Emerging Tech

The best hoverboards of 2018

We know, we know. Technically, these boards don’t actually hover, but “hands-free scooter” just doesn’t sound as cool. It’s been a tough few years for the hoverboard industry. For a time, the damn things just wouldn’t stop catching fire. According to the Consumer Product Safety Commission, hoverboard-related fires between December 2015 and February 2016 were responsible […]

Gears & Gadgets

Hands-on: HP’s leather-clad laptop might just be the best convertible around

HP Spectre Folio. Valentina Palladino HP Spectre Folio in the Forward position. Valentina Palladino HP Spectre Folio keyboard and touchpad. Valentina Palladino HP Spectre Folio USB Type-C ports. Valentina Palladino HP Spectre Folio SIM slot behind the screen, with a SIM in it. Valentina Palladino HP Spectre Folio exploded into parts. The bottom frame is […]

Gaming

Thrustmaster TPR: The best flight sim pedals you can buy in a store like a normal person

Enlarge / This is probably the TPR pedals’ best angle—looks almost like a race car engine. Lee Hutchinson Specs at a glance: Thrustmaster Pendular Rudder pedals Manufacturer Thrustmaster Device type Flight simulator rudder pedals with toe brakes Axes Three Sensor type 3D Hall effect magnetic Controller precision 16-bit (all axis) Interface USB type-B Price $ […]