Canon Ivy Cliq Review: How It Compares to Instax

I’m a huge fan of physical pictures, especially when you can get them seconds after pressing the shutter. They enthrall children and have even found an audience with pros. “Can I take your portrait?” becomes a considerably less creepy question when you can hand over a copy of that portrait …

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Father's Day Gifts: 25 Gift Ideas for the Dad in Your Life

Smart Jacket Ministry of Supply Mercury Intelligent Heated Jacket I wore this jacket throughout the winter and spring, and its low-key design hides a lot of fun tech. It’s thin enough that it works as a casual jacket for mild days, and warm enough that I didn’t need much else …

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Why Google Leaked the Pixel 4 Itself

Google has a lot riding on the Pixel 4. When it’s released later this year—call it mid-fall—the flagship smartphone will represent the very best of Android, a potent pitch to iPhone owners to jump ship. A critical rollout like that usually requires months of buildup, a strict cone of silence …

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Review: Eufy's RoboVac 11S Max Cleans Up for Cheap

Eufy’s flagship RoboVacs are some of the most loved robot vacuums on the market. They are small, attractive, easy to use, and reasonably priced. I reviewed the 11+ in 2017, and its positive attributes almost eclipsed the fact that … well, it just wasn’t great at cleaning. This year, Eufy’s …

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Snow Peak’s Fire Pit Makes Me Like Camping Again

I first saw Snow Peak’s Pack-and-Carry Fire Pit at Snow Peak Way, the cult outdoor brand‘s yearly camping retreat. A few fire pits were set up in the field, deep in the wooded recesses of the Columbia River Gorge. Kids of all ages gathered around them, helping themselves to marshmallows, …

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It's Time to Switch to a Privacy Browser

There’s a new battleground in the browser wars: user privacy. Firefox just made its Enhanced Tracking Protection a default feature, Apple continues to pile privacy-focused features into its Safari browser, and people are more aware than ever before of the sort of information they can reveal every time they set …

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Audi Recall, Shifting Alliances, and More Car News This Week

If you’re not making adjustments, you’re not learning, right? Isn’t that the reason every tech conference echoes with the word “iteration”? This week, we saw plenty of course corrections. Audi recalled a few E-Trons over a faulty grommet, a blooper that risks (but has yet to produce) a battery fire. …

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