We tend to stay away from definitively stating “this is the best” of anything within technology. That’s because every person has their needs: You want an iPhone? Get this. You want the easiest set-up? Get this. Shopping on a budget? No problem. Whether it’s speakers, headphones, televisions, computers, cameras — whatever — there are too many good and innovative products out there and they range from entry-level to hyper-technical. So, we try to curate them with a specific person in mind to give you the best advice we can. Below, you’ll find some our favorite buying guides of the year.
The 8 Best Vinyl Accessories, Picked By an Expert
Peter Hahn, the co-owner of the Turntable Lab, the New York-based, go-to music shop for professional DJs, musicians and audiophiles, selects his favorite vinly accessories.
The 15 Best Travel Gadgets You Can Buy in 2018
We’ve tested our fair share of travel gadgets, which are only getting better. These are the ones that deserve a coveted spot in your carry-on this season.
The Best Smart Home Cameras of 2020
It doesn't matter if you're building a smart home around Alexa, Google Assistant or Apple's HomeKit – there's a smart home camera that'll work for you.
The Best Stereo Receivers Under $500
Looking for a great stereo receiver for your bookshelf speakers?
The Best Wireless Earbuds of 2020 – Which Is Right for You?
There are more wireless earbuds than ever before. In the market for some? Read this guide.
The Best Noise-Canceling Headphones of 2020
This definitive guide to the best noise-canceling headphones of 2020 explores everything you need to know before buying your next pair of headphones.
The 9 Best Earbuds Under $50
No, the 3.5mm headphone jack isn't dead. And it won't be for some time.
The 6 Best Mechanical Keyboards to Use at Work
Contrary to popular belief, mechanical keyboards don't have to be loud and flashy. These six boards are just as delightfully springy as their mechanical cousins.
5 Best All-in-One Turntables that Simplify the Vinyl Experience
When shopping for an entry-level turntable, make sure it has a built-in preamp. It just makes listening to records better and easier.
3 Medium Format Cameras Worth the Upgrade
Medium format cameras have never been more approachable. Here are three picks at three different price points.
The Best Bluetooth Speakers You Can Buy in 2020
Looking for a portable speaker to take to the beach, mountain or tailgate party?
Just like that, 2018 has come and gone. Take a look back at the best of what the past 365 days had to offer in This Year in Gear