goTele off-grid GPS tracking & txt messaging radio

When it comes to GPS tracking there are quite a few options out there. Unfortunately, most of them either require a monthly plan and only work where there is cellphone coverage. Or they are able to function without cellular, but offer very short range tracking. goTele offers the best of both worlds with long range…

LINCOLN II + 10/12m Mobile HF Ham Radio Transceiver

When you pass the test for your technician class amateur radio license, one of the first things you do is start shopping for your first radio. 10 years ago, technician class hams were fairly limited on what bands you were allowed to operate on, and most tech class hams started out with just a 2m/70cm…

Life Straw Go Water Bottle and Filter

The Life Straw Go water bottle with integrated water filter is a great item to have on any kind of adventure or to just keep in with your emergency kit. Not only is it extremely well built and rugged, it is also extremely easy to use. Plus, it comes with a handy carabiner for attaching…

Solartab solar panel battery pack

As its name suggests, the Solartab is a solar panel with an integrated battery pack that has two USB power output charging ports. The built-in Mono- crystalline solar panel on the Solartab has an output of 5.5 watts, which is enough to completely charge the Solartab’s internal 13,000mAh Lithium- Polymer battery from dead to full…

Martian Passport Bluetooth SmartWatch

There are plenty of Bluetooth Smartwatches out on the market today. Many of these either have tons of features and little style, or they are very stylish with limited features and difficult to use. The Martian Passport is a perfect mix of both. At first glance, it looks like a very stylish yet simple dress…

KN-Q7A SSB 20m Ham Radio QRP Transceiver Kit

Are you tired of building pixie kits, rockmites, and other entry level ham radio transceivers that just end up sitting on the shelf or junk box in your ham shack collecting dust? Take your kit building up a notch with the KN-Q7A SSB Transceiver from CRKITS, and build a radio that you will actually want…

Fenix HL60R 950 Lumen Headlamp

With the Fenix HL60R Headlamp, sundown will no longer slow you down on your next adventure in the great outdoors. This headlamp has it all: a super bright LED, durable high-grade aluminum housing, it’s USB rechargeable, and it even has a IPX-8 waterproof rating, which means it can be submerged 2 meters. The HL60R isn’t…

MDT 40m Ham Radio QRP Transceiver Kit

If you enjoy ham radio kit building, then you are definitely going to want to hear about the MDT DSB QRP transceiver kit from ozQRP. This article will be more of a real-world, operational performance review of this radios’ capabilities, not a walkthrough on how to build it. The 40 meter MDT kit (Minimalist Double…

Rockagator Waterproof Backpack

Keep all your gear nice and dry on your next rain drenched back country expedition with the Rockagator RG-25 2nd Generation 40 liter REFLECT Series floating backpack. When bad weather and white water unexpectedly show up on your outdoor adventures, most backpacks run home to momma, cowering in fear – but not the Rockagator RG-25….

3 AWESOME Software Defined Radios

HackRF One Wide Band SDR Transceiver: First up is the HackRF One, an open source SDR. This device has some pretty impressive technical specifications. First off, this is not just one of your regular garden variety receive-only SDR; this bad boy can also transmit. On top of that, its transmit/receive frequency bandwidth covers an impressive…

Bresser Waterproof Laser Rangefinder

If you enjoy activities such as sailing, kayaking, backpacking, golfing, or hunting, then you know how useful it can be if you are able to determine accurate distances to far away objects. The TrueView LR800WP waterproof laser rangefinder made by Bresser will let you do just that. The distance is displayed via a LCD overlay…

Tracker2 Avalanche Emergency Transceiver

If you are an avid skier or snowboarder, then you know about the risk of an avalanche taking place. There are many safety tools that are effective at saving lives in the event of an avalanche. An avalanche transceiver such as the Tracker2 from BCA is one such emergency device. The Tracker2 transmits a beacon…

Magellan eXplorist 110 handheld GPS

When you need to navigate in harsh conditions, the Magellan eXplorist 110 handheld GPS receiver can easily handle the job while your iPhone stays safe at home or in your pack. The eXplorist 110 is rugged, waterproof, runs for 18 hours on a pair of AA batteries, has a bright 2.2” color transflective screen that…

Stryker SR-955HPC 10 Meter Ham Radio

If you recently passed your technician class amateur radio test, then you probably know that your new license gives you CW operating privileges on several HF bands. You also just earned yourself 200KHz of SSB voice privileges in the 10 meter band. The Stryker SR-955HPC covers a frequency range of 28.000 – 29.700MHz, has an…

Citizen Eco Drive Proximity Bluetooth SmartWatch

The Eco Drive Proximity combines high tech and high class. Its multi dial, translucent analog watch face is a very interesting mix of both very futuristic and retro stylings. The Proximity isn’t just a pretty face (much pun intended). Its case, bezel, back, lugs, crown, and back are all made from fairly thick stainless steel….

Luminaid Packlite 16 Inflatable LED Lantern

The LuminAID PackLite 16 is a cool little LED camp lantern/flashlight that boasts some really fun and useful features. First of all, the PackLite 16 is solar powered, so you never need to replace its batteries. It’s waterproof and when inflated, it will float in water. The PackLite 16 puts out 65 Lumens, takes 7-10…

CC SkyWave Shortwave, Weather, Aviation, & AM/FM Radio

In our current age of instant information, going off the grid where there is no cellphone coverage can be a welcomed break from being constantly bombarded by news. Sometimes, however, a little bit of news and weather reports can be both fun and useful. The best and most affordable way to get news while out…

BioLite Camp Stove

The BioLite Camp Stove is an amazing wood burning stove that utilizes a TEG (Thermo Electric Generator) to generate electricity from the heat of the fire. That electricity is used to charge a built-in lithium ion battery. That battery is used to power an electric fan that blows on the fire to help it burn…

Motorola FRS Talkabout WalkieTalkies

Let’s face it. When you go way out into the backcountry with your friends, the only useful communication you can hope to achieve with your cellphone is using the glass screen as a signal mirror. This is where walkie talkie radios like the Motorola FRS Talkabout MS350R can really come in handy for keeping in…

ParaPak Survival Kit

The ParaPak emergency kit is one of the most complete and compact kits I have ever encountered. I don’t know how they do it, but there are over 30 items stuffed inside the ParaPak container (which doubles as a canteen), including a pocket knife, lighter, food, water purification tablets, stove, matches, rope, cooking cup, emergency…

Tech4o Discover GPS Heart Rate Watch

The Discover GPS heart rate watch from Tech4o does exactly what it sounds like it does. It’s a watch, it’s a GPS, and it comes with a wireless chest heart rate monitor. Sounds simple enough right? Well, unlike most GPS watches out there, this one has some features that only exist in a few watches….

LD-5 HF Ham Radio QRP Transceiver

The LD-5, made in USA, by LNR Precision Inc. is an amazing little 5 band SSB/CW Amateur Radio QRP Transceiver that’s small and light enough to fit in just about any backpack. this makes it one of the most portable SSB multi-band HF rigs currently on the market. Not only is the LD-5 small in…

Ubi the voice controlled ubiquitous computer

The Ubi takes computing to a whole new level. Never again will you need to look at a screen, type on a keyboard, or touch a mouse. Ubi is essentially an Android smartphone without the touch screen, only one button, and its voice interface listens all the time. Ubi is powered by the Android 4.1…

Helios Smart Solar USB Battery Pack

The Helios Smart from Solpro is a compact USB battery pack that incorporates three fold out solar panels and a battery capacity of 5,000mAh. This allows you to harness the power of the sun in order to charge your smartphone, tablet, or other USB gadgets. This device really comes in handy for all kinds of…

Cobra Hand Held 40 Channel CB Radio

My review today will be covering the Cobra HH Road Trip 40 Channel Hand Held CB (Citizen Band) Radio Transceiver. This radio also incorporates a built-in 10 NOAA weather band receiver, which allows the user to stay up to date on local and regional weather conditions without any Internet or cellphone coverage. This can really…

Casio G-Shock Bluetooth Wristwatch

Bluetooth watches are all the rage these days. The problem with most of them is that they typically require recharging every 24-72 hours. On top of that, many are not designed to handle any exposure to water or impact. This is where G-Shock watches shine. Casio has been making G-Shock watches for decades, and I…

Voyager Multi-Band Emergency Radio

The Voyager KA500 by Kaito is a shortwave, AM/FM, and weather band radio receiver that’s built for emergencies. It’s certainly not just for emergencies though; I have brought it on several camping trips, and it really comes in handy to be able to hear the weather reports when you are out of cellphone signal range….

COGITO & COOKOO Bluetooth Watches

Have you ever experienced the frustration of missing an important phone call, text message, or email? Or even worse, have you left your phone behind at home, in your car, a taxicab, or restaurant? If any of these scenarios has ever happened to you or you want to prevent it before it does happen, then…

Cobra CXR 925 MicroTalk FRS Radios

Have you ever been on a camping trip or family vacation where cellphone service is either spotty or non-existent? If you answered yes, then you know how staying in touch with the other members of your family or group can quickly go from unreliable to impossible right when you need it the most. This is…

Tern Joe D24 Full Size Folding Bike

Whether they admit it or not, anyone who knows how to ride a bike loves the experience, and those that don’t know how probably wish they did. You certainly don’t have to own a bike that costs as much as a car or ride in the Tour de France, nor do you need to wear…

Aura Digital Night Vision Monocular

Do you enjoy camping, wildlife, boating, or any of the various other outdoor activities that inevitably take place at night? If so, then you know how difficult it can be to see in near or total darkness. You might say, “turn on a flashlight” if you want to see at night, and true, they are…

808 Bluetooth Speakers

If you are shopping for Bluetooth speakers and are sick and tired of seeing all those tiny crummy ones out there then you should consider checking out the wireless speakers that 808 has to offer. I was fortunate to be able to test three out of their five Bluetooth speakers and have been very impressed…

Cosmonaut iPad Stylus

If you own an iPad and enjoy drawing, then you probably would benefit from utilizing a stylus. The Cosmonaut Stylus from Studio Neat is meant to be used with capacitive touch screens (iPads) and sports a very simple and durable design that is perfect for those who prefer the minimalist approach when it comes to…

Adidas Smart Run GPS Watch

This watch is definitely built for those that frequently enjoy going for a run on a daily basis and want to see every performance stat possible. Not only will it record a detailed track of your route and speed using its internal GPS, but it will also track your movement with its built-in accelerometer, and…

Linus Roadster Classic Single Speed Bicycle

Have you ever wanted to streamline your cycling experience and get back to the simplicity of a retro single speed? The Roadster Classic from Linus definitely fits the bill. Inspired by French and Italian cinema from the 50’s and 60’s, the Roadster Classic will easily bring you back to the glory days of yesteryear. The…

Wooden Bow Tie from Two Guys Bow Tie

If you like the dapper look but feel that a standard bowtie just isn’t unique enough for you, then “The Classic” wooden bowtie made by Two Guys Bow Tie should take your snazzy look up a few notches. The Classic is handmade in the USA from Canary wood, weighs in at a feather light 0.10…

Freestyle Wristwatches Fit For An Adventure

Looking for a multipurpose wristwatch for an upcoming expedition? Freestyle has a couple watches that might just be exactly what you are looking for. Mariner Tide Watch: If you enjoy boating on the open ocean, scuba diving, fishing, surfing, or even driving along a coastal road, you will definitely want to take a closer look…

SunJack 14 & 20 Watt USB Solar Panels

If you have ever gone on an extended adventure away from your USB wall and car chargers, then you know that your gadgets can quickly become useless dead weights once their batteries run out of juice. Sunjacks solar panel products seek to remedy that problem. Both the 14-Watt solar panel and the 20-Watt solar panel…

Hermosa Wood Sunglasses

Enjoy sustainable products? If you answered yes, then these handmade Eco- Friendly bamboo sunglasses by Woodwear are right up your alley. The Woodwear and Hermosa logos are laser cut into the bamboo of these shades. Unlike many other wooden sunglasses on the market, these have a very smooth finish, which makes them quite comfortable to…

TomTom Runner GPS Watch

Do you enjoy going jogging regularly? Or maybe you want to get back into jogging and would like to be able to plot your performance and see your improvement visually on a graphical display. Either way, the Runner GPS Watch by TomTom is a great option for those who like to keep track of their…

Compass / Range Finding Binoculars & Monocular

Binoculars and Monoculars are handy tools to have, whether you enjoy bird watching, stargazing, hunting, backpacking, sailing, or any of the other countless forms of recreation in the great outdoors. The Oceana 8×42 monocular and 7×50 binoculars from Celestron both have some very cool features that make them stand out from the majority of optics…

Waka Waka Solar LED Light & Phone Charger

We all love enjoying the great outdoors, but let’s face it, few of us go camping or backpacking without bringing along our smartphones. Most people who take their smartphones into the backcountry typically do so for two reasons: navigation and communication. In the good old days, you might bring a dedicated handheld GPS for navigation…

Qlipter, the Swiss Army Knife of Carabiners

Carabiners, frequently used by campers and hikers, have rarely been improved upon or reinvented – until now, that is. Enter the Qlipter, a carabiner so awesome they had to give it a new name. This carabiner has a secret weapon, a built-in wide hook that folds out and can rotate 360 degrees. The end of…

Purinize Water Purifier & Sawyer Filter

Be prepared for your next backcountry excursion or any unexpected emergency with the Combo Pocket Size 2 oz. Water Purification Solution from Purinize & the Mini Water Filter System from Sawyer. The pocket-sized Purinize Water Purification Solution comes in a handy little bottle with a pop-top opening and spout. It can easily fit into any…

iHome iW1, iW2, and iW3 AirPlay Wireless Speakers

Bluetooth Bluetooth Bluetooth, it’s all you ever hear about anymore when the topic of speakers is brought up. The market is absolutely flooded with Bluetooth speakers right now. One of the problems with all these Bluetooth speakers is their inability to easily allow users to quickly switch between audio input sources. Another drawback of Bluetooth…

IceMule Pro Cooler/Dry bag Backpack

Be prepared for the heat next summer with the IceMule Pro Cooler. This is, of course, not your typical cooler. It happens to be one that you can carry on your back as a backpack. The IceMule Pro is essentially a dry bag backpack with an insulated and inflatable layer that will keep your ice…

Hydra Quiver Back Mounted Water Bottle Holder

Everyone needs water, especially when out on a summer adventure. The constant issue is how do you carry that water comfortably. If you are riding a bicycle, you probably have a bottle cage on your bike frame, but some bikes don’t have that, especially fixies. Then, of course, there are those water bladder backpacks. They…

Biologic Blast Airhorn

Make those little ding-dong bike bells cower in fear with the Blast Airhorn from Biologic. More importantly, this horn is a safety device. Unlike those common bike bells, the Blast Airhorn is extremely loud, thus making your presence known to cars while going though a dangerous intersection. I don’t necessarily recommend it, and it may…

The Orange Two Man Tent from Poler

“The Two Man Tent” from Poler is a great addition to any car camping kit. Unlike most dome tents that claim to be “two man” (but are really more like one and a half if you want to keep your pack inside the tent), the Poler Two Man Tent could easily fit two people and…

The Reversible Napsack sleeping bag/coat

While camping, have you ever taken a lot of time getting all tucked inside your sleeping bag all nice and cozy and then just as you settle in for the night, you realize that nature is calling? I have, and man, that’s frustrating. Maybe you would like to enjoy the evening outside around camp, but…

Magellan eXplorist 710 rugged, handheld GPS

Okay, let’s get this out of the way up front. Yes, your smartphone has a GPS in it, and yes, you can get lots of maps and navigation apps for just a couple bucks, and yeah, you can get a rugged case for said smartphone. The problem is that your smartphone has quite a few…

Kailash GTX Hiking Boots

If you want a pair of hiking boots that are as tough as nails, then you are reading the right review. The Kailash GTX hiking boots from SCARPA are built to take a beating from rugged terrain without breaking a sweat. During my testing, I roughed them up on boulders, used them in the mud,…

Force 10 RS Cargo Pants

What good is an awesome jacket for rugged adventures if you don’t have pants to match? The Force 10 RS Cargo Pants by Triple Aught Design are built to be the perfect match. These pants have enough features to bring James Bond to tears. They feature 10 pockets, two of which are hidden passport pockets…

Granite Rocx Tahoe Backpack Cooler

If you’re the type to pack everything plus the kitchen sink when going on adventures, then you will love the Tahoe Backpack Cooler by Granite Rocx. This backpack not only will carry all your gadgets and toys, but. it can also externally carry a flat folding beach chair, folding camp chair, beach towel, and two…

Hydra Quiver SUP-SIP leg holster water bottle

Anyone who enjoys getting out into the great outdoors for adventurous activities such as hiking, kayaking, mountain biking, or paddle boarding will know that one can work up quite a thirst. The Hydra Quiver SUP-SIP leg holster water bottle by Orange Mud allows you to carry 24 ounces of fluid on your choice of leg,…

Stuffa Jacket

The Stuffa Jacket is actually a vest. This vest has a classic/old school down vest styling. To the untrained eye, one might think it to be a simple vest just like the thousands we see on people all the time. However, lurking beneath the surface of this seemingly unassuming and “normal looking” vest, lies an…

Teva Riva Waterproof Winter Hiking Boots

Be prepared for chilly weather this season with a pair of boots that will not only keep your feet toasty warm but nice and dry as well. The Mens Riva Winter Mid WP hiking boots from Teva will do that and more with ease. Never before have I worn a brand new pair of hiking…

Julbo Vermont Mythic Mountaineering Glasses

If you are serious about backcountry adventuring, then you need a proper set of rugged sunglasses. What better brand to pick than the one that has been designing mountaineering glasses for the last 125 years? The Vermont Mythic Mountaineering glasses by Julbo have been resurrected to commemorate the anniversary. The Vermont Mythic recaptures the traditional…

Rugged zip off pants fit for an expedition

The Gaiter Trousers by Fjallraven provide you with amazing protection and functionality for adventuring in the great outdoors. They are made of wind and water resistant heavy duty G-1000 and Eco G-1000 that consists of 65% recycled polyester and 35% organic cotton. The biggest feature of these pants is their ability to convert into shorts…

Easy Macro rubber band iPhone lens

The Easy Macro is a very simple, highly effective, and widely compatible add-on macro lens for any iPhone and nearly all smartphones. It consists of a sturdy blue rubber band and a tiny macro lens embedded into that band. All you need to do is stretch the band over your iPhone/smartphone and then line up…

Scout 3400 Internal Frame Backpack

Get out and do some real camping in the backcountry with the Scout3400 Internal Frame Backpacking Backpack by Teton Sports. The Scout 3400 weighs in at 4.5 pounds, external dimensions of 33”x17”x12”, and an internal capacity of 3400 Cubic Inches / 55 Liters. There is an internal pouch, which holds a hydration bladder as well…

ThermaCELL Portable Butane Mosquito Repeller

If there is one thing that every single person hates while camping: it’s suffering through a never-ending swarm of mosquitoes. Most people would rather deal with a torrential downpour or miss a meal than deal with those pesky blood suckers. They spread diseases, make you itch like crazy, and are just plain annoying. I never…

Toasty Tush insulated camp chair cover

Anyone who has been camping in less than perfect weather conditions and has used those collapsible camp chairs knows how poorly most of them are insulated. Yes, you can drape a blanket over the chair, but you inevitably end up with half the blanket in the dirt and mud, and it never works very well….

Soloist cook set & ultralight kettle

GSI Outdoors makes a wide variety of really cool camping cookware gear. Amongst them are the Pinnacle Soloist cook set and the ultra-light teakettle. The Soloist can hold 14 fl. oz., weighs in at 10.9 oz., and has the following dimensions: 5.00″ x 5.40″ x 5.50″. Made with a rubber coated folding handle and a…

Scrubba Wash Bag

One of the biggest problems of traveling for any considerable amount of time is being able to pack light. Of course, the problem with packing less clothing than the amount of days you will be traveling is that you will have to deal with washing them every few days. Yes, you can wash your clothes…

Z3 GPS Heads Up Display Goggles

Get ready to feel like a fighter pilot the next time you fly down a ski slope! The Z3 Recon Live GPS, HUD (Heads Up Display) goggles by Zeal Optics and Recon Instruments will give you that Top Gun feeling during your next extreme sports adventure. These goggles are mainly marketed toward downhill skiing &…

Pro Trek Triple Sensor Solar Powered Atomic Wristwatch

Step aside, James Bond’s watch. Your fake laser doesn’t come anywhere close to the “REAL” high tech gadgets inside the Pro Trek, Triple Sensor, Tough Solar Analog/Digital wristwatch by Casio. This watch would definitely make the aforementioned silver screen spy hero drool to the point of dehydration. Even though the Pro Trek will appeal to…

Prop n’ Go iPad stand

If you own an iPad, eBook reader, laptop or other tablet device of some kind, then you know how frustrating it can be to try to get in a comfortable position while holding it up to read or watch a movie. There are a wide variety of tablet stand devices on the market now. However,…

Nomad Compose iPad paintbrush stylus

Okay all you artists out there who own iPads and wish you could have a more realistic painting experience, then painting with your finger or a rubber-tipped stylus that feels like a ballpoint pen. The Nomad Brush seeks to make your virtual painting experience more realistic with actual brush tips made from a blend of…

Find My Car Smarter for iPhone

Don’t you just hate it when you have to park in one of those giant parking lots where every aisle looks exactly the same? Or when you park in an unfamiliar city and end up wandering aimlessly as you attempt to backtrack your way to your car? If you have ever had an experience like…

Wonder Wash travel washing machine

Time to get your green on while you wash your clothes. The “Wonder Wash” will allow you to do a small load of laundry without using any electricity at all and very little water. How is the Wonder Wash powered, you might ask? Take a look in the mirror because that power source is you!…

Vortex hand-crank blender

Bring the fun of fruit smoothies and other blended treats with you on your next off-the-grid camping trip with the Vortex hand-crank blender by GSI Outdoors. This blending beast will quickly whip up your next frozen snack, and it won’t add a cent to your electric bill. Plus, you get some exercise in the process….

Dry Case smartphone waterproof case

Water: it’s something we all need to survive. Yet, just like the Wicked Witch of the West, it spells certain death to any smartphone. This is where the Dry Case by Dry Corp comes to the rescue. There are waterproof cases out there that are custom fitted to your exact model of smartphone, but the…

Hyperflow Microfilter Backpacking Water Filter

Fresh drinking water, it’s one of the most important nutrients we humans need to survive. It’s something many people take for granted on a daily basis. During natural disasters and wilderness survival situations, fresh drinkable water can be one of the hardest things to come by. Water purification devices such as the Hyperflow Microfilter by…

12 Volt 18W Folding Solar Panel

Time to cut the cord on that laptop of yours and charge up off the grid. The 12- volt 18 watt Folding Solar Panel and 8 Amp Controller by Nature Power does just that. It comes with 10 adapter tips, which allow you to charge a wide variety of laptops. Unfortunately, it does not include…

Verbatim 32GB SDHC class 10 memory card

The Class 10 32GB SDHC memory card by Verbatim is a great way to alleviate the issues of running out of space. Not only does it allow one to take more photos while on vacation, but its vast storage also solves the problem of having to keep track of all those extra 2, 4, &…

Koolatron P20 12V Compact Cooler

Beat the summer heat by keeping your drinks nice and chilly with a P20 12-volt cigarette lighter powered compact cooler from Koolatron. I recently took this cool cat on a 3,000-mile road trip, which included Northern Idaho, the San Juan Islands, the Oregon Coast, and Yosemite National Park. I kept all kinds of stuff in…

zBoost Cell Phone Signal Booster

Don’t you just hate it when you can’t get good cellphone coverage? I know I do. I am always surprised by how certain locations in homes are total dead zones. This is where dual band cellphone repeaters like the zBoost SOHO YX545 Cell Phone Booster by Wi-Ex can really come in handy. There are several…

Freaker Beverage Insulator

Time to get your freak on this summer! Isn’t it a pain when you pick up your recently purchased cold beverage only to find it has warmed up to room temperature? Cue the Freaker. The Freaker is a knit cozy that can fit on just about every beverage container on the market. The stretchy properties…

Charger Pro 4 USB Charging Station

Looking for a simple solution to the problem of not having enough wall outlets for all those little single port USB chargers you travel with? The Charger 4 Pro by Arctic is a four port USB wall charger that packs a mighty power punch and might be just what you are looking for. It has…

EyeMax Emergency Radio

For all those who have gone through some form of natural disaster in which power and cellular coverage was lost (sometimes for days or even weeks at a time), you know that an emergency AM/FM/NOAA weather radio receiver can become a vital tool. Such a radio is needed for keeping up-to-date on important news, evacuation,…

Power2U AC/USB Wall Outlet

If you’re looking for ways to move your home into the 21st century, the Power2U AC/USB Wall Outlet may be a good place to start. The Power2U replaces your standard two-plug AC wall outlet. It still gives you two AC outlets, but it also adds two full-sized USB ports for charging any of your gadgets….

VW Camper Van Tent

Are you’re tired of owning boring tents that look like everyone else’s around the campground? If so, Firebox.com has just what you need – a VW Camper Van Tent! If you own or have owned a Volkswagen of any kind then this is definitely right up your alley. As a VW owner or nostalgic collector,…

2C Solar Light Cap

If you enjoy camping, hiking and kayaking as well as other countless outdoor activities, you most certainly have been in one of those dark situations where you need to hold a flashlight, but you also need both hands free to set up your tent, tie down your boat, or cook your meal. The Solar Light…

Arctic K481 Wireless Keyboard

The K481 by Arctic is a compact wireless keyboard that includes a small touchpad with multi-touch capabilities and two mouse buttons. (I am actually using it to write this entire review.) It utilizes the 2.4GHz frequency range, which is the same band as some Wi-Fi routers. At first, I was concerned with this choice since…

Moshi Rewind Dual USB Charger

The Rewind 2.0 by Moshi is a simple and effective solution for people who need to charge more than one device at the same time. It eliminates the need to carry multiple USB wall chargers and solves the problem of only having access to one wall outlet, especially when traveling. The built-in AC wall outlet…

iBallz iPad harness & case

The iBallz shock-absorbing harness consists of 4 foam balls that are connected together by an elastic cord. They each connect to one of the four corners of your iPad. iBallz protects your iPad from medium chest height accidental drops onto flat surfaces.   It also helps protect your iPad from liquids that spill nearby and…

iVeil MacBook Keyboard Protector

If you ever eat or drink next to your MacBook-Pro or MacBook-Air 13”, then the iVeil Hybrid Silicone Keyboard protector by Green Onion Supply might be just the laptop insurance plan you need. The iVeil is also great for just keeping dust and other gunk from building up on your keys and finding its way…

Runnur sling pack

The Runnur is a streamlined cross-sling pack designed to hold your gadgets and adventure essentials. It keeps your pants and shirt pockets from filling up and hindering your movements. The Runnur is designed to carry your cell phone, ID, money, pens, credit cards, compact point & shoot camera, MP3 Player, glasses & a 16oz water…

Scooter iPhone Stand

The Scooter made by Insanely Great Products is a small, inexpensive dual suction cup iPhone stand made of sturdy acrylic with a non-skid base. It comes in 8 colors. It is designed and handmade in Silicon Valley, CA. The reason for the second suction cup is three-fold. It allows a user to choose either a…

Whoosh quick screen cleaner

“Whoosh” is an all-in-one eco-friendly liquid spray screen cleaner solution. It’s quick, easy to use, alcohol & ammonia-free, odorless, anti-static, non-toxic and comes in a bottle just within the TSA liquids limit. Included in the package is a microfiber cleaning cloth. In my testing of this product I found it to be extremely effective for…

Power Stretch touch screen gloves

With smartphones having touch screen interfaces there is an inherent flaw once the cold weather sets in. How do you operate the device while simultaneously keeping your hands warm? Luckily, conductive gloves have solved that issue, but each pair of gloves has its own pros and cons. The “Freehands Power Stretch 5 Finger” gloves are…