Cameras, GPS, fitness and sports watches, apps, GoPro cameras, and more.
Road Trip Upgrade: ‘Bivy’ App Adds Adventure Anywhere
Our travel editor is on a yearlong road trip. Often making plans on the go, he uses the mobile Bivy app to find his next adventure, from mountain biking in Dixie National Forest to exploring a waterfall at the Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument.
Fly Fishing Photography: 9 Tips to Take Better Photos
These tips from a professional photographer will maximize your fly fishing photography efforts.
iOS Update Turns Your Phone Into a Virtual Tape Measure
iOS 12 gives iPhone owners a wonderful little addition to their app suite: an augmented-reality measuring tool.
Google Maps App Update Helps You Plan for Hills
The Google Maps app recently added features that let pedestrians and cyclists see elevation changes along their route — a potential boon for both health nuts and the disabled.
First Look: BioLite ‘No-Bounce’ Ultralight HeadLamp
BioLite says its first headlamp gives users a unique experience thanks to its super-light, comfortable design. We gave it a brief test and found it a capable camp companion during this first look.
Build Out Your Van: 7 Power Tools Every Newbie Needs
If you’re ready to embrace your own custom van build, prepare to embrace power tools too. These seven power tools are my essential quiver for working on my van build.
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.