Category: Gear

January 23, 2019

The Prime Challenges for Scout, Amazon’s New Delivery Robot

The company’s new six-wheeled delivery bot is built to ferry Prime packages.


by Matt Simon in Gear
January 23, 2019

Sonos Beam, Playbar, and Subs Are $200 Off Right Now

Thanks to the Super Bowl, every Sonos TV speaker for your home theater is discounted right now, including the Playbar, Playbase, Beam, and Sub.


by Jeffrey Van Camp in Gear
January 23, 2019

Have Phones Become Boring? Well, They’re About to Get Weird

Pop-out cameras! Foldable displays! Hole-punched notches! This year, phone-makers are swinging for the fences.


by Lauren Goode in Gear
January 22, 2019

Fender American Acoustasonic Telecaster: Pricing, Specs, Release Date

Fender’s new American Acoustasonic Telecaster has a unique digital system on board that gives it a tremendously varied sonic palette.


by Michael Calore in Gear
January 22, 2019

Slack Tips and Tricks: Notifications, Channels, Mute, Do Not Disturb

The deluge of notifications. The crowded list of channels. If it’s all too much, follow our guide to Slack happiness.


by Arielle Pardes in Gear
January 21, 2019

Always Too Hot or Cold? The Embr Wave Is Your Personal Thermostat

Press a button on this wrist-worn wearable to raise or lower your body temperature.


by Matt Jancer in Gear
January 21, 2019

The History of the X-Acto Knife, From Battlefields to Craft Tables

From military medical tents to the drafting table, the versatile X-acto knife always makes the cut.


by Jonathon Keats in Gear
January 21, 2019

Native Instruments Maschine Mikro MK3: A Tactile Controller The Boosts Your Beats

When you debut your jam, the audience will get to see you play an actual instrument, not just your laptop.


by Michael Calore in Gear
January 21, 2019

How to Shoot the Best Aerial Footage With Your Drone: DJI, Yuneec

From swooping landscapes to the most dramatic selfie vids ever, a drone can capture it all. These tips will help make your footage extra fly.


by Brent Rose in Gear
January 21, 2019

Mayku FormBox: Mold Your Next Work of Art With a Vacuum and a little Heat

Smaller than a microwave, the Mayku FormBox uses heat and suction to create precise molds out of plastic.


by Pia Ceres in Gear