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June 8, 2015 • Outdoors, Reviews

Lems Boulder Boots Are Begging to Be Your New Travel Companion

During high school and college I spent a good deal of time in Israel, much of that time was spent walking and hiking. A pair of heavy leather boots were my constant companion. The need to travel light, along with airline baggage limits, means the days of traveling with heavy boots is over. That’s where …

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May 20, 2015 • News, Outdoors

Timbuk2 Teams Up with Bianchi for Limited Edition Pack, Announces Giveaway

With May being National Bike Month, and record high temperatures in full effect, this means a lot of folks are commuting and heading to work on their fixies, or whichever two bikes they see fit. The commuting aspect is easy, but unlike having a passenger seat to throw your bag or purse onto, you’ll need …

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May 19, 2015 • News

Dlodlo Announces the World’s Lightest Virtual Reality Glasses

Dlodlo, the world’s leader in Virtual Reality products announced earlier this week their Dlodlo VR Glasses, the world’s lightest portable Virtual Reality Glasses.   Upon first glance, the VR glasses aren’t what you’d expect out of a Judge Dredd movie. The fashionably designed, wireless, and super lightweight glasses are not only portable and comfortable (unlike …

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May 4, 2015 • Reviews

Lems Primal2 Minimalist Shoes Let You Tread Lightly with Color

I reviewed the lightweight, minimalist Lems Primal2 shoes in November of 2013. I’ve been wearing the review pair on and off ever since. I don’t think I’ve ever worn a pair of shoes quite as light, airy, and comfortable. Now the company sent me a pair in a new color-Canary-to check out. They are hard …

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April 28, 2015 • News

The LG G4 Is Leather-Bound, and It Might Just Smell Like Rich Mahogany

Now it’s no secret, thanks to weeks of leaked images and much speculation, the time has finally arrived. LG’s new flagship smartphone, the LG G4 has finally arrived.

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March 13, 2015 • Reviews

Incipio’s Trina Turk iPhone 6 Plus Case Review: Beautiful Protection

It’s not often that you’ll come across a case for the iPhone 6 Plus that is protective, svelte, fashionable, and reasonably priced, but the Trina Turk iPhone case line accomplishes all that and more. Wisely leaving their base case production to the very accomplished folks at Incipio, these cases feature Trina Turk‘s eye-pleasing patterns.

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February 24, 2015 • Reviews

Sanuk AmBrrr and PickPocket Shoes: Comfortable and Well Made

Sanuk is one of those shoe brands I always wanted to try but never had the chance. They have a reputation for amazing quality shoes that are also ridiculously comfortable. So when Sanuk gave us the chance to check out their winter line, I was ecstatic to put their reputation to the test!

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October 5, 2014 • News

Themed Gear for October’s Breast Cancer Awareness Promotions

Gear seekers can choose from many activities and purchases for National Breast Cancer Awareness Month (October) that help support cancer awareness and help people take action for treatment and cures. Health screening, seminars, sponsored events (October 11-12 bike event), and various apparel/gear help us take a proactive stance against the second most common type of cancer.

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August 20, 2014 • Crowdfunding, Gear Bits

Yes Man Sunnies – Handmade Bamboo Sunglasses on Kickstarter

Yes Man Watches, has been previously successful on Kickstarter by raising 217% of their goal on their first Kickstarter campaign.  Now, the Yes Man brand is back with some sick-looking handmade bamboo sunglasses.  These gorgeous polarized sunglasses made from bamboo and plastic can now be pre-ordered by pledging at least $30 at the Yes Man …

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August 2, 2014 • News

Tory Burch FitBit Flex Accessories That Might Make You Want a Flex

When the Fitbit Flex came out, I ordered. It took about 15 minutes to realize that I hated its bracelet, but that the device itself was okay. I threw it in a drawer, and it’s sat there for a year. Last week came the announcement of Tory Burch Fitbit accessories. Because of them, I’m giving my dusty …

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June 8, 2014 • News

Replace Your Pebble Steel Strap with Gorgeous Natural Leather

If you’ve got a Pebble Steel, then you know that the bands that ship with it are not awesome; due to the Pebble’s odd lugs, finding replacement straps is tricky. The Pebble watch is awesome, and it deserves a better strap. I am extremely glad to have found an Etsy seller who makes a gorgeous natural leather Pebble Steel strap.

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June 7, 2014 • Reviews

Smartwatch Shootout, A Quick Design Overview

2014 has definitely turned into the year of the “wearable” and the smartwatch has been leading the pack. Android Wear is on the way and Apple has yet to announce, let along release their offering. That means there’s much more to come this year. There are already some compelling options on the market and they …

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May 26, 2014 • Gear Bits

The Kisai Xtal Wood Watch Puts a Bit of Nature on Your Wrist

Strap a bit of nature onto your wrist with the Kisai Xtal Wood watch. The watch “combines a crystalline shaped natural wood case with a faceted mineral crystal lens and a cryptic yet simple to read LED time display.” I think that’s a first? There is finally a Tokyo Flash watch that doesn’t require a guide to read …

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May 7, 2014 • Reviews

TokyoFlash Kisai Optical Illusion – a Watch with a Secret

Here is a simple question – when you want to know the time, do you want a challenge? Moreover, do you want it to be difficult for most people to read the time from your watch? If so, read on – but if not, the TokyoFlash Kisai Optical Illusion Watch is likely not for you!

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May 7, 2014 • Gear Bits, News

Meek Milland Monster 24K Headphones Celebrate in Style

How did you celebrate your last birthday? Rising urban hip hop artist and entrepreneur Meek Milland celebrated his birthday in Las Vegas the other night with Monster Headphones, the new Monster 24K Headphones and a bevy of friends. That was just the beginning.

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May 5, 2014 • Gear Bits, News

Tokyoflash Kisai Night Vision Wood Is a New Angle on Minimalist Design

The Tokyoflash Kisai Night Vision Wood is one of the more unusual watches we’ve seen. That’s saying a lot when you think about all the unusual designs Tokyoflash offers! This watch looks like the company forgot to add the watch face and hands; it is an illusion, but telling time is just a button push …

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May 4, 2014 • News

Audrey Hepburn Is One Glamorous Google Doodle

Today, Audrey Hepburn would have been 85 years old; to commemorate, Google has released a doodle in her image. A gifted actress, international style icon, humanitarian, and one of the most beautiful women ever, Audrey’s life was cut short by appendiceal cancer at 63. What better way to celebrate her life than to do something kind for …

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April 28, 2014 • Rants and Raves

9 Reasons the Pebble Watch Will Still be the Best Smartwatch You Can Buy

  The title of this post is “9 Reasons the Pebble Watch Will Still be the Best Smartwatch You Can Buy”. I might have called it, “What every other smartwatch manufacturer is currently—and will probably continue—doing wrong”. Either way, this post is all about the Pebble watch and the smart moves that have, and continue, …

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April 24, 2014 • News

9 Reasons the Samsung Gear 2 is Google Glass Minus the Glasshole

Judie and I bought Google Glass a few months ago. We enjoyed taking pictures and shooting video with them, but post-CES 2014 we sold ours. The reason? Glass is fun and innovative, but it’s not ready for prime time. My Samsung Galaxy S5 and Gear 2 are. Yes, Gear is Google Glass without the glasshole. Here are …

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April 4, 2014 • Reviews

Leave Your Wallet at Home with the Beyzacases PocketBook for iPhone 5S

If you love the look, feel and smell of leather, want a way to protect your iPhone 5S, and want to leave your wallet at home, then the Beyzacases PocketBook for iPhone 5S may be for you. It holds up to 12 different cards, some cash, and a few others items inside while offering an …

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March 28, 2014 • Crowdfunding, Gear Bits

In a World of Sameness, Modify Watch Lets You Be Unique

We posted on the Modify Watch Mod-To-Order Kickstarter project the other day. We asked them to create a one-of-a-kind Gear Diary timepiece, and they were kind enough to do so. What do you think? The project has hit their funding goal, and you have less than a day to still get in on it. Click here …

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