If you’re one of the roughly 600,000 licensed pilots in the US, you’ll appreciate the features on Garmin’s new D2 Pilot Watch. It delivers flight plans straight from Garmin and features Direct-to and Nearest button functions to get you to the nearest airport fast. It features an altimeter, compass, and baro settings, plus all of Garmin’s other flight-specific tracking data.
Before long, winters with snow will be little more than a memory. Instead of speeding up this process by adding more CO2 to the atmosphere with your outdated gas-powered snowblower, maybe look into this Li-iON battery-powered model. It runs 25-40 minutes on a charge, is whisper quiet, and produces no air pollution. via
The new Chromebook 11 is looking good and that should give some sizzle to HP’s newest Google-tuned laptop. It’s lightweight, inexpensive & integrates everything Google has to offer from Docs to maps to photos, storage to video chats and all the rest.
It looks good but more importantly, it sounds good and when you link up several of Samsung’s new Shape M7 speakers in your home, this system acts as a wi-fi hub allowing you to sync up your tunes in rooms all through the house. It’s like Sonos but maybe better with an app that integrates Pandora, Rhapsody, TuneIn Radio and anything stored in your Amazon Cloud Player.
If you prefer a physical copy of music rather than the cloud-based playlist you’re probably a “collector,” in which case, Vol. 1 of the Complete Album Collection from Bob Dylan should make its way into your stacks. The massive box set of 41 albums also comes with a collector’s USB containing 35 studio titles & 6 live records.
In the Isle Of Man TT, crappy weather is par for the course and this waxed cotton storm coat from Freeman’s Sporting Club would provide a decent defense: water-resistant 8.5oz cotton, Milspec melton wool lining, and heavy duty hardware.
GoPro is the leader of the action-camera pack and their newest, the Hero3+ camera got some sweet improvements: a new 2.8f lens that is sharper and brighter is aided by improved imaging software, Auto Low Light Mode, and a battery that lasts 25% longer. It’s also a bit smaller and lighter than it’s predecessor.
The crew at Kickr developed an easy way to convert your existing longboard into an electric vehicle that will do 20mph. Not only will this universal drivetrain mount to your current set-up without the need for new parts or add-ons but never having to push again means your sport sandals will last much longer, too.
We have reached the point where technology has begun to eat its own tail. Here’s more proof: the Impossible Instant Lab will quickly turn any image on your iPhone or iPod Touch into an old school Polaroid print. For more info on what a Polaroid print is, just ask somebody old.
When those rolling blackouts start hitting and knock out power to your home and ISP, you’ll be glad you’ve got this Charles Fazzino-designed, limited-edition, oversized, wood-encased 3D Monopoly game in the closet. It’ll keep the family entertained while you drive around town hunting for a cell signal.