Category: Gear / Trends

May 24, 2019

Grilling Over Gas Is Objectively, Scientifically Better Than Grilling Over Charcoal

A gas grill rules. But the real debate should be whether charcoal is necessary at all…


by Mark McClusky in Gear
May 24, 2019

Grilling Over Charcoal Is Objectively, Scientifically Better Than Grilling Over Gas

Cooking on a gas grill is more convenient than cooking with charcoal. It’s also a lot less special.


by Joe Brown in Gear
May 21, 2019

Cannondale Treadwell 2019: Price, Details, Release Date

The Treadwell is a simple, inexpensive bike for getting around. And it has a sensor built into the wheel that lets you log (and study) all of your rides.


by Michael Calore in Gear
May 20, 2019

The Quiet Power of Sound Design

Our lives are increasingly entangled with our devices; great sound design could make that a more perfect union.


by Jonathon Keats in Gear
May 15, 2019

Boosted Rev Scooter: Price, Specs, Details

In the sharing versus ownership debate, this new electric scooter makes a convincing argument for buying one.


by Adrienne So in Gear
May 6, 2019

Microsoft’s Satya Nadella Throws the Doors Open Ahead of Build

The company’s CEO will lay out his vision for openness at Microsoft’s annual developer conference.


by Lauren Goode in Gear
April 29, 2019

Amazon’s Dash Buttons Aren’t Dead—They Will Haunt Us Forever

The plastic dongles did their job; they helped the online retail behemoth build a bridge to a future of frictionless, interface-free shopping.


by Lauren Goode in Gear
April 29, 2019

Why the Apple Card Is the Gleaming Future of Money

This is the cash of the future—instant, invisible, and a little bit innovative.


by Arielle Pardes in Gear
April 22, 2019

‘Computer, Enhance’: Inside Samsung’s Smart New 8K TV

The AI engine that powers this stunning TV can transform any HD or 4K content into impossibly detailed 8K nirvana.


by Michael Calore in Gear
April 22, 2019

How the Atari 2600 Led Videogaming’s Home Invasion

A nearly endless array of game options helped the cartridge-fed console dominate the living room for years.


by Jonathon Keats in Gear