Google’s Upgraded Suite is Home Technology at its Most Seamless

We discuss today's releases with Ivy Ross and Isabelle Olsson

At the 2018 “Made by Google” event, Google gave the world an official look at the roster of products they’ve been working on—solidifying the rumors spurred by leaks. The Google Pixel 3 and 3 XL ($799 and $899), Home Hub ($149), Pixel Slate ($599), Pixelbook 2 ($999), Pixel Stand ($79), Pixel Buds 2 ($159) and an updated Chromecast Ultra ($69) were all unveiled—broadening, and upgrading, …

The Roost 2.0 Laptop Stand

An easy-to-use, ultra-light frame that minimizes slouching and sore necks

After constant hunching and slouching in front of a laptop forced James Olander to visit the doctor, the former engineer decided to build his own laptop stand. But instead of quickly hacking together a rough makeshift, he spent months over-engineering a stand that could not only support the weight of a full-sized laptop but was itself lightweight and portable enough to take anywhere. The result …

Three Ergonomic Desk Additions

Improve your posture or actively engage your core while you work with these simple workplace accessories

It’s no secret that prolonged periods of sitting isn’t good for one’s health. Hammering away at a keyboard for hours on end is a new phenomenon in the scope of human evolution, and research shows our bodies aren’t made for the sedentary life. Heightened cardiovascular disease and colon cancer top the list of potential hazards associated with repeated sedentary behavior, which also include osteoporosis and …