The Porter is a rugged, no-nonsense gym bag with a full-length zippered main compartment and leather trim. The interior is orange and features a small flannel-lined pocket. The adjustable shoulder strap is also removable. Made in Japan.
Sony’s newest gaming console, PlayStation 4 Pro brings an overdue update to the 3 year-old PS4 platform. It’s got a faster, more powerful processor, improved graphics, and support for 4K HDR games like NBA 2K17 & Spider-Man. It will be available in November.
This could be the GoPro killer. Garmin’s VIRB Ultra 30 offers the convenience of voice-control for hands-free function & boasts 4k recording up to 30 fps with tri-axis image stabilization. It can also livestream to YouTube. Pretty sure your Hero can’t do that.
With its slim, clutter-free design Samsung’s Gear S3 smart watch looks like a classic analog but with a quick twist of the bezel, you can answer calls, respond to messages, & use your apps without pulling out your phone. It’s got a built-in speaker for calls and GPS for tracking & sports metrics, it also runs 4 days without a recharge.
This hybrid device combines a tablet and a touch-sensitive surface powered by Wacom. The Wacom surface responds to a stylus and an ink cartridge can be added to the stylus allowing you to write & draw on paper while the Yoga book makes a digital copy of your work in real time. The Wacom surface also features light-up keys for typing. 2 versions will be offered: one powered by Android Marshmallow & the other is Windows 10.
Pelican Elite Coolers deliver the same reliable function and bombproof durability as the brands’ industry-leading equipment cases. They feature indestructible latches and a freezer-grade seal plus an ergonomic, stackable design that will keep your cargo intact whether you’re adventuring on land or sea or even just tailgating. Available in a variety of colors.
Netgear has just introduced the Orbi, a multi-unit Wi-Fi router system— the world’s first to feature Tri-band technology, ensuring a stronger, faster signal through-out your home. With 2 Orbi units you can effectively cover 4000 square feet of living space with speeds up to twice as fast as other multi-unit routers like Luma & Eero.
It’s a standalone 360º wireless voice-control speaker that uses dual 40MM drivers to pump out music from your favorite streaming sources including WiFi, Bluetooth, GoogleCast and AirPlay as well as streaming services like Spotify, Apple Music, Sound Cloud, Tidal and Google Play.
Zero Breeze is the world’s first portable, smart multi-function air conditioner. It uses a rotary compressor to create its cooling effects with 3 fan speed & cool settings for indoor or outdoor use. A battery pack provides portable power. Zero Breeze also features an integrated bluetooth speaker, dual USB ports for device charging & an LED light. A funded Kickstarter.
In order to keep your gear load lighter, Patagonia’s new down-filled sleeping bag system is designed to only insulate the lower half of your body, allowing you to keep the temp of your body regulated depending on the jacket you wear. The top half of the bag is a thin, shell material and features a lighter, half-zip design. It packs small & weighs just 1-pound. Available September 2016.