The Swindle was designed by high-profile cutlery creator Ken Onion for CRKT & features a curved handle and wharncliffe blade, based on a classic Swayback style, popular with old-time riverboat gamblers. Its integrated pocket clip keeps it handy; a bearing pivot flipper snaps it open fast. via
The Mainframe is a removable, breathable frame that pairs with any backpack to keep your back cool, dry & comfortable while carrying up to a 60-lb. load. The frame weighs just 11 ounces & fastens to your pack in seconds. Available in 3 sizes.
Designed for safer city travel, the RiutBag was designed and built with all the zippers facing your back, so some creep on the train can’t reach in & steal your stuff. The bag was tested (& approved) by 1000 Kickstarter backers before the final design was approved. It is available in 2 sizes: a 15-liter pack & a slimmer 10-liter size, both carry a 15” laptop & A4 documents.
California-based eyewear brand Electric migrated into the watch world a few years back and The Prime is their latest digital offering, featuring a 44mm case & dual-time digi module with calendar, alarm, countdown timer, chronograph, 10 lap recall, and light functions. Choose a silicone or polyester band.
Micro-spherical solar cells give this flashlight the ability to absorb sunlight from all directions, resulting in a fast-charging, super-bright LED light that will shine for 4 hours on a charge. It comes with a wooden base for stability while charging.
Good news for 4K tv owners… Amazon is releasing a new version of its Fire TV that streams the eye-popping video from the likes of Amazon Video and Netflix. The new box also supports 802.11ac for better long-range performance, has 75% more processing power and a GPU that’s twice as fast. Amazon also integrated its Alexa voice assistant into the Fire TV remote.
Milled from a chunk of solid brass, this key ring slips easily onto your belt loop, right where you want to keep those keys. It also offers another essential function: bottle opener. Made in the USA.
We know Thule for their roof racks but the Swedish brand also makes innovative backpacks and bags. Their latest offering is a whole range of high-quality cases and packs designed specifically for your GoPros and other action cameras. From a full-size padded pack to a lightweight sling bag and zippered accessory cases, they’ll keep your gear safe, dry, and organized.
Funded on Kickstarter, the Shine solar-powered flashlight can also charge your smartphone. This combo light/battery pack can also be used as a lamp with its handy coiled (& waterproof) pendant cable. It’s got enough power for 30-hours of light or 3-4 charges for your iPhone.