30 Best Cheap Gear Under $30 (2022): Phone Cases, Camera Bags, and More

Saving cash is never a bad thing, and when words and phrases like “inflation” and “cost-of-living crisis” are all over the news, finding value for money has become even more important to many. WIRED’s Gear team has tested a broad range of products across many categories—many of which, handily, cost under $30. This guide brings … Read more

7 Best Posture Correctors (2022): Braces, Apparel, Laptop Stands

We slouch at our desks for at least 40 hours a week and bend our necks toward our phones the rest of the time. All of this may be affecting our back health. Bad posture doesn’t just cause temporary pain and stiffness; it can cause a permanent hunch. After seeing far too many photos of … Read more

8 Best Smartwatches (2022): Apple Watch, Wear OS 3, Hybrid Watches

The number of smartwatches on the market is staggering. We’ve tested models from Tag Heuer, Citizen, Montblanc, Diesel, and many other fashion brands, but most of them are simply too expensive for what you get. Here are a few other options we like. Skagen Falster Gen 6 for $229: Barring looks, this Wear OS smartwatch … Read more

7 Best Cookbooks (Winter 2022): I Am From Here, Budmo, The Perfect Loaf

It’s been a good year for cookbooks, almost as if authors had a couple of years of pent-up brilliance just waiting to burst forth. (I wonder why?) In fact, 2022 was such a good year, I snuck in a mid-year roundup as an excuse to write about more of them. Now at year’s end, there is … Read more

7 Best Security Cameras for Indoors (2022): For Homes, Apartments, and More

Not quite ready to deck out your house with window, door, and motion sensors and hire an on-call monitoring service? Don’t fret! You can still keep your home secure without messing with your wiring. Setting up a camera or two is an affordable alternative. Knowing you can check in when you’re away offers you peace … Read more

5 Best Electric Kettles (2022): Gooseneck, Temperature Control, Cheap

if you don’t have an electric kettle in your kitchen, you’re missing out. Not only are these appliances slightly more energy-efficient than using a stovetop, but they’re portable and boil water more quickly. These days, electric kettles come in various sizes with different kinds of spouts, and you’ll often find models with customizable temperature settings … Read more

How to Pick the Best Roku Device (2022): A Guide to Each Model

Rokus continue to remain our favorite TV streaming devices. They’re super easy to use and offer a wide array of streaming channels. Their displays aren’t fancy, but they offer just want someone needs: quick, direct access to their favorite streaming services. However, figuring out which one to buy is not so easy. There are five … Read more