Category: Gear / Buying Guides

April 8, 2020

Steam Remote Play Together: Setup Guide and Best Games to Try

Steam lets you run local multiplayer videogames over the internet, allowing you to play with friends even when they’re not next to you.


by Robert Carnevale in Gear
April 7, 2020

Cheap Home Audio Gear and Tips: How to Get Great Sound

Here are our favorite tips and gear to crank up your home speaker or vinyl setup.


by Parker Hall in Gear
April 5, 2020

7 Best Pizza Ovens (2020): Outdoor, Indoor, Gas, and Wood

You want pizza? After months of testing, we picked our favorite portable pizza ovens for backyards, countertops, or camping.


by Adrienne So in Gear
April 4, 2020

9 Easy Mess-Free Indoor Activities and Creative Ideas for Kids

Need to keep the kids busy while you work at home? Here are some ideas that won’t leave your house looking like it’s been glitter bombed.


by Scott Gilbertson in Gear
April 3, 2020

The Right Gear for Your Home Tool Kit: Hammers, Screwdrivers, and More

Here’s all the gear you need to handle any DIY job, from basic repairs to more ambitious home improvement projects.


by Matt Jancer in Gear
April 3, 2020

The Best ‘Work From Home’ Gear: Our Home Office Tech Guide

Do you need a monitor, desk, webcam, laptop, microphone, or pair of headphones? Here’s our ultimate laundry list of recommended gear to improve your new home office.


by Julian Chokkattu in Gear
April 1, 2020

The 5 Best Posture Correctors (2020): Upright Go 2, Wyllielab, and More

You’re hunched over your desk and phone for hours. So we rounded up the gear to help you straighten up—including a DIY trick.


by Medea Giordano in Gear
March 26, 2020

5 Best Compact Cameras (2020): Cheap, Rugged, 10x Zoom, and More

Your phone’s portrait mode is no match for a real point-and-shoot camera’s portrait lens. These are the best pocket cameras we’ve tested.


by Jess Grey Brendan Nystedt in Gear
March 25, 2020

11 Great Educational Games for Kids to Play at Home

Worried your kids will rot their brains on movies and TV? Try these “edutaining” games instead for PC, Mac, iPhone, iPad, and Android phones.


by Scott Gilbertson in Gear
March 23, 2020

12 Best Noise-Canceling Headphones (2020): Sony, Bose, Apple

These over-ear headphones and earbuds will add some silence and serenity to your day.


by Parker Hall in Gear