Cameras, GPS, fitness and sports watches, apps, GoPro cameras, and more.
The ‘Omata One’ Is a Retro Speedometer for Your Bike: Review
It looks like a classic timepiece, but the Omata One is powered by satellites and advanced electronics. After a month of testing, I can’t decide if it’s a glimpse at cycling’s future or a welcome return to simpler days.
Declassified: ‘Super Magnesium’ Lighter Than Titanium, Stronger Than Steel
Until this month, Allite Super Magnesium was only available for military and aerospace applications. Now available for consumer product manufacturers, it has the potential to shake up the industry.
Disposable Durability: A Budget Watch Battle
How much toughness can you expect from a cheap watch? I aim to find out, with an extensive head-to-head battle between the venerable Casio F108 and the upstart Timex Marathon.
SPOT Devices Go the Length of the Appalachian Trail and Beyond
The SPOT is becoming a way of life on the Appalachian Trail. The satellite messenger devices are used by people who protect these wild places as well as thru-hikers like Dale Sanders, the oldest person to hike the whole 2,190 miles.
Rolling on Foam: Vittoria Air-Liner Mountain Bike Tire Inserts Reviewed
Vittoria Air-Liner foam bike tire inserts reduce the risk of flats and wheel damage while pushing the performance envelope.
Bosch Kiox Onboard Computer for E-Bikers Who Actually Train on Them
Bosch is introducing the Kiox, a handlebar-mounted fitness tracker for those who use e-bikes to ride seriously.
Cycling to Shooting: ‘Modular Flashlight’ Boasts Myriad Outdoor Uses
Change colors, add lumens, charge devices, strap to bikes (or guns), make a lantern, and more: The DanForce G1 Pro flashlight teeters between gimmicky Kickstarter and full-featured outdoor tool.
Larger Display, ‘BirdsEye’ View: Garmin Launches New Handheld GPS
Garmin today announced two new handheld GPS units — the GPSMAP 66s and the GPSMAP 66st — that the brand claims improve imagery, wireless connectivity, and more.
Pet Fitness Trackers Monitor Dogs on the Move (or Couch)
Just when you think you’ve tech-ified your entire fit life, you realize you forgot Fido. Maybe he needs a pet fitness tracker.
Power Packed: Goal Zero Giving Away a Sherpa 100AC Each Week
Goal Zero wants to know where you’re headed next. Share your travel plans and you could score a free Sherpa 100AC — a powerful return on your Instagram investment.
Fox Live Valve: The Electric Future of MTB Suspension Lockouts
The electronic Fox Live Valve system continuously adjusts your mountain bike suspension, aiming to improve your ride — and how you ride it.
Fitbit Charge 3: Bigger Screen, Better Battery, Smoother Interface
The next generation of the Fitbit Charge health tracker is on preorder now. Check out what you get for the $150 price tag.
‘Weirdest’ Macro Lens Offers Bug-Eye Perspective
The Laowa 24mm f/14 Probe macro lens offers a rare new perspective for photographers and videographers.
Wildfire Safety: Mapping Apps Help Monitor, Track Fallout
Two apps are helping tourists and impacted residents deal with the effects of increasingly large and frequent wildfires.
This $25K Electric Surfboard Goes 35 MPH Without Waves
Swedish company Awake recently unveiled the Rävik — a high-powered electric surfboard meant to disrupt the watercraft industry. If you’ve got a need for speed, you’ll want to check this out.
App Turns This Drone Into a Dedicated Fish Finder
Find fish before you get there, scout great casting spots from the air, and record all the action of landing that prize lunker — the new Axiom UAV App integrates Raymarine’s navigation with advanced DJI unmanned aerial imaging. It could be your new favorite fishing partner.
Pro Sport Performance Laser Now Available for Amateur Athletes
FDA approved for home use, this sport laser isn’t cheap. But the therapeutic device gives athletes a new option for home-based injury treatment and sports recovery.
Lightweight Lumens: 1.3-Ounce Petzl Bindi Headlamp Review
Petzl’s super-compact, ultralight headlamp is excellent for the front country, urban escapes, and EDC use.