The Mystery Of Apple’s Missing MacBook

With the release of the Mac Pro this week, and the 16-inch MacBook Pro last month, Apple’s deskbound MacOS machines have been pushing the price point higher and higher, with increased specs for professional users. What about those at the lower end of the portfolio, looking for an alternative to a Windows 10 laptop, those who…

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The New Xbox Has a Name and a Questionable Shape

Greetings, and welcome to Replay, WIRED’s collection of all of the week’s biggest gaming news. This particular installment is the Game Awards edition, featuring a bevy of new announcements, and the newly named next-gen Xbox console. Let’s get to it.The New Xbox Console Has a Name and a Questionable ShapeCongratulations, Microsoft. You’ve given birth to…

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Greta Thunberg Takes on the World

Seas rage and the land grows weak. Pollutants cake the air. Fires, droughts, and outbreaks surge with a kind of unsympathetic wildness. The very earth oozes an irreversible, clotting heat. It’s agitated, ailing, and on the brink of complete and ineluctable devastation. From this hellish man-made calamity, one voice ruptures the breach. Sometimes, one voice…

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The Slow Rollout of Super-Fast 5G

The grand promise of 5G wireless service—connection speeds 10 times as fast as the speediest home broadband service—is slowly moving closer to reality.AT&T is launching its new 5G service Friday in 10 cities, including Los Angeles, San Francisco, and San Jose. Notably, the service is based on real 5G standards, unlike AT&T’s earlier “5G Evolution”…

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