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When you’re up the creek or alone in the wilderness, The Worst Case will be a lifesaver. This compact, TSA-safe survival kit is packed: shelter, several ways to make fire, water purification, minor 1st aid, fishing kit, compass, micro saw, 550 paracord, safety pins, flashlight, a signal mirror & much more. And all of it is squeezed into a perfectly packable waterproof Pelican 1010 case.
Combining timeless, vintage-inspired form with high performance audio, the Astovox system is handcrafted by Swedish designer Love Hultén using African Mahogany and brushed aluminum. The speaker cubes house two 6.75″ Pioneer drivers with built-in 2-way crossover. The 2X50W amp unit is built around the TPA3116 chip from Texas Instruments and features tone control, and Bluetooth as well as a 3.5 AUX port. Only 100 units will be made.
From day to day, the cargo you carry varies. That’s why a modular pack makes great sense. The Prima Pack system from Boundary is designed to adapt. With components constructed in sustainable, bluesign fabrics, the system is comprised of a 30-liter top loading pack, the removable, padded Verge case for camera gear, and a flat Field Space sleeve for organizing your iPad, cables, pens, and tech gear. All of the pieces fit together with room for all your weekend or workday essentials. A funded Kickstarter.
Google’s Jamboard is a 55-inch digital, internet-connected widescreen whiteboard on wheels with 4K resolution and both pen and touch input, offering seamless & collaborative access to the entire G-Suite ecosystem, for people in the room as well as remote users on different devices.
Garmin beat GoPro to the punch with the release of its new VIRB 360 spherical action camera. It shoots 5.7K HD footage at a frame rate up to 30fps and automatically stitches it together into 4K/30fps video offering pan and tilt viewing. Also: 15MP 360-degree stills, waterproof to 10 meters, and 1-hour battery life. Use the free VIRB app to edit, stabilize & share your videos.
Two of Germany’s finest exports, designer Jens vom Brauck of JvB-Moto & BMW Motorrad joined forces to create a very special custom, this BMW R nineT Scrambler. JvB completely transformed the bike into a slim scrambler built around a beefy 1200 powerplant, stripping away bodywork and replacing all non-essentials for a streamlined & fully custom look. Unfortunately for you, it’s a one-off design. via
It’s hard to be hyped on hydrating if you’re stuck sipping warm water. But, problem solved: The Water Bottle Ice Tray makes 5 ice spears that fit perfectly into your favorite water bottle. It has a rigid frame to prevent spillage on the way from the tap to the freezer and it’s also got a cover to keep out those strange freezer flavors. It’s gonna be a long summer, keep cool.
The latest from the drone lords over at DJI is the Spark, a mini drone that you can fly with hand gestures. Yeah, wave, point but using the simple gesture-control works only within 10-feet, so it’s perfect for selfies, follow cams, and group shots. But when you want to fly it farther—up to 1.2 miles away, control it with the DJI GO app on your phone. The Spark shoots 1080p HD video and 12 megapixel photos with 2-axis gimbal stabilization.
Civilware’s Clipper Folding Knife is a handy EDC implement. The minimalist design features a 3-inch stainless blade with a titanium frame lock and bronze hardware. The thumb-stud is ambidextrous and the low-profile pocket clip doubles as a money clip. Available in July.
Several varieties of 100% Arabica coffee bearing the Jim Beam name is the latest brand extension from the world’s #1 bourbon producer. Infused with the essence of Beam, the coffee is available in whole bean form as well as K-cups and comes in 5 fragrant flavors: Original, Bourbon Vanilla, Signature Dark Roast, Cinnamon Stick and Spiced Honey. This is a non-alcoholic product. Sorry.
Prolific crime-thriller novelist & perennial best-seller James Patterson teamed up with former president Bill Clinton on this one. The President Is Missing is a one-of-a-kind thriller filled with the kind of insider details that only a President can know. The book is due out in June 2018.
With its rifle-like bolt action mechanism, this premium slider pen gets its sharp looks from the combination of stainless & Damascus steel construction. The Damascus steel process makes all the natural patterns & striations in the steel, making each pen one-of-a-kind. The pen comes loaded with a black Schmidt Easy Flow 9000 medium point and fits all Parker style ink cartridges.
Providing solar power & USB recharge as well as RFID protection and two-way tracking for your phone & wallet, the Italian-designed Solar Wallet looks like a standard leather bi-fold but offers much more. It also has slots for 8 cards plus a chrome money clip for cash.
A radical departure from traditional snifters, the Lowball 2 has a more futuristic flair. Each tumbler is milled from aerospace grade aluminum and features machined textural details on the exterior. The interior of the tumbler is also painstakingly milled into a perfect whisky hourglass snifter silhouette.
In addition to being super light & durable using premium materials, Raden hard case luggage also features built-in tech for smarter travel. They’ve got 2 USB ports & an onboard battery with enough power for 4 full phone charges. There’s also an integrated weight sensor and location tracking through the Raden app. They offer a carry-on & larger check-in size cases in a range of gloss or matte colors.