Category: Gear / Gear News and Events

May 5, 2021

Google Remembers Android Tablets Exist, Adds a New Media Hub

A surge in interest for large-screen slates has prompted the company to inject an “Entertainment Space” into the user interface.


by Julian Chokkattu in Gear
May 1, 2021

Even Calibri’s Creator Is Glad That Microsoft Is Moving On

Microsoft is switching up its default font for the first time since 2007.


by Arielle Pardes in Gear
April 28, 2021

Google Fixes Two Annoying Quirks in Its Voice Assistant

The AI just got a useful boost in understanding natural human speech.


by Julian Chokkattu in Gear
April 20, 2021

Apple Stuffs the iPad Pro With a New Display and Its Mac M1 Chip

The new high-end tablet uses Mini-LED display technology, supports Thunderbolt, and has the powerful new Mac processor.


by Julian Chokkattu in Gear
April 20, 2021

Everything Apple Announced Today: New iMacs, iPads, AirTags

Say hello to new iMacs, new iPads Pro, an updated Apple TV, and some little wireless trackers that keep tabs on your tchotchkes.


by Gear Team in Gear
April 20, 2021

IKEA's Revamped AR App Lets You Design Entire Rooms

The furniture company is going beyond its Place app with IKEA Studio, a much-needed overhaul of its augmented reality offering.


by Jeremy White Wired UK in Augmented Reality
April 19, 2021

Crush the Dance Floor With These Colorful Retro Beat Machines

The Polish company Polyend has collaborated with a trio of electronic music artists to infuse its audio creation hardware with blasts of color.


by Boone Ashworth in Gear
April 19, 2021

How to Watch Tomorrow’s Apple Event

The company is expected to unveil some new hardware Tuesday. Here’s how to stream the big show.


by Gear Team in Gear
April 1, 2021

Ikea Now Makes a (Handsome) Air Purifier

It’s cute. It’s small. It mounts on the wall.


by Matt Jancer in Gear
March 22, 2021

Lululemon's New Yoga Mat Uses 3D Ridges to Perfect Your Poses

The mat’s soft bumps and ripples are meant to guide at-home yogis who don’t have a watchful instructor to correct their alignment.


by Boone Ashworth in Gear