The stainless steel makes it looks like one of those old timey camp lanterns from Grandpa’s cabin but instead of using lamp fuel & other outdated technologies to create that vintage ambience, the Forest Lantern uses a rechargeable 3-hour Li-Ion battery & an LED light.
Created by two ex-Google wizards, the Beep Music device allows users to stream music from Pandora, Spotify and other services to any speaker. A simple way to connect your powered speakers to the cloud via wi-fi. Kind of like Chromecast for your music, only better, and certainly better looking.
Even though these candles from Baxter of California are called the Ash Series, they don’t actually smell like ash. Inspired by a cozy campfire, the scents are cedar, pine, sandalwood and cade. You know, trees. Nothing un-manly about burning a candle that smells like trees.
Why would you exert the effort to pump manually when you can get a machine to do the work for you? The AirMan Airgun is a portable, battery powered compressor that will pump up your balls, bike tires, and other inflatable toys automatically.
Stuff that lands in the “cool for dads” category usually makes you cringe but the Piggyback Rider is pretty cool. It’s an effortless way to carry a kid over 2-and-a-half or up to 60-pounds. A comfortable harness system that features a no-slip foot bar, gives your grom a better view and keeps them right where they want to be. via
Most earbuds designed for action have some sort of wack headgear going on: earclips, neckband, etc. Not these new ones from Sol Republic. They’re designed for running but actually look normal. A small, pliable ring around the earbud keeps them snug & in place even when you’re pouring sweat.
When you’re all packed into your spandex for a ride, you want to keep your cargo to a minimum but you always want to be equipped for the inevitable flat. Here’s what you need: the lightest bike pump ever made. It’s made of carbon fiber, features a Presta tip, and weighs only 21 grams. Unfortunate name though.
These dry bags are built for extreme conditions. With welded construction and a waterproof seam, they’re made of abrasion-resistant 600D TPU laminated fabric, which is tough, plus it’s also PVC free and UV resistant. Available in several sizes and colors.
It’s an iPhone dock made of concrete; a material chosen not just for its industrial good looks but for its weight. Should you need two hands to get your phone out of the charging dock? No. And when the dock is a 1.25-lb chunk of concrete you won’t need two hands. Just yank on it. via
The Transporter is your own unlimited private cloud, giving you access to all your files on all your devices any time; anyplace with no monthly fees. It also allows you to share your music and photo files privately with everyone you want. They offer two flavors. One with an internal hard drive and another called the Sync (shown above) that allows you to plug your own drive in.