The Razer Black Friday sale is on: Save up to $300 on new gaming gear

Aside from Prime Day, Black Friday weekend is the best time of the year to score big-ticket electronics at deep discounts — and if you’re a gamer who loves deals as much as you love gaming, then Black Friday can be like Christmas-come-early for you. Razer is one of the biggest names in the world […]


Pulitzer Prize-winning photographer trades in his gear for a toy camera

[embedded content] “All the gear, no idea” is a quip often thrown at photographers weighed down with a ton of kit that they don’t know how to use, or whose images fall well short of expectation. It’s a taunt that could certainly never be leveled at Oded Balilty, an Israeli documentary photographer who has proved […]

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Here’s all the best tech gear and gadgetry that survived Shark Tank

You know Shark Tank? the Emmy award-winning reality TV show where intrepid entrepreneurs pitch their startup ideas to a panel of venture capitalists, in hopes of getting funding for their inventions? The show has been airing episodes since 2009, and over the years, it’s seen a wide range of different products. Many of these fail and […]


Here’s all the best gear and gadgetry you can snag for $100 or less

In today’s tech-saturated world, $ 100 can get you pretty far. Thanks to the advent of smartphones, things like processors, accelerometers, and lithium-ion batteries have, over the years, become ridiculously cheap and accessible for electronics manufacturers. This has ultimately resulted in a flood of inexpensive but highly capable gadgets. Nowadays, you can get damn near […]


Gear Envy: My Collection of 500+ Pieces of Computer and Gaming Hardware

With the help of supportive family, I have amassed nearly 300 computers, 150 game consoles, and tons of accessories over the past 25 years. This is my journey through archiving computer and video game history. PCMag reviews products independently, but we may earn affiliate commissions from buying links on this page. Terms of use. *Record Scratch* […]


Love gear inspired by history? Zenit returns with the Zenit M rangefinder

Shvabe / Facebook The Russian optics company behind one of the most widely produced SLR cameras is back with a full-frame digital rangefinder. On Wednesday, September 26, Zenit unveiled the Zenit M camera, designed in collaboration with Leica, during Photokina 2018. The digital rangefinder will be equipped with a Zenitar 35mm f/1.0 lens, optics that […]


Gear from Leica, Sigma, Panasonic forms one system with new L-Mount Alliance

Leica / L-Mount Alliance While the new Nikon and Canon mirrorless cameras can use existing lenses with an adapter, Panasonic decided to take a different approach in order to launch a full frame mirrorless that already has several lenses available: the L-Mount. Leica, Sigma and Panasonic have created the L-Mount Alliance that allows users to […]


How iPhone photographers connect the world using only ‘basic’ gear

Previous Next Processed with VSCO with m5 preset John Bozinov Processed with VSCO with a8 preset John Bozinov A photograph is a connection — to a person, place, or moment in time. But making that connection wasn’t always convenient. Before Aug. 19, 1839, taking a single photograph required at least eight hours just to expose […]


10 travel gear to make the most of your summer jaunts

With the school year coming to an end and summer ramping up, you and millions of others are probably gearing up for travel. While you’re supposed to disconnect on vacations, we know geeks can’t leave the tech at home. Whether you’re traveling by air, train, bus, or car, here are a few of our must-pack […]


HP Teases New Omen 15 Laptop, Gaming Gear

With a high screen refresh rate, smaller bezels, and Nvidia’s Max-Q graphics technology, HP’s Omen 15 laptop is slimming down and getting more powerful. The souped-up, 15-inch gaming laptop, unveiled on Wednesday, is a minor improvement on the existing HP Omen 15, but it adds a few key features that we’ve seen spread across the […]