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IFA 2019: Philips Gave Into the Hipsters and Made Hue Filament Smart Lights

Philips Hue has one of the widest and most popular ranges of smart lights on the market, but its portfolio does have a few holes. Or at least it did, because this fall, Hue is releasing a new lineup of connected LED bulbs including new candle bulbs, refreshed spotlights, an updated portable smart light, some lighting accessories, and some hipster-friendly vintage-style Edison bulbs. Read More >>

IFA 2019: The Light Phone 2 Wants to Save You From the Internet

With the Light Phone 2, the team behind the minimally-minded Light Phone that blew up on Kickstarter in 2015 continues to explore the balance between being connected and preserving your mental health. It’s a spare, standalone handset that rethinks how smart a smartphone actually needs to be. Read More >>

IFA 2019: This New Logitech Mouse Has a Magnetic Wheel That Feels Like Magic

Thanks to PC gaming, fancy mice with high with DPI sensors and tactile mechanical keyboards have become a lot more popular. Yet when it comes to productivity, Logitech’s MX-series mice are pretty much unmatched, and with the new MX Master 3, Logitech has propelled its flagship mouse into a class of its own. Read More >>

IFA 2019: SteelSeries Finally Made the Wireless Headset Switch Fans Have Been Waiting For

Even though Nintendo recently refreshed the standard Switch with new guts and made a smaller version of its portable console in the upcoming Switch Lite, both suffer from a major omission: the lack of support for wireless audio. What makes this even more frustrating is that the Switch has Bluetooth, but Nintendo only uses it for connecting the Switch’s Joy-Con, not audio. So to address this issue, SteelSeries made the Arctics 1 Wireless headset, which the company claims is the world’s first USB-C wireless gaming headset that not only works with the Switch, but with the PC, PS4, and tonnes of mobile devices. Read More >>

IFA 2019: HyperX’s Cloud Orbit S Headset Delivers Next Level Gaming Audio

For years, I’ve used a stand mic and a pair of regular headphones as my setup for gaming audio. That’s because while a headset is easier to use, keeping my microphone and headphones separated made things easier to upgrade and connect to various devices Read More >>

Sony Brings Big Tech to More Affordable APS-C Cameras With the a6600 and a6100

Despite recent competition from rivals like Canon and Nikon, Sony remains the leader in full-frame mirrorless cameras. Just last month, Sony looked to extend its lead with the introduction of the full-frame A7R IV, and now, Sony has come back to flesh out its APS-C camera lineup with the new a6600 and a6100. Read More >>

The Fitbit Versa 2 Chases Apple’s Dominance

The new Fitbit Versa 2 seems awfully aware of the issues Fitbit has had with its smartwatches for the last few cycles. The product, announced today, seems to address many of the previous issues with the line while also keeping some of the things that we love about the predecessors. It’s also offering a smartwatch that looks like an Apple device, but at a much lower price, and best of all, it’s offering Alexa integration that gives you a nice break from Apple and Google. Read More >>

The Switch Lite is Sneaky Good

As someone who bought a Nintendo Switch at launch, I’ve been quite curious about the upcoming Switch Lite. After all, the standard $300 Switch can do everything the Switch Lite can (and more). The £200 Switch Lite loses the ability to output video to a TV or detach the controllers in exchange for a price tag that’s £80 less. Read More >>

Alienware’s Revamped Aurora Desktop Has a Clever Cooling System and a Fresh New Design

Earlier this year, Alienware overhauled its flagship laptop – the Area 51m – and now, Alienware has returned to finish the job by giving its top-spec desktop a full makeover with a new design, upgraded components, and way better cooling. Read More >>

Alienware Made the World’s First 55-inch OLED Gaming Monitor, and it Looks Incredible

There are a lot of big and fancy gaming monitors on the market, but Alienware’s newest high-end display is something else. Not only is this thing eye-meltingly gorgeous, Alienware says its new monitor is the first 55-inch OLED gaming monitor in the world. Read More >>

Moto’s Latest Phone Has a Genius Solution for Preventing Vertical Video Syndrome

Even though vertical videos are supported in platforms like YouTube and Instagram, watching them is still very annoying sometimes, and I’d prefer if these portrait-oriented clips never existed in the first place. Read More >>

The DJI Osmo Mobile 3 Might Be the Perfect Smartphone Gimbal

Between devices like the Osmo Mobile 2 and the Osmo Pocket, DJI doesn’t really have any competition when it comes to making portable gimbals. But that hasn’t stopped DJI from trying to make its gadgets even better with the new Osmo Mobile 3. Read More >>

Our First Look Inside the Lego Ghostbusters Firehouse HQ Reveals So Many Wonderful Details

You can’t actually buy it until the new year, but on its Facebook page today Lego revealed a giant gallery of images of what you’ll find inside its new GhostbustersFirehouse Headquarters set, and fans of the movies are going to be blown away. Read More >>