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Review: Uuni Pro

September 16, 2018

After several weeks of testing the Uuni Pro, I’ve learned to recognize a certain look in my husband’s eyes. Every evening, he walks into the kitchen as I begin dinner prep. As I start to reach toward the dials on the stove, he shouts, “Are you using the oven?” Before I can respond, he sprints […]

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The Best Labor Day Sales on TVs, Laptops, and Nintendo

September 11, 2018

Labor Day means a lot of things to a lot of people. For some, it honors America's strong labor force, and for others it means the autumn semester is starting and summer is over. For tech buyers, it's one of the best times to find good deals. A number of retailers are holding labor day […]

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Looking for the Weekends Best Tech Deals? We Have 15 of ‘Em

September 11, 2018

The fall season is almost upon us! Whether you're celebrating by eating pumpkin spice everything, or dreaming up your Halloween costume, we've plucked some deals from the 'net for you this weekend. With a little help from TechBargains, you can shop from more than a dozen worthwhile gaming and tech deals. We usually focus exclusively […]

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Review: Whistle 3 Pet Tracker

September 11, 2018

Because I work from home, and because my dogs are the best dogs, we are in contact all day, every day. We're a three-headed, ten-legged Hydra, rotating around each other as we move from my office to the living room to the kitchen. Whatever I do, they're usually there too—whether that's sleeping at night, pacing […]

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It’s Time to Stop Sending Money on Venmo

September 1, 2018

Venmo, the popular payment app owned by PayPal, has become the default way millions of Americans settle a check, pay a friend back for coffee, or buy a concert ticket off Craigslist. Writers have argued that Venmoing makes us petty, and that the app has nearly killed cash. Fewer have questioned whether it’s really the […]

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Now You Can Charge Your Phone Without Trashing the Planet

August 31, 2018

Reach into your backpack right now and take out the charging brick you use to top off your phone. Feel its weight and turn it over in your hand. What's it made of? Plastic, mostly. There's a lot of metal in there too. Where did all that ABS and aluminum come from? What kinds of […]

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Happy Birthday, Minifig! Lego’s Tiny Plastic People Turn 40

August 31, 2018

Today marks the 40th birthday of the Lego minifigure. The little plastic people from Billund, Denmark first walked off the assembly line and onto the carpet under our bare feet in August of 1978. The Lego minifigure—colloquially known as the minifig—has enjoyed a long life so far. But it also endured its own years-long journey […]

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The Best Gear on Sale at REI and Backcountry This Labor Day

August 30, 2018

Summer might be winding down, but it sure doesn’t feel like it. If it’s still hot enough to feel like sandal season, then you can probably keep your tent in the trunk and your Chacos on for a few more weeks. REI’s hotly-anticipated Labor Day sale starts today and lasts through September 3, and Backcountry’s […]

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The 6 Best Latte and Cappuccino Machines

August 25, 2018

A good latte or cappuccino is like a rich milky mug of heaven. They’re simply delicious drinks, and just writing about them makes me want one. Sadly, creating these drinks at home can be a big hassle. Making a barista-worthy espresso is tough enough, but getting the right amount of milk and foam, perfectly heated […]

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Review: Moto Z3 Play

August 22, 2018

Would you like a Mod to go with that Moto? After three iterations of the Moto Z, it’s clear that Motorola still believes in its line of snap-on magnetic phone accessories. And it should. There are a lot of intriguing Mods you can buy, including a photo printer and a fancy Hasselblad-branded camera, and they […]

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