Pebble Time Round Review: Beauty In Simplicity

Smartwatches are subjected to many metaphors: “Smartphones on your wrist.” Mmm, not quite. Maybe in a few more years. “A wearable computer.” Depends on your definition of “computer.” Better keep looking. “An extension of your smartphone.” Now, that’s an idea–one that Pebble has perfected with the Pebble Time Round »11/05/15 1:00pm11/05/15 1:00pm

Roku 4 Review: Could Be the Best Streaming Box Out There, Despite Flaws

I’ve been a happy Roku 3 owner for the past few years. It does what it’s supposed to do, with no hassle. It’s been exhilarating seeing the Fire TVs and Chromecasts come into this world, but I stuck by the Roku, waiting for a really cool update. Now there is one with the Roku 4, but does it have enough to go for the… »10/30/15 10:40am10/30/15 10:40am

2016 Specialized Turbo S Review: The Best Electric Bike Yet, At A Price

“Holy Shit!” Those are the first words said—or, more typically, shouted—by everyone who’s thrown a leg over the 2016 Specialized Turbo S. This thing is fast. But it’s not the speed that takes you by surprise, it’s how well electric power is integrated into the human cycling experience. »10/29/15 5:00pm10/29/15 5:00pm

Google Chromecast Review: Smaller, Faster, and Still Totally Worth It

Two years ago the Google god in the sky gave unto us a $35 dollar media-streaming dongle, and lo, it was good. Pretty good anyway, and it got better with software updates, but it still has lagging tendencies. Well, it’s 2015 baby, so what’s the new Chromecast got? Less lag! And... that’s pretty much it. But honestly,… »10/22/15 3:45pm10/22/15 3:45pm

LELO LILY 2: A Powerful Vibrator That Also Claims To Be An Aphrodisiac

Swedish adult toy designer LELO has released a $139.00 juiced-up update to the LILY, its decade-old clitoral vibrator. The new version, called LILY 2, is still small, smooth, and comma-shaped, but now sports a more powerful motor and a surface that’s infused with a purportedly aphrodisiacal fragrance. »10/13/15 2:15pm10/13/15 2:15pm