Kevin Arnold

Kona Stinky Deluxe - Mountain Bikes: Reviews

FREERIDE FUNKona keeps upping the ante with its perennial freeride favorite, the Stinky, and this year's version is the sweetest one yet. Designers added new swingarms to stiffen up the seven-inch...

Zeal Link PPX - Goggles: Reviews

The Link is the only goggle on the market with a lens that's both polarized and photochromic. It cuts glare, and, if you drop from a sunny ridgetop into a shady couloir, the tint automatically fades...

HP iPAQ 310 Travel Companion - GPS Devices: Reviews

FOLLOW THAT VOICECalling HP's Travel Companion a GPS unit just isn't fair. The 4.3-inch screen is huge, and 3-D technology means maps can be viewed topographically or at street level—making for...

Garmin Oregon 400t – GPS Devices: Reviews

Garmin took a page out of Apple's book with the Oregon 400t, the first handheld GPS unit with a touchscreen and an icon-based interface. The result is the most user-friendly and intuitive GPS unit we...

Suunto X9i - GPS: Reviews

This wrist-top GPS manages a knife-edge feat: It's equal parts cool and geeky. Sporting the X9i, I launched out on a run from my hotel room in downtown Buenos Aires. Within minutes, the 12-channel...

Panasonic DMC-LX2 - Digital Cameras: Reviews

1. The LX2 is one of the rare pocket digicams that offers the manual exposure control and instant shutter response required by serious photographers. Add a proven image-stabilization system, a high-...

Adidas Burna - Goggles: Reviews

The lightweight, flexible frame is vented from all sides, and the lens is festooned with no fewer than 18 vents. In other words, it's practically impossible to fog these goggles up. Plus, it's...

BlackBerry Curve 8320 - Cell Phones: Reviews

SMALLER AND SMARTERThis is BlackBerry's finest model to date. Svelte and ultralight, it's more like a cell phone—and less like a paperweight—than its predecessors. But despite the...

Apple iPhone 3G – Cell Phones: Reviews

For starters, the interface is almost too much fun, like having a Mac in your hands, and audio integration is a snap with iTunes. Like the first-gen iPhone, the 3G has a 3.5-inch touchscreen that's...

Magellan Explorist 210 - GPS: Reviews

If you thought real GPS navigation was beyond your budget, you haven't seen the cell-phone-size 210. It's not the only player in its price range, but it stands out for its internal 22MB memory—...

Nikon D40 - Digital Cameras: Reviews

A LIGHTWEIGHT, WALLET-FRIENDLY DSLRA full-featured DSLR can be an awkward load when you're traveling, especially in cities. Not the D40. I had no problem toting it through the streets of London and...

Scott Apollo – Soft Shells: Reviews

INSULATED CONVERTIBLENeed variable warmth for variable conditions? The two-in-one Apollo, with its removable vest, is your jacket. The vest, insulated with synthetic fill, adds plenty of core warmth...

Belkin Wi-Fi Phone for Skype - Cell Phones: Reviews

EASY PHONE HOMEThis Belkin number syncs with Skype, the free online-telephony app, making for a simple but truly effective device for those who regularly go abroad or frequently make calls to friends...

Leica M8.2 - 35 mm Cameras: Reviews

Trust us: It'll make you a better photographer. The simple, intuitive M8.2 demands that you actually turn the aperture ring and shutter-speed dial manually, not just fondle screens. Luddite madness?...

Garmin Rino 530 - GPS: Reviews

The great communicator gets better in 2006, with a radio range extended to 14 miles. In case you missed the earlier versions, the Rino is a fully functioning GPS and a two-way radio in one unit....

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