Moog’s New Theramin Etherwave Still Makes Far-Out Sounds

One of the coolest instruments I’ve played this year requires a small history lesson: In 1949, in a small home in Queens, New York, a 14-year-old boy named Robert Moog put together his first-ever theremin. He had been obsessed with the antenna-controlled electronic instrument, a touchless electromagnetic device that had been invented by accident just … Read more

10 Best Xbox Series X/S Games You Can Play Now (2022)

The Xbox Series X is a big console, and it’s chock-full of powerful next-gen hardware. However, it can be tricky to find games that really make the most of all that brawn. Which games are going to serve the most delicious and irresistible eye candy? We’ve tested dozens of Xbox titles on Microsoft’s latest hardware, … Read more

Roland Juno-X Review: A Nostalgic Workhorse

Some sounds never die. Whether it’s classic rock guitarists coveting decades-old guitars and amps or Mac DeMarco messing with ’80s Casio keyboards, there’s something about vintage sounds that goes beyond nostalgia. Old guitars, synths, amps, and drums have a certain tone that we haven’t necessarily moved past. It could be the slight analog distortion, age … Read more

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

Cliffset’s Portable Silverware Set Has a Built-In Dishwasher

There’s a dilemma every city dweller faces eventually: Where’s the fork? Let’s say that after a meeting, you finally manage to find the one falafel stand that’s an oasis in the food desert of the financial district. The gods smile, and you score an $8 falafel platter. This is why you live in a city, … Read more

Fossil Gen 6 Wellness Review: Avoid This Wear OS 3 Smartwatch

A smartwatch is an accessory you don’t really need, but it can be convenient. Without having to pull out your smartphone, you can see and respond to notifications, change music tracks, and glance at the next turn when you’re hurriedly stomping to the nearest coffee shop to warm yourself up in the winter chill. If … Read more

The Bote Dock Hangout 240 Turns Every Gathering Into a Pool Party

The magnetic attachment is shockingly strong—you could throw an (empty) tumbler from 10 feet away and have it snap upright into place. You also don’t have to buy into any of its magnetic attachments at all—we customized ours by just using webbing and carabiners to tie drugstore floaties and stand-up paddleboards to the side.  Once … Read more