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Moto Z3 Play Review: Unlocked and Loaded

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As a WIRED reviewer, there is no shortage of screens at my house. When it comes to my 3- and 5-year-old, I normally try to set reasonable screen time limits. But in the past few weeks, those limits have completely gone out the window. If you’re a parent who has felt conflicted about giving your …

$7 a month (5 free sessions), Android and iOS The Brain.fm app offers something a little different from the norm, generating a limitless playlist of algorithmically tuned sounds to boost productivity, to help you relax, or to get you to sleep more easily. You can pick from a variety of sounds and themes—natural, classical, cinematic …

I always knew I slouched a little. I’m not outrageously tall at 5-feet and 7-inches, but I’ve always been the tallest of my friends at school (and my older siblings). Instinctively, I often drop my shoulders so as to not tower over everyone. However, I started noticing my hunched outline about a year ago in …

There’s something deeply unsettling about stepping out of the home-from-work boredom of self-isolation into the tense, ambient panic of grocery shopping during a pandemic. Normal is a double-sided coin now. At home, things feel hyperreal and outside they feel entirely surreal—two steps removed from the flashback scenes in a post-apocalyptic movie. You may feel a …

Verizon Wireless and AT&T say they’re both waiving mobile-data overage fees to help customers deal with the coronavirus pandemic, but the fees will not be waived automatically. Instead, Verizon and AT&T users have to contact the carriers’ customer service and say they’re experiencing pandemic-related financial hardship to get the fees dropped. ARS TECHNICA This story …

It’s not until I became cooped up inside my New York apartment (thanks, coronavirus) that I realized a smart display is not a terrible companion to have in the home. I’ve been talking to Google Assistant the past four months through Google’s 10-inch smart display, the Nest Hub Max, a smart speaker like the Google …

If you’re stuck inside and your kids are climbing the walls, but you aren’t yet ready to let them watch Netflix from dawn to dusk, well, I don’t blame you. Here are some games that are sometimes called “edutaining.” Think of them as fun games that also teach something, but in a way your kids …

As a new parent, one of the first things you learn is that taking care of a baby is really, really hard. In normal times, my husband and I lean heavily on an extended network of caregivers—grandparents, friends, babysitters, and daycare—for help with the monumental, sometimes mind-numbing task of caring for young children. But these …

You’ve always wanted to read Infinite Jest, and now you finally have enough time on your hands to get through all 1,079 pages. Sure, you could grab it from a local bookseller, or order it on Amazon. But you might be able to read a digital copy for free by borrowing it from your local …

On more than one occasion, Montblanc’s first noise-canceling headphones have scared the crap out of me. Even with noise-canceling on, I usually hear the click-clacking of my dog’s nails on the hardwood or my girlfriend’s voice through the musical fog. Not so with the pen company’s sleek new MB 01 over-ears, which silence the world …