Nomad’s new wireless charging hub is a traveler’s best friend

If you spend any meaningful amount of time in hotels, you'll know that many of them are still living in the age of the 30-pin adapter, even though most of us have already moved on to Lightning, wirele

Google Home Max review

The Max sounds good. But is it $399 good? On the whole, it’s a solid offering. It isn’t a flashy speaker from a design perspective, but the audio is loud and clear, and the bass bumps like a mofo.

Erato’s lightweight Verse wireless earbuds deliver solid sound at a good price

Erato, one of the first companies to make and sell fully wireless earbuds, has a new product available called the Verse that’s more affordable than its flagship Apollo 7 buds, but with great sou

Dyson’s Pure Hot+Cool Link is your household air’s best friend

Dyson may be busy building cars these days, but it’s also still making its bread and butter, including vacuums and other home appliances. The connected Pure Hot + Cold Link fan, heater and air p

Review: GoPro HERO6 Black

GoPro has always occupied a fairly tight niche of camera users. In fact, there are almost certainly more people who own the action camera than have lives gnarly or radical enough to actually need them

Review: GoPro Fusion 360 camera

Spherical cameras seem to be one of the more undesired tech trends to be pushed on people in the past couple of years. Consumer tech companies have opted to develop these expensive products as a segue

ZTE’s dual-screen phone is a fascinating mess

While the world was focused on bigger names like Apple and Samsung, one of the industry’s great workhorses went ahead and released a dual-screen smartphone. But the Axon M’s dual-screen technology

The Echo Spot is my new favorite Alexa device

I got excited when the Echo Spot debuted. At the time, I tentatively declared it the best Echo at the time, and after living with the device for the better part of a week, my sentiments haven’t real

OnePlus 5T makes the best deal in smartphones even better

Three years and seven phones later, it’s hard to argue with OnePlus’s methods. That’s not to say it hasn’t made its share of missteps along the way (it definitely has), but the company has pro

With Dispatch, Here Be Dragons pushes narrative VR storytelling in bold new directions

As VR takes its trip through the hype cycle of technology adoption, I keep returning to the early days of film as a corollary for the medium's progress and a good benchmark for its evolution. When the

A disappointing debut for Google’s Pixel Buds

Pixel Buds are a valiant effort to stand out while embracing a trend adopted by just about every name in the field, resulting in a product that’s sometimes inspiring, sometimes baffling and mostly j

B&O’s Beoplay E8 totally wireless earbuds really are the total package

Bang & Olufsen's headphones tend to stand out from the crowd, and their new fully wireless mode, the Beoplay E8, is no exception. The E8 is easily the best totally wire-free headphone I've used th

Bookeen’s Saga is a middling Kindle alternative with a built-in case

How’s this for a press release headline? “Saga: the e-reader that changes the game of digital reading.” Compelling, right? within the first two sentences, Bookeen calls its new reader “disrupt

Meural’s upgraded Canvas is a surprisingly awesome showcase for art

Meural’s second-generation Canvas digital art display is now available, and I’ve been testing one out for the past couple of weeks to see how it stacks up. This is my first experience with

Amazon’s new Kindle Oasis is the best e-reader (a lot of) money can buy

A few years ago, the premium e-reader was an oxymoron. For Amazon, Kobo and Barnes and Noble, tablets were the clear high end of the reading market. For a moment, it seemed inevitable that e-ink devic

Samsung’s Gear IconX earbuds find life outside the gym

Far and away the question I get asked the most when I’m wearing a pair of AirPods is: do they stay in? It’s a fair question, and for the answer is, yes, but probably not for everyone. I like the w

Smaller is better with Samsung’s Gear Sport smartwatch

Samsung’s been in the smartwatch game longer than most. The first Galaxy Gear hit the market way back in 2013, beating out the Apple Watch by 18 months. It doesn’t get nearly as much love (or mark

Google Pixelbook review: the Chromebook grows up

It was easy to discount the Chromebook early on. The earliest models weren’t particularly capable, with limited functionality, an anemic app selection and a reliance on a constant internet connectio

Amazon Echo Plus review: You’ll probably want the standard Echo instead

The new Echo is a no-brainer. It’s smaller, sounds and looks better and, most importantly, it's significantly cheaper than its predecessor. It was a long-awaited and much welcomed update to the line

Jaybird’s Run totally wireless earbuds are wire-free wonders for everyone

The market for totally wireless earbuds is really maturing fast, with many entries from both new and established companies. Jaybird recently joined the crowd, with its own Run earbuds. The Logitech-ow
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