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April 28, 2017
April 27, 2017Dear Wirecutter: What Are Computer Glasses (and Do They Work)?
It’s still unclear if computer glasses are more beneficial than other eye-strain reduction techniques, like apps that reduce blue-light exposure.
April 26, 2017The Best Chromebook Asus Chromebook Flip C302CA
The Asus Chromebook Flip C302CA is the best Chromebook for most people. It's powerful and slim, and has a great screen, keyboard, and battery life. Read More >
April 26, 2017The Best Superzoom Camera Nikon Coolpix B700
After 55 hours of research and testing, the Nikon Coolpix B700 is our top superzoom pick, with a flip-out rear screen, an eye sensor, and a 60x zoom lens. Read More >
April 25, 2017The Best Wi-Fi Mesh-Networking Kits for Most People Netgear Orbi RBK50
We tested nine mesh-networking kits in a 3,500 sq. ft. house, and we found the powerful, easy-to-use, feature-packed Netgear Orbi is the best for most people. Read More >
April 21, 2017
April 20, 2017The Best Earbuds Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H3
After 35 hours researching and testing 16 high-end earbuds head-to-head with an expert listening panel, we’ve picked the Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H3 for being fun to listen to, comfortable to wear for long periods, and beautiful to look at. Read More >
April 20, 2017The Best Multiroom Wireless Speaker System Sonos Play:1
Sonos offers the best selection of hardware and software integration for wirelessly playing music in any room in your home. Read More >
April 20, 2017Dear Wirecutter: Which Earbuds Have the Best Mics?
Thanks to their collar style, our favorite wireless Bluetooth earbuds have a mic that sounds significantly better than many headphones we’ve tested.
April 14, 2017Amazon Echo vs Google Home: Which Voice Controlled Speaker Is Best for You? Amazon Echo
After living with both Amazon Echo and Google Home for several months, we think Echo has the edge because it does more. Home is also great for many households. Read More >
April 14, 2017
April 14, 2017The Best Rain Boots Women’s Xtratuf 15″ Legacy Boot
We tested 14 pairs of rain boots through 60 miles of city streets, wooded paths, rocky shores, and ankle-deep mud, and we think the Women’s Xtratuf Legacy 15″ Boot and the Men’s Xtratuf Legacy 15″ Boot make the best wet-weather boots for women and men. Read More >
April 13, 2017The Best USB 3.0 Flash Drive SanDisk Extreme CZ80 USB 3.0 Flash Drive 64 GB
The SanDisk Extreme CZ80 is still our favorite USB 3.0 flash drive, but it's being discontinued. After it goes away, the Extreme Go is the next-best choice. Read More >
April 13, 2017The Best Apple Watch Chargers and Stands Spigen S350 Apple Watch Stand
We tested about a dozen models and think the compact, stable, easy-to-use Spigen S350 is the best basic Apple Watch stand. Read More >
April 13, 2017The Best Umbrella Repel Easy Touch
After doing 50 hours of research and four rounds of testing involving 33 different umbrellas, we think the Repel Easy Touch is the best umbrella for most people. Read More >
April 13, 2017Dear Wirecutter: How Can I Wipe and Restore Tablets and Phones for Travel?
This is how to wipe and restore your tablet or phone before you travel, with steps for iOS and Android users.
April 11, 2017The Best Baseball and Softball Gloves Wilson A360 14″ Slowpitch Glove
After dozens of hours researching and testing, we think the Wilson A360 14″ Slowpitch Glove is the best entry-level baseball/softball glove for most people. Read More >
April 7, 2017The Best Portable Vaporizer Grenco Science G Pen Elite
After considering 35 vaporizers and testing 13, we’ve chosen the Grenco Science G Pen Elite as our pick for the best portable vaporizer for most people—it delivers the best vapor quality for the money, it’s intuitive and easy to use, and it’s so satisfying you might never choose smoking instead. Read More >
April 7, 2017
April 6, 2017The iPad Is the Best Tablet iPad
The 5th-generation iPad is our new pick for most people, thanks to its compelling combination of performance, features, screen size, and price. Read More >
April 6, 2017The Best Sport Sunglasses Ryders Seventh
After performing 120 hours of testing, we think the versatile, high-value Ryders Seventh yellow photochromic glasses are the best outdoor eyewear for most people. Read More >
April 6, 2017Dear Wirecutter: What Should I Look For When Buying a Used Car?
When buying a used car, check it out for yourself, get an inspection, and compare its price to what local sellers and dealers are asking.
April 5, 2017The Best Gaming Laptop Acer Predator 17 G9-793-78CM
Acer’s Predator 17 G9-793-78CM is the best gaming laptop for most people. It has a great screen and powerful guts, it stays cool, and it can power a VR headset. Read More >
April 5, 2017The Best Plug-In Smart Outlet Belkin WeMo Mini
We tested eight smart plug-in switches using Wi-Fi or Bluetooth, and found the Belkin WeMo Mini is the best way for most people to add smart control to the outlets in their homes. Read More >
April 4, 2017The Best Smartwatch for Android Phones Asus ZenWatch 3
The Asus ZenWatch 3 is the best smartwatch for an Android phone right now, as it’s relatively stylish, reasonably future-proof, and has good battery life. Read More >
April 3, 2017The Best Wireless Earbuds Phiaton BT 100 NC
We tested 25 Bluetooth in-ear headphones for use when commuting or at work, and we think the Phiaton BT 100 NC gives you the best experience for the money. Read More >
March 31, 2017
March 30, 2017The Best Car GPS Garmin Drive 51 LMT-S
After more than 70 hours of research and 1,200 miles of navigation, we recommend the Garmin Drive 51 LMT-S as the best car GPS device for most people. Read More >
March 30, 2017The Best Lumbar-Support Pillow LoveHome Memory Foam Lumbar Support Back Cushion
We had eight office workers use nine top lumbar-support pillows, and found the LoveHome cushion is the best for improving your posture and your chair's comfort. Read More >
March 30, 2017Dear Wirecutter: What’s the Best Speaker for a Classroom Projector?
Connected to a projector, our favorite computer speakers will typically play louder, sound better, and cost less than all-in-one speakers.
March 29, 2017The Best Hiking Baby Carriers Deuter Kid Comfort 2
We sent a dozen baby hiking backpacks across six states to find a do-(almost)-everything pick that’s at home on the trails, in town, and when you’re traveling. Read More >
March 29, 2017The Best Portable Generator Honda EU2000i
After spending over 30 hours researching and testing inverter generators, we’ve found the Honda EU2000i is the best portable generator for camping, tailgating, or basic backup power in emergencies. Read More >
March 24, 2017The Best Drones DJI Mavic Pro
The DJI Mavic Pro is the best drone for most pilots. It’s easy to fly, it shoots great video, and it’s the most portable full-featured drone available. Read More >
March 24, 2017
March 23, 2017Dear Wirecutter: What’s the Best Dash Cam for Rideshare Drivers?
An interior-facing camera like the Transcend DrivePro 520 can help capture any ridesharing incidents you may need to report later.
March 22, 2017The Best iPhone Screen Protectors TechMatte amFilm Tempered Glass Screen Protector
TechMatte’s amFilm is the best glass screen protector for iPhone 7, 6s, and 6 models, protecting just as well as rivals that cost 10 times as much. Read More >
March 17, 2017
March 16, 2017The Best Cell Phone Plans Verizon Wireless
Verizon’s coverage makes it the best for most people who need just one line, but T-Mobile has the best unlimited data plan. Read More >
March 16, 2017The Best Fishing Rod and Reel Shakespeare Ugly Stik GX2
We spent more than 80 hours testing rods and reels in all kinds of water to determine that the Ugly Stik GX2 fishing rod and the Daiwa BG SW spinning reel make the best combination for most anglers in most fishing conditions. Read More >
March 16, 2017Dear Wirecutter: What’s the Best Budget Cell Phone and Plan for Limited Data Use?
If you just need a cell phone for the basics like calls, texts, and the occasional information lookup, here’s the budget phone and plan we recommend.
March 15, 2017The Best Rechargeable AA and AAA Batteries Energizer Recharge Universal
After 1,000 hours on our analyzer, the Energizer Recharge is our pick for the best rechargeable AA battery. AmazonBasics usually has the best deal on AAAs. Read More >
March 10, 2017
* Most read reviews this week: The Best Wi-Fi Router (for Most People), The Best Standing Desks, and The Best Wi-Fi Mesh Networking Kits for Most People. [See all 10 most popular reviews this week.]
March 9, 2017Dear Wirecutter: How Do I Set Up a Motion-Sensor Night-Light?
Combining a motion sensor with a smart light bulb makes for a simple, hands-free night-light for parents.
March 8, 2017The Best NAS for Most Home Users QNAP Turbo NAS TS-251
The speedy and powerful QNAP Turbo NAS TS-251 is our pick for those looking to add backups, storage, and streaming to a home network. Read More >
March 7, 2017The Best 27-Inch Monitor HP Z27n
After testing six new 27-inch monitors, the HP Z27n is our pick thanks to its amazing color accuracy, slim bezels, ergonomic stand, and port selection. Read More >
March 6, 2017The Best Projector for a Home Theater Sony VPL-HW45ES
If you need a great image for a dedicated home theater room, the Sony VPL-HW45ES offers the best combination of picture quality, light output, and value. Read More >
March 6, 2017The Best Trekking Poles Montem Ultra Strong Trekking Poles
After 40 hours of testing, including hiking on trails and beaches—plus extensive handling among therapists, nurses, patients, and doctors in an orthopedic group—we’ve determined that the Montem Ultra Strong Trekking Poles are the best for most people. Read More >
March 3, 2017The Best Bluetooth Headphone Adapter BlueAnt Ribbon
Love your wired headphones but want to make them wireless? We tested 10 Bluetooth adapters, and the BlueAnt Ribbon is the best choice for most people. Read More >
March 3, 2017The Best Wall Outlets With USB Charging Ports Topgreener TU21548A Smart Dual USB Charger Outlet
Want to save space with USB wall outlets? Topgreener’s TU21548A Smart Dual USB Charger Outlet safely provides enough power to charge your devices quickly. Read More >
March 3, 2017The Best Portable Document Scanner Epson ES-300W
After 100 hours of research and testing since 2013, we think the wireless, battery-powered Epson ES-300W is the best portable scanner for most people. Read More >
March 2, 2017Dear Wirecutter: What’s the Best Receiver for Movie and Game Audio?
Our favorite receiver, the Denon AVR-S720W, will improve audio for games, movies, and anything else you throw at it.
March 1, 2017The Best Subcompact Hatchback 2017 Honda Fit EX
After researching about a dozen small hatchbacks and driving the best ones, we recommend the 2017 Honda Fit EX as the best choice for most people. Read More >
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