Buying guide

  • If you haven't joined the Internet of Things (IoT) train yet, now's the perfect time to get on board. Smarts have been crammed into pretty much every household appliance, with more options than ever. New Atlas rounds up some of the best IoT gadgets to smarten up your home this holiday season.
  • As the consumer drone market heats up, DJI consistently stays a step ahead of the game. With the entry-level Spark just launched, the company now has drones for everyone from amateur aviators to pro pilots. Which model is best for you?
  • Not willing to pay someone on eBay two or three times the MSRP of a NES Classic for a blast of Nintendo nostalgia over the holidays? Let New Atlas show you the alternatives.
  • Mirrorless cameras no longer have to play second fiddle to DSLRs. They are powerful enough and can produce the quality stills and video needed to keep enthusiasts and professionals happy. Here New Atlas looks at some of the best mirrorless interchangeable lens cameras available in 2016.
  • 2016 has been another strong year for envelope-pushing musical instrument innovation. Each year it gets harder to choose favorites, but there have been a few products, creations and ideas that simply jumped out from the stack of contenders. Read on for our pick of the year's best music-making gear.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • ​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.
  • Here's our selection of the best drones available now for less than US$250, that offer a little something more than just the sheer thrill of flying.​​
  • For many people nowadays, a workout isn’t a workout unless it’s tracked, logged and shared. But with so many fitness tracking devices available, it can be hard to choose the right one. Here we look at some of the best activity and fitness trackers available in 2016.
  • Dogs may be man's best friend, but any type of pet quickly becomes part of the family. And why should any family member miss out on the joy of getting gifts? We round up some of the best presents to pamper your pooch, and gift ideas for the cat ​crazy lady in your life.