The Best $250 Blu-ray Players, Reviewed

I've argued that a Blu-ray player could soon be your only set-top box. These $200-$250 models, the four fullest-featured you're likely to buy, all strive to be Swiss Army-like in their utility, but only one comes closest to the promise. » 5/13/10 10:00am 5/13/10 10:00am

"Once, we were makers. Now most of us are users." Am I the only person who thinks the 'we' in the first sentence and the 'us' in the second sentence are COMPLETELY DIFFERENT sets of people, the latter much larger than the former? I love Wired, but man, that kind of statement is so misleading, it makes me sick to my… » 5/10/10 7:43pm 5/10/10 7:43pm

Will iPhone 4's Audio and Video Chat Finally Break the Voice Calling…

A front-facing iPhone camera means video calling, but it's also a sign of something bigger. Combined with other recent leaks, it means that Apple is bringing iChat to the iPhone. Everything about voice calling may be about to change. » 4/23/10 2:00pm 4/23/10 2:00pm

Microsoft Kin: Rise of the Smart Dumbphones

This week, Microsoft finally unveiled what had long been known, in rumors and leaks, as Project Pink. The official name: Kin, which consists of two phones, a new way of doing things, and a chance that it just might sell: » 4/16/10 5:50pm 4/16/10 5:50pm