Archive for the ‘Gear / Gear News and Events’ Category

Strap on a HoloLens and Step Into the AR Conference Room

March 2nd, 2021
Microsoft’s new Mesh software platform helps faraway coworkers meet up and interact in mixed reality. The results are, well, still mixed.

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So Long, Fry’s. I Learned Everything About Gadgets From You

February 24th, 2021
Now that the big-box electronics  store has shuttered, future generations need a place where they can touch and discover the next great technology.

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Online Meetups Are Sad, but What If You Were a Cute Animal?

February 18th, 2021
A conference organizer's solution to virtual gatherings during the pandemic is equal parts audio chat, serendipity, and Animal Crossing.

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New From Lego: AR Llamas That Dance to Katy Perry

February 16th, 2021
The company's latest learning platform incorporates coding elements, augmented reality, and a selection of kid-friendly pop tunes.

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A New Lens Technology Is Primed to Jump-Start Phone Cameras

February 4th, 2021
The optics in your smartphone have been pretty much the same for more than a decade. That’s about to change.

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The Race Is On to Stop Scalping Bots From Buying All the PS5s

February 2nd, 2021
The pandemic, and the resulting supply chain damage, has kicked retail bots into full gear.

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The North Face Puts the Latest Road Running Tech on the Trail

January 26th, 2021
The storied outdoor brand has introduced a new trail running shoe with speedy—and controversial—carbon-fiber plates in the soles.

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Apple’s Newest Fitness Feature: Celeb-Hosted Outdoor Walks

January 25th, 2021
The company's latest subscription product combines outdoor fitness with podcasting, though you'll need an Apple Watch to enjoy it.

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Watch Highlights From WIRED’s CES Conversations

January 15th, 2021
Check out the replays of our talks with former US defense secretary Ash Carter, Nobel laureate Jennifer A. Doudna, Slack CEO Scott Butterfield, and more.

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Samsung Has New Galaxy Phones (and New Earbuds Too)

January 14th, 2021
A trio of new Android phones—the S21, S21+, and S21 Ultra—are joined by new Bluetooth earbuds and a Tile-like tracker.

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