Category: Gear

July 7, 2020

The 7 Best Turntables for Your Vinyl Collection (2020)

Looking for fresh indoor hobbies? Why not start a record collection? Here are our favorite entry-level turntables to help you enjoy analog audio at home.


by Parker Hall in Gear
July 7, 2020

Samsung Galaxy Tab S6 Lite Review: A Fine Android Tablet

The newest Galaxy tablet is a decent iPad alternative in a field with few competitors.


by Julian Chokkattu in Gear
July 6, 2020

Colleges Gear Up for an Uncertain Fall Semester Online

Many schools are preparing for some form of virtual instruction in the autumn. For faculty and students, it won’t be perfect, and it certainly won’t be “back to normal.”


by Pia Ceres in Gear
July 5, 2020

A Startup Is Testing the Subscription Model for Search Engines

Neeva—formed by ex-Googler Sridhar Ramaswamy—asks users to be the customer, not the product.


by Jim Salter Ars Technica in Gear
July 5, 2020

The 7 Best Drones (2020): Budget, Toys, Professional Video

Whether you want to battle Star Wars spaceships or shoot a cinematic masterpiece, you’ll find a pick that’s perfect for you.


by Scott Gilbertson in Gear
July 5, 2020

LG’s CX OLED TV Review: Pretty and Expensive

The company’s new C-series is really expensive, but it looks really, really good—and not just when you’re watching Zoolander.


by Parker Hall in Gear
July 4, 2020

DJI Mavic Air 2 Review: The Best Drone for Taking Photos and Videos

With a major camera upgrade, new automated flight modes, and longer flying times, this is the drone we recommend you get.


by Scott Gilbertson in Gear
July 4, 2020

How to Host a Virtual Watch Party

Still sheltering in place? Good. Here’s how to watch movies with friends, even when you’re apart.


by Boone Ashworth in Gear
July 3, 2020

Moto G Fast and Moto E Review (2020): Great Phones for $200 and Under

With solid performance and long battery life, the Moto G Fast and the Moto E are great value—if you rarely take photos with your smartphone.


by Julian Chokkattu in Gear
July 3, 2020

The Gear That’s Getting Us Through Quarantine

As the necessary shelter in place restrictions continue, we’re joined by WIRED’s Alan Henry and Adrienne So to talk about the technologies helping us pass the time.


by Wired Staff in Gear