We Need to Talk About Last Night’s ‘Watchmen’

We Need to Talk About Last Night’s ‘Watchmen’

Normally, we here at WIRED wait until a show’s season is over to really pick it apart, but last night’s Watchmen was such a doozy we couldn’t wait. The flashbacks! Angela’s treatment at Lady Trieu’s facility! The big reveal at the end! Unable to sit on our hands any longer, WIRED writers and editors Jason…

Best Cyber Monday Speaker Deals: Sonos One & Beam Are 25% Off

Best Cyber Monday Speaker Deals: Sonos One & Beam Are 25% Off

In the WIRED offices, Sonos is quite popular. We’ve tried every single one of their speakers and we’ve recommended most of them. We love their clear, expansive sound projection, their sleek appearance and ease of use, and their creative design experiments.Sonos speakers are still the standard for multiroom audio, and unlike many internet-enabled things, they’re…

Lil Bub and the Death of Cuteness

Lil Bub and the Death of Cuteness

Yesterday afternoon, as the web was sharing its upteenth Baby Yoda meme (there’s a new one, this time involving a cup), Lil Bub passed away. The “perma-kitten,” who captured the internet’s heart circa 2012, was just 8 years old. In an Instagram post, her owner/”dude” Mike Bridavsky posted that even though Bub had suffered from…

NYC Has an Old-Timey Plan to Fix Its Traffic Future

NYC Has an Old-Timey Plan to Fix Its Traffic Future

New York City is still more than a year away from becoming the first American metropolis to implement a congestion charge, but its plan to ease Manhattan traffic is starting to take shape. The tolling zone will cover the southern part of the island, starting at 60th Street. Vehicles will be charged a flat rate…

Cyber Monday 2019 Deal: DJI’s Osmo Action Cam Is $130 Off

Cyber Monday 2019 Deal: DJI’s Osmo Action Cam Is $130 Off

GoPro defined the action camera genre, and it continues to dominate the market, but I prefer DJI’s first action camera, the Osmo, and its full-color front screen.The Osmo Action’s front screen makes it much easier to reliably get yourself in the shot, something that can be tricky otherwise, even with the super-wide-angle view of action…

Amazon Joins Tech’s Great Quantum Computing Race

Amazon Joins Tech’s Great Quantum Computing Race

The everything store has an everything cloud. Amazon Web Services offers more than 160 services from disk storage to satellite control antennas. On Monday, the company said it would widen its cloud menu to include access to quantum computers—Amazon’s first big commitment to a technology rivals IBM and Google say will transform computers’ impact on…

How to Unsubscribe From Annoying Marketing Emails

How to Unsubscribe From Annoying Marketing Emails

Welcome to yet another Cyber Monday, that annual bacchanal of discounted Instant Pots. Whether you’re partaking in deals this year or passing them by, take a moment to embrace the season’s true gift: all the emails you’ve been meaning to unsubscribe from, all in one place, all at the same time.It’s a tip so simple…

‘Knives Out’ Carved Up a Big Weekend at the Box Office

‘Knives Out’ Carved Up a Big Weekend at the Box Office

Good day! Welcome to the post-Turkey edition of The Monitor, WIRED’s culture news roundup. We know at least one movie that had a better Thanksgiving than expected. What else happened over the last few days in the world of entertainment? We’ve got your answers here.Knives Out Had a Good ThanksgivingUnsurprisingly, Disney’s Frozen 2 was at…