Category: Gear / Reviews

December 6, 2021

The Withings ScanWatch Is a Classy Everyday Fitness Tracker

This refined and elegant smartwatch boasts ECG and SpO2 sensors, fitness and sleep tracking, and stellar battery life.


by Simon Hill in Gear
December 5, 2021

The Serial 1 Is a Ho-Hum Harley Ebike

With the just-adequate Serial 1, Harley-Davidson’s sub-brand missed an opportunity to make an ebike that stands out from the pack.


by Matt Jancer in Gear
December 2, 2021

DJI's Action 2 Camera Adds Magnets—and Fresh Flaws

This new modular camera borrows some ideas from competitors like Insta360 and GoPro—and it holds it all together with magnets.


by Scott Gilbertson in Gear
December 1, 2021

Speak in (Many) Tongues With This Pocket Translator

Pocketalk’s mobile device acts as a real-time translator so two people can hold a conversation while speaking different languages.


by Christopher Null in Gear
November 23, 2021

Grand Theft Auto: The Trilogy Is a Wasted Opportunity

This “definitive edition” is a buggy and broken trip down memory lane. You might want to stay at home.


by Simon Hill in Culture
November 17, 2021

This Couch Hides Built-In Surround Sound in the Cushions

These comfortable couches now come with surround sound.


by Medea Giordano in Gear
November 15, 2021

Oura's Gen3 Launch is Marred by an Unhealthy Business Model

A monthly subscription fee and delayed features contribute to a disappointing launch for this health tracker.


by Adrienne So in Gear
November 14, 2021

Nvidia GeForce Now Is the Best Way to Get an RTX 3080

It’s great that you can rent an RTX 3080 now because we wish you Godspeed if you’re trying to buy one.


by Eric Ravenscraft in Gear
November 11, 2021

The Beats Fit Pro Are Apple's Best Earbuds Ever

The latest Beats in-ears are by far the best everyday headphones for iPhone owners.


by Parker Hall in Gear
November 7, 2021

The Husqvarna 435X AWD Automower Manicures Your Lawn

The Husqvarna 435X is a silent, automatic robot that will save you from mowing your grass ever again. But it’s not cheap.


by Scott Gilbertson in Gear