Wired Everything Amazon Announced: Echo Plus, Alexa Microwave, Echo Sub 2018-09-20T21:54:08.000000000+00:00 Today, Amazon announced more Alexa-powered products than you'll ever need—with the hopes you'll get at least one. Amazon's Alexa Can't Know Everything, But It Can Go Everywhere 2018-09-20T21:35:37.000000000+00:00 A heap of new Alexa devices—a microwave! a wall clock!—show Amazon's strategy to put its voice assistant in everything. The Science Behind Home Disaster Preparedness Kits Is a Disaster 2018-09-20T19:02:54.000000000+00:00 Officials are pushing for extreme self-sufficiency when the next hurricane, earthquake, or other catastrophe hits, but the advice can be unclear and impractical. Books: DeRay Mckesson and Michiko Kakutani Reckon With Trump and Truth 2018-09-20T19:00:27.000000000+00:00 The writers explore, in essay and memoir, the crucial ways reality has crumbled. Amazon’s Alexa Upgrades Give the Voice Assistant New Listening Powers 2018-09-20T18:15:00.000000000+00:00 Amazon announced new listening features for Alexa, part of a suite of upgrades to the voice assistant that will expand its ability to understand the world around it. Invisible Swarms of Particles Envelop Us All. Come Have a Look 2018-09-20T15:00:00.000000000+00:00 Scientists have demonstrated a promising technique for measuring and mapping your exposome—the flecks of animate and inanimate stuff that surround you at all times. Here's What to Expect from Today's Amazon Hardware Event 2018-09-20T13:00:00.000000000+00:00 Amazon is about to announce a some hardware at an event in Seattle, where Alexa will be the star of the show. Want a Robot to *Really* Get a Grip? Make It Like Baymax 2018-09-20T13:00:00.000000000+00:00 Inflatable graspers don’t have to be taught how to hold something, the way robo-hands do. GoPro Hero7 Black Review: Not a Whole Lotta Shakin' Going On 2018-09-20T13:00:00.000000000+00:00 Stabilized action-cam footage has gotten a whole lot better. Best Running Gear (2018): Shoes, Headphones, Lights, and More 2018-09-20T13:00:00.000000000+00:00 Whether you’re pounding the pavement or cheering your friends on, we have the gear for you.