For those who love the game of golf but know better than to take it too seriously, there’s an irreverent new brand. William Murray is the home of Bill Murray’s self-styled golf polos, button-ups, golf shorts, hats, and T-shirts. Yes, Bill Murray. Expect a revolving lineup of fun, fashionably-designed one-offs.
The compression of your sleeping bag and clothing against the tension of the hammock can make you chilly. The Hammock Cocoon solves that problem. It encases your entire hammock with layers of Travelsoft insulation—this not only reduces compression but keeps you warmer and even reduces wind chill. Made of anti-bacterial fabric it stores in a compact compression stuff sack & weighs just 6 pounds.
Designed to be the ultimate mobile USB microphone for podcasting, voiceover, and your Youtube videos, The Raspberry will also be a major improvement for your FaceTime and conference calls. It’s an internal acoustic diffuser (IAD) mic that delivers dramatic, 24-bit studio-quality sound directly to your PC, Mac, iPhone or iPad. It also works with popular apps like Garage Band, Opinion Podcasts, Spire Recorder, & MoviePro.
The Flex from Canary is the first and only indoor/outdoor, weatherproof HD security camera that can be used wire-free or plugged in. Rain, shine, or dark of night it will keep an eye on your property. Yes, HD night vision with motion detection. Also a 116 º wide-angle lens. Plug it in or go wireless—its built-in Li-Ion battery will provide months of use on a single charge.
Flybrix Kits allow you to build your own copter-style drone using Lego bricks. The custom electric motors quick-connect to a pre-programmed circuit board and once built the Flybrix drone can be flown using the dedicated bluetooth app or the optional radio controller. The kits are complete & contain everything you need with no tools required for assembly. You can also use some of your own Legos to customize your copter.
Due to be officially unveiled next month at the Paris Motor Show, Ferrari’s latest offering is the GTC4Lusso T, a 2-door 4-seater hatchback powered by a V8 motor. The 4-seater + V8 configuration is a first for Ferrari and the 3.9-liter turbo-charged powerplant delivers just over 600 horses to the rear wheels. Combined with its lightweight build and 4-wheel steering, this should be a really fun ride.
Roku just came out swinging with a whole new line of streaming devices. 5 in total. They range from basic to packed-with-features. The Roku Express & Express+ both feature 1080p output and come with an IR remote that has shortcut buttons for popular streaming channels. The Premiere & Premiere+ devices support 4K resolutions at up to 60 fps. Leading the release is the Roku Ultra which features everything found in the Premier+ but also adds Dolby Digital/Digital Plus encoding, a USB port for local media playback and an enhanced remote. Time to cut the cable if you haven’t already.
The outdoor gear innovators at Norway’s Heimplanet are experts when it comes to travel. Their flexible, hardworking dopp kit will keep all of your toiletries organized and accessible whether you choose to stand it on the vanity or hang it on a hook. It’s made of 840D ballistic nylon.
Pro Wrestler & 80s icon Rowdy Roddy Piper was a larger-than-life entertainer who, along with his nemesis Hulk Hogan, helped make pro wrestling huge. Hot Rodd also appeared in more than 50 films including the lead in John Carpenter’s cult classic, They Live. In 2015 just after beginning work on his incredible autobiography, he died of a heart attack. The book has now been completed by his son and daughter.
When you have the luxury of choosing comfort over lightweight portability, a swag tent is what you want—it’s all about the built-in mattress pad. In the 1-man swag tent from Kodiak Canvas, the pad is a cushy 2-inches thick. The tent itself is made of Hydra-Shield 100% cotton duck canvas and it’s a roomy 6’8” long by nearly 3-feet wide. When it’s time to break camp & move on, it all rolls up & stores in a duffle bag.