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YouTube's AI can automatically age-restrict inappropriate videos New! 2020-09-22 17:22:53YouTube already uses machine learning to flag inappropriate content for its Trust and Safety team to review, but moving forward, the company plans to

Facebook takes down Chinese-run accounts that posted about New! 2020-09-22 16:30:19Facebook has taken down a network of fake accounts that were run out of China and posted about US politics, the company disclosed Tuesday.As CNET poin

SXSW will host an online festival in 2021 New! 2020-09-22 15:40:24As part of its 2021 plans, SXSW will host an online festival that will attempt to replicate the best features of its annual conference in Austin, Texa

Microsoft expands App Assure to bring better compatibility New! 2020-09-22 15:01:28Qualcomm and Microsoft are teaming up to encourage more developers to make their apps compatible with Windows on Snapdragon. The companies announced a

Amazon Prime Day will reportedly start on October New! 2020-09-22 14:25:49After it was delayed earlier in the year, Prime Day 2020 will kick off partway through next month, according to The Verge. The website says it obtaine

Walmart's latest drone trial delivers at-home COVID-19 tests New! 2020-09-22 14:07:18Walmart is starting to deliver at-home COVID-19 tests by drone. A trial got underway in North Las Vegas today and the deliveries will expand to Cheekt

Google will no longer let developers charge for New! 2020-09-22 14:04:42Google will soon discontinue paid extensions for its Chrome browser. The company had previously temporarily disabled the feature but now plans to make

Facebook prepares for a potentially 'chaotic' election aftermath New! 2020-09-22 13:25:23Facebook has become the latest tech giant to say its executives are planning for some of the worst case scenarios after the 2020 presidential election

Fortnite's Battle Bus is dropping into 'Rocket League' New! 2020-09-22 12:56:38Rocket League is going free-to-play on Wednesday, and Psyonix and Epic Games are marking the occasion with a crossover with the publisher’s othe

Twitter makes its ‘biggest push ever’ to encourage New! 2020-09-22 12:37:55As part of National Voter Registration Day, Twitter is rolling out new tools to connect US users with voter registration resources. The platform says

Microsoft gives Outlook for Mac a facelift for New! 2020-09-22 12:24:07Microsoft’s big changes to Outlook don’t end with an updated iOS app — Outlook’s Mac version will also get a major facelift in

Microsoft Teams will add breakout rooms and automated New! 2020-09-22 12:17:29Microsoft announced a slew of updates for Microsoft Teams meetings at Ignite, including more Together Mode scenes, custom layouts, breakout rooms and

Ars Technica » Gear

iOS 14 on the iPhone 6S and SE: 2020-09-18 07:15:37iOS 14 won't ruin older phones, but a second-gen iPhone SE is a tempting upgrade.

Hands-on with Intel’s i7-1185G7 Tiger Lake prototype laptop 2020-09-17 16:45:02Tiger Lake is a much better challenger for AMD—but it's still fighting uphill.

Sony Xperia 5 II is a $950 flagship 2020-09-17 13:57:43It ships in the US on December 4.

F5 for PS5: All your PlayStation 5 preorder 2020-09-17 11:16:00Yes, they're probably sold out. But here's a handy reference just in case.

We found out who makes Walmart’s new Gateway 2020-09-16 17:28:40We'll give you three guesses, and one hint: Extra Virgin Olive Oil.

Apple launches iOS 14, iPadOS 14, tvOS 14, 2020-09-16 16:09:35The short runway is giving developers headaches, but the update is here.

Apple asks to block iOS Unreal Engine development 2020-09-16 15:06:33iOS maker says it's worried Epic could insert another "trojan horse" if allowed.

The new iPad Air goes all-screen, adds Magic 2020-09-15 13:52:01A year and a half after the previous refresh, Apple takes a scalpel to the iPad Air.

Introducing Apple One, Apple’s subscription bundle answer to 2020-09-15 13:47:32Apple Arcade, TV+, Music, and iCloud in one package. News+, more iCloud for more.

The Apple Watch Series 6 adds blood-oxygen monitoring 2020-09-15 13:07:51Plus, Apple announced a lower-cost Apple Watch option to compete with Fitbit.

Liveblog: All the news from Apple’s “Time Flies” 2020-09-15 12:37:21Head here as Ars guides you through all the latest updates when the event starts.

New Windows exploit lets you instantly become admin. 2020-09-14 19:20:35Zerologon lets anyone with a network toehold obtain domain-controller password.

TechCrunch » Gadgets

iOS 14 is now available to download 2020-09-16 15:53:06Apple has just released the final version of iOS 14, the next major version of the operating system for the iPhone. It is a free download and it works

TouchWood puts versatile, unobtrusive interfaces inside your desk, 2020-09-16 13:54:46Everything we do seems to have an associated app these days, and all day they vie for your attention, pinging and lighting up in their needy ways. Tou

Four perspectives on Apple’s new service bundle 2020-09-16 13:00:16Apple’s hardware event yesterday wasn’t particularly eventful for its most popular devices, bringing only iterative changes to Apple Watch

This is the new iPad Air, with Touch 2020-09-15 14:02:44At Apple’s (virtual) hardware event today, the company announced a significantly redesigned iPad Air with a new look and tiny bezels. In a move

Apple introduces the Apple Watch SE, a cheaper 2020-09-15 13:39:14In addition to keeping older-generation devices at an entry-level price, Apple is introducing a brand new Apple Watch at a cheaper price point. The ne

N95 masks could soon be rechargeable instead of 2020-09-14 18:56:32The pandemic has led to N95 masks quickly becoming one of the world’s most sought-after resources as essential workers burned through billions o

Microsoft’s Project Natick underwater data center experiment confirms 2020-09-14 10:37:43Microsoft has concluded a years-long experiment involving use of a shipping container-sized underwater data center, placed on the sea floor off the co

Voice assistants don’t work for kids: The problem 2020-09-09 12:35:24Young "remote learners" often struggle to navigate the keyboards, menus, and interfaces required to make good on the promise of education technology

AT&T customers can now make and receive calls 2020-09-09 10:06:48Amazon this morning announced it’s teaming up with AT&T on a new feature that will allow some AT&T customers to make and receive phone c

Sennheiser’s MKE 200 on-camera microphone is the perfect 2020-09-08 10:34:46Sennheiser just released a new on-camera, directional microphone. The compact MKE 200 ($99.95) puts a lot of convenience and performance into a small,

Peloton launches new Bike+ and Tread smart home 2020-09-08 07:47:47Peloton has launched two new products for its home smart gym lineup, the Bike+ ($2,495) and the Tread ($2,495). While both carry the same price tag, t

Microsoft confirms compact, $299 Xbox Series S arriving 2020-09-08 07:19:47Microsoft has confirmed via its official Xbox Twitter account that a discless, tiny Xbox called the Series S will be released alongside its forthcomin

WIRED

The 6 Best Laptop Stands (2020): Adjustable, Portable, 2020-09-19 09:00:00Help your back and posture by raising your computer screen up to eye level.

19 Best Weekend Deals: Cameras, Apple Gear, and 2020-09-19 07:00:00The new 8th-generation iPad is already slightly discounted, alongside headphones, laptops, and PS4 titles like 'Ghosts of Tsushima'.

How to Set Your Own Default Browser and 2020-09-19 07:00:00Not into Safari or Apple Mail? With the next update, you can (finally) customize your preferences. Here’s what to know before you get started.

The 5 Best Cheap Phone Plans (2020): Alternatives 2020-09-18 09:00:00If you’re a Verizon, T-Mobile, or AT&T subscriber, these networks may save you a lot of money each month.

Apple Wants You to Smash That Subscribe Button 2020-09-18 08:00:00This week, we break down Apple’s latest announcements, from new hardware to its push into bundles and home workouts.

How to Use a Second Monitor With Your 2020-09-18 07:00:00Need a little more desktop real estate, or just tired of hunching over a small screen all day? Here’s how to give your back—and eyes&mdash

The Nintendo 3DS' Surprisingly Social Legacy 2020-09-17 18:34:00Nintendo just discontinued the iconic portable game console, but the real 3DS was the friends we made along the way.

5 Fall Camping Deals: Tents, Jackets, Fire Pits, 2020-09-17 11:27:12Not too hot, not too cold—autumn is the best season for campers. We’ve rounded up discounts on campsite gear to better your next adventure

How to Break Out of Your Social Media 2020-09-17 09:00:00Platforms like Facebook are designed to profit from humans' confirmation bias. Here's how to restore balance to your feed.

GoPro Hero 9 Black Review: Time to Upgrade 2020-09-17 08:00:00The company's newest action camera adds a full-color front screen, 5K, and software enhancements that make capturing the moment easier than ever.

The Best iPad (2020): Which Apple Tablet Should 2020-09-17 07:00:00Choosing an iPad is more complicated than it needs to be, but we’re here to help with our complete guide to all of Apple’s tablets.

Oculus Quest 2 Review: The Best Way to 2020-09-16 17:00:00Sometimes the sequel is better, the Quest 2 is a virtually flawless improvement on the original.