August 7, 2017

Leatherman’s New Watch Is a Time-Telling Toolkit

When you think of Leatherman, you probably think of its nifty multitools packed with pliers, knives, bottle openers, and other things you might need while camping, soldering, or drinking (or all three). In 2015, Leatherman announced its Tread line of products that put its famous multitool implements into a band that wraps around your wrist. […]

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August 7, 2017

Gadget Lab Podcast: The iPhone of Cars

Got a grand burning a hole in your pocket? We’ve got two ideas for you. You could drop it on a preorder for the Tesla Model 3, the affordable electric car Elon Musk’s been building for a decade. Or you could buy the new iPhone Apple’s (probably) going to (likely) announce (reportedly) this fall. Michael […]

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August 7, 2017

How to Make Your Wi-Fi Faster and Better

A gadget’s only as good as its internet connection. Few things drive you crazier than a stuttery PUBG session or an episode of Game of Thrones streaming one. Halting. Word. At. A. Time. You probably don’t think much about your router, though. And yet, by the time you’ve connected a family’s worth of phones and […]

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July 31, 2017

Let Your iPhone Tell You When to Go to Bed

If you’re seeking a more restful and refreshing night’s sleep, you could take your pick from dozens of products and apps designed to improve your slumber. There are alarm clocks that wake you with an artificial sunrise and apps that listen to you snore, not to mention an ocean of gadgets designed to be worn […]

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July 31, 2017

Goodbye iPod, and Thanks for All the Tunes

The iPod died slowly, then all at once. After nearly 16 years on the market, more than 400 million units sold, and one Cupertino company launched into the stratosphere on its back, Apple quietly pulled the iPod Nano and Shuffle out of its virtual stores today. The iPod Touch still lives on: In fact, Apple […]

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