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  • The Oculus Go offers virtual reality experiences at a budget price.

    Virtually Real

    - Virtual reality has been just around the corner for more than 25 years. Will the Oculus Go headset finally make VR real for the masses?
CHRIS HARDY
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Grading Go Bags

The quality of earthquake survival kits ranges from solid to shaky. We rated several emergency kits on the market to find the survival bag most likely to come in handy when The Big One hits.

PHOTO ILLUSTRATION BY CHRIS HARDY
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The Write Stuff

Artists, writers and editors agree: The Blackwing is the pencil of the pros. In our digital world, Tim Wendel explains why one brand of pencils is changing the graphite game.

Leica M Monochrom Type 246, $7,450
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Monochrome Love

The Leica M Monochrom costs a fortune, but it’s worth it — it’s a digital camera that shoots black and white with the same high quality as old film cameras.

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Alexa, Please Be My Friend

As we become more reliant on artificially intelligent, voice-activated helpers like Alexa, Siri and Cortana, are we in danger of giving up our humanity?