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.

The company has axed its camera division

Olympus Is Done With Cameras

Dogged by persistent whispers that it was preparing to give up the ghost — which until now it had vehemently denied — Olympus is finally selling its imaging business, home of the OM-D and Zuiko brands.

You'll wish you'd known sooner

How to Use Your Most Essential Apps Like a Real Pro

You know your way around your most essential apps. What 21st century citizen could afford not to?! But beyond the plateau of paltry proficiency, there is a hidden plain of true expertise. Who in their right mind wouldn't want to ascend?!

It's an amazing way to find your next favorite game

Xbox Game Pass Is One of the Best Deals Going

Xbox Game Pass is not able to give you more hours in the day. But, if you have an Xbox, it can change the way you play games, especially if you've been looking to broaden your horizons, but just haven't had the bandwidth to figure out what to try.

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.

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.

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.

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