Category: Gadget Lab Podcast

September 17, 2021

What's Apple's iPhone Camera Strategy, Anyway?

This week, we go deep on the photographic and cinematic capabilities of the iPhone 13.


by Wired Staff in Gadget Lab Podcast
September 10, 2021

Vaccine Mandates and Boosters—What Does It All Mean?

This week, we talk about the latest public health directives from the White House.


by Wired Staff in Gadget Lab Podcast
September 3, 2021

Hurricanes, Solar Storms, and the Fight to Keep the Power On

This week, we look at what happened to New Orleans’ electrical grid in Ida’s wake, and we learn how a major solar eruption could knock out the internet.


by Wired Staff in Gadget Lab Podcast
August 27, 2021

Can the Metaverse Thrive if It’s Fully Owned by Facebook?

This week, we step into the social network’s vision of the metaverse, where reality and the simulated world become one. Kinda.


by Wired Staff in Gadget Lab Podcast
August 20, 2021

The New Pixel Is Raising the Bar for Cheap Phones

This week, we talk about the Google Pixel 5A and how it’s changing our expectations of sub-$500 phones.


by Wired Staff in Gadget Lab Podcast
August 13, 2021

Apple’s iCloud Photo-Scanning Tech Explained

This week, we dissect the technology Apple is using to protect children from sexual abuse on its messaging and photo-storage platforms.


by Wired Staff in Gadget Lab Podcast
August 6, 2021

How Memes Became Weapons in the Culture Wars

This week, we talk about the history of memes, where they originate, and how they influence politics and society.


by Wired Staff in Gadget Lab Podcast
July 30, 2021

Why the History of Black Twitter Needed to Be Told

This week, Jason Parham takes us inside one of the most influential communities on the internet and shares their stories in their own words.


by Wired Staff in Gadget Lab Podcast
July 23, 2021

What Bezos' Big Day Means for Commercial Spaceflight

This week, Steven Levy fills us in on the Blue Origin launch, its implications, and why so many billionaires are obsessed with space travel.


by Wired Staff in Gadget Lab Podcast
July 16, 2021

Why WeWork Didn't Work

We talk to the authors of a new book about the notorious coworking startup and its charismatic cofounder, Adam Neumann.


by Wired Staff in Gadget Lab Podcast