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Bote's Inflatable Stand-Up Paddleboard Packs Big Summer Fun

It's spendy, but this portable board folds up compact enough to fit in (relatively) small spaces.
Security Roundup

Gun Database Breach Leaks Details on Thousands of Owners

Plus: Indian hacker-for-hire groups, Chinese student espionage efforts, and more.
Gear Roundup

Robocalls Are (Finally) Being Shaken Up

Plus: Insta-delete your Instagram account, TikTok is eyeing your wallet, and Google makes it easier to switch from iOS.
log off

How to Work Offline and Still Be Productive

Whether you're on a train, in the mountains, or at home when your wifi cuts out, you can still get a lot done. All it takes is a little preparation.
Fish Tale

130-Year-Old Menus Show How Climate Change Affects What We Eat

By studying the so-called mean temperature of restaurant seafood, scientists have shown how the species that fill our plates have changed with time.
Deals

The 31 Best Fourth of July Deals on Kitchen Gizmos and Tech

Independence Day is here, and so are the savings. We've rounded up plenty of sales on air purifiers, smart speakers, massage guns, and more.
Cover Your Eyes

The Quarry Blurs the Line Between Video Games and Cinema

With impressive digitized performances and seamless storytelling, Supermassive Games' newest title hints at the future of both mediums.
The Real Deals

How to Shop Like a Pro on Amazon Prime Day

The big sale event is notoriously full of lackluster deals. Here's how to cut through the clutter to find the real gems.
Deals

21 Best Early Amazon Prime Day Deals

From TVs and smartphones to laptops, we found great discounts on some of our favorite products ahead of the retailer’s big sales event.
Buying Guide

The Best Cheap Phones for Almost Every Budget

There’s little reason to pay top dollar for a smartphone. These Android devices and iPhones—ranging from $150 to $500—stood up to WIRED’s testing.
Reverse Engineering

The Weirdest Official Doom Game Is Now Playable on Windows

GEC.inc, a small collective of developers, has freed the surprisingly fun Doom RPG from a pre-iPhone world.
The Monitor

What’s Going on With RadioShack’s Twitter Feed?

It's a sign of the times: the off-kilter '90s nostalgia that's also bringing back Rage Against the Machine’s “Killing in the Name.”
Duplicit Devices

How to Use an eSIM for Dual Phone Numbers

The era of removable SIM cards will come to an end. It's time to get acquainted with its next, tinier evolution.
Heads Up

The Secrets of Covid ‘Brain Fog’ Are Starting to Lift

Scientists are getting closer to understanding the neurology behind the memory problems and cognitive fuzziness that an infection can trigger.
Electric Dream

Is Your New Car a Threat to National Security?

Putting sensor-packed Chinese cars on Western roads could be a privacy issue. Just ask Tesla.
Roe v Wade

Meta Was Restricting Abortion Content All Along

Abortion access groups and activists say they have been dealing with algorithmic censorship for years.
Blow by Blow

The Race to Build Wind Farms That Float on the Open Sea

There’s huge potential to generate renewable energy far out in the ocean. But designing turbines that can survive rough waters isn’t exactly a breeze.
Climate Change

The Supreme Court Is Jeopardizing Federal Climate Action

The court’s decision in West Virginia v. EPA doesn’t go as far as some climate activists feared it might. But it’s a road map for future challenges.
EU No

The Fight Over Which Uses of AI Europe Should Outlaw

A new European Union law will set rules for what the technology can and can’t do to people, like whether it’s OK to deploy lie detectors at borders.