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Moto Z3 Play Review: Unlocked and Loaded

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Ever wonder what makes a boomerang fly? World champion thrower Logan Broadbent says it’s pretty simple. “Basically the best way to think of it is that each wing is an airplane wing,” he says. “The top side is curved and the bottom side is relatively flat and that shape allows the boomerang to generate lift. …

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Apple finally heard your keyboard complaints, USPS is ditching the drivers, and Google exposed some passwords. Here’s the news you need to know, in two minutes or less. Today’s Headlines Apple is finally fixing its keyboards A year and a half after MacBook Pro users complained about their keyboards breaking, Apple is finally doing something …

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Around these parts I’m known as a bit of a vitamin junkie. While I’m not choking down a dozen vitamins a day like you get in those gas station packets, I do use myself as a bit of a wide-eyed guinea pig to see if supplements can improve my life. Over the years I’ve taken …

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Sony’s full-frame, mirrorless cameras are among the best you can buy, whether you’re a pro or a curious enthusiast looking to upgrade your photo gear. Sony’s high-end Alpha A7III even scored top marks from WIRED reviewers, standing toe-to-toe with offerings from Canon and Nikon. That venerable camera’s predecessor, the Alpha A7II, is no slouch either, …

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This year, REI’s Anniversary Sale is running from May 17 to May 27. Whether you’ve been eying a big-ticket item like a paddleboard, or need to pick up another knife or replace a popped sleeping pad, it’s the best time of the year to pick up outdoor equipment at a huge discount. Conveniently, the Anniversary …

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Switch It Up Which Switch Is Right for You? Mechanical keyboards are defined by their switches, and there are dozens of different kinds out there. They all feel a little different, and it’s tough to know which kind is right for you. Manufacturers like Logitech and Razer use their own proprietary switches, further complicating things. …

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Beauty product reviews on YouTube aren’t just about beauty products and internet capitalism. They’re a conduit for drama, loyalty politics, and “cancel culture,” as WIRED’s Emma Grey Ellis has learned throughout her reporting on some of YouTube’s biggest names. This week’s drama is on James Charles, a hugely popular 19-year-old beauty influencer, and Tati Westbrook, …

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This past September, Jenny Simpson headed out in the rain to the start of the 5th Avenue Mile road race with two pairs of running shoes in her bag. One was trusted and familiar: a pair of New Balance Hanzo S’s that she’d worn while winning on this course before. They fit her; they worked. …

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First-party controllers occupy a place of privilege in the pantheon of gaming peripherals. They’re the gold standard, the official controllers, the good ones. They stand head and shoulder-buttons above the competition, sneering imperiously down at the hordes of lesser gamepads. Like mighty Thanos bearing all six infinity stones, Microsoft- and Sony-branded controllers swat aside third-party …

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OnePlus has built a name for itself in the past half-decade by offering the best Android phone for the least money. Its devices tend to hover around the $500 mark, and they’re always almost as good as the $750-plus Galaxy S, Pixel, or LG phones that year. The camera usually isn’t quite as nice as …

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