Kevin Arnold

Fujifilm Finepix F10 - Digital Cameras: Reviews

Never miss a shot again. With virtually no shutter lag—a luxury previously found only on high-end SLRs—and an almost instantaneous startup, the 6.3-megapixel F10 is ready before you can say...

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-N2 - Digital Cameras: Reviews

DOUBLES AS A PHOTO ALBUMSony has recognized the way people use digital cameras today—to show pictures, not just take them—and created a model well suited to the task. The DSC-N2 records...

Columbia Wildcard – Soft Shells: Reviews

BARGAIN PUFFYGood luck finding an equally tricked-out, ski-specific soft shell at this price. In addition to a removable powder skirt and helmet-compatible hood, the Wildcard has everything you need...

Canon EOS 5D Mark II - Digital Cameras: Reviews

1. Hi-res still camera and hi-def videocam. Sure, digicams can shoot video. But not like this. Video is recorded through high-quality interchangeable lenses on a full-frame 35mm sensor, providing the...

Olympus SP-350 - Digital Cameras: Reivews

The 3x-optical-zoom-equipped SP-350 has all the trappings of an SLR—manual exposure controls, an ergonomic grip, and external-flash hot shoe—but without the bulk. During a late-summer trip...

Leica Digilux 3 - Digital Cameras: Reviews

LUXURY FOR LUDDITESWhy go back to manual controls in an age of whiz-bang do-everything automatics? Two words: speed and creativity. The 7.5-megapixel Digilux 3 is pricey, but after a few days of...

Outdoor Research Tremor – Soft Shells: Reviews

ALL-WEATHER PERFORMERUnlike most soft shells, which will keep you dry and comfy 90 percent of the time, the ultra-stretchy Tremor won't wilt when conditions get sloppy. While OR won't officially call...

Olympus SP-565 UZ - Digital Cameras: Reviews

Super-zoom digicams have come into their own. Check out the ten-meg 565's specs: RAW shooting, exposure lock, built-in image stabilization to reduce image blur, a 20x zoom that stretches from 26mm to...

Leica D-Lux 2 - Digital Cameras: Reviews

Who says a classic-looking camera can't be high-tech? Within the 8.4-megapixel D-Lux 2's retro-styled exterior is a unique ultrawide sensor—one of the first on the market—that corresponds...

Canon PowerShot A710 IS - Digital Cameras: Reviews

SIMPLE YET SOPHISTICATEDPower low? The A710 can run on regular old AA batteries, which means—if you scrounge around someone's pack or raid your headlamp—you should never miss a summit shot...

Salomon Evo – Soft Shells: Reviews

DEEP-FREEZE FRIENDDuring a couple of back-to-back days of single-digit chairlift rides in the Alps, the insulated Evo shined. And thanks to a patchwork of supple fabrics—including swaths of...

Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX3 - Digital Cameras: Reviews

The LX3 has ended up in the pocket of more than a few pros we know. Why? For starters, it has a hi-res 10.1-meg sensor, can shoot RAW files—the best format for creative post-processing—like...

Pentax Optio WPi - Digital Cameras: Reviews

At first glance, the six-megapixel Optio WPi looks no different than any other point-and-shoot. But hidden within the metal exterior are a series of rubber gaskets that seal out water (and dust),...

Magellan CrossoverGPS - GPS Devices: Reviews

1. Eliminate extra gadgets: The Crossover is the first unit on the market with outdoor, marine, and advanced vehicle capabilities all crammed into a single lightweight unit. Even with the broad...

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