Category : Wired Reviews

With SD Cards, Spending More Really Does Speed Things Up

With SD Cards, Spending More Really Does Speed Things Up

You need an SD card for your brand new camera. Do you save some scratch and go with the cheapest SD card, or do you splurge and opt for one of those expensive versions that come with names like Ultra or Extreme?

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G-Whiz

G-Whiz

Like a lot of other smartphones announced in 2013, the Moto G is technologically boring. But dismissing Motorola’s latest handset for its lack of headline-grabbing features would be a mistake — particularly given its truly awesome price.

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Tick Toq

Tick Toq

Wearables are supposed to be the next frontier for mobile. But as far as smartwatches go, that future is definitely not here yet. And that’s OK. At least Qualcomm, the latest entrant to the space, isn’t deluded enough to think its latest offering, the Toq, is a mass market

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Supreme Beans: 6 Home Coffee Roasting Methods Tested

Supreme Beans: 6 Home Coffee Roasting Methods Tested

Recently, the micro-roasting movement has brought coffee roasting back into the home. We test six methods — from expensive and fancy to cheap and simple.

A Place for Everything

A Place for Everything

The Synapse 25 backpack, like all Tom Bihn travel gear, is built to last. All of the bag’s pros should take some of the sting out of its one major con — the price.

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Blind Curve

Blind Curve

The concavity of the glass panel is the most noteworthy thing about the LG G Flex. The only other thing you must know is that you should not consider buying it.

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Size Matters

Size Matters

Positioned somewhere between between the Z and the Z Tab, the new Xperia Z Ultra is Sony’s latest flagship phone. Actually, calling this thing a phone (or even a phablet) is a bit of a stretch, given its whopping 6.44-inch display. It is, after all, only slightly smaller than

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This Cloud Is All Yours

This Cloud Is All Yours

Connect this 2 TB hard drive to your network, and you can create your own personal cloud in your home — not on some server in San Jose.

Awesome Sound, When You Stay Put

Awesome Sound, When You Stay Put

Sennheiser’s wireless headphones sound great, and work well in offices or large homes. For smaller, urban dwellings, however, the RS 220s are bound to cause more headaches than easy listening.

So Cheap, You Won’t Mind When It Breaks

So Cheap, You Won’t Mind When It Breaks

Here’s a solution to high-priced POV camera envy: an action cam so affordable that seeing it chewed up by Mother Nature won’t hurt nearly as much.