Gadget Lab: Weekly Tech News

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Inside the hottest personal tech stories of the week; mobile apps, gear, social networking, and entertainment.

Pandemic Panic March 27, 2020
This week on Gadget Lab, we discuss how misinformation about the pandemic is being handled by the government, the media, and social platforms.
The Generation Gap March 20, 2020
This week, we discuss why Italy has been hit so hard by the coronavirus, and we have tips for how parents can keep kids entertained as schools close.
Socially Distanced March 13, 2020
This week's episode explores what happens when schools, conferences, and even offices shut down. Also: tips for working from home.
Is Facebook Forever? March 6, 2020
Steven Levy joins the show to discuss his new book, “Facebook: The Inside Story.”
This week on Gadget Lab, WIRED senior writer and former show host Arielle Pardes drops by to talk about how Silicon Valley has ruined work culture. Then WIRED senior writer Lily Hay Newman comes on for a conversation about cybersecurity, encryption, and the hacker’s mom who infiltrated a prison. Show …
The Anti-Bias Bot Feb. 21, 2020
Textio CEO Kieran Snyder talks to WIRED about training computers to make human language more inclusive.
This week, Samsung hosted an event to show off Galaxy S20 phones, "Space Zoom" cameras and a new fold-y Flip. How seriously should we take these extravaganzas?
The Virus and the Vote Feb. 7, 2020
On this week's podcast, we discuss the coronavirus outbreak's impact on the economy, and the scary state of mobile voting security in the US.
On this week’s show, we talk about the Vine reboot Byte, and the Razr smartphone reboot, which now comes with a folding screen.
Open Wide for Mouth Tech Jan. 24, 2020
On this week’s podcast: hacking our oral hygiene with technology, and hacking espresso with science.
One Wheel, Zero Buttons Jan. 17, 2020
This week, the hosts debate whether one wheel is better than two, and whether a few buttons on a smartphone is better than none at all.
Best of CES Jan. 10, 2020
The Gadget Lab hosts look back at a show filled with fake-meat sliders, AI everything, and an ocean of electric scooters.
This week’s Gadget Lab podcast looks forward to CES 2020, where we expect to encounter facial-recognition tech in everything, the promise of 5G everywhere, and sex toys for everyone.
The Gadget Lab crew highlights their favorite things from this year, and then points ahead.
The Gadget Lab crew highlights their favorite things from this year, and then points ahead.
The Case for Cassava Dec. 13, 2019
Computational biologist Laura Boykin collects cassava DNA with a pocket-sized gadget, then uses the data to fight the pathogens that threaten the vital staple crop.
The Case for Cassava Dec. 13, 2019
Computational biologist Laura Boykin collects cassava DNA with a pocket-sized gadget, then uses the data to fight the pathogens that threaten the vital staple crop.
Going Places Dec. 6, 2019
Alex Davies helps us unpack the latest Tesla developments, and we share our favorite travel trips.
Going Places Dec. 6, 2019
Alex Davies helps us unpack the latest Tesla developments, and we share our favorite travel trips.
Life After Facebook Nov. 22, 2019
Former Facebook executive Chris Cox talks about his 13 years at Facebook and who he’s working with now.