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We’re in the middle of a pandemic, and things are not going particularly well in the United States. If you have to go out in public where it may be hard to stay 6 feet away from others at all times, you should wear a mask with (at least) two layers covering your mouth and …

Bose has dropped its prices on some of our favorite headphones and Bluetooth speakers, aiming to sell a few more pairs to those of us who need a little more musical relaxation during quarantine. Given how little time we’re spending outside, and how many Zoom calls we’re on, there’s likely something here for you. From …

Whether you love or hate them, Fujifilm’s APS-C-based mirrorless cameras produce images you can’t get anywhere else. More than sensor size, autofocus speed, or any other feature, this is a mark of a great camera. It’s why I’m always excited when Fujifilm churns out a new model. The latest is the Fujifilm X-T4, an update …

Lemon cakes. Dark chocolate cookies. Dulce de leche brownies. I’m not trying to make you drool. These are just a few items my partner baked, and I delivered, to some friends and family around Brooklyn this past month. But it’s been a hot summer in New York. To avoid arriving as a sweaty mess, I’ve …

Treadbands cost $16 – $18 and come in two major sizes: a 2.5-inch wide version called “All-Terrain” and a 1.5-inch version called the “Low-Profile”. Both work excellently. The thing that really sets Treadbands apart is a tiny rubberized strip in the front of each headband. The strip holds the headbands in place with shocking ease, …

Even the most gifted among us won’t be a tarot expert overnight. It takes a lot of practice to not only learn what each card represents, but to interpret what cards mean together based on the person and question at hand. Start off slow and let yourself enjoy the process. Keep a journal to write …

Cycling sales shot through the roof in April, topping $1 billion in the US and marking the first time ever the nine-figure digit has been reached in a single month. The good news is that more people are riding bikes. The bad news is that your favorite local trails and routes are likely jammed with …

Get the largest backup drive you can afford. Incremental backups—which is how all good backup software works—save disk space by backing up only the files that have changed since the last backup. But even so, you need a larger drive for backups than whatever is in your PC. A good rule of thumb is to …

All the kids are talking about it. And now, so are government officials and corporate bigwigs. An app typically known for short, clever videos (and lots of dancing), TikTok has recently found itself at the center of international scrutiny. Critics say that TikTok’s massive presence in the US is a national security risk because the …

The summer of pre-recorded E3-type-events continues! Sony told us all about the PS5’s games some weeks back, and now Microsoft’s Xbox Showcase just wrapped up, bringing a handful of new games and a few Xbox Series X exclusives—some of which are coming out this year. Plus, every game on this list will be available through …