Category: Gear / Gadget Lab Podcast

November 8, 2019

Gadget Lab Podcast: Facebook Rebrands, and Google Buys Fitbit

On this week’s podcast, we talk about the Facebook rebrand, Google buying Fitbit, and what happens when big brands take over small, disparate products.


by Wired Staff in Gear
November 1, 2019

Gadget Lab Podcast: AirPods Pro, Smart Speaker Privacy

On this week’s podcast, we talk about Apple’s new AirPods, why they cost so much, and how they are impacting our culture.


by Wired Staff in Gear
October 25, 2019

Gadget Lab Podcast: The Case for a YouTubers Union

Independent video creators want to unionize, in a play for more transparency from YouTube. Emma Grey Ellis has the story on this week’s Gadget Lab.


by Wired Staff in Gear
October 18, 2019

Gadget Lab Podcast: Facial Recognition Is Coming to a School Near You

WIRED Editor in Chief Nicholas Thompson joins us for a special edition of this week’s podcast, to discuss Facebook, Google, and facial recognition technology.


by Wired Staff in Gear
October 11, 2019

Gadget Lab Podcast: Put Down Your Phone

Webby founder and filmmaker Tiffany Shlain joins us to talk about her weekly tech Shabbat, a day in which her family abstains from modern technology.


by Wired Staff in Gear / Gadget Lab Podcast
October 4, 2019

Gadget Lab Podcast: Panos Panay on Microsoft Surface

The company’s hardware chief discusses the state of mobile productivity, dual-screen devices, and why the Surface phone isn’t a phone.


by Wired Staff in Gear
September 27, 2019

Gadget Lab Podcast: Spot, the Robot Dog, Learns New Tricks

Matt Simon tells us how the internet sensation’s deployment into the workplace could alter the future of human-bot relations.


by Wired Staff in Gear
September 20, 2019

Gadget Lab Podcast: Your DNA Belongs on the Blockchain

Guest Megan Molteni tells us about gene-sequencing startup Nebula, and how its privacy practices could positively impact the way we share personal information on the web.


by Wired Staff in Gear
September 13, 2019

Gadget Lab Podcast: Unpacking Appleā€™s Big iPhone Launch Event

We ask WIRED senior writer Lauren Goode to give her impressions of the iPhone launch in Cupertino this week.


by Wired Staff in Gear
September 6, 2019

Gadget Lab Podcast: How Uber Went Down in Flames

New York Times reporter Mike Isaac charts the rise and fall of the ride-hailing company in his new book, “Super Pumped.” He joins us on the podcast to tell us all that went wrong.


by Wired Staff in Gear