Vacation

Oct 312015
 

SKross Travel Adapter With USB Charger

Traveling around the world? Grab a SKross World Travel Adapter and make sure your gadgets are always charged, without having to carry countless power adapters.

The SKross adapter is a small device that enables USB and AC powered gadgets to be used in over 150 countries around the world. The unit features 2 USB chargers which provide up to 2,100 mAh (that’s enough to charge most devices ranging from small MP3 players to larger iPad and Android tablets) as well as retracting plugs to fit a large variety of the pole outlets and charger plugs.

$59.95 | BUY NOW
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Jan 282015
 

WhatSim Or How To Chat Free While Roaming In Other Countries
With over 700 million users, WhatsApp is one of the most popular cross platform chatting services around. But, as cool as it is, WhatsApp has a small draw back – it needs an active internet connection to work! And while this is OK while you’re in a WiFi area or you have your network carrier’s internet activated, things are not that simple when traveling abroad. So, what can you do about it and how can you make sure you stay in contact with friends while avoiding huge internet roaming fees?

ALSO CHECK the Iron Man Mark V Extended Battery Cell and this collection of 44 Coolest Utilitarian iPhone Cases.

The WhatSim SIM Card might be the answer! Designed as a replacement of your local carrier’s SIM card while you’re roaming abroad, the WhatSim service allows you to use WhatsApp unlimited and totally free in about 150 countries and 400 operators. Here’s how it works: when getting ready for your next vacation or business trip order the 10 EUR (that’s about 11.5 USD) WhatSim card from their website, insert it in your phone and you’re ready to go. As of this moment, you can chat with your trip colleagues as much as you want without worrying about internet roaming fees.

While the WhatSim service if free for text chat, you can also use the app’s rich media features (pics, video, voice messages) for extra fees. WhatSim comes in an All-in-One SIM format (Regular, Micro and Nano SIM sizes) and works on all iPhone models and most Android devices.

$11.5 | BUY NOW
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Oct 222014
 

Vacation Vault Or How To Keep Your Stuff Safe On The Beach
Ever had beach-paranoia and had to sit and guard all the crew’s gear while your friends were enjoying a cool swim or a fun beach-volleyball game?

If this already happened to you, or if you fear your precious stuff might get stolen while traveling, stop by for a minute and take a look at this cool Vacation Vault we found while checking out on some great vacation gear. Built in a range of vibrant color to match your summer outfit, the Vacation vault is made of lightweight high impact ABS plastic which offers a decent level of security, sports a 3 digits combination lock (so no key losing issues here!!!) and a 0.2″ (5mm) thick coated cable designed to allow you to hand/attach the vault and secure it so no one can steal it.

ALSO CHECK the Backpack Cooler Chair and the Sand-Free Beach Multimat by Cgear.

The Vacation Vault measures 8.5” H x 7.5” W x 4.5”D (that’s 21.5cm H x 19cm W x 11.3cm D) on the outside which gives an internal storage area of 7” H x 6” W x 4” D (that’s 17.5cm H x 15.2cm W x 10.1cm D), is designed to hold small gear such as wallets, smartphones, keys, medicine and can also be used as a temporary gun safe if the situation requires it..

$22.36 | BUY NOW
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Aug 292014
 

Midland XTC-280 Wearable Action Camera - A Decent Alternative For GoPro Recorders
While the premium quality, the strong build and the extra set of features make the GoPro action cameras the favorite choice for all extreme sports lovers (and many more), we have to admit that lower end models pack just enough power for casual use and for most regular people out-there! You know what I mean, Mr Regular Guy going on a motorcycle vacation with a couple of friends, Mr Family Guy going to the beach with the kids, Mr Student going on a camping trip or the neighbor’s 10 years old kid recording his biking adventure to impress grandma and grandpa …

Let’s take a closer look to the Midland XTC-280. This action camera is small and light enough to be worn without feeling it and packs a lot of power. It records Full HD (1080p) and HD (720p), it sports a large ON/OFF recording button so it can be easily used by someone wearing motorcycle or ski gloves, wide angle lens, microphone, 5.2MP, image stabilization to make sure you get crisp and stable recording and comes with a submersible case (down to 200 feet or 60 meters) and an universal mount which allows users to use it attached to helmets, motorcycles, snowboards and basically anywhere you can stick an adhesive pad.

We used the Midland XTC-280VP for about a week and and the recordings as well as the camera usability and packed features were OK. The quality could have been better at some points, but hey, don’t forget this is a $90 action camera, not a $400 GoPro HERO3+ Black Edition! Check the attached video to see it for yourself.

$89.82 | BUY NOW
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Jul 022014
 

GAEMS G155 Sentry Personal Gaming Environment
Many people know about them, but even more have no idea they exist! If you never heard about gaming environments before, let me put it simple for you: a gaming environment is a complete setup that allows you to play games at home or on the go, independently of any other accessories including external power sources, TV screens, cables, etc …

A while back we wrote about the Gaems Vanguard Halo edition gaming environment and, since then, I received a couple of emails asking about cheaper similar systems. The Gaems G155 Sentry is Vanguard’s younger (and cheaper) brother! The Sentry gaming environment allows you to transform your gaming console into a portable system and enjoy game playing everywhere (think about those mandatory family camping trips you have to join during summer vacations!!!).

The Sentry G155 sports a 15in HD LED display with a 720p resolution (1366x768px resolution), audio output through incorporated stereo speakers or two 3.5mm headphone jacks, is compatible with Xbox 360, 360S and the Slim Version of the PS3 and fits the Carry-On standards for national and international flights.

$199.99 | BUY NOW

 

Apr 282014
 

Military Leather Duffle Bag By Whipping PostThe Military Duffel Bag is a cool travel companion and gear carrier. Designed for short travels (think about it as a weekender type of bag), the Whipping Post duffel bag his made of high quality vegetable tanned leather, sports top-loading (are you surprised? It’s a duffel bag, isn’t it !?!) just like any regular military bag and a top handle for easy carrying when not on your shoulder.

Not more to say about it – it’s cool, well made and … I want one!

$319 | BUY NOW
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Jan 062014
 

Easy To Carry BackPack Stroller By QuickSmart
A good stroller needs to be practical, easy to use and strong enough to resist day-to-day usage!
While many are going for fancy high tech strollers like the Origami Power Folding Stroller by 4Moms we featured earlier, I still believe simpler beats fancier in this field! The less moving parts, the less things to break! Another aspect to take in consideration when choosing a stroller is it’s portability! Remember, there will be many times you’ll have to carry that stroller around (read: public transportation, up and down the stairs, vacations, etc …). Believe me, I went through it …!!!

Here’s where the QuickSmart Backpack Stroller comes in the game! Build for ages 6 months and up to 45 lbs (that’s around 20.5 KG), the stroller’s frame is made a rugged aluminum and steel for a lightweight design, it features a retractable canopy top to protect your kid from sun, 2 outer pockets for storing small gear and toys, a five-point harness and integrated brakes for security reasons and folds into a ready-to-carry backpack in 4 simple moves! Easy to use as a stroller, easy to carry as a backpack, the QuickSmart stroller is accepted by most airline companies as carry-on luggage, which makes airport transit easier and more comfortable for both you and your kid!

$119 | BUY NOW

 

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