Archive | November 3, 2017

Great Gear for Parties

Great Gear for Parties

If you’re having a party—whether it’s a small get-together or a call-the-cops dance party—you’ll need some supplies. Here’s our guide to the most essential gear you’ll need to throw the best party. The picks below represent several hundred hours of research and testing; some picks come from longer full guides, while other items come from […]

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The Best Bike Pump (Handheld)

The Best Bike Pump (Handheld)

If you ride a bike, sooner or later you’re going to get a flat tire. When you do, and after you’ve swapped the tube for a fresh one, you’ll need an efficient, not-too-painful way to inflate it and get back on the road or trail. We spent more than 30 hours researching 90 different pumps, […]

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Broadcom may acquire Qualcomm amid existential legal battle with Apple

Broadcom may acquire Qualcomm amid existential legal battle with Apple

Prominent Apple supplier and component maker Broadcom is considering an acquisition of fellow chipmaker Qualcomm for more than $100 billion, in what would be the largest-ever acquisition in the chip business. The news, reported by Bloomberg today, would value Qualcomm shares at around $70, and investors immediately responded enthusiastically by sending Qualcomm stock up nearly […]

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The Best Humidifier

The Best Humidifier

After more than 100 hours of research (including 80-plus hours of lab testing) in the past four years, the Honeywell HCM-350 Germ Free Cool Mist Humidifier remains our pick as the best humidifier for most people. It’s quiet, leakproof, effective, and energy-efficient, and it’s the easiest model to fill and clean we’ve ever found. …read […]

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