Category: Gear / How To and Advice

October 15, 2019

How to Watch the Fourth Democratic Primary Debate Tonight

Joe Biden, Elizabeth Warren, and newcomer Tom Steyer are set to take the stage Tuesday night in Ohio.

by Caitlin Kelly in Gear
October 1, 2019

Everything You Need to Enjoy One Tech-Free Day a Week

If you’re going to ditch your phone for a technology shabbat (and you totally should), you’ll need a few bits of gear that date back to the disco era.

by Tiffany Shlain in Gear
September 30, 2019

How to Make GIFs on Your Smartphone or Laptop

GIFs rule the internet. Here’s how to hit a perfect loop every time.

by David Nield in Gear
September 24, 2019

How to Share Audio on an iPhone Using iOS 13.1

A new feature in iOS 13.1 lets you share your iPhone’s audio across two pairs of Apple-made wireless headphones.

by Boone Ashworth in Gear
September 24, 2019

All I Ever Wanted Was a One-Trick Pony

Our devices do way too much—and not always on our behalf.

by Zeynep Tufekci in Gear
September 20, 2019

How to Back Up Your iPhone to iCloud or Mac

Save your memories before you grab that new version of iOS. We explain how to back up to iCloud or your Mac (with or without iTunes).

by Wired Staff in Gear
September 19, 2019

iOS 13 Arrives, But Not Without Some Bugs

Your iPhone will get a software update this week, but you might want to wait for iOS 13.1.

by Lauren Goode in Gear
September 14, 2019

6 Reasons to Ditch Google’s Chrome Browser for Vivaldi on Android

An innovative browser has launched on Android for the first time. Here’s why you might want to give it a shot.

by David Nield in Gear
September 12, 2019

How to Watch Tonight’s Democratic Primary Debate

Joe Biden and Elizabeth Warren will be onstage together at last.

by Caitlin Kelly in Gear
September 11, 2019

5 Great Ways to Trade In or Sell Your iPhone

So you’re planning to buy a new iPhone. Don’t forget to cash in on your old one through sites like Decluttr and Gazelle, or Apple’s Trade-In program.

by Scott Gilbertson in Gear