The best tech you can buy right now

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

Nintendo Switch controllers

The best Nintendo Switch controllers for 2024

You don't have to settle for faulty Joy-Cons.

A good controller can level-up your entire Switch gaming experience. These are the best Switch controllers you can buy right now.

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Kris Naudus
Kris Naudus
03.01.2024
iRobot Roomba 981 robot vacuum

The best smart home gadgets for 2024

From speakers to robot vacuums, here are the best smart devices to make your home more connected.

Creating a smart home from scratch can be a daunting task. These are our favorite smart home devices available today, from smart speakers to robot vacuums to security cameras.

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The best DACs for Apple Music Lossless in 2024

All the equipment you need to listen to hifi audio wherever you are.

Looking for to upgrade your audio so you can enjoy Apple Music's new Lossless offerings? Here's our pick of the best DACs for every device you own.

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James Trew
James Trew
02.29.2024

Best Smartphones

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The best iPhones for 2024: Which model should you buy?

Of the eight current Apple iPhone models, these are the best to buy this year.

We've broken down Apple's current smartphone lineup to help you answer that eternal question: Which iPhone should I get?

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Jeff Dunn
Jeff Dunn
02.27.2024
Here's a photo of our favorite Android phones on the market right now featuring the Google Pixel 7, Pixel 7 Pro, Pixel 6a, Samsung Galaxy S23 Ultra, Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 4 and the OnePlus 11.

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
02.12.2024
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The best smartphones to buy in 2024

Our top cell phone choices aren’t just flagships.

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

An iPhone 15 Pro held in mid-air.

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
12.28.2023

Best Laptops

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The ASUS ROG Zephyrus G14 (2022) in white sitting open on a table with Halo Infinite on the screen.

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
02.22.2024
Dell XPS 13 Plus

The best laptops for 2024

There's no shortage of sleek and powerful laptops and Chromebooks out there. These are our top picks.

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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Cherlynn Low
Cherlynn Low
02.21.2024
Thanks to its good performance, innovative design and great battery life, the 2022 Lenovo Yoga 9i is one of the best 2-in-1s on the market.

The best Windows laptops for 2024

We've got the best laptop recommendations for every size and situation.

Here are the best Windows laptops you can get right now, as chosen by Engadget editors.

Surface Pro 9 with 5G

The best 2-in-1 laptops for 2024

Tablet or laptop? How about both — these are our favorite hybrid machines.

Here's a list of the best 2-in-1 convertible laptops you can buy, as chosen by Engadget editors.

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Nintendo Switch controllers

The best Nintendo Switch controllers for 2024

You don't have to settle for faulty Joy-Cons.

A good controller can level-up your entire Switch gaming experience. These are the best Switch controllers you can buy right now.

by 
Kris Naudus
Kris Naudus
03.01.2024
The ASUS ROG Zephyrus G14 (2022) in white sitting open on a table with Halo Infinite on the screen.

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.

by 
Devindra Hardawar
Devindra Hardawar
02.22.2024
Wearing the Apple Vision Pro in New York City

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
02.16.2024
Xbox Series X & PlayStation 5

How to choose the best TV for gaming right now

Plus some recommendations for TVs worth considering.

Here's a guide to picking the best TVs for 4K gaming, plus a few of the best gaming TVs you can get right now.

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Jeff Dunn
Jeff Dunn
02.02.2024

Best Health & Fitness

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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
02.27.2024
Fitbit Charge 6

The best fitness trackers for 2024

Smartwatches aren't your only options.

Here's a list of the best fitness trackers you can buy, as chosen by Engadget editors.

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Valentina Palladino
Valentina Palladino
01.17.2024
Fitbit Inspire 2 fitness tracker

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
01.17.2024
A red yoga mat on white hardwood floor in a domestic living room at home. Ready to be used in some home exercises.

Tech that can help you stick to your New Year’s resolutions

Actually deliver on that “new year, new you” mantra.

Here's a list of gadgets and services that can help you stick to your New Year's Resolutions.

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Valentina Palladino
Valentina Palladino
01.01.2024

Best Headphones

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Sony WF-1000XM5 review

The best wireless earbuds for 2024

Noise-canceling, sport models and cheap 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
02.21.2024
WH-1000XM5 review

The best wireless Bluetooth headphones for 2024

And not all of these 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
01.25.2024
Best gaming headsets

The best gaming headsets for 2024

And the difference between “gaming headsets” and “headphones for gaming.”

After testing out a few dozen pairs over the past several months, we've put together a list of good headphones for gaming and dedicated gaming headsets, which aren't quite the same thing.

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Jeff Dunn
Jeff Dunn
01.24.2024
The best VR accessories

The best VR accessories for 2024

If you own a VR headset, these accessories are must-haves for the ultimate virtual reality experience.

Here are the best VR accessories you can get right now, as chosen by Engadget editors.

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Lawrence Bonk
Lawrence Bonk
12.21.2023

Best Tech Accessories

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Nintendo Switch controllers

The best Nintendo Switch controllers for 2024

You don't have to settle for faulty Joy-Cons.

A good controller can level-up your entire Switch gaming experience. These are the best Switch controllers you can buy right now.

by 
Kris Naudus
Kris Naudus
03.01.2024
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The best DACs for Apple Music Lossless in 2024

All the equipment you need to listen to hifi audio wherever you are.

Looking for to upgrade your audio so you can enjoy Apple Music's new Lossless offerings? Here's our pick of the best DACs for every device you own.

by 
James Trew
James Trew
02.29.2024
We tested 14 chargers of varying power outputs using five different devices.

The best fast chargers for 2024

We tested 14 different power bricks on five different devices. Here are the results.

In order to figure out what the fastest charger on the market is across a range of power outputs, we tested 14 adapters across five different devices. Here are the results.

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Sam Rutherford
Sam Rutherford
02.28.2024
Chipolo One

The best Bluetooth trackers for 2024

Stop asking if anyone’s seen your keys.

If you’ve ever been derailed from an on-time departure by a set of lost keys or misplaced wallet, you’ll benefit from a Bluetooth tracker. Here is a list of the best Bluetooth trackers you can buy, as chosen by Engadget editors.

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Amy Skorheim
Amy Skorheim
02.26.2024

Best Smart Home

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iRobot Roomba 981 robot vacuum

The best smart home gadgets for 2024

From speakers to robot vacuums, here are the best smart devices to make your home more connected.

Creating a smart home from scratch can be a daunting task. These are our favorite smart home devices available today, from smart speakers to robot vacuums to security cameras.

Budget robot vacuums

The best robot vacuums on a budget for 2024

Don’t spend a fortune on an autonomous dirt sucker.

Here's a list of the best budget robot vacuums you can buy, as chosen by Engadget editors.

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Valentina Palladino
Valentina Palladino
02.15.2024
The latest Sonos speaker, the Era 100

The best smart speakers for 2024

There are Amazon, Google and Sonos options for every budget.

Here's a list of the best smart speakers you can buy -- for every budget -- plus tips and tricks on how to choose the right one for you.

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Nathan Ingraham
Nathan Ingraham
02.14.2024
Woman using smart phone with light bulb icon screen at home.

The best smart light bulbs for 2024

Ditch the "dumb" bulbs for smart LED bulbs that you can control with Alexa and Google Assistant.

Smart LED light bulbs make it easy to customize the lighting in your home as much as you want. These are the best smart light bulbs you can buy right now, plus everything you need to know about how to pick the right one for you.

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Valentina Palladino
Valentina Palladino
02.13.2024

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Best air fryer

The 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.

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The best sleep apps and gadgets for a better night's sleep

Let technology help you snag more z’s.

We've tried a number of tech gadgets to see if they can help us sleep better, and these are the ones that actually worked.

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Amy Skorheim
Amy Skorheim
12.19.2023
The best outdoor gifts for 2023

The best outdoor gifts for 2023

Make their trip into the great outdoors even better with these gift ideas.

Here are the best outdoor gifts and gifts for outdoorsmen and women that you can get this year, as chosen by Engadget editors.

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Billy Steele
Billy Steele
11.21.2023
The best gifts to buy tea lovers

The best gifts to buy tea lovers in 2023

Help them step up their brew game with these handy tools.

Shop our holiday picks for the best gifts and gadgets for tea lovers, chosen by the experts at Engadget.

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Sam Rutherford
Sam Rutherford
11.20.2023