Category: Gear / Reviews

May 14, 2021

Log in to the Upscale, Retro-Cool Home Gym of Your Dreams

The home workout app Obé Fitness turns your living room into a high-end fitness boutique.


by Billy Brown in Gear
May 12, 2021

Asus's New Zenfone 8 Is Powerful and Small. That's About It

This pocket-friendly Android phone has a speedy processor and an excellent screen. It’s also really boring.


by Julian Chokkattu in Gear
May 8, 2021

Microsoft’s 15-Inch Surface Laptop 4 Is a Battery Champion

This fourth-gen notebook lacks Thunderbolt and has a spongy keyboard, but it delivers where it matters most.


by Scott Gilbertson in Gear
May 7, 2021

Apollo's Ghost E-Scooter Is So Powerful, It's Scary

This electric kick scooter is heavy and spendy, but its dual motors can get close to 40 miles per hour.


by Julian Chokkattu in Gear
May 4, 2021

The Windmill AC Is Gorgeous and Can Stay Up All Year Long

Finally! An air conditioner I don’t want to bash out of my window with a hammer.


by Adrienne So in Gear
May 1, 2021

Seth Rogen’s Record Player Is a Visual (and Aural) Treat

Looks are important when shopping for a record player, and this fresh design from the cannabis company Houseplant delivers.


by Julian Chokkattu in Gear
April 30, 2021

New Pokémon Snap Doesn't Want Your Avant-Garde Photography

The successor to the 1999 classic is a fun romp through a new Pokémon landscape, but don’t expect a revolutionary approach to photography.


by Gabriel Solis in Culture
April 30, 2021

Adam Savage's Apron Is Tailor-Made for Your Toughest Projects

Whether you paint nails or houses, the Savage Industries Apron can stylishly and comfortably hold all your tools.


by Jess Grey in Gear
April 29, 2021

Hitman 3 Is a Beautifully Executed Finale

The final chapter of the trilogy is a master class in level design for Agent 47’s murderous escapades.


by Simon Hill in Culture / Video Games
April 28, 2021

Want to Build a Home Theater? Start With This Soundbar

Polk’s expandable soundbar system is a good starting point for slowly building a true surround sound experience.


by Parker Hall in Gear