Category: Gear / Buying Guides

December 6, 2021

These Retro Gaming Consoles Deliver a Dose of Nostalgia

From the stylish Evercade to the old-school Sega Genesis Mini, these machines will have you bleeping, blooping, and blasting back to the good old days.


by Simon Hill in Gear
December 4, 2021

These Are Our Favorite Hair Straighteners

Curls and waves are beautiful. But when you want to smooth them out, these hot tools—irons, brushes, and combs—work wonders.


by Medea Giordano in Buying Guide
December 3, 2021

18 Gifts for People Who Just Need a Good Night’s Sleep

Sweet dreams are made of these, from special lamps to noise machines.


by Jess Grey in Gear
November 30, 2021

Get More From Your Multicooker With These 5 Cookbooks

If you’ve got an Instant Pot (or something like it), let these books guide you toward some exciting new flavors.


by Joe Ray in Buying Guide
November 27, 2021

Our Favorite Local Shops for Small Business Saturday

Today—and every day—support stores in your community. Here are our hometown favorites we think you’ll like, too.


by Medea Giordano WIRED Staff in Gear
November 24, 2021

How to Pick the Right Roku for Your TV

The company has a dizzying array of streaming sticks, boxes, and soundbars to choose from, but don’t worry—these are the ones to buy.


by Medea Giordano Jeffrey Van Camp in Buying Guide
November 23, 2021

17 Bags, Backpacks, Cubes, and Straps to Protect Your Camera

There are dozens of ways to tote around your photo and video gear. We’ve tested a bunch of solutions and rounded up our favorites.


by Julian Chokkattu Gear Team in Buying Guide
November 22, 2021

Which Streaming Services Are Best For You?

Whether you’re a hardcore cord-cutter or an animation fan, there’s a platform for you. Here are the best we’ve tried.


by Simon Hill in Buying Guide
November 22, 2021

30 Stimulating Gifts for All the Best People in Your Life

Turbocharge the holidays with a speedy electric scooter, the smartest robot vacuum, and presents that are just plain fun.


by Gear Team in Gear
November 22, 2021

31 Stimulating Gifts for All the Best People in Your Life

Turbocharge the holidays with a speedy electric scooter, the smartest robot vacuum, and presents that are just plain fun.


by Gear Team in Gear