The modern man’s version of the chain wallet, the Beeline cell phone case features a retractable 30-inch Kevlar cord leash with attached carabiner. With this idiot-proof protective case, you’ll no longer leave your phone behind. The leash reel and ’biner are integrated into the case itself, keeping it slim and out of the way, with no effect on phone function.
With designs based on various terrain types: hill, waterfall, valley, & volcano, Danzo Studios’ Landscape series desktop organizers will clean up your workspace & store all sorts of devices & detritus. They’re small cases made of aluminum with storage underneath.
Canada-based Native Shoes is best known for their lightweight, waterproof casual shoes based on iconic silhouettes & rendered in foam. Their new Apollo Moc XL features a breathable microfiber upper & a super lightweight EVA midsole/outsole. They’re available in scores of colors as well as various print patterns.
BioLite’s 5+ solar panel is light, rugged and portable but what sets this panel apart are a couple key features that help maximize your re-charge. There’s an integrated sundial that helps you keep the 5-watt panel perfectly aligned without drawing any power and there’s a 360º kickstand that gives you a secure, fully adjustable way to keep it properly positioned on all types of terrain.
Foodies and culinary experts agree, there’s nothing like cooking in cast iron. Check around, you’ll see. The American made Field Skillet is a lighter-weight design with a smoother finish. It’s a size 8, with a 10.5” cooking surface, perfect for everyday use. A funded Kickstarter.
Tepui is the Santa Cruz, California-based brand that makes those burly rooftop tents you see on all the sweet adventure-mobiles. The tents are made of a synthetic resin-coated polyester that endures freezing cold, scorching heat & countless miles on & off the road. Their new line of gear bags are made of the same tough stuff. They’ve got duffle bags, a 20-liter daypack, and padded cube containers for carrying camera gear & electronics.
Finally someone designed a better phone mount for your car. It’s the Bluejay Smart Mount. It’s a sturdy, high-quality mount made of carbon fiber & aluminum that uses Bluetooth Beacon technology to link your device & your vehicle. 3 different mounts are available: a suction cup, air vent clip & an adhesive pad. A funded Kickstarter.
When it’s released, this iPhone case will feel like a real camera. It has a physical shutter button that actually clicks and features a mount for a whole range of interchangeable lenses. An ergonomic camera-style grip, tripod mount & free camera app complete the photo-friendly package.
In his Oscar acceptance speech, Leonardo DiCaprio made clear that his interests go beyond European supermodels. Namely: the environment. Here’s more evidence: he’s an investor & advocate for Zuli Smartplugs. These plugs are used to automate home appliances as well as switches & thermostats. A network of at least 3 plugs will link with the Zuli app to detect your presence in the home or space, turning on & off accordingly & saving energy.
Natural fuel is all you need to fire up the BioLite camp CookStove; stuff like leaves, twigs & pinecones. Inside the combustion chamber, this material is stoked by a small rechargeable fan & creates enough heat to boil water in less than 5 minutes. Not needing fuel canisters also makes your pack lighter.