Best of 2016

  • There's no better time than now to join the wireless revolution and simplify; once you've gone Bluetooth, it's hard to ever look back at a cable again. We have a choice selection of the best Bluetooth wireless earphones and headphones you can get in 2016.
  • 2016 was a big year for the electric vehicle. It saw the much-anticipated Tesla everyman EV, production car-previewing EV concepts from major manufacturers, increased driving ranges, new lightning-quick electric supercars, and a few EV world records.
  • Not all DSLR shooters need, or want, full frame sensors in their camera. For many, a crop sensor is plenty, and the latest generation of APS-C DSLRs offer enough power and performance to keep enthusiast and professional photographers happy. Here New Atlas looks at the best APS-C DSLRs of 2016.
  • This year has seen plenty of production cars launched that, although not staggeringly beautiful or scarily fast, represent huge steps forward – both for their manufacturers and the people who buy them. Here's our pick of the best regular cars launched this year.
  • For all kinds of reasons, 2016 is going to stick in the memory for a long, long time. In the midst of everything else that happened, we saw some fantastic apps for iOS and Android appear – and these are our favorites from the last 12 months, each worthy of a slot on your phone or tablet.
  • Over the course of 2016, we witnessed an explosion of interesting new camping trailers. From ruggedized, off-road adventure trailers to super-chic museum pieces, the year brought new caravans for campers and travelers of all types and income brackets.​
  • "Wearable technology" can denote a wide variety of gadgets, from smartwatches and fitness trackers​ to full virtual reality systems​. We spent plenty of time with all of the above in 2016: These are our picks for the best.
  • New Atlas has racked up the miles this year, crossing the globe to cover motor shows, launches and stories in the automotive world. Starting in Detroit, we've seen concept cars putting a new spin on classic luxury and modern sports cars. Here's our pick of the best concept cars launched in 2016.
  • There have been a number of new full frame DSLRs released this year, which is great, but can also make it harder to choose the right one for you. Here we look at a selection of the best, from those designed for enthusiasts, to flagship models which can meet the need of professional photographers.
  • 2016 has been a big year for tiny houses, from small, affordable weekenders to larger, more expensive towable homes that offer nearly as much space as a small brick-and-mortar house. Read on for our pick of the most innovative, interesting, and attractive tiny houses we've seen this year​.
  • As another year draws to a close, it's time to once again look back at some of the highlights of the past 12 months – in this case, as they pertain to the world of cycling gadgets!
  • ​The bathroom is one of the last bastions of privacy, where we can belt out a tune in the shower, soak in the tub, or primp and preen ourselves without judgement. To help your friends and family make the most of that precious personal time, we’ve rounded up some of the best bathroom gift ideas.