Category : Wired Reviews

Ship It to the Cloud

Ship It to the Cloud

Here’s what they don’t tell you: backing up a PC hard drive full of data to a cloud-based storage service is a glacial bandwidth time-suck. IDrive ships you a hard drive to fill up, a much less maddening solution.

Bridge to Headwear

Bridge to Headwear

Are you hooked on bass? Do you scoff at clunky utilitarian headphones, but swoon over the more stylish offerings? If so, Phiaton’s over-the-ear headphones are worth checking out.

I Go To Pieces

I Go To Pieces

Philips aims to raise the soundbar bar with a combination of stylish looks, serious bass, and arguably the niftiest trick a home-audio appliance has ever pulled: detachable satellites.

Big Sound, Even Bigger Price

Big Sound, Even Bigger Price

Six hundred stones buys you quite a lot of digital gratification these days. So if you’re going to pay $600 for a wireless speaker, it had better be worth it.

Jerky Toys: 4 Home Food Dehydrators Tested

Jerky Toys: 4 Home Food Dehydrators Tested

A food dehydrator isn’t a kitchen necessity, but if you’ve already got all the basic gadgets then it’s a fantastic addition to your lineup. Just think of all the jerky chew.

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Adventure Calls

Adventure Calls

After developing a few generations of satellite trackers, SPOT has stepped it up a notch with a satellite phone.

Phabulous

Phabulous

Straddling the line between a smartphone and a tablet also means having to deal with inherent trade-offs that come with these larger screened devices. If those compromises seem minor to you, then the Nokia Lumia 1520 should definitely be on your shortlist.

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Neat — But Not Cheap

Neat — But Not Cheap

Wireless connectivity gives the NeatConnect a huge edge over other scanners and the traditional two-step process of scanning to your PC, then uploading to a cloud service.

It Flexes, But Only So Far

It Flexes, But Only So Far

Lenovo has seen the future, and the future is hinges. Or so it thinks.

One Up

One Up

Many game consoles aspire to be more than just a game console, but Xbox One really means it.

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