Author: Brian Barrett

January 8, 2020

Twitter Wants to Let Users Limit Who Replies. Here’s Why

In an interview with WIRED editor-in-chief Nick Thompson, Twitter product lead Kayvon Beykpour detailed experimental features that could reshape the platform.


by Brian Barrett in Gear
January 7, 2020

Ivanka Trump’s Future of Work Isn’t for Workers

At CES, Trump laid out a vision of retraining American workers for a tech-focused future. If only the administration’s broader policies supported that view.


by Brian Barrett in Business
January 6, 2020

Intel Maps Out a Foldable, AI-Infused PC Future

The company’s latest chips—and the bending gadgets they power—are learning to think for themselves.


December 31, 2019

3D TV Tells You Everything About This Decade’s Tech

You don’t need special glasses to see what it looks like when smart people run out of ideas.


by Brian Barrett in Gear
December 2, 2019

How to Unsubscribe From Annoying Marketing Emails

It’s worth the effort to find a little inbox zen.


by Brian Barrett in Gear
October 31, 2019

HBO Max Is the New $200 iPhone

The days of carrier smartphone subsidies are long gone—but streaming subscriptions are filling the void.


by Brian Barrett in Gear
October 29, 2019

Google’s .New Shortcuts Are Now for Everyone

Want to start a playlist, make a dinner reservation, or post code to Github? Try something .new


by Brian Barrett in Gear