Will Palmer

Author's Bio

Tucson-based Will Palmer is a freelance editor, a former staffer at Outside, and a longtime reviewer of tech, watches, luggage, running shoes, and apparel for Outside, the Buyer’s Guide, and Outside Online.

Logitech Pure-Fi Anywhere - Audio Players: Reviews

Designed to play and charge iPods but also sporting an auxiliary jack, this sleek system will really rock a hotel room, but you'll probably set it up back home, too. Lightweight but unflimsy, it...

Freestyle The Ranger: Sport Watches Review

Freestyle takes a step back from its usual designer impulses, leaving in the 100-meter water resistance, stainless-steel case, and fumble-proof nylon strap. Best of all, though, is the popsicle-blue...

Microsoft Zune HD - MP3 Players: Reviews

Pocket PhilharmonicWe're all iPod junkies, but Micro­soft's Zune HD was a nice surprise. As a video player, it's comparable to the iPod Touch, and for pure audiophile pleasure we daresay it's...

TAG Heuer Formula 1 - Casual Watches: Reviews

Slick AmphibianA unique mix of racing style and military fatigue, the new "khaki" Formula 1 is, at less than $1,000, a really good deal from TAG. Water-resistant to 200 meters, with a scratch-...

Suunto Elementum Aqua - Sport Watches: Reviews

Swimming EleganceWe can't get enough of Suunto's Elementum line. The dive version, a.k.a. Aqua, automatically logs depth, dive time, max depth, surface time, and water temp—and stores it all for...

Timex Ironman Dual Tech: Sport Watches Review

Understated black-faced analog watch by weekday, sturdy digital sports watch by weekend: This triathlon tool gives a new meaning to "transition" by letting you hide all the digital readouts with the...

Tissot Sea-Touch - Sports Watches : Reviews

For the Cousteau in you, the Sea-Touch records data for up to 220 dives. It's also outfitted with compass, alarm, thermometer, and chronograph, but the shockproof construction, 200-meter depth rating...

Festina Tour - Sport Watches: Reviews

Time TrialerIf this black-on-black piece from Spanish company Festina were a movie character, it would be one of the Nihilists from The Big Lebowski. In a very good way. With a scratch-resistant...

Reef Chewmaca: Sandals Review

Because they have winter in Southern California, too. On your foot, it looks like any flip-flop, but the faux shearling adds more warmth than you'd expect. In other words, buy it for the novelty if...

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