Category: Gear / Gear News and Events

July 19, 2019

High tech bikes that could win the Tour de France

To win the Tour, teams need three completely different rides: the Aero, the Climber, and the Time-Trial.


by Andrew Diprose WIRED UK in Gear
July 17, 2019

DoNotPay’s New Service Automatically Cancels Your Free Trials

The service Free Trial Card gives you a crafty digital credit card number you can use to sign up for free trials around the web and never get charged.


by Emily Dreyfuss in Gear
July 16, 2019

The Best Remaining Amazon Prime Day Deals, a Deadly App, and More News

Catch up on the most important news from today in two minutes or less.


by Alex Baker-Whitcomb in Gear
July 15, 2019

The Best of Amazon Prime Day, Twitter’s Redesign, and More News

Catch up on the most important news from today in two minutes or less.


by Alex Baker-Whitcomb in Gear
July 15, 2019

The Inside Story of Twitter’s New Redesign

The social network launched a complete visual overhaul of its website Monday. But will a fresh design be enough to save Twitter?


by Arielle Pardes in Gear
July 13, 2019

Prime Day 2019: What You Should Know About Amazon

Ahead of Amazon’s official shopping holiday, we pulled together the best of our shopping tips and stories. Learn how star ratings work and how to avoid shady products.


by Adrienne So in Gear
July 10, 2019

Nintendo Switch Lite: Release Date, Price, Specs

The new version of the hit handheld console is $100 cheaper and more portable, but it strips out some of the Switch’s trademark features.


by Jeffrey Van Camp in Gear
July 9, 2019

Apple Kills the 12-Inch MacBook, a Webcam Hack, and More News

Catch up on the most important news from today in two minutes or less.


by Alex Baker-Whitcomb in Gear
July 9, 2019

Apple MacBook Pro With Touch Bar (2019): Price, Specs, Release Date

Apple has refreshed its laptop lineup, adding the Touch Bar control strip to its entry-level MacBook Pro, and killing off the popular 12-inch MacBook in favor of the redesigned MacBook Air.


by Brian Barrett in Gear
July 9, 2019

Nokia Beacon 1 Home Mesh Router: Specs, Price, Release Date

The Finnish tech company has a new home networking device that could help improve its business customers’ internet service.


by Lauren Goode in Gear