Buying Guides

OLED vs. LED: Which kind of TV display is better?

Whether you’re shopping for a new TV or just browsing our list of the best TVs you can buy, it’s likely you’ve heard the hype about OLED TVs. They’re thin, they’re light, and they offer incredible contrast that’s second to none in the marketplace. OL…

The best sous vide machines

Some of them look like curling irons, while others resemble crock pots and slow cookers. Available in various types and sizes, sous vide devices are becoming increasingly popular. So, what is sous vide exactly? Well, it’s a cooking technique that means…

The best laptop bags of 2018

The first purchase for any laptop owner should be a case to carry it in. Whether it’s a chic messenger bag for around town or rough-and-tumble backpack that goes well beyond general commuting purposes, keeping your computer safe is crucial to your mach…

The best Xbox 360 games

It’s been more than 13 years since the retail launch of Microsoft’s snow-white, seventh-generation console, the Xbox 360. The console stands as one of the best in history, with a tremendous lineup of games across a wide variety of genres, and several e…

The best Pixel 3 XL cases and covers

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The release of Google’s new Pixels always heralds new innovations for Android phones, and this year’s launch of the Pixel 3 range has been no different. The Pixel 3 XL — the larger of the two phones announced — is a grea…

The best walkie-talkies for 2019

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If you’ve ever spent any time in the backcountry either hiking or camping, you know that using cell networks to stay in contact isn’t always a reliable option. This can make communication with the rest of your group — let alone friends…

The best laptops under $300

While modern laptops can come packing hardware that would make desktops of yesteryear blush, not everyone needs all that power — and not everyone has the budget for it. Just because your future laptop is cheap doesn’t mean it has to be slow or incapabl…

The best drones of 2019

In just the past few years, drones have transformed from a geeky hobbyist affair to a full-on cultural phenomenon. The market is absolutely saturated with them now (including some fantastic models under $500), and they’re available in just about any sh…