The best tech you can buy right now

We at Engadget have reviewed a ton of gadgets. These are our favorites.

The best VPNs

The best VPN service for 2024

These are the best virtual private networks out there, as reviewed and tested by experts.

VPNs are not a one-size-fits-all security solution. Instead, they’re just one part of keeping your data private and secure. We tested out nine of the best VPNs available now to help you choose the best one for your needs.

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Katie Malone
Katie Malone
07.19.2024

The best VPN service for 2024

These are the best virtual private networks out there, as reviewed and tested by experts.

VPNs are not a one-size-fits-all security solution. Instead, they’re just one part of keeping your data private and secure. We tested out nine of the best VPNs available now to help you choose the best one for your needs.

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Katie Malone
Katie Malone
07.19.2024
The best educational toys for kids

The best educational toys for kids

Feed their hungry brains with these engaging gadgets.

Here's the latest list of best educational toys for children, as chosen by experts from Engadget.

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Engadget
Engadget
07.18.2024
The best gaming laptops

The best gaming laptops for 2024

We reviewed dozens of portable PCs — these are our favorite gaming laptops.

There's never been a better time to buy a gaming laptop. These are our top picks that we've tested and reviewed that will fit all kinds of use cases and budgets.

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Devindra Hardawar
Devindra Hardawar
07.18.2024
woman weighing on scale to measure her weight

The best smart scales for 2024

Smart scales do so much more than just check your weight.

Smart scales can make it easier for you to keep track of your weight and overall health over time. These are our favorite smart scales on the market right now.

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Daniel Cooper
Daniel Cooper
07.17.2024

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The best budget Android phone

The best budget Android phone for 2024

Our favorite cheap Android phones all come in at under $500.

The Android phone space not only offers a variety of models made by different manufacturers, but also smartphones at all different price points. Here are the best budget Android phones you can buy today.

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Sam Rutherford
Sam Rutherford
07.15.2024
The best iPhone cases

The best iPhone cases for 2024

Protect your new smartphone with our favorite stylish, durable iPhone cases.

Here are the best iPhone cases you can buy right now, as chosen by Engadget editors.

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Valentina Palladino
Valentina Palladino
07.04.2024
The best smartphones

The best smartphones to buy in 2024

Our top phone choices aren’t just flagships.

Here's a list of the best smartphones you can buy right now, as chosen by Engadget editors.

The best Android phones

The best Android phones for 2024

From budget to flagship, we have picks for every price range.

If you're looking for a new Android phone, check out our guide to the best handsets on the market from budget to flagship and everything in between.

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Sam Rutherford
Sam Rutherford
05.14.2024

Best Laptops

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The best gaming laptops

The best gaming laptops for 2024

We reviewed dozens of portable PCs — these are our favorite gaming laptops.

There's never been a better time to buy a gaming laptop. These are our top picks that we've tested and reviewed that will fit all kinds of use cases and budgets.

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Devindra Hardawar
Devindra Hardawar
07.18.2024
The best cheap Windows laptops

The best cheap Windows laptops for 2024

These top Windows laptops are all under $700.

Here's a list of the best cheap Windows laptops you can buy, as reviewed by Engadget editors.

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Valentina Palladino
Valentina Palladino
07.15.2024
The best Chromebooks

The best Chromebook you can buy in 2024

Plus, expert advice on how to choose one.

Here's the list of the best Chromebooks you can buy right now, as reviewed by the experts at Engadget.

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Nathan Ingraham
Nathan Ingraham
07.12.2024
The best laptops

The best laptop you can buy in 2024

Our top picks for best laptops include Chromebooks, MacBooks, Windows machines and gaming laptops — all tested and reviewed by the Engadget team.

Picking your next laptop can be a daunting task. The Engadget team has tested and reviewed dozens of laptops and these are our favorites.

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Devindra Hardawar
Devindra Hardawar
07.10.2024

Best Gaming

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The best gaming laptops

The best gaming laptops for 2024

We reviewed dozens of portable PCs — these are our favorite gaming laptops.

There's never been a better time to buy a gaming laptop. These are our top picks that we've tested and reviewed that will fit all kinds of use cases and budgets.

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Devindra Hardawar
Devindra Hardawar
07.18.2024
The best VR headsets

The best VR headsets for 2024

Virtual reality is here, and there's never been a better time to snag a VR headset.

If you've been intrigued by virtual reality for a while, there are a number of solid headsets to consider. These are the best VR headsets we've tested and reviewed.

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Devindra Hardawar
Devindra Hardawar
07.11.2024
A woman holds up a Steam Deck handheld console with the back of it facing the camera.

The best gaming handhelds for 2024

From portable PC powerhouses to mobile emulation machines.

Here's a list of the best handheld gaming systems you can buy, as chosen by Engadget editors.

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Jeff Dunn
Jeff Dunn
07.02.2024
The best gaming keyboards

The best gaming keyboards of 2024

No K/D ratios were harmed in the making of this guide.

Here are the best gaming keyboards you can buy, as chosen by Engadget editors.

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Jeff Dunn
Jeff Dunn
06.27.2024

Best Health & Fitness

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woman weighing on scale to measure her weight

The best smart scales for 2024

Smart scales do so much more than just check your weight.

Smart scales can make it easier for you to keep track of your weight and overall health over time. These are our favorite smart scales on the market right now.

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Daniel Cooper
Daniel Cooper
07.17.2024
The best fitness tech for college students

The best fitness tech for college students

Stay healthy even with limited time, space and funds.

Here's the tech, gear and apps we've tried and recommend for students looking to stay fit with limited space, time and funds.

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Amy Skorheim
Amy Skorheim
07.15.2024
The best cheap fitness trackers

The best cheap fitness trackers for 2024

Staying on top of your activity does not have to break the bank.

Here are the best cheap fitness trackers you can buy for $100 or less, as tested by Engadget editors.

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Malak Saleh
Malak Saleh
04.24.2024
The best headphones for running

The best headphones for running in 2024

The right pair of wireless earbuds can make or break your morning run.

Finding the right pair of headphones or earbuds to accompany you on your next 5K can be a challenge. We tested more than a dozen models to find the best headphones for running that you can buy today.

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Valentina Palladino
Valentina Palladino
03.20.2024

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The best wireless headphones

The best wireless headphones for 2024: Bluetooth options for every budget

Not all of these wireless headphones from Sony, Bose and others will break the bank.

Here's a list of the best wireless headphones you can buy right now, as reviewed by Engadget editors.

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Billy Steele
Billy Steele
07.16.2024
The best budget wireless earbuds

The best budget wireless earbuds for 2024

Cheap picks for noise-canceling, workouts and more — all for $100 or less.

Here are the best budget wireless earbuds you can get right now, each of which comes in at $100 or less.

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Jeff Dunn
Jeff Dunn
07.09.2024
The best wireless earbud

The best wireless earbuds for 2024

Noise-cancelling, sport models and cheap wireless Bluetooth earbud options galore.

It's safe to say the wireless earbuds space is pretty saturated. We've tested and reviewed dozens of models; these are our top picks.

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Billy Steele
Billy Steele
07.03.2024
The best noise cancelling headphones

The best noise-canceling headphones for 2024

Some advice if ANC performance drives your decision to buy noise-canceling headphones.

Noise cancellation is a primary feature on most flagship, over-ear headphones. If you're looking to get a pair of cans that can truly block out the world, these are the best noise-canceling headphones you can get today.

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Billy Steele
Billy Steele
07.02.2024

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The best power banks and portable chargers

The best power banks and portable chargers for 2024

Never run out of juice again, no matter where you are with these best portable battery chargers.

With so many battery packs on the market right now, we tested out a bunch to see which are worth your money.

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Amy Skorheim
Amy Skorheim
07.17.2024
The best gadgets for students under $50

The best gadgets for students under $50

Keep on top of your assignments with these affordable essentials.

Here’s a list of the best back to school gadgets under $50, as chosen by Engadget editors.

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Valentina Palladino
Valentina Palladino
07.11.2024
A laptop power banks sits on a desk as it simultaneously charges a phone, ereader and MacBook.

The best laptop power banks for 2024

When you’re far from an outlet, these portable chargers will keep your computer alive.

Larger power banks can keep your laptop charged up when you're not near an outlet -- we tested a bunch to help you find the right one for you.

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Amy Skorheim
Amy Skorheim
07.11.2024
The best webcams

The best webcams for 2024

We tested and reviewed a number of 1080p, 2K and 4K webcams to see which are worth your money.

Here's a list of the best webcams you can buy for your laptop or desktop, plus advice on how to choose the right one for you.

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Valentina Palladino
Valentina Palladino
07.09.2024

Best Smart Home

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The best cordless vacuums

The 5 best cordless vacuums for 2024

Ditch the heavy machines and get a lightweight, cordless stick vacuum instead.

Cordless vacuums are often lighter and easier to use than standard vacuums. We tested a number of the most popular cordless vacuums today to find the ones that are worth your money.

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Valentina Palladino
Valentina Palladino
07.12.2024
The best smart plugs

The best smart plugs in 2024

We found one clear winner and a few others worth considering.

To find out which smart plug you should invite into your connected home, we tested ten, using Alexa, Siri and the Google Assistant.

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Amy Skorheim
Amy Skorheim
07.10.2024
The best robot vacuum

The best robot vacuum for 2024

If you’re going to drop some money on a robo-vac, make sure it’s the right one.

Robot vacuums are available at many price points today, and some of them can even mop in addition to vacuum. These are the best robot vacuums you can buy today.

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Valentina Palladino
Valentina Palladino
07.05.2024
Selective focus at range extender. Internet router on working table with blurred man connect the cable at the background. Fast and high speed internet connection to cover home network usage.

The best Wi-Fi extenders in 2024

Fix those dead zones and get better coverage throughout your home.

Here's a list of the best Wi-Fi extenders you can buy right now, as chosen by Engadget editors.

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Valentina Palladino
Valentina Palladino
07.01.2024

Best Lifestyle

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The best air fryers

The 4 best air fryers for 2024, tested and reviewed

We've got you covered with the four best air fryer toaster ovens for every budget.

Here's a list of the best air fryers you can buy, plus tips and tricks on how to use one, as chosen by Engadget editors.

The best backpacking and camping gear for dads

The best backpacking and camping gear for dads

Give him something useful before his next trek.

Find the best outdoor gear gifts for dad ahead of Father's Day, including camping, backpacking and hiking gear.

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Terrence O'Brien
Terrence O'Brien
06.07.2024
The best outdoor gift ideas for dad

The best outdoor gift ideas for dad

Upgrade his outdoor haven with any of these gadgets.

Here’s a list of the best backyard outdoor gifts for dad, including grilling tools and other outdoor accessories, as chosen by Engadget editors.

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Billy Steele
Billy Steele
06.04.2024
A person holds an ereader in front of some bushes.

The best ereaders for 2024

Kindles aren't your only ebook reader option.

We tested ereaders from Kobo, Amazon, Boox and more to see which one is the best overall, along with a budget pick and the best one with page-turn buttons.

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Amy Skorheim
Amy Skorheim
05.27.2024

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