The 25 Best Family Board Games (2022): Cascadia, Labyrinth, and More
Thu, 08 Dec 2022 15:00:00 +0000
From monsters to kittens to strategy games, these sets will liven things up on nights when everyone is tired of screens.
7 Best Cookbooks (Winter 2022): I Am From Here, Budmo, The Perfect Loaf
Thu, 08 Dec 2022 14:00:00 +0000
These favorites from the second half of the year teach us about Ukrainian and Chinese-American cuisines, cocktails, and sourdough loaves.
Amazon Kindle Scribe Review: Read and Write on this Pricey Ebook Reader
Thu, 08 Dec 2022 14:00:00 +0000
You can read ebooks, write notes, or mark up PDFs on this new slate, but your wallet will feel a lot lighter.
How These AI-Powered Chatbots Keep Getting Better
Thu, 08 Dec 2022 13:00:00 +0000
This week on Gadget Lab, we discuss the advances in generative AI tools like ChatGPT that make computer-enabled conversations seem more human than ever.
Popular HR and Payroll Company Sequoia Discloses a Data Breach
Thu, 08 Dec 2022 13:00:00 +0000
The company, which works with hundreds of startups, said it detected unauthorized access to personal data, including Social Security numbers.
Fender American Vintage II 1961 Stratocaster Review: Closet Classic
Thu, 08 Dec 2022 13:00:00 +0000
The brand's new line of reissue guitars is just like the originals, right down to the hard case.
Elon Musk’s Twitter Files Are a Feast for Conspiracy Theorists
Thu, 08 Dec 2022 12:00:00 +0000
From QAnon influencers to @catturd, the very online right sees exactly what they want to see in the CEO’s orchestrated disclosure.
12 Best Office Chairs (2022): Budget, Luxe, Cushions, Casters, and Mats
Thu, 08 Dec 2022 12:00:00 +0000
Sitting at a desk for hours? Upgrade your WFH setup and work in style with these WIRED-tested comfy seats.
'Diablo IV' Is a Return to Hell
Thu, 08 Dec 2022 12:00:00 +0000
This is the series’ first full game in 10 years—and it’ll (probably) come out next year. Here’s an early look.
The World Cup, Netflix, and the Sanitized Future of Sports
Thu, 08 Dec 2022 12:00:00 +0000
A new wave of sports documentaries promises behind-the-scenes access to beloved athletes. But these manufactured series are serving a different purpose.
The Extraordinary Shelf Life of the Deep Sea Sandwiches
Thu, 08 Dec 2022 12:00:00 +0000
How did a lunch last underwater for 10 months? The answer relates to how carbon moves in the deep sea, and has implications for fighting climate change.
Americans Are Moving Into Danger Zones
Thu, 08 Dec 2022 05:01:00 +0000
Folks are flocking to areas plagued with wildfires and extreme heat. Climate change will only make things worse.
Apple Kills Its Plan to Scan Your Photos for CSAM. Here’s What’s Next
Wed, 07 Dec 2022 18:11:14 +0000
The company plans to expand its Communication Safety features, which aim to disrupt the sharing of child sexual abuse material at the source.
Apple Expands End-to-End Encryption to iCloud Backups
Wed, 07 Dec 2022 18:00:00 +0000
The company will also soon support the use of physical authentication keys with Apple ID, and is adding contact verification for iMessage in 2023.
Scammers Are Scamming Other Scammers Out of Millions of Dollars
Wed, 07 Dec 2022 17:01:33 +0000
On cybercrime forums, user complaints about being duped may accidentally expose their real identities.
San Francisco Has Reversed Its Killer Robot Plan
Wed, 07 Dec 2022 16:31:00 +0000
The city rolled back a controversial decision to let robots use lethal force without human intervention. But the fight is far from over.
A Row Erupts Over Texas’ Bold Bitcoin Battery Plan
Wed, 07 Dec 2022 15:03:57 +0000
Bitcoin miners say they can help stabilize a shaky power grid and prevent blackouts. Experts say it will make the problem worse.
‘Magic Avatar’ App Lensa Generated Nudes From My Childhood Photos
Wed, 07 Dec 2022 14:33:22 +0000
The dreamy picture-editing AI is a nightmare waiting to happen.
In 2022, Picking a Game of the Year Is Ridiculous
Wed, 07 Dec 2022 14:00:00 +0000
The ritual of pitting starkly different games against each other has outlived its usefulness.
6 Best Advent Calendars (2022): Lego Star Wars, Bonne Maman, Molly J
Wed, 07 Dec 2022 14:00:00 +0000
Whether your loved one likes sweets, coffee, or something a little stronger, these treat-filled Advent calendars make a great gift.