Place a dot somewhere important, like your home or office and it uses precise location data to send relevant notifications to your phone and launch apps when & where you need them most. News, navigation, music, smart home controls. When you walk into the living room it will turn on your smart lighting app. You can also send a digital post-it reminding your kid to take out the trash.
The ambitious race to build and launch a manned civilian spacecraft is one of the great entrepreneurial undertakings of our time. This book tells the story of SpaceShipOne—the first-ever commercial spacecraft, funded by billionaire Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen—and a group of visionaries’ obsessive pursuit to realize a private space program
Patagonia makes their zip-up Cube bags in 3 sizes ranging from dopp kit size to 6-liter & 10-liter mini gear sacks. They are a clamshell design with zippered mesh dividers and constructed of eco-friendlier bluesign approved fabric.
The Tile Slim tracking device is as slim as 2 credit cards, making it the perfect size to slide into your wallet, briefcase or the ladies’ purse. Using the Tile app, it helps you find your lost stuff with your choice of 4 different ringtones. And then when you lose your phone, you can press on the Tile device to make it ring your phone. Sold in singles and 4-packs.
Sony’s Playstation Now game subscription service is now available for Windows PCs, giving access to all for the over 400 on-demand games in the PS library. They also unveiled the wireless DualShock 4 USB adapter allowing you to use your PS4 gamepad without plugging in—the adapter works for both Macs & PCs. Available early September.
The new 2.0 version of the inflatable, solar-powered Luci Outdoor LED light is brighter and longer-lasting than before. It now lasts up to 18-hours on a full charge while offering 4 light modes: low, bright, super bright, & 1 sec flashing. When deflated it packs flat taking up practically zero space in your luggage or backpack.
There’s a freedom that comes with being able to wipe it all away. The Wipebook Pro is a 8.5 X 11 dry erase notebook with 20 pages for your notes, scribbles and/or masterpieces. It features a leather cover and brass O-wire binding & comes with a Staedtler 305F-9 black correctable pen.
The butt of this knife has an integrated pry bar so you’ll never risk damaging the blade prying something you shouldn’t. It features a locking 2.6-inch Wharncliffe-style blade, a pocket clip, and weighs just 5.4 ounces.
The term “screw gun” perfectly describes the Craftsman 4V Slide Screwdriver. It features a revolver-style 6-bit Twist & Go cartridge that’s activated by a slide mechanism in the rear. Cock it back, change the bit and squeeze the trigger! It delivers 30.9 in-lbs. of torque and reverses for unscrewing with its rocker trigger button.
In addition to wide-ranging research, Author Dan White traveled across the nation experiencing camping in all sorts of settings to examine & animate the American evolution of outdoor recreation.