Archive for November, 2019
A powerful portable light is an essential item in your car trunk, emergency kit or bug-out bag. This one, the NoCry 18W Waterproof Rechargeable is a 1000-lumen spotlight powered by a 18,500 Lithium-Ion battery that delivers 20-hours of continuous light. It is waterproof, floatable, and impact resistant. 3-lighting modes plus a red filter add versatility. An attached stand allows for hands-free lantern-style use as well.
Re-purposed from salvaged antique American pocket watches originally created for the U.S. Army Air Corps during WWII, Vortic’s forthcoming 49mm Military Edition wristwatch features a 24-hour dial, American-made movements, a domed German glass crystal & Gorilla Glass caseback; merging re-engineered vintage materials with new, it’s a true American classic made for the modern man.
As part of a limited preview for iOS and Android devices, Adobe has created a free, AI-driven Photoshop Camera app. The app will give users powerful image editing tools, filters and templates to take their phone photos to the next level. The app’s capabilities are rich & versatile but have no fear; this is not the complex, full-power Photoshop software system but a streamlined & simplified package that will make you feel & edit like a pro.
To get the fire blazing, we wanna work smarter, not harder, right? The Kindling Cracker firewood splitter makes it effortless. Constructed of a solid piece of high-quality cast iron, the design allows for safe, easy splitting, ejecting perfectly-sized loglets that will get your fire crackling fast. No axe required.
The Ilumee Ultra Short-Throw LED Projector has the world’s shortest throw rate, giving you a 4K ultra high definition image up to a huge 150-inches. From a distance of just 4.3 inches away, you can get a super-sharp 100-inch display. It delivers 4K in HDR quality, 100% Color Light output, and features 5.1 surround sound, full connectivity via USB, HDMI, WiFi & Ethernet, & Android compatibility. A funded Kickstarter.
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With the beast of a Ford F-550 as its base, the EarthRoamer LTi is the ultimate overland adventure machine. It features a Carbon Fiber body that is not only super lightweight but stronger & more rigid. Marine grade components and systems throughout plus an 11kWh lithium battery bank powered by four 330W solar panels deliver dependable off-grid livability. There are multiple floor plans available and as each camper is made to order, there are endless options for custom configurations & luxury features.
Handcrafted in full-grain vegetable-tanned Italian leather, the Ta-Da Card Case from Hardgraft fans open giving you easy access to at least 7 cards as well as cash. A black herringbone elastic strap keeps it closed & a small back pocket keeps a few folded bills ever-ready.
It turns out that Jo Wood, wife of legendary Stones guitarist Ronnie Wood is an amazing photographer. With unimaginable inside access to the megastar band, she chronicled more than 30 years on the road and off with boys. Spanning from the late 70s to the early 2000s, Jo’s photos—and memories present rockstar life in a way no hired photographer ever could.
Built to perform in harsh winter weather, Mission Workshop’s Rhite jacket features a waterproof breathable membrane called MECPOR 4.0 and advanced PrimaLoft Gold insulation. The combination keeps cold and moisture out and heat in. Fully taped seams and waterproof zippers complete the weatherization.
Both Schott and Hamilton supplied the U.S. Army during World War II so the two heritage brands teaming up on the The Khaki Pilot was a perfect fit. The 46mm stainless automatic features an Army green dial with day/date window and is powered by Hamilton’s H30 movement. For the strap, Schott used the same Federal Standard military color 30099 Earth Brown leather their flight jackets were made from. Classic. The edition is limited to 1892 pieces; a nod to an important year for both brands.
Hennessey Performance’s Jeep Gladiator MAXIMUS is a 1000-horsepower off-road animal. Based on a 2020 Gladiator, it has a Hellcat supercharged V8 under the hood. Standing 6-inches taller than stock, it rides on a King Off-Road Suspension System and 20-inch rims. From upgraded bumper to bumper, it is loaded with off-road mods & add-ons. Quite possibly the ultimate Jeep (with a bed to boot).
Combining the look and configuration of classic board games with the tech of modern video game systems, the Gameboard-1 allows you to play digital versions of classic games with actual people or online. The wi-fi & bluetooth-enabled touchscreen board can also connect with other devices, like phones & speakers. A funded kickstarter.
Designed for today’s super-connected homes & built around Wi-Fi 6, the newest and future-ready Wi-Fi standard, Linksys’ Wi-Fi 6 Velop mesh router is powerful enough to support up to 50 devices at once. And get this—they’re sold in packs of two.