Category: Gear / Gear News and Events

April 8, 2020

Samsung Galaxy A Series (2020): Specs, Price, Release, and More

We break down the six new Galaxy A series phones, which start at $110 and go all the way up to $600, giving Samsung a foothold in every possible price point.


by Julian Chokkattu in Gear
April 8, 2020

T-Mobile and Sprint Merger FAQ: What You Need to Know (2020)

If you’re a subscriber, you may have a lot of questions now that the two wireless carriers have merged. And what’s happening with Dish and Boost? We have answers.


by Julian Chokkattu in Gear
April 1, 2020

Apple Buys Dark Sky in an Android Worst-Case Scenario

The best, most beautiful weather app is about to be an iOS exclusive.


by Brian Barrett in Gear
March 18, 2020

Apple iPad Pro and MacBook Air (2020): Specs, Features, Price

A new iPad Pro is in town as well as a refreshed MacBook Air. There’s Lidar tech, better keyboards, and perhaps most importantly, a trackpad.


by Julian Chokkattu in Gear
March 17, 2020

Sonos’ Fix for Aging Speakers Is Two Separate Sonos Apps

The company’s VP of software defends the solution in an interview with WIRED.


by Lauren Goode in Gear
March 11, 2020

Coronavirus Campus Shutdowns Hit Some Groups Especially Hard

The kids are alright, except for the ones who are not.


by Lauren Goode in Gear
March 10, 2020

Dyson Corrale Hair Straightener: Features, Release Date, Price

We tried the company’s $500 Corrale straightener, which claims to smooth hair with more precision—and less damage.


by Medea Giordano in Gear
March 10, 2020

Exclusive: How Google Uses Machine Learning to Analyze Soccer Moves

How powerful is your kick? Did you pass effectively? The latest Jacquard wearable uses machine learning to scrutinize a player’s footwork in real time.


by Julian Chokkattu in Culture
March 9, 2020

Exclusive: Ricoh’s 360 Camera Division Spins Out to Form Vecnos

Vecnos wants to make 360-degree content mainstream, starting with its first compact and wand-like camera.


by Julian Chokkattu in Gear
March 7, 2020

The TurboGrafx-16 Mini’s Launch Is Delayed Due to Covid-19

Konami postponed the release of its retro console “until further notice” due to disruptions at manufacturing and shipping facilities in China.


by Kyle Orland Ars Technica in Gear