Real Christmas trees are great but they’re messy and require a lot of maintenance. An artificial tree reduces the hassle, but you need to make sure you get one that looks the part. Here are the best artificial Christmas trees you can buy.
Normal action cameras are… well, normal. But if you’re looking for something a little different, there are models that record video in 360 degrees at once using multiple lenses. Here are the best among them.
Tis the season to be jolly and to keep your kids vaguely sane in the run up to Christmas. An advent calendar simultaneously provides them with something fun to do every day while also reminding them of how close Christmas is getting.
Microsoft is taking aim at the iPad with a $399 tablet that runs in Windows S mode. It’s designed to be cheap and portable enough to throw in whatever bag you take with you.
The Surface line has a wide range of form factors and prices, but it’s always struggled to compete at the lower end of the price spectrum. The Surface Go might change that. The base model starts at $399, with a 10″ PixelSense display, 4GB of RAM, 64GB of eMMC storage, and an Intel Pentium Gold processor. This doesn’t make it the most powerful tablet in this category by a long shot, but it does bring the price closer to affordable for a lot more people.
The real limitations, it seems, are in the software. The tablet ships in Windows 10 S Mode, which only allows you to install apps from the Windows Store and browse with Microsoft Edge. Of course, as with all Windows devices, you can simply turn off S Mode, so you could just use it as a regular Windows device.
However, Windows isn’t quite as intuitive in a touch-only mode as an iPad or a Chromebook is, so you might want the Type Cover keyboard and case add-on. That will set you back an extra $99, which can start to push the Go into a price range that’s closer to a decent laptop. If you decide to get the upgraded version that comes with 8GB of RAM and a 128GB SSD, the base price is $549, plus the $99 Type Cover, and now you’re looking at $650 on a tablet that’s not quite as powerful as a similarly priced laptop and not as cheap as a more powerful iPad.
Still, if you’re in the Windows ecosystem, it can be an attractive proposition. Windows 10 may not be the ideal touch-based operating system, but it’s been steadily improving over the years and if you can work around some small annoyances, you can have all the tools you’d expect on a full Windows laptop in a lightweight form factor that you can easily take with you.
A standing desk is a great way to improve your health while working—but while your back might thank you, your feet might have a different opinion. Here are five of the best standing mats to help keep them comfy.
To-do lists are the bane of many people’s existence but also a necessary evil if you want to maximize your productivity. Just because it’s necessary doesn’t mean it has to be boring—there are plenty of apps that turn getting stuff done into a game, and we’ve rounded up the best of them.