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Blunt + Tile Smart Umbrella
Over the past few weeks we've toted around Blunt Umbrellas' latest offering, the Blunt XS_Metro + Tile. The brand initially drew attention for its sharp looks and patented indestructible design (the first patent on an umbrella sine 1922 except for...
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Charged: Afterguard
Racing out on the ocean, the wind can whip mercilessly and consistently, throwing an endless barrage of sea-spray and hurtling your craft faster than its sails and keel can handle. Other times, a swirling gust changes directions without notice or...
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Baselworld 2014: GPS Driven Watches
Regardless of where you are in the world—be it an unexpected adventure or a quick layover—GPS watches can be a huge help; naming your location and automatically adjusting the time on your wrist. By coordinating your location based on multiple satellite...
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Blade 350 QX Quadcopter
If the holiday season left you loaded up with socks and lacking old fashioned unadulterated fun, it's time to take to the skies. The Blade 350 QX is the perfect way inject some childlike fun into the new year with a toy that appeals to savvy gadget...
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Nikon Coolpix AW100
Nikon has not released a compact waterproof camera since stopping production of their popular Jacques Cousteau-approved Nikonos camera in 2001. Launching today for the consumer market is their answer to the modern adventure seeker's needs—a...
TRAVEL
Weekend Camping Gear
When you're ready for a real escape, leave the car behind and hit a trail to really immerse yourself in nature—and learn how to enjoy freeze-dried beans. This second part of our three-part camping series rounds up our top picks for improving...
TRAVEL
Pulse of the City
Advertorial content: Anticipating tonight's NYC launch of the Range Rover Evoque it seems like the right time to share a video I've been working on as part of my involvement with the Pulse of the City campaign. While the larger program is an evolving...
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Earthmate PN-60w
Projected to hit stores this summer, the DeLorme's Earthmate PN-60w combines GPS mapping technology with satellite messaging for the utmost in convenience and reliability. Using DeLorme's Spot technology, the Earthmate delivers messages via email...
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BioLogic iPhone Bike Mount
Cyclists sick of juggling an iPhone while trying to ride will appreciate this waterproof iPhone case that easily attaches to any set of handlebars. Made by the sustainability-driven bike company Dahon, the BioLogic bike mount allows for tracking...
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Navman N 40i
The new Navman N 40i personal navigation device features a built in digital camera that takes geo-coordinate embedded pictures so you can navigate back to your favorite destinations. Packed with all the standard features, you can enter an address...
CULTURE
Yell.com Bus Ads
To promote their UK based search engine Yell.com has launched an innovative campaign to show local content on buses and bus shelters. Designed by AKQA, touch screen displays on the shelters show near-by businesses. The more advanced solution is on...
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Caffeine Finder
Everyone knows there's a significant overlap between the information junkies and caffeine cravers. To assist the mobility of this hyper set, Grey Stripe has created the Caffeine Finder for BlackBerry users. With over 45,000 U.S. locations mapped...
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Keep Your Eyes on the Road
Sony's latest in-car GPS unit, the NVXYZ777, displays a 3D rendering of the streets and buildings of Tokyo. This high resolution touch screen device also has 30GB of storage and is capable of playing back audio and video files potentially making...
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Message in a Bottle
On 25th May 2004, fifty bottles with messages inside them were released into the sea off the south east coast of England near Ramsgate Maritime Museum. Their intended destination is 800km East of mainland New Zealand: the Chatham Islands (the exact...
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Cellphones Made Easy
In today's NY Times Circuits, David Pogue reviews low end cell phones. It's a pretty good overview of the most basic phones on the market. And, as always, it has Pogue's witty tone. I like the Seussian opener: Red phones, blue phones, Cellphones...
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Doggy Lo-Jack
An Electronic Tag for the Peripatetic Pet, published recently in the New York Times, provides a nice overview of the benefits of microchipping your dog (or cat). It sounds a bit creepy, but the benefits are worth it. It does remind me, however...
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