To celebrate the centennial anniversary of our National Park system, Pendleton has created a commemorative collection of custom blankets and other goods. A portion of the proceeds from the collection is donated directly to park restoration projects.
San Francisco-based DSPTCH built the Gym/Work pack to take you straight from work to workout. It features a padded laptop compartment and an exterior pocket with a secure Fidlock closure. And for your after-work athletics, the 25-liter pack features a moisture-resistant lining to carry sweaty clothes & a ventilated shoe pocket that fits sizes up to 13.
The wi-fi connected Body Cardio scale measures weight, body mass index, fat, muscle, water, bone mass and standing heart rate. It also uses pulse wave velocity (PWV) technology to deliver cutting edge cardiovascular measurements you’d normally get from a doctor; and all of it, straight to your iPhone where it’s charted in a dedicated app.
Samsung’s Gear IconX wireless earbuds stream quality sound from your phone or from the 4Gig of onboard memory. They also offer fitness tracking with built-in sensors to monitor movement, heart rate, and distance. They can also calculate calories burned. The pill-shaped storage case provides 2 full charges.
San Francisco-based bag and accessory maker Aer is currently successfully crowdfunding their versatile Travel Pack on Kickstarter. The design quickly converts from spacious carry-on to daypack & features an easy-pack clamshell design with dedicated compartments to keep all your technology & travel essentials organized.
Developed by world-renowned knife craftsman Ken Onion, the Orion looks like a WWI classic but is a truly modern design featuring “Field Strip” technology which allows for quick, tool-free disassembly for cleaning & maintenance. Its 3.5” AUS stainless drop point blade is deployed with a bayonet lug-style flipper & the handles are made of aircraft aluminum.
The Charge Force power case doubles your phone’s battery life & allows you to power up your phone & case without the hassle of cables. The wireless charging mount works in your home, at your desk or in your car; and the compact case is also compatible with other wireless charging systems, like Qi, so you can cop a charge using public wireless chargers, too.
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.
We have to admit, making a microwave for the wilderness is an original idea. The Wayv adventurer is a radio frequency off-grid cooking appliance powered by interchangeable, quick-charging Li-Ion batteries. It weighs just over 2 pounds and is 12” x 5” in size, making it perfectly packable. It creates 250W of cooking power using internal LDMOS transistors.
Powered by C-Type USB rather than a battery, JBL’s Reflect Aware C noise-canceling earbuds draw power & audio from the host device. With ergonomic tips to keep them comfortably in place, they feature an in-line volume control & mic with full-range sound provided by a 14.8mm driver. Available soon.