Outdoors

Feb 242015
 

Garmin Epix GPS Navigation And Multi-Sport Watch
Designed for outdoors lovers and multi-sports athletes, the Gamin Epix is a rugged watch which comes with a wide array of navigation and fitness instruments built-in and helps you train better as well as find your way when your lost in the wild!

The Garmin Epix has a rugged build (mineral glass lens, rugged PVD-coated surfaces, waterproof down to 50 meters), sports full GPS/GLONASS navigation, a 1.4″ high-resolution color touchscreen, 8GB of on-board memory for uploading maps, a stainless steel EXO antenna for quick GPS locking, an altimeter, a barometer, a 3-axis compass and fitness training (running, cycling, swimming and general activity trackers)! The Epix comes preloaded with worldwide shaded relief basemap and 1-year BirdsEye Satellite Imagery subscription and it’s compatible with other maps providers such as TOPO 24K, City Navigator and BlueChart g2.

ALSO CHECK the Garmin Tactix Tactical GPS Navigation Watch and the Suunto Core we featured earlier.

Pretty impressive, isn’t it? But wait … that’s not all! While your not outdooring in the wilderness you can use your Garmin Epix as a regular smartwatch! The Epix can be connected to iPhone and Android devices via Bluetooth connectivity and helps you stay updated with your your notifications, SMS and emails without having to check your phone every minute!

$549.99 | BUY NOW
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Feb 212015
 

Sony X1000V 4K Action Camera
Competing with the GoPro Hero4, Sony’s FDR-X1000V Action Cam is a small mountable action camera capable of recording breathtaking 4K sports videos!

ALSO CHECK the Garmin Virb Elite HD Action Camera, the RICOH WG-M1 Waterproof FHD Action Camera and the 56 Coolest GoPro Accessories To Help You Record Your Adventures Like A Boss posts we wrote earlier.

The FDR-X1000V sports 170-degree ultra wide Zeiss lens, a 1/2.3″ back-illuminated Exmor R CMOS 12.8MP sensor capable of recording in 3840 x 2160 pixels with up to 240p HD / 120p HD, sports Steady Shot image stabilization, has easy control external buttons which allow you to control the camera even when wearing winter gloves, has WiFi connectivity for easy files transfer and remote control, GPS for location and track recording, loop recording and slow motion mode, NFC for easy setup and syncs with Sony TV units via Bravia Sync. More than that, the Sony X1000V is shock, dust and waterproof, can be controlled via iPhone and Android devices as well as via Sony’s LiveView Remote (purchased separately) and comes with a wide array of accessories to match all your recording needs.

$489 | BUY NOW

 

Feb 202015
 

BagoBago Stool Travel Backpack
Either you’re traveling, visiting a cool location or simply commuting from home to work, sometimes it’s you need to take a break and sit down for a couple of seconds! But many times that’s easier said than done! Many visiting sites are poorly equipped for breaks, and, when it comes to using public transport for commuting in rush hours, finding an empty seat in the bus it’s not an easy job neither!

ALSO READ about the Arc’Teryx Blade 30 Travel Backpack, the Boblbee Megalopolis Aero Raider’s Back Protector Backpack and the Urban Modular Backpack By Ember we featured earlier.

This is where the BagoBago Backpack comes into the game! The BagoBago is a regular 22 liters backpack, it’s made of high quality waterproof materials and comes a large main storage space, a laptop compartment, a front pocket including a smartphone or wallet dedicated space and two side pockets for water bottles, newspaper or other gear. Pretty standard until now, isn’t it? Well, here’s comes the cool part about the BagoBago – it includes a built in stool! When not in use, the stool frame helps distribute the weight and and make the backpack more comfortable. When in use, well… the stool allows you to sit down on your backpack and rest, enjoy the view or have a more comfortable public transport ride! The BagoBago chair is built to support up to 285 lbs (that’s around 130 KG), sports 4 legs with rubber caps which are hidden by a washable cover when not in use and it’s flight-safe as it meets airline cabin luggage size restrictions.

$147 | BUY NOW
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Feb 172015
 

Leatherman Thread QM1  Multi-Tool Watch - Black And Silver versions

While everybody goes crazy with multi-purpose smartwatches that track calories, evaluate sleep and fitness and act as a handy interface for your smartphone, Leatherman decided to improve the classic good ol’ wristwatch in a different direction, by transforming it into a super-multi-tool ready to give you a hand when the situation requires it!

ALSO CHECK the Leatherman Crunch Pocket Multitool and the IN1 – The Versatile Multi Tool iPhone Case.

The Leatherman Thread QM1 Multi-Tool Watch is an interesting concept which combines a Swiss-made timepiece (quartz movement, rotating bezel, 200m water resistant, scratch resistant sapphire crystal) with Leatherman’s innovative Tread multi-tool bracelet. The wristwatch is TSA compliant (you can wear it in an airplane) and comes with an impressive warranty of 25 years. The Thread bracelet, the coolest part of the watch, it’s fully adjustable 9by adding or removing links), it’s made of 17-4 Stainless Steel and combines 7 unique pieces which contain not less than 20 individual tools – a cutting hook, a bottle opener, an oxygen tank wrench, a carbiade glass breaker, screwdrivers (1/4″, 5/16, 1/8, 3/32″ and #1 Philips), box wrenches (10mm, 3/8″, 5/16″), hex drive (1/4″, 3/16″, 5mm, 6mm), a #2 square drive, a 1/4″ socket drive and a pick/SIM card tool! Just imagine the possibilities!

The Leatherman Thread QM1 Multi-Tool Watch will be available for purchase in the Fall of 2015 and will set you back ~$500-$600 US.

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Feb 112015
 

JJF Bird High Capacity Universal Solar Panel Charger For Smartphones, Tablets, Laptops And Notebooks
Keep all you gadgets juiced up on your next outdoors trip with the JJF Bird Pro Universal Solar Power Bank! The solar charger extended battery has a rugged build, sports a 23,000 mAh/85Wh internal rechargeable power bank (that’s enough to charge an iPhone or an average Android smartphone for about 8-10 times), can be recharged by a wall plug or via the incorporated solar panels (solar power charging rate: 15V 230mA (max) ) and outputs 5V, 12V, 16V or 19V of power voltage allowing you to charge a wide range of gadgets including all iPhone models and Android smartphones, GPS units, photo cameras, tablets and even laptops via the two included charging ports (1 x USB 5V 2.1A + 1 x DC12V/16V/19V 3A ).

ALSO CHECK the Brunton Hydrogen Reactor Portable Fuel Cell and the Goal Zero Yeti 150 Solar Generator we featured earlier.

The JJF Bird Pro 23,000 mAh Solar Charger comes with a DC cable (for fast charging), an AC adapter as well as 10 different laptop connectors to match the most common models of the top portable PC manufacturers.

$106.99 | BUY NOW
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Feb 032015
 

MimoPowerTube Charger Power Packs - May The Force Be With You And Power Your Gadgets
Charge your gadgets in style with the latest Mimoco power bank collection – the Star Wars MimoPowerTubes!
The Star Wars MimoPowerTubes are small, cylindrical backup Li-Io battery packs with 2,600mAh charging capacity, 5V 800mA output power, 500 charging cycles life and allow you one full battery charge for most smartphones around including all iPhone models, Android and Windows Mobile devices. The Star Wars MimoPowerTubes are available in 4 formats (C-3PO, Darth Vader, Lightsaber, Stormtrooper), come with multiple charging tips (microUSB, miniUSB, Nokia, Apple 30 pin, Apple Lightning) as well as with a velvet carrying pouch.

$29.99 | BUY NOW
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Jan 302015
 

smrtGRiPS - The Intelligent Handlebar Grips That Smarten Your Bike
With all technological advancements in the past years many new gadgets and smartphone apps found their way to the market to help bikers better enjoy their rides! But, and unfortunately there’s a “but” here, most of these new generation gadgets require the raider to take his eyes from the road to consult them.

Here’s where the The smrtGRiPS Smart Bicycle Grips come into the game. Just as the Helios Smart Bike Handlebars we featured earlier, the smrtGRiPS are designed to allow you to interact with your smartphone, receive notifications and follow GPS navigation instructions in eyes-free mode. More than that, once the smrtGRiPS addon is installed in your original bike handlebar you’ll be able to use your iPhone or Android smartphone to find your bike if you no longer remember where you parked it, to connect with other bike riders and get separation alerts when group riding as well find your bike in case it gets stolen.
The smrtGRIPS are in project mode at Kickstarter and you can get one pair for an early bird price of $59. Estimated delivery for July-August 2015.

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