Category: Gear / How To and Advice

August 6, 2019

The Apple Card Is Now Available. Here Are the Details

A select group of iPhone users are getting early access to Apple’s digital credit card. Everyone else will get it later in August.


by Arielle Pardes in Gear
July 30, 2019

How to Watch the Second 2020 Democratic Primary Debate

The Democratic primary debates return Tuesday and Wednesday, and this time they’re happening in Detroit. Here’s how to watch and what to look for.


by Caitlin Kelly in Gear
July 25, 2019

How to Watch the 2019 Fortnite World Cup Finals

The big Fortnite finals tournament begins Friday and concludes Sunday. Here’s how to tune in from anywhere in the world.


by Michael Calore in Gear
July 23, 2019

How to Share Books and Movies Through Amazon Household

The retail giant offers a way to share your Prime benefits—including Kindle titles, audiobooks, and free Prime shipping—with others in your home.


by Boone Ashworth in Gear
July 9, 2019

5 Best Slow-Motion Video Apps: How to Shoot Slo-Mo on Phones

How to manipulate time and space to get the most out of your phone’s camera. Our slo-mo advice, and the best smartphones for recording in slow motion.


by Boone Ashworth in Gear
July 5, 2019

How to Save Money and Skip Lines at the Airport

Going overseas? Here’s what you need to know about Global Entry, TSA PreCheck, and other ways to have a less stressful flight.


by Louise Matsakis in Gear
July 4, 2019

Best Podcasts for Kids: Stories, Circle Round, Rebel Girls, Brains On

Keep your children entertained and ease the stress of getting there with these podcasts for kids.


by Scott Gilbertson in Gear
July 4, 2019

Can’t Set Off Fireworks? Try These Science-Backed Alternatives

Blowing things up is a basic part of the Fourth of July. Here’s what to try when fireworks aren’t an option.


by Boone Ashworth in Gear
July 3, 2019

Mapping Apps for Camping and Hiking: AllTrails, Gaia, Topo Maps+

Don’t lose yourself out there. Download one of these trail mapping apps to make sure you can always find your way, whether you have cell service or not.


by Arielle Pardes in Gear
July 2, 2019

How to Take Photos of Fireworks With Your Phone

Use these battle-tested tips and camera settings to capture dramatic photos of those explosions in the sky.


by Wired Staff in Gear