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The Biggest Apple Maps Change Is One You Can’t See

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Apple yesterday touted a “new” version of Apple Maps, one that includes faster navigation, more detailed roads, real-time transit updates, lists of favorite places, and access to Look Around, street-level 3-D imagery that’s similar to Google’s Street View. Despite the fanfare, the Maps app won’t look dramatically different; most of these new features were available […]

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To Survive, Byte Needs to Win Over Creators Where Vine Failed

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When Twitter suddenly announced it was shutting down Vine in 2016, fans immediately started campaigning to bring the beloved short-form video app back. Dom Hofmann, one of the original cofounders, has been working on doing just that for years. After a few stops and starts, his new app Byte finally launched last week. It already […]

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10 Best Android Phones You Can Buy (New, Unlocked, Cheap)

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Samsung’s Galaxy S phones haven’t topped a list I’ve made in years, but the Galaxy S10 series really nailed it (9/10, WIRED Recommends). For the better part of 2019, it topped this list of Android phones, but it has since been trounced by the OnePlus 7T and Pixel 3A, which both offer similar value for […]

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Tinder Swipes Right on AI to Help Stop Harassment

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On Tinder, an opening line can go south pretty quickly. Conversations can easily devolve into negging, harassment, cruelty—or worse. And while there are plenty of Instagram accounts dedicated to exposing these “Tinder nightmares,” when the company looked at its numbers, it found that users reported only a fraction of behavior that violated its community standards. […]

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Houdini Power Air Houdi Review: An Environmentally-Friendly Hoodie

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At WIRED, we often have microplastics on our minds. But in between debating whether to carry bamboo or stainless steel utensils to reduce waste or comparing the merits of different travel mugs, we often overlook an important source of microplastic waste: Our clothes. Photograph: Houdini Sportswear That’s right. Every time you throw your fashionable, functional […]

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Chime Chai Maker Review: A Pricey, Speedy Way to Make Chai

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Growing up, anytime I brought home something to my Indian parents—whether it was new clothes, a gadget, or even food—they usually told me off. They’d tell me it was flimsily made, too expensive, or lacking proper flavor. Recently, I brought them the Chime chai machine I was testing. I expected them to tell me just […]

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How to Buy Used on eBay: A Beginner’s Guide

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I have purchased dozens of laptops, phones, cameras, camera lenses, cast iron cookware, musical equipment, and even prepaid cell phone plans off auction sites. In all that time, I have only been ripped off once, but even then I ended up getting my money back. I didn’t get the item I was after, but I […]