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.
Artist Matt Ferguson has created a series of officially licensed & limited edition Star Wars posters that are a cut above. His clean, high contrast designs capture key cinematic scenes from the original trilogy and are offered in full color, and gold-hued variants. All measure 12X24 inches.
The tidy, minimalist designs of Native Union’s Dock for Apple Watch, Micro-USB & Lightning port devices have won awards. And the latest additions to their sturdy yet refined charging station offerings are designed to match the color of Apple’s own product finishes. There’s a simple slate/space gray combo, a midnight blue offset with gold brushed metal detailing as well as a stone-colored option with rose gold accents.
Your feet will love a pair of these. Danish-designed Glerups slippers are made of thick merino and gotland wool and feature a double-layer footbed that molds to the contours of your foot. They come in 3 styles: slipper, shoe, & boot with the option of a vegetable-tanned leather sole for indoor use or rubber for indoor/outdoor.