The Wirecutter: The Best USB 3.0 Flash Drive

After more than 16 hours of researching and testing, we found that the 64GB SanDisk Extreme CZ80 USB 3.0 is the best flash drive for most people. On both PCs and Macs, the SanDisk Extreme is one of the fastest drives we tested, outpacing SanDisk’s own claims. It has the best combination of speed, price, capacity, and … Read more

The Wirecutter: The Best Handwarmer

When commuting to an office (perhaps your “office” is the great outdoors itself), you may occasionally need a little help to keep the winter chill at bay. A hand warmer—a pocket-sized device powered by electricity or another fuel source—does exactly that. After spending a total of more than 65 hours testing hand warmers over the … Read more

The Wirecutter: The Best USB Office Headset

After more than 30 hours of research and testing 11 different headsets, the Jabra UC Voice 550 Duo is our pick for the best USB office headset. It’s comfortable enough to wear during even the longest conference calls thanks to soft, well-padded earcups that don’t put pressure on your ears, and it has the best sound quality … Read more

The Sweethome: The Best Measuring Cups

After putting in more than 30 hours of research and testing, speaking with four expert bakers, and trying 33 models over the past two years, we confidently recommend KitchenMade’s Stainless Steel Measuring Cups for dry ingredients and Pyrex’s 2-Cup Measuring Cup for liquids. They’re more durable than other cups, easier to clean, and the most … Read more

Macworld: ExoLens For iPhone 6

ExoLens is a lens system built for the iPhone 6, intended to give you more shooting flexibility than the standard iPhone lens. The kit comes with an aluminum bracket that slides over your phone, and a pair of lenses that screw into the bracket. The bracket itself is well-made, and the inside is lined with a … Read more

The Sweethome: The Best Dutch Oven

You could spend a lot more on a Dutch oven, but for $75 the 6-quart Lodge Color Enamel Dutch Oven offers everything you need to make great braises and stews, and even bake no-knead bread. This durable, well-designed pot kept pace with ovens four times the price from well-known French manufacturers. It seared, braised, steamed, … Read more

The Wirecutter: The Best Hand Warmer

Whether you’re commuting to an office, or your “office” is the great outdoors itself, you may occasionally need a little help to keep the winter chill at bay. A hand warmer does exactly that. After spending more than 48 hours on new research and testing this year to compare eight different hand warmers (including those … Read more