Category: Gear / Reviews

September 28, 2020

In ‘Hades,’ the Underworld Is Your Playground

It’s easy to spend hours dashing and slashing your way through this roguelite dungeon crawler.


by Louryn Strampe in Culture
September 28, 2020

Audeze LCD-1 Review: The Best Headphones Under $500

Missing live music? These corded, lightweight planar magnetic cans give you the next best thing.


by Parker Hall in Gear
September 27, 2020

TCL 6-Series TV Review (2020): It’s Our Favorite TV, Again

Mini-LED backlighting, clever cable management, and built-in Roku are just a few of its standout features.


by Parker Hall in Gear
September 25, 2020

Sony A8H 4K OLED Review: A Love Letter to the Home Theater

The company’s latest TV is a love letter to the home theater, a display defined by its otherworldly vibrance.


by Jess Grey in Gear
September 24, 2020

Motorola One 5G Review: It Has Battery for Days

Forget plugging in every night. This phone lasts more than 48 hours on a charge.


by Julian Chokkattu in Gear
September 21, 2020

1More ColorBuds Review: The Comfiest Earbuds Around

The successor to WIRED’s favorite earbuds, these comfortable, affordable wireless headphones are our new top pick.


by Parker Hall in Gear
September 17, 2020

GoPro Hero 9 Black Review: Time to Upgrade

The company’s newest action camera adds a full-color front screen, 5K, and software enhancements that make capturing the moment easier than ever.


by Scott Gilbertson in Gear
September 16, 2020

Oculus Quest 2 Review: The Best Way to VR

Sometimes the sequel is better, the Quest 2 is a virtually flawless improvement on the original.


by Jess Grey in Gear
September 14, 2020

Yamaha THR30 II Review: A Guitar Amp of the Future

This second-generation desktop amp is a wireless wunderkind that acts as a Bluetooth speaker and audio interface.


by Parker Hall in Gear
September 13, 2020

Knife Aid Review: A Decent, but Not Great, Mail-in Sharpening Service

This mail-in knife-sharpening service is a great convenience, but the quality of its work doesn’t always make the cut.


by Joe Ray in Gear