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.

Quantum Computing Aug. 24, 2018
WIRED writer Tom Simonite explains quantum computing to us. Kinda.
Elon Musks public and sometimes-controversial tweets have triggered a cascade of events in recent weeks. We discuss on the Gadget Lab podcast.
Styli Selfie Sticks Aug. 10, 2018
It has 512 GB of storage, a huge battery, Fortnite, and a stylus that doubles as a selfie assist. Samsung has gone all out with the new Galaxy Note 9. Why?
Facebook is the latest tech company to hop aboard the digital wellness train. We discuss on this weeks Gadget Lab podcast.
The New MacBook Pro July 27, 2018
This week, WIREDs product reviews editor Brendan Nystedt joins the show to run down the particulars of the 2018 MacBook Pro.
Juul of the Valley July 20, 2018
This week, special guest Nitasha Tiku charts Juuls ever-changing relationship with its consumers, its investors, and those who oppose its product.
Panos on Surface July 14, 2018
Microsoft just revealed the 10-inch Surface Go. On this weeks Gadget Lab podcast, we discuss the pros and cons of our tiny computing future.
Talk to the Bot June 29, 2018
Google plans to start publicly testing Duplex, its uncanny robot-phone-calling technology, within the next couple weeks.
The Future is Vertical June 22, 2018
With a new long-form video app called IGTV, Instagram is giving us a glimpse of our vertical-video future - and is aiming it squarely at teens.
This weeks podcast is all about the software that points to the future of our how well use our gadgets - even if they infuriate us in the interim.
If you went into Apples annual developers conference thinking it would be about performance, stability, and Animoji—and not MacBook Pros—you were right.
The Quantified Ovary June 1, 2018
On this weeks show, Arielle Pardes charts Silicon Valleys growing fascination with technology for enabling women to track their fertility.
Human, Take the Wheel May 26, 2018
WIREDs Alex Davies and Aarian Marshall join this weeks Gadget Lab podcast to talk all things transportation-and yes, that includes Elon Musk.
Bikes Calore makes a case for why everyone should bike more-and tells you the gear you need to do it right.
This week on the Gadget Lab podcast, we discuss Googles mind-blowing demo of artificial intelligence at its annual developers conference.
This week is all about Facebooks F8 developer conference: New dating features, AI ethics, and VR magic.
Quite the Spectacles April 27, 2018
This week on the Gadget Lab podcast, we hear about Lauren and Arielles adventures with Snaps new Spectacles.
Daily Drivers April 20, 2018
This week on the Gadget Lab podcast, we discuss the products and gadgets in our lives that mean the most to us.
Our Yikes Phase April 13, 2018
We discuss Facebooks future relationship with its users, and with the governments who seek to regulate it.
Two Years of Hell Feb. 16, 2018
Our guest, WIRED editor in chief Nick Thompson, talks about Facebook, fake news, Russian propaganda, politics, and journalism.