Category: Gear / Buying Guides

August 5, 2021

Get the Most Out of Your iPad With These Accessories

These are some of our favorite stands, cases, keyboards, and Pencils no matter which iPad you have.

by Julian Chokkattu in Buying Guide
August 5, 2021

11 Face Masks Your Kids May Actually Wear

This fall, your kid will probably still need a face mask for school or play. These are the ones that my little guys will tolerate.

by Adrienne So in Fun Sized
August 3, 2021

22 Great Wireless Chargers to Refuel Your Phone (or Watch)

Stop fumbling for cables in the dark. These WIRED-tested stands and pads will make recharging your iPhone or Android phone hassle-free.

by Julian Chokkattu Gear Team in Be Free
August 2, 2021

The Best Phones With an Actual Headphone Jack

Audio jacks are endangered, but they’re not gone yet. Here are some of our favorite smartphones that still let you plug in.

by Julian Chokkattu in Gear
August 1, 2021

The Best Keyboards for Your Work Station (or Battle Station)

Whether you’re looking to boost your productivity or your Fortnite stats, these are the top typing peripherals for the job.

by Jess Grey in Buying Guide
July 31, 2021

What’s the Best Unlimited Data Plan?

All the major US carriers have options that let you stream as much as you want. We’ve laid out how they work and which are best for individuals and families.

by Matt Jancer Jeffrey Van Camp in Buying Guide
July 30, 2021

18 Face Masks We Actually Like to Wear

Face coverings are back. Read our updated tips on how to pick an effective mask—whether you’re heading back to the office or just want to stay safe and stylish.

by Adrienne So in Gear
July 28, 2021

The Best Cheap Phones for (Almost) Every Budget

There’s little reason to pay top dollar for a phone these days. These are our favorite Android devices and iPhones for $200 to $500.

by Julian Chokkattu in Buying Guide
July 27, 2021

Power Up Anywhere With the Best Travel Adapters

When going abroad, these plugs are essential to keep your gadgets charged. These are our favorites.

by Simon Hill in Buying Guide
July 26, 2021

Our 10 Favorite Gaming Headsets for Every System

No matter which console or device you play on, these corded headsets will lend depth and drama to your gameplay.

by Jess Grey in Buying Guide