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Reviews 2021-03-01T23:05:18Z

This is the best espresso machine you can buy for under $500 — I've been using mine for 3 years without a hitch

We reviewed the Gaggia Classic Pro, the best semi-automatic espresso machine under $500. Learn how to make real espresso, without training wheels.
Reviews 2021-03-01T16:52:03Z

27 fun gifts that grown-up Disney and Mickey Mouse fans will love

We rounded up a playful collection of gift ideas for Disney fans that'll make them feel like a kid without looking like one.
Reviews 2021-02-24T22:47:32Z

The best Nespresso machine deals available now, including up to 50% off at Bloomingdale's

Many Nespresso machines are currently on sale, including our favorite — the Nespresso VertuoPlus Coffee and Espresso Maker by De'Longhi.
Tech 2021-02-24T21:11:09Z

The latest MacBook Air and MacBook Pro both have Apple's fast new M1 chip, making them more similar than ever. Here's how to choose between them.

The MacBook Air with Apple's M1 chip is the best choice for most people, but the MacBook Pro's extra power and longer battery life might benefit some.
Tech 2021-02-24T18:42:18Z

I usually use Android phones, but not even Samsung's great $650 Galaxy Tab S7 tablet can sway me from recommending Apple's iPads

The Galaxy Tab S7 is really good, but it's expensive and not the best choice if you're looking for a good, simple tablet. Here's our full review.
Tech 2021-02-24T00:07:25Z

The 6 best gaming chairs of 2021

The best gaming chairs offer plenty of adjustment options to support your body during hours of play.
Tech 2021-02-23T14:31:00Z

29 tech gadgets we use to boost our productivity and comfort when we work from home

To work from home, you need to have the right tech gadgets in your home office. Here are the best monitors, keyboards, webcams, and more.
Reviews 2021-02-22T15:13:35Z

The Farmer's Dog sends your dog fresh food weekly — I recommend it for its customized meal plans and high-quality ingredients

The Farmer's Dog is a fresh dog food delivery service customized to your dog's needs. While it's pricey, the health benefits are worth the cost.
Reviews 2021-02-22T14:34:43Z

The 7 best flip flops for men and women

Flip flops are the perfect sandals for casual days. We've rounded up the best flip flops for men and women in 2021.
Tech 2021-02-19T19:18:27Z

Apple's iPhone 12 comes in 4 different models. Here's what makes each one unique.

Apple's iPhone 12 lineup comes in a variety of sizes and prices. Here's how the specs, features, and prices for Apple's 2020 iPhones compare.
Reviews 2021-02-18T18:39:38Z

32 beautiful coffee table books to give as gifts

Here are 32 great coffee table book gifts from poignant works by photojournalists to iconic never-before-published photos of living icons.
Reviews 2021-02-16T21:58:27Z

This self-emptying robot vacuum also mops and acts as home surveillance — but the extras are unnecessary

Unless you need all three features, there are less expensive robot vacs that clean just as well.
Education 2021-02-16T20:04:55Z

Grammarly is a free Chrome plug-in that checks your grammar, tweaks your tone, and can even enhance your writing style — here's how to use it

Grammarly is a free extension that quickly edits your writing for grammar and punctuation, while the premium version can improve your writing style.
Reviews 2021-02-16T19:35:45Z

16 cooking gifts for avid home cooks, as recommended by professional chefs

Chefs use these cooking gifts in their professional or home kitchens, so you know that they will be good enough for your favorite home cook.
Tech 2021-02-16T18:35:32Z

Apple sells 4 different types of iPads — here's which ones are the newest

Apple sells a lot of different iPads, and it launched three new models in 2020. Here's a look at the newest tablets Apple has to offer.
Education 2021-02-12T23:23:48Z

30 of Coursera's most popular courses right now, offered by Yale, UPenn, Johns Hopkins, Google, IBM, and more

Coursera offers free online classes, specializations, and professional certificate programs. Here are the ones with the highest enrollments.
Reviews 2021-02-12T21:52:01Z

The best treadmills for your home gym

Getting a treadmill for your home gym allows you to improve your cardio, keep fit, and stay healthy. Here are our favorites.
Reviews 2021-02-11T15:12:55Z

A running list of 25+ stores that offer free online returns

As shopping at brick-and-mortar stores has become more challenging, many companies are offering free online returns to ease shoppers' concerns.
Reviews 2021-02-10T18:34:35Z

The 5 best iPhone Lightning cables in 2021

For iPhone owners, there are lots of great Apple-certified Lightning cables you can buy for your device. Here are the best Lightning cables.
Reviews 2021-02-09T20:28:10Z

Bombas makes the best socks we've ever worn — the brand has also donated over 45 million pairs to homeless shelters to date

Bombas socks are engineered to reduce annoyances like toe seams and slipping heels. Plus, they've donated over 45 million pairs to date.
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