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The WIRED Gear team has lots of positive things to say about Moment’s smartphone photography lenses. Usually, our biggest gripes have to do with how pricey the equipment can get. If you’ve had your eye on Moment’s lenses, bags, or other gear, now’s a great time to check them out. Moment is holding a Spring …

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 …

Running a company is much more than a full-time job. Managing and handling the operations of the business will take up most of your time, and you will run into inconveniences and different issues pretty much every day. Security systems can help you monitor your premises and lessen the impact of a potential burglary. While …

$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 …

In 2008, Polaroid shut down its instant film production, ending an era of photographic fun. But that era didn’t want to end, and the appropriately named Impossible Project revived first Polaroid film and then Polaroid cameras. Whether it’s nostalgia or genuine love, people want not just instant cameras but specifically Polaroid instant cameras. The Impossible …

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 …

We recommend unlocked phones in this guide. When a phone is sold as “unlocked,” it means the phone can be used on multiple wireless carriers/networks. When you buy a phone directly from your wireless carrier, usually on a payment plan, it often comes locked to that network. Carriers are legally required to unlock a phone …

The Pencil-as-refined-stylus delights it’s so well weighted, sits gladly in the hand, has little lag, picks up on the slightest changes in pressure. But it works best in illustration software or photo editing. It feels ever-so out of place in the general OS itself, an OS designed around potatoes; like using a laser to cut …

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 …

As the novel coronavirus spreads across the country and around the globe, businesses are closing, events are being canceled, and many of us are taking refuge in our homes. For most of us, staying home as much as possible is the right thing to do, but that doesn’t make it any easier. This week, we’ve …