Category: Gear

April 11, 2021

The 8 Best Smart Speakers With Alexa or Google Assistant

Chatty assistants from Google, Amazon, and Apple are popular. But which one is right for you?


by Parker Hall Jeffrey Van Camp in Buying Guide
April 11, 2021

What’s Making You So Gassy? This Gadget Aims to Find Out

The FoodMarble measures the level of hydrogen in your breath, which can tell you which foods are causing your digestion woes.


by Christopher Null in Gear
April 11, 2021

How to Layer Clothes for Your Next Outdoor Adventure

Whether you’re hiking, climbing, or backpacking, here’s how to build a layering system that can handle all that Mother Nature will throw at you.


by Matt Jancer in Gear
April 10, 2021

16 Mother's Day Gift Ideas for the Mom You've Been Missing

Brunch may still be out of the question, but you can send your ma the best sweatpants ever made.


by Adrienne So in Gear
April 10, 2021

The Best Controllers for ‘Microsoft Flight Simulator’

We may all still be trapped at home for a while, but we can at least take flight. Virtually, that is.


by Richard Baguley in Buying Guide
April 10, 2021

The 17 Best Weekend Deals on Stand Mixers, PC Gear, and More

Springtime is here, and so are some surprisingly good deals on kitchen appliances and computer components.


by Gear Team in Deals
April 9, 2021

The Best Rain Jackets to Help You Brave the Elements

When it rains, it pours. Here are our picks for cold, wet days—plus expert tips on deciphering product specs.


by Adrienne So in Gear
April 9, 2021

This Ebike Is a Fun Ride—Until the Glitches Start

This powerful electric bike has super build quality, but I didn’t have a super time with it.


by Matt Jancer in Gear
April 9, 2021

How Tech Transformed How We Hook Up—and Break Up

This week, we look at how living online makes it harder to forget a love that’s been lost and easier to find love once again.


by Wired Staff in Gadget Lab Podcast
April 8, 2021

The Best Theragun to Buy (and Other Great Massage Guns)

Therabody’s percussive therapy devices help soothe achy muscles. Here’s our guide to its lineup—and some cheaper alternatives.


by Medea Giordano Gear Team in Gear