Category: Gear / Buying Guides

September 30, 2020

Best Apple Watch (2020): Which Models to Buy, or Avoid

There are now three versions of Apple’s popular fitness smartwatch. Here’s our guide to them all.


by Adrienne So in Buying Guide
September 27, 2020

The Best Smart Light Bulbs (2020): Ambient Lighting, Kits, Color, and More

They’re the easiest way to start building a smarter home. From Ikea and Philips Hue kits to ambient lighting, here are our favorites.


by Medea Giordano in Bright Idea
September 26, 2020

The 9 Best Travel Bags: Carry-On Luggage, Duffel, Budget (2020)

A rolling carry-on is perfect for more than just flying. Whether going by air, road, or rail, here is our favorite luggage.


by Matt Jancer in Buying Guide
September 24, 2020

The 8 Best Projectors (2020): Short Throw, Portable, Low Latency, and More

Whether you want a portable presenter or a theater-quality behemoth, our picks will help you upgrade your at-home movie nights.


by Parker Hall in Gear
September 22, 2020

11 Best Fitness Trackers (and Fitness Watches) for 2020

Do you need an activity tracker for skiing, or for counting your steps around the backyard? We’ve found the best fitness watches and trackers for everybody.


by Adrienne So in Gear
September 22, 2020

How to Preorder the Xbox Series X and Series S: Pricing, Release Date, and More

Preorders for Microsoft’s next-gen consoles go live today. We’ve compiled the best places you can snag one—and if you should.


by Jess Grey in Gaming
September 21, 2020

The 6 Best Kids Face Masks: Masks They May Actually Wear

Whether your kids are going to school or playing outside, you’ll need comfortable face coverings. These are the ones my little monsters will tolerate.


by Adrienne So in Fun Sized
September 20, 2020

The Best Creams and Tools for Removing Hair: Creams, Wax, and More

Shaving can cause razor burn and ingrown hairs. These alternative options might be better for your skin—and sanity.


by Medea Giordano in Gear
September 19, 2020

The 6 Best Laptop Stands (2020): Adjustable, Portable, and More

Help your back and posture by raising your computer screen up to eye level.


by Medea Giordano in Buying Guide
September 18, 2020

The 5 Best Cheap Phone Plans (2020): Alternatives to the Big Carriers

If you’re a Verizon, T-Mobile, or AT&T subscriber, these networks may save you a lot of money each month.


by Matt Jancer in Dial It Back