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Best Sonos Setup (2022): Which Speakers And Soundbars Should You Buy?

Here at WIRED, we like Sonos speakers. We really do. Throughout the past decade, we’ve reviewed all of the company’s wirelessly connectable speakers, from its small shelf speakers to its TV soundbars, and we’ve recommended every one of them. But turning your home into a Sonos-powered shrine to sound...

How To Start A Cassette Collection In The 21st Century

When you walk into a record store, the cassette section (yes, record stores have cassette sections again) won’t be just filled with old cassettes, but rather freshly shrink-wrapped albums from the past week. A format that was once considered a thing of the past and the reason album sales...

7 Best Carpet Cleaners (2022): Budget, Spot Cleaners, Hard Floors

There is a lot to think about when shopping for or using a carpet cleaner, such as how much space you’ll need for storage and whether you should rent or buy. Here are some tips to keep in mind. Carpet cleaners are heavy and bulky, especially when filled with...

China’s Police State Targets Zero-Covid Protesters

It was another busy week in security that saw big news about protests, surveillance, spyware, data breaches, and more. In the US, recent court filings detail how the FBI’s use of a controversial warrant yielded a trove of Google’s location data from thousands of devices in and around the Capitol...

Activision Blizzard Has Another Union On Its Hands. Now What?

On October 18, after the NLRB ruled that Blizzard Albany QA workers would be able to vote in a union election, newly instated chief communications officer Lulu Cheng Meservey posted a lengthy message on Slack in response to the news. Meservey maintained that a handful of employees should not be able...

Android Phone Makers’ Encryption Keys Stolen And Used In Malware

While Google develops its open source Android mobile operating system, the “original equipment manufacturers” who make Android smartphones, like Samsung, play a large role in tailoring and securing the OS for their devices. But a new finding that Google made public on Thursday​ reveals that a number of digital...

6 Best Indoor Security Cameras (2022): For Homes And Apartments

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How does carbon offsetting work?

To cut down on emissions in all areas in the business, more businesses will have to consider carbon offsets. Strategies to reduce or reduce harmful greenhouse gases are necessary before offsets, we aren’t able to tackle all of our emissions in this manner. The technology is expensive and may...

All The Actually Important Stuff Neuralink Just Announced

The most widely tested brain implant is the Utah array—a hard silicon square with 100 tiny protruding needles. Each about a millimeter long, the needles have electrodes on their tips that capture brain signals. But these rigid devices can cause scarring to nearby tissue, which over time can interfere...