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12 Best Amazon Echo and Alexa Speakers (2022): Earbuds, Soundbars, Displays

Amazon’s family of Alexa-enabled devices keeps growing. From the spherical Echo to the swiveling Echo Show 10, you can get Alexa into your home in many ways. These devices can…

4 Best VPN Services (2022): For Routers, PC, iPhone, Android, and More

In my testing over the years, Surfshark has consistently had some of the best speeds of any VPN I’ve used. Yes, it is slower than not using a VPN, but…

Put a Little Power Cube Under Your Couch

I’m writing this from my couch. My laptop was at about 10 percent when I sat down, but I’m not worried. I have a secret weapon for keeping my gadgets…

How to Back Up Your Digital Life (2022): Hard Drives, Cloud-Based Tools, and Tips

The hardest thing about this step is figuring out which hard drive to buy. If you want something small, see our guide to portable hard drives (which don’t require external…

12 Best Deals: Apple Products, TVs, and Bluetooth Speakers

Winter is coming, and since you’ll be spending more time indoors, now’s a great time to upgrade your TV, speaker system, or computer. If you’re going to be staring at…

9 Best Coffee Subscription Boxes We’ve Tasted (2022): Gifting, Fresh, Decaf, Single-Origin

Delivery options: One, two, three, or four weeks Grounds and Hounds offers small-batch roasted blends and single-origin coffee, with 20 percent of its profits going to benefit animal shelters. The…

8 Best Outdoor Security Cameras (2022): Battery-Powered, LTE, No Subscription

We have tested several other outdoor security cameras. These are the ones we like that just missed out on a place above. Reolink Argus 3 Pro for $130: There’s a…

Whisker Litter-Robot 4 Review: Sleek but Expensive

I used to be staunchly against automatic litter boxes. Frankly, I thought moving parts could easily trap tiny kitty paws. And without daily scooping, you lose vital information—if a cat…

6 Best Portable External Storage Drives (2022): SSDs, Hard Drives, Rugged

If you’re running out of storage space on your laptop, or if you need to back up your data and store that backlog of videos you’re going to edit one…

12 Best Portable Battery Chargers (2022): For Phones, iPads, Laptops, and More

Many years ago, the Samsung Galaxy Note 7 gained notoriety when its batteries caught fire in a series of incidents. There’s been a steady stream of similar, though isolated, incidents…

Apple AirPods Pro (2nd Generation) Review: A New Standard

Most people will probably be listening to hip-hop, pop, and other Apple Music-based jams on these things, and you’ll be well rewarded there, too. Kaytranada’s “Glowed Up” has been a…

The Best Video Game Deals (September 2022): Xbox, PC, Switch, PlayStation

Forget worn-out WASD keys. The true hallmark of being a gamer is a never-ending list of games you want to play. Working through a wish list can get expensive, but…

Apple Watch Series 8 and Apple Watch SE Review: Wrist Protector

I intended to write this review earlier, but after almost three years of avoiding it, I finally contracted Covid-19. I was the only person in my house who got sick…

8 Best Car Phone Mounts and Accessories (2022): Wireless Chargers, MagSafe Holders, and More

Getting ready for a drive? Whether you use your phone for navigation, music, or podcasts—or are just bringing it along for the ride—the right accessories can make it the perfect…

20 Best iPhone 13 Cases and Accessories (2022): Screen Protectors, Chargers, and More

It doesn’t matter if you have the iPhone 13 Mini or the iPhone 13 Pro, Apple’s smartphones are glass sandwiches that will shatter when they inevitably escape your hands. That’s…

25 Best Wireless Chargers (2022): Pads, Stands, iPhone Docks, and More

Does my phone support wireless charging? Not all phones support wireless charging, but most brands have models that do, so look up your phone model first. You’ll usually see “Qi…

Acer Nitro 5 2022 Review: Budget Gaming Power

Considering your first gaming laptop? The Nitro 5 is the easy pick. Yes, there are flashier options available, figuratively and literally, but Acer’s budget gaming machine is as dependable as…

Xero’s Z-Trail Barefoot Shoes Are on Sale Right Now

Our favorite barefoot shoes, Xero’s Z-Trail sandals, are roughly half-off right now, at around $40 ($40 off)—the exact deal varies slightly by color and size. Xero’s big sale also extends…

4 Best Cheap Phone Plans (2022): Alternatives to Verizon, AT&T, and T-Mobile

There are four tiers: 4 GB for $25, 10 GB for $35, 15 GB for $45, or Unlimited for $40. The prices are the lowest if you pay for a…

7 Best Touchscreen Laptops (2022): 2-in-1 Computers, Tablets, Hybrids

You might think touchscreens have become the norm, but when it comes to laptops, they’re often overlooked. MacBooks have yet to go all-in on touch, though Apple has experimented a…

Samsung QN900B Review: The Best

Nobody needs an 8K TV in 2022. The vast majority of us aren’t even watching 4K resolution content all of the time, unless you pay for upgraded streaming (and even…

13 Best MagSafe Accessories for Your iPhone (2022): Wallets, Car Docks, Wireless Chargers

A Magnet is one of those things that always remain wondrous. As a kid, I used to chase a broken magnet with its repelling end and pretend it was a…

18 Best Sex Toys (2022): Gender Inclusive, Couples, Solo

Sex tech has come a long way in the past 10 years—not only in terms of cultural acceptance and awareness, but also technology. Gone are the days of clunky, pink…

10 Best Deals: Garmin Watches, Wireless Chargers, and Sleep Tech

It’s Garmin’s birthday this weekend, and through September 18, you get to give yourself the gift of an anniversary sale. Not only have we combed through the sale to find…

How to Choose a Router (2022): Tips, Technical Terms, and Advice

Everyone wants reliable and fast internet, and a good router can help. The trick is working out how the complicated mess of standards, confusing acronyms, and sci-fi-sounding features translate to…