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Review
This Dirt-Cheap Gaming Controller Made Me Love Xbox Cloud Gaming

Xbox’s cloud streaming game service and GameSir’s X2s controller are a match made in heaven.

ByJames Pero
Review
I Swapped My Car With a Cargo E-Bike for a Week — And It Changed Everything

After 104 miles this e-bike was hardly worse for the wear; a car guy finds himself rethinking what cars are really for.

ByMichael Frank
Review
These New Color E-Readers Are Proof Amazon’s Kindle Is Falling Behind

Kobo’s new Libra Colour and Clara Colour color e-readers should make Amazon very worried.

ByIan Carlos Campbell
Review
Nothing Ear Review: These ANC Wireless Earbuds Are My Favorite Anti-AirPods

Nothing’s personalized sound profiles really sing thanks to a new ceramic driver that’s smaller, more powerful, and a heck of a lot more clear.

ByJames Pero
Review
Putting ChatGPT In Your Wireless Earbuds Is Infuriating and Occasionally Magical

Nothing’s new generation of wireless earbuds are the first to put ChatGPT just a simple hand gesture away.

ByJames Pero
Review
I Turned My Old Laptop Parts Into a Desktop PC In Just a Few Steps

Framework, makers of the modular Framework Laptops, makes it really easy to give a bunch of old computer parts a second life.

ByIan Carlos Campbell
Review
6-Month Review: It’s Time To Stop Sleeping on the Quest 3

Wake up and smell the mixed reality roses.

ByJames Pero
Review
Nothing’s Ear A Wireless Earbuds Are Bright, Stylish, and an Unbeatable Value

A flashy new color, redesigned case, and near-parity with the more expensive Ear make the Ear A an incredible value.

ByJames Pero
Review
Humane’s Ai Pin Isn't Ready to Replace Your Phone, But One Day It Might

The Ai Pin is an ambitious device and blueprint for the future of mobile computing, but first-gen compromises keep it grounded in the present.

ByRaymond Wong
Review
Nothing’s Phone 2a Is the Most Compelling Budget Phone I’ve Ever Used

A combination of thoughtful design and savvy compromises helps the Phone 2a punch way above its weight.

ByJames Pero
Review
OnePlus Watch 2 Review: This Great Smartwatch Caught Me By Surprise

Samsung’s Galaxy Watch 6 finally has a serious competitor.

ByRaymond Wong
Review
The PS5’s Official Wireless Earbuds Make Final Fantasy 7 Rebirth Feel Even More Epic

The Pulse Explore wireless earbuds are the best way to experience Square Enix’s epic RPG sequel.

ByRaymond Wong
Review
The PlayStation Pulse Elite Is the Most Average PS5 Headset I’ve Ever Used

You’re a real gamer now.

ByShannon Liao
Review
Bose’s New Clip-On Ultra Open Earbuds Are Way More Comfortable Than AirPods

What’s an earclip, you ask?

ByJames Pero
Smartphones
I Found the Galaxy S24's Best AI Feature: Making Epic Slow-Mo Cat Videos

Samsung should just call it “Epic Cat Mode.”

ByRaymond Wong
Review
My Life-Changing Week With Apple Vision Pro

Raymond Wong gets hands-on — and then some — in this in-depth Apple Vision Pro review.

ByRaymond Wong
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Gear Guides

Guide
8 Exciting Humanoid Robots That Make Robo-Butlers Feel Real

The dream of never having to do chores may soon come true.

ByJackson Chen
Guide
7 of the Most Popular AI Chatbots, Ranked From Worst to Best

From ChatGPT to Gemini to Copilot, which AI assistant chatbot is actually worth a monthly subscription?

ByIan Carlos Campbell
AI
7 Rabbit R1 Features That Will Be Fixed in the Next Software Updates

This is how to respond to customer feedback.

ByJackson Chen
AI
6 Reasons Why AI Gadgets Shouldn’t ‘Just Be an App’

AI gadgets like the Rabbit R1 and Humane Ai Pin would instantly fail if they were just another app.

ByRaymond Wong
Guide
10 Things the Rabbit R1 Can Do That the Humane Ai Pin Can’t

Comparing the launch day features on both AI-powered gadgets, the Rabbit R1 is the clear winner.

ByJackson Chen
Handhelds
How to Choose Between Anbernic’s 5 Different RG35XX Retro Game Handhelds

What’s the difference between the RG35XX, RG35XX Plus, RG35XX 2024, RG35XX H, and the leaked RG35XX SP? We got you covered.

ByJackson Chen and Raymond Wong
EVs
The 7 Best EVs From the New York Auto Show 2024

The year of electrification begins in New York — and with it a whole slew of innovations.

ByMichael Frank
EVs
7 Hidden Features in Rivian’s R2 That Have Us Excited For its Next EV

Let's give these supporting features the recognition they deserve.

ByJackson Chen
Tesla
5 Cybertruck Fails That Make Tesla’s EV Pickup Look an Off-Road Joke

There are some kinks to work out.

ByJackson Chen
Apple
7 New iOS 17.4 Features You Need To Try On Your iPhone ASAP

European Union users get the best features, though.

ByJackson Chen
MWC 2024
7 Futuristic Tech Concepts At MWC 2024 That Took Us By Surprise

Everything from robot dogs to smartphones that bend into bracelets.

ByJackson Chen
Apple
Why iPhone 15 Batteries Are Now Rated for 1,000 Charge Cycles

The European Union strikes again.

ByRaymond Wong
Apple Vision Pro
The 7 Best Apple Vision Pro Apps and Demos We’ve Seen So Far

Spatial vacuuming, 3D modeling, and even some AR skateboarding are making the case for Apple’s $3,500 spatial computer, the Vision Pro.

ByJames Pero
Apple Vision Pro
What Is the Apple Vision Pro’s Secret Wide Lightning Connector For?

What is the wide Lightning plug called? Why is it back? How mad is the EU?

ByRaymond Wong
Apple Vision Pro
Apple Vision Pro Unboxing: All the Secrets We Just Discovered

What comes in the box? How big is the box? Does the cable detach from the battery pack? And many details we just discovered about the Apple Vision Pro.

ByRaymond Wong
CES 2024
The 18 Best Tech Innovations From CES 2024 That Could Reshape Our Future

From AI pocket companions to transparent TVs to flying cars, CES 2024 offered a look into the near future.

ByRaymond Wong

Handhelds

Handhelds
This Game Boy Clone Has an OLED Screen, a Joystick, and a Touchpad

The Ayaneo Pocket DMG could be one of the fanciest Game Boy remakes we've seen yet.

ByJackson Chen
Handhelds
This Android Gaming Handheld Looks Like the Next-Gen PS Vita We Never Got

And it's not from Sony.

ByJackson Chen
Handhelds
Asus’ New ROG Ally X Gaming Handheld Will Have a Much Bigger Battery

It's not an ROG Ally 2, but it is a notable upgrade over Asus’ first windows-based handheld.

ByJames Pero
Handhelds
Anbernic’s RG Cube Has a Screen Like No Other Gaming Handheld

This is the first time we're seeing a perfectly square touchscreen display.

ByJackson Chen
Handhelds
This Game Boy Advance SP Clone Can Play PSP, DS, and Dreamcast Games

All hail the best gaming handheld form factor.

ByJackson Chen
Handhelds
This Game Boy Micro-Like Handheld Can Play GBA, N64, and PS1 Games

Plus, it comes with a joystick!

ByJackson Chen
Retrospective
Two Years Ago, the Playdate Proved a Good Gimmick Can Thrive Despite the Switch’s Dominance

A handheld with a crank seemed dumb at first, but using it to control games is what makes the Playdate stand out.

ByIan Carlos Campbell
Handhelds
How to Choose Between Anbernic’s 5 Different RG35XX Retro Game Handhelds

What’s the difference between the RG35XX, RG35XX Plus, RG35XX 2024, RG35XX H, and the leaked RG35XX SP? We got you covered.

ByJackson Chen and Raymond Wong
Handhelds
Razer’s Controller Turns Your iPad Mini Into an XL Gaming Handheld

The Kishi Ultra may be monstrous, but it's still "handheld."

ByJackson Chen
Handhelds
This Game Boy Clone Plays PS1 and Nintendo DS Games on a Perfectly Square Screen

PowKiddy's TikTok-famous retro handheld now has a follow-up.

ByJackson Chen
Handhelds
This iPhone-Sized Handheld Can Play Dreamcast, DS, and PSP Games

Another budget handheld, but in an even smaller form factor.

ByJackson Chen
Handhelds
This Modder Turned a PS1 Controller Into One of the Weirdest Gaming Handhelds We’ve Seen

An interesting upcycle of a rare controller.

ByJackson Chen
Handhelds
This Crypto-Mining Handheld Makes Me Want To Rage Quit

We’ve finally gone too far with the Game Boy remakes.

ByJackson Chen
Handhelds
A New GBA SP-Inspired Clamshell Handheld That Can Play Dreamcast and PSP Games Is Coming

Here comes the second wave of clamshell handhelds.

ByJackson Chen
Handhelds
A New Game Boy-Inspired Handheld That Can Play Dreamcast, DS, and PSP Games Is Coming

Anbernic’s popular RG35XX is getting a new model soon.

ByRaymond Wong
Handhelds
This Game Boy Advance SP-Inspired Handheld has Dual Joysticks and Plays PS1 Games

Clamshell handhelds are back on the menu.

ByJackson Chen
Opinion

AI Can’t Change the Surface Pro’s Ugliest Truth

ByIan Carlos Campbell

It might as well be false advertising at this point.

E-bikes

This Full Suspension E-Bike Has a Surprisingly High Range

ByJackson Chen

For those extra-long rides on offroad trails.

EVs

Kia’s Most Affordable EV Yet Gets More Than 300 Miles of Range

ByJackson Chen

More small, low-cost EVs, please.

Quest 3

The Quest 3 Might Get a Major AI Upgrade

ByJackson Chen

Meta AI could be a better way to navigate the Quest 3’s UI.

AI

AI's Takeover of Wireless Earbuds Is Here, Whether You Like It or Not

ByJames Pero

Maybe our ears, not our eyes, are the best home for AI to live.

E-bikes

This Cargo E-Bike Will be the First to Run on Solar Power

ByJackson Chen

Get even more range on sunny days.

Guide

8 Exciting Humanoid Robots That Make Robo-Butlers Feel Real

ByJackson Chen

The dream of never having to do chores may soon come true.

Google

Someone Made a DIY Version of Google’s Most Exciting AI — and You Can Use It Right Now

ByJackson Chen

Think of it like an appetizer for Project Astra.

The Inverse Interview

Sonos’ Lead Designers Get Nerdy About the New Ace Headphones

ByRaymond Wong

The audio company’s VP of Design, Dana Krieger, and Senior Industrial Designer, David Keating, go deeper into what makes the upcoming Ace headphones so special.

AI

Microsoft’s New AI Feature Can Remember Everything You Ever Do on Your PC

ByJames Pero

Windows 11 is getting is getting an AI-supercharged memory.