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Commuincate, No Matter What

Commuincate, No Matter What

goTenna is a communications device that enables you to connect directly with others even when there’s no central connectivity—no cell towers, no wifi, no satellites—so when you're off-grid you can remain connected. In fact, goTenna will even work if your smartphone is in Airplane Mode. The idea for the device came during Hurricane Sandy when …

PowerCube Extended USB

PowerCube Extended USB

This little gadget is probably a must-have item for your everyday life. The Powercube, which will extend the use you make of your office power, is a dual USB port adapter with four socket adapters for wall outlets. The modular design allows easy expansion by connecting multiple units like Laptop, iPad or Android phone. While …


Quodos, A Powerful GoPro Light

Quodos, A Powerful GoPro Light

GoPros have changed the way people shoot and share footage. And this sleek add-on light will change the way you see–this gadget by Australien light and accessory designer Knog lets your GoPro see in the dark. Available in just a couple of weeks, the waterproof Qudos (AUD 149) weighs just 150 grams with its rechargeable battery …

Sitka's New Business Model

Sitka’s New Business Model

Sitka, the surf, skate and outdoor goods company based on Vancouver Island, is transitioning to a new business model that breaks the traditional pre-book model of the apparel industry. Sitka’s Perpetual Program offers multiple capsule collections throughout the year, while making staple Sitka styles available on a continuous, year-round basis. Created with feedback from some …

Become A ‘g’ Sponsor

Become A ‘g’ Sponsor

Become a ‘g’ Sponsor and get the chance to promote your company, product or service directly here on the blog. This is as a way to support our writing and allow us to devote more time to producing the kind of content you’ll enjoy. We’ll start out with a low weekly sponsorship fee, and go from …


Crafted Without Stitching For Long-Lasting Quality

Crafted Without Stitching For Long-Lasting Quality

Rok Krivec, the founder of one men brand Mellon Kreft handcrafted leather goods, creates accessories that are fun, original and stylish. Each product is based on a minimalistic design and is crafted without the usage of machines from start to finish – made one at a time. Why even stitching, if you can create a …

Standard Issue Dog Tag Tool

Standard Issue Dog Tag Tool

This nice tag is a highly versatile, precision milled, titanium one piece tool with the same footprint as the universally recognized American Military issue Dog Tag. It's the first OPT design to be offered by Prometheus Design Werx. Its simple, clean and straightforward design belies the detailed, thoughtful and carefully measured process to make this …

Earphones That Strobe To The Beat Of Your Music

Earphones That Strobe To The Beat Of Your Music

Running just got a whole lot more enjoyable with the people from Noma (it stands for Name of my Autobiography, or Story of My Life). Experience your music while running with Strobe ($49.95), the world's first earphones to strobe and light up to the beat of your music. Clean design, and engineered for the true …


Handle Rough Jobsite Terrain

Handle Rough Jobsite Terrain

Dewalt's TOUGHSYSTEM boxes are a modular storage solution not only for pros who work outdoors and in tough conditions, but also good for photographers and videographers with lots of space for tools. Mix and match these units to carry what you need and easily maneuver through the jobsite. For trouble-free transportation, the cart carrier assists …

Computer Virus Illustrated Guide

Computer Virus Illustrated Guide

Amsterdam-based designer Bas van de Poel from Wonder Years created this illustrated guide to to the worst viruses in computer history. De Poel asked about two dozen artists to create illustrations of famous offenders like Melissa and Beda. The Melissa–see boxheader image above–virus is named after the author’s favorite exotic dancer. The macro worm infects …

Life’s One Big Hike

Life’s One Big Hike

Flip up the expedition-inspired rucksack hood to securely stash your valuables, while tools and electronics all find a home in the multiple padded and fleece-lined pockets. And even a mountain man needs to phone home. Burton's Annex Pack ($90) in heritage rucksack design with laptop and electronics compartments sports external webbing to stash a jacket. …


Genesis - An Origin, Creation, Or Beginning

Genesis – An Origin, Creation, Or Beginning

Independently published by the creative team behind Paradigm Magazine, the new limited edition book Paradigm Vol. I - Genesis ($95) is comprised of original artwork, essays, musings and interviews, all of which focus on the central theme of creation. In the publisher's own words: "Each contribution to this volume offers an interpretation of the book’s …

The Mysterious Red And Black Books

The Mysterious Red And Black Books

With the Mysterious Books (roughly $13), the Bavarian company t&m is launching a sustainable Privacy medium. The “little black” and “little red” notebook protects personal secrets reliable agains access from the web and from prying eyes. It can be closed with a padlock. The notebooks is compatible with every drawer and fits under any mattress …


Crafting The Perfect Travel Bag

Crafting The Perfect Travel Bag

Sometimes luxury is about precious time memorably spent. As you can imagine, this bag will be memorably with straps and handles that don’t cut into your hands as the bag is filled and gets heavier. The external pockets on this stylish very London looking Weekender (roughly $2150) give you easy access to your passport and …

Late-'60s Retro Aesthetic Sunglasses

Late-’60s Retro Aesthetic Sunglasses

Dom Vetro preserves the centuries-old craft of making eyewear with factories in the Alpine town of Cadore, where each frame is handmade by experienced Maestri. This time Aaron Levine, head of Club Monaco’s men’s design, found inspiration in Italian eyewear company: Dom Vetro, and its creator, Ashley Bezamat. All the sunglasses in this line are …

Capture Dense 3D Models

Capture Dense 3D Models

Occipital's Structure ($399) sensor brings the third dimension back to your mobile device. It allows you to capture dense geometry. This enables you to simulate real world physics. Think capturing and preserving precise 3D models of people, places and things for the rest of time, or playing augmented reality games in the space that surrounds …


The King Kong Of King Kong's

The King Kong Of King Kong’s

King Kong Apparel have developed a new range of gym and lifestyle bags with a 25 years guarantee. This Fat Boy (Post-Kickstarter MSRP $99.95) is the big one in the new line of 5 bags, clocking in at a massive 64 Liters. It's the gym bag for lots of stuff and is exquisitely simple. The storage …

Through The Mirror By Cristina Burns

Through The Mirror By Cristina Burns

We all know the situatuon where as a child someone gave us one of those plastic toy cameras where you press the button and the image is captured inside. Most of us are immediately captured by the idea of ​​looking at the world through this magic box, and that is what you can find in …

From Fishing To Photographing

From Fishing To Photographing

From fishing to photographing, this Field Bag (7″h x 11.75″w x 6.25″d, $119 – $129) by Topo Designs is the latest carry all for essentials you need at your hip. It comes equipped with a breathable padded back and shoulder strap, removable waist strap, and a fully padded and lined interior. The bag sports heavy …


3-Axis Motion Control Camera Robot

3-Axis Motion Control Camera Robot

This little 3-axis Pan and Tilt motion control head sits between your tripod and your DSLR or Video Camera. The eMotimo TB3 ($990) is a smart value motion control device, that offers repeatable, three-axis motion control for less than many competitors’ single-axis products. The TB3 is portable, strong, and lightweight, making it the perfect addition …

Romain Jerome Timepiece x HardNine Choppers

Romain Jerome Timepiece x HardNine Choppers

In collaboration with Swiss based custom motorbike manufacturer HardNine Choppers, RJ-Romain Jerome's new timepiece is a truly spirited encounter of two visionaries with the same artistic mission. Their common passion for design and machinery has allowed them to create an artistic package containing a subtly luxurious and unique timepiece as well as a one of a …

The Easiest Way To Fix A Flat

The Easiest Way To Fix A Flat

Fixing a flat is such a nuisance that it’s often easier to just carry your bike home. The long, involved process of fixing a bike flat gets a simple and clever solution: Patchnride. With a regular repair you encounter 12 to 18 different steps. With this bike gadget you will have only 4 easy steps:  …