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Scott Gilbertson

Senior Writer and Reviewer

Scott Gilbertson is a senior writer and reviewer for WIRED, specializing in portable technology. He was previously a writer and editor for WIRED's Webmonkey.com, covering the browser wars, web standards, the independent web, and all aspects of internet culture. He studied at the University of Georgia.

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These services deliver freshly roasted, delicious coffee right to your door—each with its own twist.

These Are the Best Portable Storage Drives

Need an ultrafast drive for video editing or a rugged option to back up your photos in the field? We’ve got a solution for every situation.

Our Favorite Xero Barefoot Shoes Are on Sale Right Now

Snag a pair of zero-drop, minimalist shoes and rediscover the ground beneath your feet.

The Haikubox Brings High-Tech Birding to the Masses

This AI-enabled device can identify the species around your home by their songs and alert you when new ones arrive.

Pau Hana's Ultralight Paddleboard Is Ready to Go Anywhere

This stand-up paddleboard packs up small to get to places that other boards can't.

Everything You Need to Know Before You Buy a Laptop

Shopping for a notebook can be exasperating. Here’s how to sift through the acronyms, storage options, and extra features to find the best one for you.

4 Ways to Sell or Trade In Your Old iPhone

If you plan to upgrade to one of Apple’s new models, don’t forget to cash in on your old one.

The Nighthawk M5 Router Brings Wi-Fi Wherever You Go

 This mobile broadband router offers 5G support, but it comes with a hefty price tag.

This Cold-Storage Crypto Wallet Is a Smart Investment

If you don't use a safe, offline storage device, you don't really own your cryptocurrency. The Ledger Nano X keeps it secure from prying eyes. 

The Best RSS Feed Readers (Because the Internet Is a Mess)

The internet is a mess. Ignore the algorithm, and distill the web down to the things you actually care about.

Email Doesn't Suck. It's Email Clients That Need Improving

Don't hate the technology, hate the implementation.

The Best Binoculars to Zoom In on Real Life

Whether you’re bird-watching or baseball-spotting, we break down prices and specs to find the best pair for you.

The Best Podcasts for Your Smart, Bored Kid

These child-friendly stories will keep your little ones entertained and ease the stress of long road trips.

Insta360's New 360 Edition Has Insanely High Video Quality

Insta360's modular camera system brings Leica lenses and 1-inch sensor with 6K resolution to the world of 360-degree photography.