Category : Wired Reviews

One Up

One Up

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

Not So Refreshing

The original GlowLight was a great device when it launched. Instead of continuing that momentum, the latest version feels like an e-reader that lost its way.

Sous Vide Por Vida

Sous Vide Por Vida

Formerly the realm of the deep-pocketed kitchen nerd, sous vide cooking — where food is sealed in an airtight bag, then heated at a low and steady temperature — has become more accessible with the arrival of some lower-priced cookers.

Small Grows Up

Small Grows Up

This is the iPad mini you’ve been waiting for.

Power to Spare

Power to Spare

We thought the ultrabook craze meant the era of beastly, 9-pound gaming laptops had ended. We were mistaken.

Bright Lights for the Big City

Bright Lights for the Big City

San Francisco-based Sparse makes a pair of the front and tail lights that install permanently on your bike’s headset and seatpost.

Up All Day

Up All Day

Jawbone’s latest wearable activity tracker is a big improvement over the previous Up, even if it still could use a few more steps.

Hold All Calls

Hold All Calls

On looks alone, you could easily mistake the Audioffice for an Apple product. But we doubt the company would ever market such a subpar speakerphone/audio dock.

Jongo Unchained

Jongo Unchained

On paper, the Pure Jongo S3 wireless speaker and A2 adapter sound like a great alternative to a Sonos system. But a poor user experience and clunky setup quickly dampened our enthusiasm.

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More Beast Than Beauty

More Beast Than Beauty

Just because you call it a “gaming laptop” doesn’t mean it has to cost a fortune. At $1,596, Digital Storm’s Veloce is hundreds of dollars cheaper than similarly-equipped rigs from brand-name manufacturers. However, its drawbacks are cause for considerable pause.