North St. Bags is based in Portland, Oregon, one of America’s friendliest cities for bike commuting. Their Route Nine Convertible is a versatile, top-loading 17.5 liter pack that does double duty, converting from a sturdy pannier to comfortable sling-style backpack & features a waterproof liner, internal pockets, and reflective trims for safety.
Don’t store that stuff on your desktop. Instead, make this your “sketchy stick.” Toshiba’s Encrypted USB Flash Drive offers PIN activated secure access with its convenient onboard keypad. The device supports Admin and User independent PINs & delivers military grade, AES 256-bit CBC hardware encryption to protect your important data.
Wiha’s BiCut cutting tools are diagonal cutters that feature a “power” button that up-shifts the tool from its regular cutting mode to a higher power cutting mode. In this mode, the hardened steel blades do the job using 50% of the hand strength.
Which came first the chicken or the beer can? Who cares. Beer can chicken is one of the easiest ways to cook your bird. On the grill or in the oven, you simply set your seasoned chicken upright over the open beer so that the can is partially inside. Then stand back and admire your upright chicken as it cooks to juicy, beer-infused perfection.
To celebrate 75 years of classic jazz from Blue Note records, Sonos has teamed up with the label to create a limited edition speaker system. It features a custom-painted blue fade finish and offers exclusive access to the Blue Note Artist Selects Station as well as two other Blue Note streaming stations.
Samsung’s NX500 packs the power of the brand’s bigger NX1 DSLR into a camera that will literally fit in your pocket. It boasts a mirrorless, 28 MP APS-C sensor, DRIMe V processor, & 4K video recording. The NX500 will ship mid-March in a kit that includes a 16-50mm f/3.5-5.6 power zoom lens.
Utah-based Cotopaxi makes premium outdoor apparel & packs featuring both classic & cutting edge designs. What sets them apart is their charitable outreach. Each product they make is linked to a specific charity that receives a portion of proceeds from sales. The 16L minimalist Inca pack is a small, technical daypack fit for a variety of activities & each one sold benefits the María Imaculada Orphanage near Tupiza, Bolivia.
Porsche’s forthcoming Cayman GT4 is a 385-horse, manual-only 2-seater that features a 3.8-liter flat six and lots of other pieces borrowed from the GT3, like lowered suspension, carbon-ceramic brakes, 20-inch wheels, & carbon fiber racing seats. Available July 2015.
Eero is the world’s first Wi-Fi “system.” A set of three will cover your whole home, eliminating dead spots and slow zones from every corner or closet. Even the back yard. It creates a mesh network and uses groundbreaking software to automatically optimize the connection on every device, everywhere.
When YETI set out to make a better coozie, they chose 18/8 stainless steel and built it with double-wall vacuum insulation and a ThermoLock gasket, to keep your 12 ounce beverages colder while keeping your hands dry and un-frostbit. Or is it unfrostbitten?