Tag: Gear

Gear / News - 4 months ago

Eero's New Router Doubles as a Bouncer for Your Smart Home

Generally speaking, your router has one job: keep those internet juices flowin'. When Eero launched its mesh router, it made waves by stringing multiple devices together so that your Wi-Fi could reach more places in your home and run more quickly. T...

Gear / News - 4 months ago

Apple iPad Pro Review: Price, Specs, Release Date

I’ve always assumed Apple would eventually run out of ways to improve the iPad. It long ago made the processor faster than anyone needs. You won’t find a sharper, more accurate, more responsive screen on a tablet. The battery lasts days, plural. And...

Gear / News - 4 months ago

Gadget Lab Podcast: All the News From Apple's Big Party

Developer conference season is finally over. We know what Facebook, Microsoft, Google, and Apple are plotting over the next year (spoiler alert: it’s AI). Apple’s WWDC, as usual, was both the last and the most news-packed of the bunch. Mike, Arielle,...

Gear / News - 4 months ago

Review: Cheese Grotto

Walk up to the cheese counter at DeLaurenti Food & Wine in Seattle and you’ll find offerings from the worldwide luminaries of cheese: l’Amuse from Holland, Guffanti from Italy, Neal’s Yard Dairy from the United Kingdom, and Hervé Mons from France...

Gear / News - 4 months ago

Andy Rubin Has a Plan to Smarten Up the Connected Home

Urs Hölzle and Google’s AI chip, the TPU 2.0.Cole Wilson for WIRED Urs Hölzle has a big job. As senior vice president of technical infrastructure at Google, he’s in charge of the hundreds of thousands of servers in data centers spread across the pla...

Gear / News - 4 months ago

Amazon Imagines a Future of Infinite Computing Power

Urs Hölzle and Google’s AI chip, the TPU 2.0.Cole Wilson for WIRED Urs Hölzle has a big job. As senior vice president of technical infrastructure at Google, he’s in charge of the hundreds of thousands of servers in data centers spread across the pla...

Gear / News - 4 months ago

Apple's HomePod Looks Beautiful But Doesn't Think Different

Apple wrapped up WWDC on Monday by showing off the HomePod, its brand new smart speaker. The stout, cylindrical gadget packs in seven tweeters, six microphones, and a four-inch woofer that delivers impressive sound. The HomePod is very much a speake...

Gear / News - 4 months ago

Siri Finally Got Its Coming Out Party at WWDC 2017

Apple finally took Siri out of beta. Not officially, of course: The company billed the features announced Monday at WWDC as the latest in a long line of fantastic improvements. And Siri already resides in 375 million iPhones, iPads, and Macs. But if...

Gear / News - 4 months ago

Apple HomePod: Price, Specs, Release Date

It's hard not to watch Amazon's Alexa and Google's Assistant invade millions of living rooms and not feel like Apple blew an opportunity. Almost six years after Apple announced Siri as a feature on the iPhone 4S, Siri's still confined to computers a...

Gear / News - 4 months ago

Apple iPad Pro 10.5-Inch: Price, Specs, Release Date

The tech industry is waging a war on bezels, and the iPad Pro is the first Apple product to benefit. Today at WWDC, Apple's annual gathering of developers, the company announced a new version of its tablet, with a 10.5-inch screen. More Apple...

Gear / News - 4 months ago

The Beloved Monument Valley Returns With an Amazing Sequel

There was a time when Dan Gray didn't think Monument Valley 2 was going to happen. The head of Ustwo Games swore it, saying publicly that his team was done with Monument Valley, the isometric puzzle game that has been downloaded more than 50 million...