Gadget Lab: Weekly Tech News

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

Eine durchschnittliche Folge dieses Podcasts dauert 45m. Bisher sind 121 Folge(n) erschienen. Jede Woche gibt es eine neue Folge dieses Podcasts

Pandemic Panic

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

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

This week's episode explores what happens when schools, conferences, and even offices shut down. Also: tips for working from home.



Is Facebook Forever?

Steven Levy joins the show to discuss his new book, “Facebook: The Inside Story.”



There’s No Such Thing as a Free Lunch

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 Notes:  Read Arielle’s story about work culture here. Read Lily’s story about how a hacker’s mom broke into a prison here. All of WIRED’s cybersecurity coverage can be found here...



The Anti-Bias Bot

Textio CEO Kieran Snyder talks to WIRED about training computers to make human language more inclusive.


 2020-02-21  37m

Smartphone Launch Events Are Silly

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?


 2020-02-14  33m

The Virus and the Vote

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.


 2020-02-07  29m

Everything Old Is New Again

On this week’s show, we talk about the Vine reboot Byte, and the Razr smartphone reboot, which now comes with a folding screen.


 2020-01-31  30m

Open Wide for Mouth Tech

On this week’s podcast: hacking our oral hygiene with technology, and hacking espresso with science.


 2020-01-24  36m