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Jae Thomas

Deputy Shopping Editor

Jae Thomas is the Deputy Shopping Editor for Mashable. They specialize in all things outdoor gear, kitchen goods, pet products, and fitness gadgets. Before Jae came to Mashable, they received a B.A. in Journalism and English Literature from New York University and wrote for publications like Bon Appétit, Epicurious, The Daily Beast, Apartment Therapy, and Marie Claire.

When they're not testing products or writing about online shopping, you'll find Jae whipping up an elaborate meal, hiking, camping, or hanging out with their dogs, Miso and Dashi. Reach out to them on Twitter at @jaetaurina or by email at [email protected].


By Jae Thomas
The 7 best Peloton alternatives of 2023 for every budget

The 7 best self-emptying robot vacuums take convenience to another level

Is the Peloton App worth it if you don't own the bike? We tested it to find out.

Oru's lightest foldable kayak is worth every penny

Score cheap Fitbits and Apple Watches during Prime Day 2




The best early Prime Day grilling deals to shop now

The best telescopes for gazing at stars, planets, and galaxies in 2023

All the best folding and inflatable kayaks that we tested and loved


The best pizza ovens of 2023 — these are the ones we tested and loved
By Jae Thomas with additional reporting from Mashable writers

The best automatic dog feeders to keep your BFF fed on time
By Simone Scully and Jae Thomas

You probably don't need a $1K bed frame, but Thuma's is ridiculously easy to assemble

The 6 best fitness mirrors — and one to avoid
By Jae Thomas with additional reporting from Mashable writers

Dropps is our favorite eco-friendly laundry detergent

The best survival kits to prepare for all the things you can’t predict
By Ashley Keegan

The Lululemon Studio Mirror brings boutique fitness classes to your living room

The best Chromebooks for pretty much anything you want to do
By AJ Dellinger

Small business spotlight: 4 spots worth checking out this month

Save $20 on a handy grooming and vacuum kit, plus more pet deals this week

These are the best Peloton bike alternatives available on Amazon


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