Category: Gear / Products / Accessories

September 26, 2021

Our Favorite Smart Pens for Writing Digital Notes

These handy tools combine the ease of jotting notes by hand with the power of saving them digitally.


by Medea Giordano in Gear
September 17, 2021

The Best Laptop Backpacks for Work (and Life)

Whether you’re riding a bike or schlepping a camera, these bags do the job right.


by Medea Giordano Adrienne So in Buying Guide
September 16, 2021

Which Apple Watch Is Best Right Now?

Apple now offers multiple versions of its popular fitness smartwatch. Here’s our guide to them all.


by Adrienne So in Buying Guide
September 5, 2021

Reach Easy With the 10 Best Messenger and Crossbody Bags

From everyday canvas sacks to rainstorm-ready sling packs, these one-strap wonders shoulder the burden.


by Jess Grey Adrienne So in Buying Guide
September 3, 2021

The Best Gear to Learn Music Like a Pro

Want to play guitar, piano, or your old clarinet? From mics to metronomes, here’s a list of our favorite tools for learning a musical instrument.


by Parker Hall in Buying Guide
August 30, 2021

Our Favorite Paper Planners for Crossing Tasks off Your List

Digital tools are not always superior. We love good old-fashioned pen and paper for keeping on track.


by Medea Giordano Gear Team in Buying Guide
August 3, 2021

22 Great Wireless Chargers to Refuel Your Phone (or Watch)

Stop fumbling for cables in the dark. These WIRED-tested stands and pads will make recharging your iPhone or Android phone hassle-free.


by Julian Chokkattu Gear Team in Be Free
July 27, 2021

Power Up Anywhere With the Best Travel Adapters

When going abroad, these plugs are essential to keep your gadgets charged. These are our favorites.


by Simon Hill in Buying Guide
July 23, 2021

Our Favorite Smartwatches Do Much More Than Just Tell Time

These little wearables reduce your reliance on a phone while keeping you connected.


by Julian Chokkattu in Gear
July 20, 2021

Nomad Is Having a Sitewide Summer Sale on Phone Gear

The accessory-maker is offering a 30 percent discount on all full-priced items until July 25, including leather cases, wallets, and wireless chargers.


by Julian Chokkattu in Deals