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How to Get Gemini Advanced, Google's Subscription-Only AI Chatbot

Thu, 02/08/2024 - 8:00am
Google's answer to ChatGPT Plus gives you access to Gemini Advanced, its most powerful chatbot yet.

Slack Is Turning 10 Years Old, and Wow Has It Changed Everything

Thu, 02/08/2024 - 8:00am
This week, we trace the first decade of Slack, and we examine how the chat app has altered both the workplace and our personal lives—for better or worse.

Apple Beats an Apple Watch Lawsuit

Wed, 02/07/2024 - 8:44pm
A federal judge has dismissed a lawsuit claiming that Apple had a monopoly on heart rate apps for the Apple Watch.

Landline Phone Owners Are Protesting AT&T’s Plans to Drop Service

Wed, 02/07/2024 - 3:34pm
In California, AT&T is designated as the Carrier of Last Resort. The fight is on to keep it that way.

10 Best Vibrators (2024): Cheap, Powerful, Flexible

Wed, 02/07/2024 - 9:00am
Gender? I don’t even know her! No matter what you’ve got, these tools promise good vibes for all.

How to Use Your Phone as a Bedside Alarm Clock With StandBy and Bedtime Modes

Wed, 02/07/2024 - 8:00am
Here’s how to ditch that old alarm clock and use StandBy mode on iPhone and Bedtime mode on Android instead.

Book, Movie, and Product Reviews Are Being Bought and Paid For

Wed, 02/07/2024 - 6:00am
Critics have long been accused of accepting money from companies in exchange for a review of their gadget, book, or movie. Most writers would scoff at the idea, but the practice is widespread—and growing.

Epsilon W35 Xi speaker: specs, price, availability

Tue, 02/06/2024 - 2:05pm
That’s no moon. It’s Elipson’s newest high-end sound machine.

Nubia Z60 Ultra Review: Bigger Isn't Always Better

Tue, 02/06/2024 - 9:00am
Big, brash, but kinda brilliant, Nubia’s plus-size Z60 Ultra is more phone than you need.

The 10 Best Mesh Wi-Fi Routers of 2024

Mon, 02/05/2024 - 8:03pm
Forget about patchy internet connections and dead spots in the house. These WIRED-tested mesh systems will get you online in no time.

Tesla Has Lost Its Range Crown to a Chinese EV You’ve Never Heard Of

Mon, 02/05/2024 - 2:28pm
Tesla’s Model 3, the Polestar 2, Volkswagen ID.7 and Volvo C40 all missed their WLTP range claims by more than 100 miles when put to the test in Arctic conditions.

7 Best Valentine’s Day Sex Toy Deals: Suction Toys, Vibrators, and Dildos

Mon, 02/05/2024 - 12:33pm
Ditch the cards and flowers. Gift yourself or your partner(s) something more buzz-worthy.

Where to Stream 2024’s Best Picture Oscar Nominees

Mon, 02/05/2024 - 7:00am
Oppenheimer, Barbie, Killers of the Flower Moon—most of this year’s Academy Award nominees are available to watch online. Here’s where to find them.

11 Best Smart Bulbs (2024): Lamp Bulbs, Ambient, Color, Etc

Sun, 02/04/2024 - 9:00am
An internet-connected light bulb is one of the easiest way to start building a smarter home.

12 Best USB Flash Drives (2024): Pen Drives, Thumb Drives, Memory Sticks

Sun, 02/04/2024 - 8:06am
These WIRED-tested memory sticks are a virtual filing cabinet in your pocket.

The Apple Vision Pro’s Killer App Is … Kitchen Timers?

Sun, 02/04/2024 - 7:00am
It’s meant to be the best mixed reality gear yet, so why are we again grading it on how well it helps us cook pasta?

The Top New Features in macOS Sonoma: How to Download, Compatible Macs

Sun, 02/04/2024 - 7:00am
Apple has officially released macOS 14. Here’s a breakdown of all the new features, which Macs support it, and how to download it.

Snap Recalls Its Pixy Flying Selfie Camera Because of Overheating Batteries

Sat, 02/03/2024 - 9:00am
Plus: The Amazon and Roomba deal fails, Google Maps is getting even more AI, and there are some crazy wearable timepieces coming out of LVMH Watch Week.

16 Best Laptop Stands (2024): Adjustable, Portable, Lap Desks

Sat, 02/03/2024 - 8:00am
Raising your computer screen is a simple fix for healthier posture. These stands, lap desks, mats, and risers may help.

5 Best Water Bottles (2024): Owala, LifeStraw, Yeti

Sat, 02/03/2024 - 8:00am
Stay hydrated in style and cut down on single-use plastic.