Category: Gear / Gadget Lab Podcast

March 5, 2021

Augmented Reality Isn’t Quite There Yet

Even with breakthroughs like HoloLens and Pokemon Go, we are still a few years away from fulfilling AR’s biggest promises.


by Wired Staff in Gadget Lab Podcast
February 26, 2021

A Very Technical—and Emotional—Journey to Mars

The Perseverance rover is positively packed with tech. We talk about the cameras, mics, and sensors bringing the sights and sounds of Mars back to us.


by Wired Staff in Gadget Lab Podcast
February 19, 2021

It Shouldn’t Be This Hard to Get a PlayStation 5

This week, we share our horror stories about trying to procure Sony’s elusive new gaming console. We also share tips for testing your own luck.


by Wired Staff in Gadget Lab Podcast
February 12, 2021

This Cryptocurrency Is Really Burning a Hole in My Pocket

This week, we discuss crypto’s role in the future of shopping. When can we to use it to buy everything from Nikes to Teslas?


by Wired Staff in Gadget Lab Podcast
February 5, 2021

Clubhouse Goes Mainstream—Where Does It Go Next?

This week, we discuss Elon Musk’s drop-in and how the platform is weathering its growing pains.


by Wired Staff in Gadget Lab Podcast
January 29, 2021

Your Covid Vaccine Questions, Answered

This week, we field listener queries about the vaccine’s rollout, how state and local governments are handling distribution, and when you’ll get your shot.


by Wired Staff in Gadget Lab Podcast
January 22, 2021

How to Reboot Your Burnt-Out Brain

This week, we round up tips for staying organized, energized, and mostly sane as we all ride out the rest of the pandemic.


by Wired Staff in Gadget Lab Podcast
January 15, 2021

Robot Toilets, Vibrating Headbands, and Other Oddities at CES

This week, we recap the news, trends, and stand-out gadgets from the first-ever virtual CES.


by Wired Staff in Gadget Lab Podcast
January 8, 2021

Trump Gets Suspended, but CES Does Not

This week, we analyze how the social media platforms reacted to the events of January 6. We also offer our preview of what to expect next week at CES.


by Wired Staff in Gadget Lab Podcast
December 18, 2020

Our Tech Predictions for 2021

This week, we try to guess what the year ahead has in store. We also look back in shock at how wrong we were about 2020. Can’t win em all.


by Wired Staff in Gadget Lab Podcast