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Moto Z3 Play Review: Unlocked and Loaded

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Seven years ago, telecommunications heavyweight Comcast recruited Tom Wlodkowski to make the company’s services more accessible to people with disabilities. Wlodkowski came with an impressive list of accomplishments: He’d run AOL’s efforts to make the internet more functional for people with visual and physical impairments; and launched a number of services like AIM Relay, which …

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I first saw Snow Peak’s Pack-and-Carry Fire Pit at Snow Peak Way, the cult outdoor brand’s yearly camping retreat. A few fire pits were set up in the field, deep in the wooded recesses of the Columbia River Gorge. Kids of all ages gathered around them, helping themselves to marshmallows, chocolate, and graham crackers, while …

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This week was E3, the trade show where the biggest names in gaming debut their latest shiny products and software. On this week’s Gadget Lab podcast, WIRED’s Peter Rubin joins Mike, Arielle, and Lauren to discuss the latest developments in cloud computing, live-streaming services, and Fortnite as a social platform. And of course, it wouldn’t …

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Eufy’s flagship RoboVacs are some of the most loved robot vacuums on the market. They are small, attractive, easy to use, and reasonably priced. I reviewed the 11+ in 2017, and its positive attributes almost eclipsed the fact that … well, it just wasn’t great at cleaning. This year, Eufy’s new 11S Max offers the …

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Saxx Volt The concept of Saxx always gets a sideways look from those who have never experienced this amazing product. But, for the most part, once guys give it a try, they are hooked. Saxx are designed with an ergonomic fit for men—specifically with a structurally tailored area in the front called the “BallPark Pouch.” …

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I’m a huge fan of physical pictures, especially when you can get them seconds after pressing the shutter. They enthrall children and have even found an audience with pros. “Can I take your portrait?” becomes a considerably less creepy question when you can hand over a copy of that portrait on the spot. Polaroids also …

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Wondering how to save text messages on your iPhone? All those short missives you’ve written are mostly ephemeral, but some of them can be important, especially if you need them as proof in a dispute. Even if the only reason you want to save your messages is just to preserve your priceless nuggets of wit, …

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E3 has stirred from its ancient slumber and descended once again upon the Los Angeles Convention Center. Fear not, it bears glad tidings—and Keanu Reeves. We’re seeing a deluge of major gaming news come from the conference, and major publishers are slashing prices on some of their latest games and hardware. More than a few …

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It’s not always the case that the most expensive item in a product lineup is the best one, but with Garmin, it usually is. WIRED’s marathon-running editor-in-chief and I have both recommended premium watches in Garmin’s Forerunner line for their accuracy and detailed training analysis. This year, Garmin released several new versions of the Forerunner …

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Our eyes are very tired … Or so it would seem from the efforts by tech companies to liberate our gaze from the blinding white of our screens and replace it with deep, soothing darkness. “Dark modes”—interface designs that invert the standard black text on white background—have become the tech trend du jour. You can …

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