Category: Gear / Gear News and Events

November 16, 2019

Google Is Finally Rolling Out its Own RCS in the US

The company’s already launched the messaging standard in the UK and France, and now America is next, carriers be damned.


by Ron Amadeo Ars Technica in Gear
November 14, 2019

Motorola Razr 2019: Specs, Price, Release Date

Motorola reboots the classic Razr once again, this time as a folding smartphone.


by Lauren Goode in Gear
November 13, 2019

Apple Mac Pro (2019): Specs, Features, Release Date

The company’s newest machine emphasizes brawn, for the few who can afford it.


by Scott Gilbertson Julian Chokkattu in Gear
November 13, 2019

Apple MacBook Pro 16-Inch (2019): Price, Specs, and Release Date

MacBook keyboards have been plagued by problems for years. It’s high time to say goodbye.


by Julian Chokkattu in Gear
November 2, 2019

What Google’s Fitbit Buy Means for the Future of Wearables

The acquisition bringing new concerns—and new opportunities.


by Lauren Goode in Gear
November 1, 2019

Google Buys Fitbit, Rats Drive Little Cars, and More News

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


by Alex Baker-Whitcomb in Gear
November 1, 2019

Google Buys Fitbit to Fulfill Its Own Bigger Ambitions

A Google-branded fitness tracker is only the beginning of the company’s wider “ambient computing” vision.


by Louise Matsakis in Gear
October 31, 2019

Things We Loved in October: Google Pixel, Galaxy Buds, E-Bikes

The ramp-up to the holidays means we saw gobs of new products in October. Here are some of our favorites.


by Wired Staff in Gear
October 28, 2019

Apple’s New AirPods, Tesla’s New Solar Roof, and More News

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


by Alex Baker-Whitcomb in Gear
October 28, 2019

Apple AirPods Pro: Price, Details, Release Date

The next version of Apple’s white ear-dongles enter a crowded wirefree headphone market on October 30.


by Lauren Goode in Gear