With the right tool, doing demolition can really be the best part of the project. And the REAPR Versa TAC Wrecking Bar might be the only one you need. Made of 420 stainless steel with a powder-coated wrinkle finish, this 10-inch tactical tool features a ripper hook, wrecking bar, wrench function and nail pullers, and a cutting edge for prying or cutting. Belt carry or store it in its 1680D ballistic nylon sheath.
With the release of the Air Zoom Victory Tour 2, Nike’s most popular leather golf shoe reveals some sweet upgrades. In addition to its AirZoom unit, it features a full-length plate for stability and flexion control. The outsole is a blend of integrated traction & 7 removable spikes for customizable control. Available now.
With the power to capture 99.97% of airborne allergens and pollutants and look good doing it, the Breeva Air Purifier won a prestigious 2021 Red Dot Design Award. Its breakthrough filtration system uses a pre-filter, H13 HEPA, an Activated Carbon membrane, negative ion charge & UV-C sterilization to remove dust, pollen, pet dander, odors, smoke, & VOCs. It can effectively scrub air spaces up to 246 sq. ft., cycling 5 times per hour. Alexa & Google Assistant connected, silent sleep mode, designed for all environments. A funded Indiegogo.
KeySmart’s TaskPad is a full desk blotter & mouse pad with integrated wireless charging. Made of water-resistant, stain-resistant & anti-scratch PU leather, it offers protection for your workstation and juice for your devices. Just drop your Qi-enabled phone, headphones or other portables on the TaskPad & let the 10W wireless output fast-charge them back to 100%. The pad’s soft, slightly textured surface makes for effortless mouse control.
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Roku’s latest device is the Express 4K+, a 4K streaming stick for a very reasonable price. In addition to seamless 4K streaming it supports HDR10+ content, for many Amazon Prime Video & Google Play Movies. It also includes as a much-improved remote with voice-capable TV control. Available now.
The BackTap is a backpack-cooler that puts the beverages on your shoulders for hands-free action & adventure. It’s a stainless steel-lined, leakproof & rotomolded insulated cooler with a tap on the bottom for on-the-go refills. Just in time for wedding season, it holds 3 gallons of your favorite adult beverage, 12 standard 12oz beer cans, 5 bottles of wine and 14 slim cans, like White Claw & Truly.
Made of super-soft and absorbent 100% Supima cotton, this robe from Onsen is the ultimate hoodie for ninja-level chill. For post-shower, pre-brunch and everything else that requires no pants, this will be your go-to garment. Available in White, Cinder Grey, and Denim.
Audi just unplugged and unveiled a new all-electric compact crossover. The forthcoming 2022 Q4 E-Tron will be available in 2 variants, including a fresh-looking fastback. Three trim levels will be available as well, with corresponding increases in power, from the 167 hp single motor version to the 295 hp AWD Quattro model. Mileage numbers range from 221 to north of 300. No word yet on the Q4’s USA on-sale date.
The Mophie Powerstation Go Rugged with air compressor offers three smart & butt-saving solutions. It’s a small, portable device with an integrated air compressor to pump up a flat truck tire—and anything that needs air. An easy-to-read LCD screen displays exact air pressure level. It’s got an 55,500mWh internal battery with enough juice & the cables to jumpstart that full-size truck. It’s also equipped with a pair of USB-A ports for multi-device charging anywhere.
Objecto’s F5 adjustable fan is cool. Premium materials, a clean, considered design and it converts between a table fan and floor fan. Plus it’s got fully adjustable fan speed, oscillation from 10º to 90º, a natural/sleep setting that provides white noise, and includes an aroma disc that you can add essential oil to for aromatherapy. Includes a remote control.
With a design that borrows the compact form of a book, Bang & Olufsen’s latest addition to its Beosound speaker range is called the Emerge. It’s a wireless bluetooth home speaker that will blend-in on your bookshelf but stand-out with room-filling sound. The speaker array includes a 37mm midrange driver, a 14mm soft dome tweeter and a 100mm side-firing woofer. It links with all other Beosound speakers and is available in Gold or Anthracite black metal with a tonal wood wrap.
Designed to be the first truly premium luxury electric sedan on the market, Mercedes’ forthcoming 2022 EQS sets a high bar. Similar in detail to its gas-powered S-Class counterparts, this car delivers a mix of luxury, power, and range that is truly impressive. The EQS features a 107.8-kilowatt-hour battery pack that delivers 480-miles of range. As far as power, the dual-motor version makes 516 hp and 406 pound-feet of torque. 200-kilowatt charging also means that 186 miles of range can be added in just 15 minutes. As for the level of tech & luxe in the interior, one word: wow!
Danny Trejo has always been a badass. In his new new autobiography, he shares for the first-time, his unlikely journey from misspent youth to addiction to incarceration to recovery and ultimately, redemption & stardom. Through it all, he’s never forgotten where he came from. He’s outspoken on addiction & committed to giving back. Add all this to his on-screen charm and you know exactly why he’s got legions of fans. And they’re gonna eat these stories up. Release date: July 6.
Spotify’s Car Thing is the company’s first foray into hardware. The “thing” is a voice-controlled device/display for use in the car; a Bluetooth-connected “remote” for enjoying Spotify without the need for a phone. Which will be useful in older and classic cars without infotainment & connectivity. The dash-mounted device features 2 tactile buttons allowing you to easily, safely control Spotify manually as well as by voice command. It will only be available to wait-listed Premium subscribers selected at random.
Colorado-based Matador & SoCal surf brand Volcom teamed up to create a tactical towel that’s also a poncho. The perfect garment for changing in-to & out-of wetsuits and swimwear at the beach. This lightweight, absorbent & quick-drying poncho is packable and features a drawstring hood & snap neck closure. Stores in its own pocket-pouch when not in use.
The GT Pickup from GentleTent is a fully-inflatable lightweight rooftop tent designed specifically for double-cab trucks. From its rack on the roof, the “taco tent” pops open to inflate with over 7’ of headroom and sleeping room for 3 adults. It fits trucks with bed lengths of up to 63 inches —so perfect for Ford Ranger & Toyota Tacoma. Packed away, it measures just 39 x 39 x 7 inches.
With the Intake Series, Bend, Oregon’s Mazama Designs has evolved the personal hydration bladder to new levels of streamlined functionality. They fill-up quick and easy with the expandable Flexfill opening and simple fold & lock closure. A spine-like handle makes for easy packing & its shape is universal to fit all your backpacks. Thirst is instantly quenched with the Intake’s large bore drink tube and new high-flow GYZR bite valve. Intake series reservoirs are available in 4 different models in 2 & 3-Liter capacity.
Hasbro & Robosen Robotics teamed up for this new Transformers Optimus Prime. It’s a 19” programmable smart ’bot that really seems like Optimus. He’s voice-controlled, mobile controlled, responds to 25 voice commands. You can program him to walk, punch, blast, drive, and convert at the swipe of your finger, or command of your voice. Powered by a rechargeable Li-Ion battery.
Cartier’s new Tank collection includes the brand’s first solar-powered watch. The SolarBeat Tank Must is a slim, square stainless automatic powered by SolarBeat movement. Light that passes through the Roman numerals on the face reaches the photovoltaic charging system to keep it moving. The wrist strap is made of non-animal leather—another sustainability cue from the luxury label.
Made from materials that will outlive us all, the ForeverPen is a super-tiny inkless pen made to hang-out on your keychain. Built to deliver more words than 500 standard pens, it uses a “silverpoint” tip, an ancient writing technique that works on all surfaces. It writes upside down, underwater, resists the elements, and even opens boxes. All while being barely noticeable—until you need it. A funded Kickstarter.