Category Archives: Gadgets

The Morning After: Motorola Razr review, and the end of HQ Trivia

Hey, good morning! You look fabulous. After an explosive launch in 2017 that had millions of people tuning in to play live on their phones for cash prizes, HQ Trivia has shut down. Its downfall includes a failed acquisition and reported employee mut…

Galaxy Z Flip teardown video looks inside Samsung’s latest foldable

Now that the Galaxy Z Flip is available (even if it's in very limited qualities) of course someone is in a hurry to pull it apart. While iFixit hasn't published a teardown of the device to follow their guide for Motorola's new Razr, the PBKreviews Yo…

The Morning After: You can finally buy a ‘Nintendo PlayStation’ prototype

Hey, good morning! You look fabulous. If you can outbid Palmer Luckey then maybe you can get one of the rarest items in gaming history: a working "PlayStation" unit with a CD-ROM and SNES controller. As of this writing, the price of the Nintendo Pla…

Bidding for the ‘Nintendo PlayStation’ prototype is already over $200k

This "Nintendo PlayStation" occupies a special place in gaming history, as one of fewer than 200 prototype units ever produced, and now it's up for auction. Its current owners explained how they came by it (in a bankruptcy auction that happened to in…

Wirecutter’s best deals: The Fibaro Motion Sensor drops to $50

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Motorola’s foldable Razr is unsurprisingly hard to repair

Motorala's contemporary take on the Razr has been quite publicly panned by testers. CNET, for example, wanted to see if the device could withstand 100,000 folds — it only made it to the 27,000th fold before it started showing problems (which Motoral…

Samsung makes too damn many phones

Samsung unveiled three flagships this week: the S20, S20+ and S20 Ultra. It also showed off a new foldable called the Z Flip, which honestly looks and feels far superior to the incredibly similar Motorola Razr. That's four entirely new handsets…

Amazon is undercutting Facebook’s own Portal sale

Ahead of Valentine's Day, Facebook is discounting its Portal products by $30 each — and it's added $50 discounts for bulk-buying into the mix, too. While this isn't quite as good a deal as Facebook's previous Black Friday offering, the 'buy one, get…

Save $50 on Brydge’s excellent iPad Pro keyboards

One of iPad Pro's better third-party keyboard options, the Brydge Pro, is currently on sale. Wellbots has discounted both 11-inch and 12.9-inch versions of the accessory. After a $50 price cut, they're $99 and $119 respectively. As a bonus, if you li…

Here’s everything Samsung announced at its Galaxy S20 event

After weeks of leaks, Samsung officially revealed its Galaxy S20 series at its Unpacked event today. The company also shared its next attempt at a foldable phone, the Galaxy Z Flip, and had a lot to say about its new camera tech.