Our Favorite Outdoor Security Cams for Your Home or Business
These weatherproof devices can keep a watchful eye on your property and let you get on with life.
Windows 11’s First Big(ish) Update Is Now Available
Plus: Framework has a new ultra-repairable Chromebook, there's a cheaper Google Chromecast, and Amazon refreshes its Fire HD tablets.
Rapid At-Home Covid-19 Tests—and Where to Find Them
How accurate are rapid at-home tests? Does your insurance cover them? We have answers.
Give Your Back a Break With Our Favorite Office Chairs
Sitting at a desk for hours? Upgrade your WFH setup and work in style with these WIRED-tested comfy seats.
Power Up Anywhere With Our Favorite Portable Chargers
Keep your phone, tablet, laptop, and other electronics running with these handheld power banks.
The Latest Kitty Litter Robot Is Smarter, Quieter—and Pricier
You might not be scooping poop anymore, but Whisker's app can still give you vital information on your cat's health.
Apple Made the Right Upgrades in the New AirPods Pro
This is a good example of how you make already-great wireless earbuds even better.
In 2022, This Samsung Is the One TV to Rule Them All
You won’t need all the pixels, but Samsung’s 8K flagship TV will be the prettiest screen in your neighborhood.
12 Great Deals on Apple Gadgets, TVs, and Bluetooth Speakers
Now’s a great time to upgrade your home entertainment solutions for the months to come.
Our Favorite Xero Barefoot Shoes Are on Sale Right Now
Snag a pair of zero-drop, minimalist shoes and rediscover the ground beneath your feet.
10 Great Deals on Garmins, Wireless Chargers, and Sleep Tech
You can rest easy knowing you’re saving money on some top-notch gadgets.
How to Find Your Vaccine History—and Store It Safely
Worries about polio, monkeypox, and Covid-19 are rising. Here’s how to gather your health information, even if you’ve lost the paper records.
How My Daughter and I Learned to Speak the Same Language
Duolingo's gamification made Spanish lessons fun—and helped bridge the gap with my tween.
Apple’s New ‘Ultra’ Watch Goes Toe-to-Toe With Garmin
Saddled by still-mediocre battery life, the Apple Watch Ultra isn’t a true competitor to the reigning king of premium wearables. But it’s getting much closer.
Email Doesn't Suck. It's Email Clients That Need Improving
Don't hate the technology, hate the implementation.
Peloton’s New Rowing Machine Is Here. Get Ready to Pay Up
Peloton Row is the company’s latest high-priced piece of workout equipment—and a holdover from a previous Peloton era.
PlayStation VR2: A First Look at the Next-Gen Headset
Sony’s first virtual reality device in six years arrives in 2023. Here’s a preview of the PSVR2, and the games that will run on it.
Apple Messages Won’t Play Nice With Android Anytime Soon
Plus: Brazil and Apple face off, Google expands its eco-friendly Maps directions, and social sites start prepping for the US midterm elections.
How YouTube’s Tumultuous Past Will Shape Its Future
This week on Gadget Lab, we examine YouTube’s history and its role in shaping internet culture. Mark Bergen, author of a new book about the platform, joins us.
The Apple Watch Series 8 Wants to Be Your Lifeline
With Crash Detection and longer battery life in Low Power mode, the wearables seem to be designed for an increasingly terrifying world.
25 Great Wireless Chargers to Refuel Your Phone (or Watch)
Stop fumbling for cables in the dark. These WIRED-tested stands and pads will take the hassle out of recharging your iPhone or Android phone.
The Best Budget Phone Plans to Ditch the Big Carriers
Don’t overpay for Verizon, T-Mobile, or AT&T. It might make sense for you to go with one of these smaller providers instead.
Feel the Magic Touch With Our Favorite Touchscreen Laptops
These 2-in-1 and clamshell computers upgrade the norm with touch displays, 360-degree hinges, and detachable keyboards.
Acer Nitro 5 Is Our Top Pick for Laptop Gamers on a Budget
Finding a portable PC with enough gaming power at a reasonable price can be tough. This low-cost machine fits the bill.
Asus’ First Foldable PC Is Here. But It’s Half-Baked
The brand’s attempt at a foldable PC is a showcase for the new form factor, but even Asus admits it’s “not a mass-market product.” We agree.
Layer It On
How to Create an Augmented Reality Filter for TikTok
From Paris to Dubai, I spoke with designers around the world about the process of creating AR effects for social media.
Android’s New Notification Feature Is a Decade Overdue
In Android 13, apps have to ask permission before they send any kind of alerts. Finally.
Shopping for a Router Sucks. Here’s What You Need to Know
How much speed do you need? And what’s a MU-MIMO? We decipher the jargon and explain what to look for.
The Haikubox Brings High-Tech Birding to the Masses
This AI-enabled device can identify the species around your home by their songs and alert you when new ones arrive.
How to See Instagram, Facebook, and Twitter Posts Chronologically
Yes, you can take some control back from the algorithms in these and other social media accounts.
The Best Fitness Trackers and Watches for Everyone
Whether you’re skiing in the backcountry or trampolining in the backyard, we have an activity tracker for you.