Category: Gear / Gear News and Events

September 22, 2021

Everything Microsoft Announced, Including a Wacky Flippy Laptop

The latest hardware out of Redmond is a vibe.


by Brenda Stolyar Lauren Goode in Gear
September 21, 2021

Amazon Just Introduced Three New Kindle Paperwhites

The waterproof e-reader now comes in three different options, with bigger, brighter screens and faster response times.


by Medea Giordano in Gear
September 14, 2021

Everything Apple Announced Today: iPhones, iPads, Apple Watch

The company unveiled the iPhone 13—and a handful of other products—at a media event Tuesday.


by Gear Team in Gear
September 14, 2021

The iPhone 13 Wants to Shoot Your Next Feature Film

Apple’s latest phones get minor but noteworthy upgrades, mostly in their video capture capabilities.


by Julian Chokkattu in Apple
September 11, 2021

How to Watch Apple's iPhone 13 Launch Event

And what to expect when you tune in on Tuesday.


by Lauren Goode in Gear
August 11, 2021

Everything Samsung Announced at Its Unpacked Event

On Wednesday morning, the company unveiled new folding phones, some Wear OS smartwatches, and even more wireless earbuds.


by Julian Chokkattu Parker Hall in foldables
August 3, 2021

Citizen's New Service Helps Paying Users Summon the Cops

The crime-tracking app is charging $20 per month to give subscribers access to their own virtual security service.


by Boone Ashworth in Apps
August 2, 2021

Google's Next Pixel Phone Will Be Powered By a Custom Chip

Following the industry trend of tech giants manufacturing their own processors, the company will start putting bespoke silicon in its mobile hardware.


by Lauren Goode Julian Chokkattu in Chips Ahoy
July 28, 2021

How Nothing Designed 'Ear 1s' to Beat Apple AirPods

The head of design at Nothing explains how their product could take on Apple’s all-conquering wireless earbuds, at a fraction of the cost.


by Jeremy White Wired UK in Gear
July 24, 2021

How AI Will Help Keep Time at the Tokyo Olympics

Omega, the official timekeeper of the Games, is now using computer vision and motion sensors for events like swimming, gymnastics, and beach volleyball.


by Jeremy White Wired UK in Gear