Picks from the Input editors that you absolutely need and shouldn’t live without.

iPhone 14 Pro & Pro Max review: The 48-megapixel camera is legit

Between the Dynamic Island and the 48-megapixel camera, the iPhone 14 Pro and 14 Pro Max are finally worthy of the pro branding.


The DJI Mini 3 Pro is a gamechanger for drones under 250 grams

DJI’s Mini 3 Pro is the clear top pick for any beginner with features like three-way obstacle detection and subject tracking.


GPD's Pocket 3 is the tiny laptop of my dreams

The 2-in-1 laptop/tablet is an 8-inch-wide productivity beast.

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M2 MacBook Air review: Phenomenal on every level

Apple's M2 MacBook Air ushers in a new era and further leapfrogs over Windows laptops on design, performance, and battery life.


Why I bought this knockoff Theragun and you should too

Ekrin's B37 massage gun has been a godsend for my sore muscles. Best of all: It's cheaper than a brand name Theragun or Hyperice Hypervolt.

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The Olympus XA is the perfect film camera for a newbie like me

The Olympus XA is one of the smallest film cameras ever made — and it takes good pictures, too.

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The Playdate is so much more than its quirky crank

With a unique “season” of games that you can spin your way through using a tiny metallic crank, the Playdate is charming, expensive, and hard not to love.


Sony LinkBuds S review: These ANC earbuds are incredible

At $199, Sony’s ANC LinkBuds S kinda dunk on AirPods Pro and Samsung’s Galaxy Buds Pro.


As a swimmer, the Shokz OpenSwim underwater headphones changed my life

If you need me, I'll be listening to podcasts in the pool.

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Vessel's 'Helix' one-hitter is the smoothest chillum I've ever toked

A spiraling chamber insert softens the flow of smoke, meaning no scorched throats or choking on Scooby snacks.

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I should have bought this $13 Wahl nose hair trimmer years ago

Instead of spring cleaning my home this year, I’m spring cleaning my nostrils with this $13 Wahl nose, ear, and brow trimmer. I feel like a new man.

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Klipsch's mid-century Bluetooth speaker changed my life

The Klipsch One II Bluetooth speaker hits the goldilocks zone of style and substance.

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I never got the appeal of Liquid Death. Then I quit drinking.

It may be the “Ed Hardy of water,” but Liquid Death is actually pretty good — and it doesn't hurt that it feels like you're holding a beer.

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Mario Kart 8’s Booster Course Pass is essential DLC for parties

Nintendo’s DLC for everyone’s favorite Mario Kart 8 Deluxe on Switch is too fun not to own.


iPad Air 5 review: It’s time to make iPads water-resistant

The iPad Air 5 is the best value in Apple’s entire iPad lineup. The M1 chip brings iPad Pro performance to the $599 tablet and there are only two things that could be better.


DJI Mavic 3 review: The best consumer drone, period

DJI nailed it with the Mavic 3. It shoots super stable video, has professional-looking pre-programmed modes, and an incredibly-smart obstacle avoidance system for crash-free flying.