Jaybird makes some of the best workout-worthy earbuds. Their wireless bluetooth buds stay put even when you’re dripping sweat and suffering through burpees or miles on the treadmill. The newest model, called the Freedom is even smaller and features a new design that sits flush in your ear for a comfortable fit even with helmets & hats.
The best & fastest routers on the market today are equipped with these two new technologies: tri-band AC5400 and MU-MIMO. Yes, jargon! The important thing to know is that they result in full bandwidth wi-fi speeds up to 5334Mbs. Psycho fast. The other thing to know is that Linksys just packed both of these technologies into their new EA9500 model router for a very nice price.
Orca Gear has made their 26-quart cooler even more adventure-friendly by adding a full wrap of military-style MOLLE webbing. The snap on cover is made of tough 600 denier nylon with tactical velcro closures and ABS hardware.
The Molekule air purifier goes beyond the air-scrubbing abilities of a HEPA filter. The technology it uses is called PECO, which stands for photoelectrochemical oxidation that removes allergens and pollutants but also viruses and bacteria from the air. The PECO process breaks these pollutants down to their base molecular level through a filter that captures particles 1000X smaller than HEPA can.
Collision warning systems are standard equipment on the latest European luxury cars but if you happen to drive something else, The FenSens Fender Defender is a much more affordable way to add this tech upgrade to your car. It mounts like a license plate frame and communicates with an iOS/Android app to warn you of impending collision by alerting you with visible & audio warnings.
GoPro’s forthcoming (yet delayed) idiot-proof 4K consumer drone better be really good and priced really low, or products like this: the Mi Drone from Chinese smartphone maker Xiaomi could send GoPro to an early grave. The Mi is available with either a 1080P or 4K 360º camera and a range of up to 3km. Its 5100mAh battery gives you 27 minutes of flight time. The remote control links with your phone for a live feed view from the drone.
At the end of the day, unload everything in your pockets into the Travel Tray. This stylish portable organizer is handmade in Texas from heavy black harness leather & features steel snaps that allow it to unsnap for flat-pack portability. It measures 5” X 5”.
This 4K Ultra HD action cam from Olympus is built to take the inevitable beatings that come with filming all your amateur stuntwork. Drop-proof, freeze-proof, dust-proof and submersible to 100 feet, it features built-in wi-fi, GPS, & E-compass. An ultra-wide angle 204º f/2.0 lens captures all the action.
Core is the first device from Pebble that isn’t a smartwatch; but it is definitely smart. Equipped with GPS, it tracks your steps, distance & pace. It is also a music player with 4 Gigs of on-board storage allowing you to sync with your Spotify playlists to load up 500-1000 songs. For those who are sick of running & active workouts with a big ol’ phone stuffed in your pocket, this lightweight clip-on device makes perfect sense.
A simple, straightforward pilot style analog, the Dual Time Scout watch from Filson is built for pure function. It’s powered by an American-made Shinola Aragonite quartz movement, and has a brushed stainless steel 45.5mm case. It features dual time and date illuminated with Swiss Super-LumiNova hands for low-light readability.