you need to spend a ton. From harnesses to carabiners, here are our favorites.
The Post-Roe Privacy Nightmare Has Arrived
by Andrew Couts on June 25, 2022 at 1:00 pm
Plus: Microsoft details Russia’s Ukraine hacking campaign, Meta’s election integrity efforts dwindle, and more.
Juul Survives a Blow From the FDA—for Now
by Boone Ashworth, Lauren Goode on June 25, 2022 at 1:00 pm
Plus: Instagram cracks down on age verification, Microsoft says it will stop using AI to track emotions, and Twitter wants to be a blog.
A Warming Climate Takes a Toll on the Vanishing Rio Grande
by Jim Robbins on June 25, 2022 at 12:00 pm
Rising temperatures and an unprecedented drought pose a grave and growing peril to the river and its ecosystems.
The Cowboy 4 Ebike Is the Perfect Steed for Rookie Riders
by Parker Hall on June 25, 2022 at 12:00 pm
This sleek Belgian ebike is ready to ride out of the box, integrates helpfully with your phone, and looks as good as Sam Elliott in a felt hat.
Razer Gaming Headsets and Accessories Are on Sale Right Now
by Louryn Strampe on June 25, 2022 at 11:00 am
Score steep discounts on a mouse, keyboard, and other peripherals.
11 Great Deals on Backyard, Beach, and Camp Gear
by Matt Jancer on June 25, 2022 at 11:00 am
Ring in the start of summer with these outdoor discounts.
How to Move Your WhatsApp Chats Across Devices and Apps
by Matt Burgess on June 25, 2022 at 11:00 am
It's never been easier to switch between iPhone and Android—and to get your messages out of the Meta ecosystem entirely.
America’s Armed Forces Are Weaker Without Roe
by Janessa Goldbeck on June 24, 2022 at 10:02 pm
Here’s what Congress, the DOD, and the VA can do to ensure troops’ access to abortion—and improve the nation’s security.
How to Protest Safely: What to Bring and What to Do
by Louryn Strampe, Lauren Goode on June 24, 2022 at 5:12 pm
If you’re planning on hitting the streets, here’s what you need to know.
A Guide to Abortion Resources in a Post-Roe America
by Lux Alptraum on June 24, 2022 at 5:07 pm
Most people don’t think about abortion until they need one. But with the right to access under threat, the time to plan is now.
How a YouTube Sensation Became a Movie—12 Years Later
by Marah Eakin on June 24, 2022 at 4:09 pm
In Marcel the Shell with Shoes On, the eponymous character learns what internet fame can do.
Up Against It Explores Life in the Asteroid Belt
by Geek's Guide to the Galaxy on June 24, 2022 at 4:00 pm
For her new novel Laura J. Mixon wanted to tell a story that took a more realistic approach to space adventure.
Roe Is Overturned After 49 Years. It Revolutionized Life for Women
by Maryn McKenna on June 24, 2022 at 2:31 pm
The national right to abortion pushed back the age of childbearing, increased college and workforce participation, and created economically stable families.
Take Your Tunes Anywhere With Our Fave Bluetooth Speakers
by Parker Hall, Jeffrey Van Camp on June 24, 2022 at 2:00 pm
These are our favorite portable speakers of all shapes and sizes, from clip-ons to a massive boom box.
The 9 Best Drones for Every Budget
by Scott Gilbertson on June 24, 2022 at 1:00 pm
Whether you want to battle Star Wars spaceships or shoot a cinematic masterpiece, one of these picks is going to be perfect for you.
The Uncomfortable Comforts of Stranger Things
by Angela Watercutter on June 24, 2022 at 1:00 pm
As the show’s latest season sweeps Netflix, jokes about scandals like Watergate seem almost quaint.
Shopify Goes Soul-Searching
by Steven Levy on June 24, 2022 at 1:00 pm
Plus: The early days of e-commerce, the question of sentience, and frightening temperatures.
MSI’s No-Frills Gaming Laptop Misses the Mark on Value
by Adam Speight on June 24, 2022 at 12:00 pm
With prices above $1,000 at the low end, MSI's Katana GF66 no-frills gaming laptop struggles to make a mark as a value-for-money machine.