Eric Limer

Eric Limer is Gear Patrol’s tech editor. A resident of Weehawken, NJ, his current obsessions include mechanical keyboards, mechanical pencils and Formula 1.

Sometimes an extreme measure is just what you need

This Box Changed My Whole Relationship to My Phone

I'd expected the primary pain point would be that I'm a big whiney baby who throws a tantrum without his glow-screen. So I've been surprised that in fact the opposite is the case: I actually love being forcibly phoneless for an hour or two.

Click, Clack, You'll Never Go Back

How to Buy a Mechanical Keyboard

The device you surely use for so much of your working day should be more than just a tool. It should be a source of pleasure.

The GP100

Sorry Apple, Google Made 2019’s Most Important Phone

In their ongoing quest to replace every gadget, smartphones have begun to do battle with dedicated cameras like DSLRs. All the while, their prices have continued to rise, reaching up into four figures. With the Pixel 3a, Google proves there’s another way.

The flip phone reborn and looking better than ever

Flip Phones Are a Better Idea Than Ever

With its 6.2-inch folding plastic OLED screen, the new Motorola Razr is an unabashed nostalgia gimmick, but it might be the phone of my dreams despite that.

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