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Microsoft, while I’m sure there are three humans left on Earth who appreciate the backward compatibility with MS-DOS, please, you have got to stop this. Throw drive letters into a sea of sulfuric lava. Apple has found a way. Linux has found a way. Just freakin’ find a way, already! High Maintenance On a Mac, …

If you have access to some private outdoor space, even just a fire escape, we can help you make the most of your time at home.

Vollebak is no stranger to fantastical attire. The company created the world’s first graphene jacket, an algae T-shirt that biodegrades in 12 weeks, and a solar-charged running top that could absorb light and then turn glow-in-the-dark kryptonite green (to name only a few items from the brand). And now Vollebak has turned its attention to …

After almost two months of sheltering in place, I’ve become very familiar with the interior walls of my house. Often, a long solo run or bike ride is my exercise, fresh air, and respite from my loving and yet increasingly annoying family—and what’s more, I see more and more of you joining me. To all …

We found some umbrellas that will protect you from the showers, withstand the wind, and hold up for the long haul.

My coffee grinder is one of my steadiest, most faithful kitchen companions. After studying up on reviews, I put a Baratza Encore on our wedding registry, and after eight years of heavy daily usage it’s still chugging away. At most, I’m starting to wonder if it’s time to send it in for a well-deserved refurb. …

These days, you can get a really good smartphone for $400—sometimes even less. You can get one that takes spectacular nighttime photos, one that’s easy to repair, or one with unrivaled speed. Unfortunately, you get none of these niceties if you give your $400 to the world’s number one smartphone manufacturer, Samsung. The Galaxy A51 …

The Kami is very similar to the aforementioned Wyze in that it can pan and tilt 360-degrees to cover all parts of the room. You can easily control exactly where the camera is looking, and motion tracking means you won’t miss anything, even when you aren’t tuning in to the live feed. The motion tracking …

Remember last year when everyone was talking about Hot Girl Summer? That was great. Loved it. Miss it so much my ribs hurt. This year we’ll have stay-inside-don’t-touch-anyone-don’t-do-anything-don’t-go-anywhere girl summer. It’s not as good. It’s worse, it’s so much worse. Thankfully, there’s plenty to do inside, so you might not go entirely off the deep …

WIRED staffers share what films and TV series they come back to when they need to feel a little better.