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

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.

This Thing Rules

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.

This Thing Rules 4/20

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.

Spring Cleaning Issue

Klipsch's mid-century Bluetooth speaker changed my life

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

This Thing Rules

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.

This Thing Rules

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.


Kirby and the Forgotten Land review: Modern platforming at its best

Nintendo’s latest Kirby game on Switch achieves instant greatness by combining classic gameplay with fun and entertaining modern upgrades like Mouthful Mode.


These OXO cleaning tools are a game-changer for cleaning filthy gadgets

When every device is a screen, has crevices for crumbs, and has to touch my body in some way, OXO's Cleaning Brush and Sweet & Swipe Laptop Cleaner are a must.

Spring Cleaning Issue

This compression sleeve helps me skate and climb like I'm not almost 30

My body may be failing me, but Old Bones Therapy’s compression knee brace helps me squeeze every last drop.

This Thing Rules

Roborock's S7 MaxV Ultra is the smartest robot vacuum I've ever tested

Roborock’s new robot cleaner is the holy grail: it vacuums, mops, empties, and cleans itself. And one more big plus: it can avoid pet poop, too.

Spring Cleaning Issue

How to dress as fly as Input style icon Edgar Alvarez Barajas

If you’ve ever wanted to dress like a Bad-Bunny-loving, “formerly” emo sneakerhead, look no further. Check out these eight luxurious pieces inspired by one of Input’s best-dressed employees.


Keychron K8 Pro review: Say goodbye to your Mac's Magic Keyboard

The 80% Tenkeyless (TKL) Keychron K8 Pro is an affordable entryway into the world of hot-swappable mechanical keyboards. Best for Macs, but also works for Windows and Android.


iPhone SE 3 review: Half iPhone 8, half iPhone 13

For the third-gen iPhone SE, Apple remixed the iPhone 8 design again with features like 5G, tougher glass, and improved camera image quality from the iPhone 13.