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The Colorful, Costly World of Custom Keyboard Enthusiasts

June 8th, 2021

Hobbyists spend hours building their own personalized rigs, while others drop thousands of dollars on a bespoke board. The hype is only getting bigger.

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This Plastic Phone Case Could Biodegrade Within 2 Years

June 8th, 2021

Most plastics take hundreds of years to decompose. This one, from case maker Pivet, harnesses the power of hungry microbes.

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The Best Vinyl Accessories to Jazz Up Your Analog Audio

May 25th, 2021

From record cleaners to slip mats, these extras are for budding enthusiasts and die-hard collectors alike.

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Fender’s Mustang Micro Is the Perfect Portable Amp

May 21st, 2021

This pocket-sized accessory lets you play (and record) your electric guitar anywhere.

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Google Is Finally Taking Smartwatches Seriously

May 18th, 2021

Wear OS—now just dubbed Wear—is seeing its biggest update yet, with integrations from Fitbit and a new partnership with Samsung.

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The OnePlus Watch Is Buggy—and That’s Not the Worst of It

April 13th, 2021

Inconsistent tracking is just about the worst problem for a fitness tracker. Here, that issue is compounded by myriad other bugs.

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Power Up Anywhere With Our Favorite Portable Chargers

January 31st, 2021

Keep your phone, tablet, laptop, or device running with these handheld power banks.

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18 Great Wireless Chargers to Refuel Your Phone (or Watch)

January 19th, 2021

Stop fumbling for cables in the dark. These WIRED-tested stands and pads will make recharging your iPhone or Android phone hassle-free.

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This ‘Invisible’ Charger Juices Your Phone Through Your Desk

December 14th, 2020

Kew Labs’ unique charger installs under your desk, where it sends electrons to your phone wirelessly through the tabletop.

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Double Your Laptop’s Screen Size With a Portable Monitor

December 2nd, 2020

The Vissles-M is an excellent and easy-to-use touchscreen monitor that sits next to your computer, embiggening your WFH workspace.

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