Category: Gear

November 22, 2019

Twitter’s ‘Hide Replies’ Option Gives Users More Control

The option, now available everywhere, is supposed to help nudge Twitter in a less toxic direction.


by Arielle Pardes in Gear
November 22, 2019

The Best Smart Displays: Google Nest Hub, Amazon Echo Show, JBL

Many of the companies you’d expect have bolted touchscreens onto smart assistants. Here are the models you should know about.


by Jeffrey Van Camp Scott Gilbertson in Gear
November 22, 2019

Gadget Lab Podcast: Chris Cox on Life After Facebook

The former Facebook executive talks about his 13 years at the company and who he’s working with now.


by Wired Staff in Gear
November 22, 2019

Addo

How chef Eric Rivera is upending the traditional restaurant model—and making delicious food while he’s at it.


by Joe Ray in Backchannel
November 21, 2019

5 Best Rain Jackets for 2019: Lightweight, Hiking, and More

We test-drove more than a dozen rain jackets to get you outside this spring. These heavy and lightweight waterproof jackets kept us cool and dry in the city and on the trails.


by Adrienne So in Gear
November 21, 2019

LG G8X ThinQ Review: Two Screens Come at a Cost

LG’s latest phone comes bundled with a screen case, bridging the gap between a smartphone and a foldable.


by Julian Chokkattu in Gear
November 21, 2019

20 Best Pre-Black Friday Outdoors Deals: REI, Huckberry, MooseJaw, Etc

Consumerism can be wasteful, but getting outside is great. Take a hike with our favorite pre-Black Friday outdoor deals.


by Adrienne So in Gear
November 20, 2019

How to Watch the November Democratic Debate

Ten of the top Democratic candidates will be taking the stage in Atlanta, Georgia, at 9 pm ET.


by Caitlin Kelly in Gear
November 20, 2019

Shark IQ Robot Review: Convenience Makes Up for a Low IQ

Shark’s first robot vacuum has a self-emptying bin, but it struggles to make a map.


by Adrienne So in Gear
November 20, 2019

25 Amazing Holiday Gift Ideas Under $25 (2019)

Whether you’re shopping for travelers, coffee-lovers, or phone addicts, just because you’re cheap doesn’t mean your holiday gifts can’t be awesome.


by Michael Calore in Gear