Best new travel gadgets 2019

You’ve renewed your passport, arranged the pet-sitter and downloaded the airline’s (mostly useless) app. All there is to do now is make sure you’re tooled up for the holiday of a lifetime… Samsonite Prodigy spinner suitcase This cabin suitcase includes a Tile Mate Bluetooth tracker in case you leave it somewhere, a capacious power bank…

The best video doorbell

Video doorbells – also known as doorbell cameras, and smart doorbell cameras – are big business, and it’s easy to see why. They ring, like your old doorbell, but the best video doorbells also stream (and can record) live video and audio to your smartphone. You can see who’s calling without getting up from the…

Best gaming mouse pads 2019

Here at Digital Foundry, we’ve weighed in on some of the top gaming peripherals on the market, from the best gaming mice and mechanical keyboards to recommended gaming headsets and monitors. Now it’s time to look at an underappreciated part of your gaming arsenal – the humble mouse pad or mouse mat. This surface affects…

The best camera cases of 2019

For its robustness and versatility, the Vanguard Supreme 53F is our pick for the best camera case. The everyday photographer may find a stylish camera bag sufficient for carrying their gear, but for those needing something bigger, stronger, and more durable, a hard-shell camera case is going to be more appropriate and the Vanguard Supreme…

These 3 Simple Things Will Make Your Phone’s Battery Last Longer

Everyone wants more battery life from their phone, but today’s apps are increasingly power-hungry and prone to bugs that guzzle even more juice than necessary. Take the Netflix app, for example: Mobile Enerlytics, a company that makes battery use diagnostic tools for app makers, recently found that Netflix could drain 20 percent of your phone’s…

Tips To Help You And Your Employees Avoid Eye Strain

About 80 percent of U.S. adults say they use screens at least two hours per day. And 59 percent have reported experiencing some form of digital eye strain. Digital eye strain can include a number of symptoms, including dry eyes, irritation, sensitivity to light, trouble focusing, and blurry vision. If not addressed, these symptoms can…

An Entire 3D-Printed Neighborhood Will Be Constructed in 24 Hours

Somewhere in Latin America, a small community of 50 farmers and weavers will be getting new, 3D-printed homes. They’ll be built in a 24-hour period by the San Francisco-based design firm Fuseproject, which is working in conjunction with the housing non-profit New Story and ICON, a construction technologies company. The location is undisclosed at the…

The Best Touchscreen Laptops of 2019

Nowadays, it’s almost as rare to find a laptop without a touchscreen as it is a cell phone. But because touchscreens are so abundant, you’ll have to search through all kinds to find the right fit for you. You’ll see touchscreens on standard laptops as well as Chromebooks, laptop-tablet hybrids, and devices with detachable keyboards.…