Nitecore’s NPB4 is a compact & powerful power bank that is also fully submersible/waterproof. Small enough to fit in your pocket, it is designed to perform in extreme conditions. It boasts an IP68 rating & can be submerged for 30-minutes. Powered by Li-Ion batteries, it features dual USB-A & USB-C output with enough power to charge your iPhone 12 six times. Airline approved for carry-on.
Constructed of durable yet lightweight stainless steel and made in Kansas, the Pyro Camp Fire is a portable fire pit that’s designed for versatility. Large enough to burn 16” firewood, it features a removable mesh lid & ash catcher plus an optional grill kit—which in addition to a vented steel grill, includes tongs, spatula & a cutting board, to make the Pyro a true camping multitasker.
Danish audio innovator Bang & Olufsen is calling its flagship Beoplay HX headphones, “outstanding.” We won’t disagree. With premium materials throughout—like aluminum, lambskin, and memory foam, they’re built for long-lasting comfort. Add Adaptive ANC, B&O’s 40mm drivers & 35-hours of battery life & the HX sounds pretty good to us.
Equipped with a laser to detect hidden dirt and particles that your eye can’t see, Dyson’s V15 Detect cordless vacuum is a home appliance purpose-built for the clean freak. In addition to its dirt-spotting laser, it uses a piezoelectric sensor to log data on the amount and size of the dirt it picks up—which it displays on its LCD screen.
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In Heart and Steel, Bill Cowher the Super Bowl–winning, Hall-of-Fame Pittsburgh Steelers coach, and host of CBS’s The NFL Today takes readers along on his extraordinary life journey. From his days as an unlikely NC State linebacker, to the Browns and Eagles, to his first forays into the world of coaching, he shares untold stories and insights as well as lessons he’s learned along the way. Release date: June 1.
With punchy, full-range sound delivered by 11mm Beryllium drivers, the MW08 ceramic earbuds from high-end audio brand Master & Dynamic feature not just killer audio but advanced ANC. Aluminum, nano-bonded external antennas ensure flawless connectivity, while Ambient Mode keeps you aware of external sounds—as little or as much as you like. Battery life is a respectable 10 hours, with a total of 40-hours of playback from the charging case.
Adding the utility of a versatile multi-tool to a PopGrips phone holder seems like a great idea. To pull it off, PopSocket teamed up with knifemaker SOG. Their collab PopGrip adheres to the back of your phone or phone case. There’s a lost in the Grip that holds a 5-function stainless steel microtool. Functions include slotted screwdrivers, 2X hex driver, bottle opener, and pry bar.
It looks like a regular mountain bike but you don’t have to pedal unless you want to. Fun, right? Now in its 3rd generation, the latest Turbo Levo e-MTB from Specialized is even better. Equipped with a Turbo Full Power System 2.2 mid-mount motor, it delivers 565-W peak power. That’s good for speeds up to 20MPH. Component packages range from mild to pro-grade featuring RockShox & SRAM.
The latest & greatest from phone-maker OnePlus, is the 9. With RAM & storage capacity on par with the latest high-end Samsung & iPhone models, the 9 stands apart with its Hasselblad-branded cameras. Equipped with an ultra-wide 50-megapixel Sony sensor, and a 16MP selfie camera, it puts pro-grade optics in your pocket. Available now.
Bluetti’s backup power banks will keep your home humming right along when the power goes out. Their EP500 and EP500 Pro power banks deliver 5100Wh of LiFePO4 battery storage, feature 2000-3000W inverters, and split phase bonding—which means this quiet, fume-free battery bank will power it all. From the AC & refrigerator to jump starting your dead car & it’s got all the ports your life depends on. A funded Kickstarter.
Lego & NASA teamed up for the creation of a new 2354-piece Space Shuttle Discovery set. The set features the iconic Discovery as well as the Hubble Telescope launched on the 1990 NASA STS-31 mission. The roof of the Shuttle opens up to reveal the telescope which unfolds for deployment on an articulating crane arm. With intricate details throughout, it is an epic advanced set for fans of NASA & Lego alike.
Featuring colorful art borrowed from vintage bookcovers, Bookworm’s Well Read leather wallet collection keeps your love of literature in the back pocket. Choose from several wallet designs featuring either American Lit classics or your favorite Sci-Fi, like Dune & Brave New World.
The very pocketable USB-C DAC from premium audio brand Astell&Kern debuts. It’s a cable bridge that plugs in between your USB-C Android device & headphones to bring you robust, distortion-free sound. The converter is a Cirrus Logic CS43198 MasterHiFi that supports native DSD256 playback plus 32-bit audio files. This lightweight & compact DAC is encased in a zinc-alloy housing for stylish durability.
As the first Sony speakers to feature the brand’s 360 Reality Audio format, the new 360 Reality Audio bluetooth speakers deliver immersive 360 soundscapes. There are 2 models: the RA3000 and RA5000, both are compatible with Alexa & Google Assistant, Alexa Cast in Amazon Music HD, and feature built-in Chromecast for effortless streaming.
Igloo’s ECOCOOL collection are the world’s first hard-sided coolers made entirely from recycled plastic. They are made in the USA with a recycled resin compound derived from post-consumer plastics like yogurt cups and milk jugs. The collection spans the entire line from the lunch-size Little Playmate to the 90-Quart roller. An astounding 58 tons of resin was used in the initial product run, the equivalent of 10 football fields worth of landfill plastic. Available April 22.
HyperWhistle is the world’s loudest human-powered whistle, capable of eardrum-shattering volume up to 142 decibels & audible at a distance of 2 miles. For reference, a Boeing 747 hits about 140dB on takeoff. Its compact size makes it ideal for self-defense, survival, & emergencies as well as use by referees, coaches, instructors, & other public address needs. Includes re-usable hearing protectors and an easy-clip neck lanyard.
The new Pro2 is 8BitDo’s most powerful bluetooth game controller yet. They added a pair of Pro back buttons to keep your thumbs in play at all times. Another sweet feature allows you to toggle through 3 preset player profiles. Mode Switch allows users to easily swap from one mode, like Switch, to Android mode without a restart. It runs the brand’s Ultimate Software through the Pro2 app which allows you to customize, map & re-map the buttons & functions as needed.
If the tactile feel & blue-light-free pleasure of reading actual paper books is your thing, the Bowio booklight will brighten up your evenings. Designed by a team of avid readers who are also engineers, it features a unique design that floods the pages with warm LED light while keeping glare to a minimum. Made from your choice of top-grain leather or synthetic vegan PU, its strap design uses magnets to clip easily & securely onto hard & paperbound books.
The Yakima EXO is a new modular hitch system that will allow you to stack an insane amount of gear on your vehicle’s trailer hitch. The system includes the Exo SwingBase which connects to any two-inch hitch receiver, the EXO Gear Locker, a hard-sided locking case, & the Gear Warrior, a basket-style cage for strapping in, well, whatever. There are 20 different possible configurations with all the accessories & more on the way.
The X.10 from Melbourne-based EDC specialist Tactica is a perfectly balanced pro-grade bottle popper. Finished in smooth, shot-blasted stainless steel, it weighs a hefty 3-ounces, providing a solid hand-feel for the effortless cracking of all sorts of sodas. Choose from raw stainless, PVD-coated black & PVD-coated orange.