Emily Blunt and the Rock Drip With Charismatic Chemistry in Disney's Jungle Cruise

Jungle Cruise is a ride that many theme park lovers encourage first-timers to visit, so I waited in line for 45 minutes and was extremely underwhelmed.

2 days, 19 hours ago by Masoumeh Shafiei
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The Razer Blade 14 Is the Goldilocks of Gaming Laptops

Anyone who has ever tried to buy a truly compact gaming laptop has probably faced this dilemma: Do you pick a bigger system for increased performance, or sacrifice fps and go with something smaller that’s a bit easier to carry around?

1 week ago by Masoumeh Shafiei
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The Vive Pro 2 Is the Best VR Experience You Can Buy, but It'll Cost You

Even though the Vive Pro 2's starting price of $800 (headset only) is more than double the price of the Quest 2, it’s also a key component when it comes to creating possibly the best at-home VR experience you can get right now.

2 weeks, 2 days ago by Masoumeh Shafiei
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Lenovo's Titanium 2-in-1 Is Perfect for Post-Pandemic Work Travel

And while its price might put it out of reach for some folks, if you need to pack light without sacrificing durability, the ThinkPad X1 Titanium Yoga really feels like it’s pushing the boundaries of convertible laptop design. 

3 weeks, 2 days ago by SAEID US
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Sony Has Done It Again: Weirdly Big Earbuds With Incredible Noise Cancellation

Two years after the WF-1000X, Sony released its WF-1000XM3 wireless earbuds (for some reason there was never a WF-1000XM2 model, because Sony gonna Sony) and it solved its predecessor’s biggest problem: awful battery life. 

1 month, 3 weeks ago by SAEID US
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Google’s New Pixel Buds Are a Perfect Example of What It Does Best

And while the Pixel Buds A-series do come in two color options (white and olive green), it’s hard to tell just by looking at the case unless you peep the thin band that runs around the bottom of the lid. 

1 month, 3 weeks ago by SAEID US
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This Little Security Cam Gives Nest and Ring a Run for Their Money

When I was initially plotting out the review of the Eufy SoloCam E40, or SoloCam Pro, I was thinking about cheap security cameras, and the concessions we have to make to save money for convenience and peace of mind. 

1 month, 3 weeks ago by SAEID US
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Netgear's Nighthawk RAXE500 Is the First Really Good WiFi 6E Router

I’ve been reviewing a bunch of routers in a row, and the difference between my own experiences and the wildly good numbers and boasts on a manufacturer’s website is enough to make me feel gaslit. 

1 month, 4 weeks ago by SAEID US
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The Asus ROG Strix G15 Packs a Punch With AMD's Impressive New Graphics Card

I’ve said before that PC makers who don’t offer AMD-based configs are pretty much trolling their customers, and with the release of AMD’s new RX 6000M line of mobile GPUs, that sentiment feels even more applicable. 

1 month, 4 weeks ago by SAEID US
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Christopher Eccleston's Doctor Who Return Is a Solid Vehicle for a New Side of the Ninth Doctor

Despite the fact that his first audio drama in the role has been out for a few weeks now, it still feels kind of shocking to live in a world where Christopher Eccleston is back in the proverbial leather jacket as Doctor Who’s Ninth Doctor. 

1 month, 4 weeks ago by SAEID US
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I Love This Sous Vide on Steroids, Even Though It's Overkill

Honestly, I didn’t think it could be improved upon much, so when I heard that a new sous vide machine called the HydroPro Plus from PolyScience added yet another layer of nerdiness on top of sous vide—something called delta cooking—I didn’t see the point. 

2 months ago by SAEID US
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Linksys' New WiFi 6E Mesh Router Is Wildly Fast, but You Should Wait

You knew what this was.The Atlas Max looks nearly identical to its predecessors, including the Linksys Velop MX10: It’s an Xbox Series X-shaped (or is the Xbox Velop-shaped?), nigh-featureless white brick that stands on its end. 

2 months ago by SAEID US
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F9 Is Everything That’s Good (and Some Bad) About the Fast and Furious Films

F9—the ninth film in the main Fast and Furious franchise—will give anyone who has ever seen one of these movies exactly what they expect and a whole lot more. 

2 months ago by SAEID US
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Razer's Beautiful BlackWidow V3 Mini Shows the Limitations of Compact Wireless Keyboards

Mechanical keyboards are becoming more popular to use these days, but finding one that isn’t tethered by a cable feels like an impossible task. 

2 months ago by SAEID US
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Brazilian Horror Skull: The Mask Is a Splatter Fan's Delight

In a prologue set in 1944, we witness a spectacularly bloody fight (appendages are lost, and so is at least one guy’s head) leading up to the theft of the title object: a pre-Columbian artifact that looks like a horned skull, said to hold the spirit of Anhangá, executioner of the god Tahawantinsupay. 

2 months ago by SAEID US
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SoulCycle's Bike Is Not the Best, but It's a Wild Ride

If you’ve dabbled in group fitness classes, at least one friend has likely tried to talk you into plunking down $34 for a SoulCycle ride. 

2 months, 1 week ago by SAEID US
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The iPad Pro Is as Powerful as It Can Be—Now What?

With a new miniLED display that puts an equivalent of Apple’s $5,000 Pro Display XDR in a smaller, cheaper package, plus the M1 chip and its performance gains, the 2021 iPad Pro is basically a perfect piece of hardware. 

2 months, 1 week ago by SAEID US
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Seance Offers a Reminder That Toxic Friends Are the Worst Kind of Evil

Directed and written by Simon Barrett—who makes his feature directorial debut here but has several horror films on his screenwriting resume, including You’re Next, The Guest, and Blair Witch—Seance begins as many classic 1980s slashers do, with a prank that’s meant to be innocent (but is also kinda cruel) going horribly, horribly awry. 

2 months, 1 week ago by SAEID US
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A Quiet Place Part II Is a Super Solid, Edge-of-Your-Seat Sequel

Once again directed by John Krasinski, A Quiet Place Part II follows Evelyn (Emily Blunt) and her kids Regan (Millicent Simmonds) and Marcus (Noah Jupe) who have just survived a terrifying showdown with gruesome, killer aliens that attack anything that makes a sound. 

2 months, 1 week ago by SAEID US
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Oxygen Is a Claustrophobic Sci-Fi Thriller of Non-Stop Reveals

Directed by Alexandre Aja (Crawl, The Hills Have Eyes), the film stars Mélanie Laurent (Inglourious Basterds) as a mysterious woman with temporary amnesia who eventually realizes her name is Liz. 

2 months, 1 week ago by SAEID US
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