Will Palmer

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.

Casio G'zOne Brigade - Cell Phones: Reviews

Casio G'zOne Brigade - Cell Phones: Reviews

You Can Hear Me Now?!A godsend to anyone who's accidentally water-skied with a phone in his pocket, the Brigade is the first messaging phone sold in the U.S. that's shock-resistant and waterproof (to...

Apple iPad Wi-Fi + 3G: Tablets Review

Apple iPad Wi-Fi + 3G: Tablets Review

The iPad adds 3G connectivity to the debut version's wi-fi so you can Web-browse, watch movies, or read the new issue of your favorite outdoor magazine from your car or a park bench. No, it won't...

Creative Zen - Audio Players: Reviews

Creative Zen - Audio Players: Reviews

We love the Zen's 2.5-inch screen and crisp sound. Music, photos, video, FM, and voice recording are standard, and a card slot lets you boost storage. PC only; creative.com

Garmin Nüvi 3790T - GPS Devices: Reviews

Garmin Nüvi 3790T - GPS Devices: Reviews

Mapping MavenThis super-powerful GPS takes personal navigation to a new level. Testers were shocked by how eyeblink-fast it updated location on its gorgeous 4.3-inch screen—as if the satellites...

Logitech Pure-Fi Anywhere - Audio Players: Reviews

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...

Hewlett-Packard EliteBook 2540p - Laptops: Reviews

Hewlett-Packard EliteBook 2540p - Laptops: Reviews

3G in the SaharaThe 2540p is a 3.6-pound, "business rugged" machine built to military standards: Its magnesium-alloy case can handle 300 pounds of force, and the shock-mounted hard drive is rated to...

Jorg Gray 9400-14: Sport Watches Review

Jorg Gray 9400-14: Sport Watches Review

We like this American watchmaker for its unique designs that hold up to the elements while looking great with a suit. This patriotic, red-black-and-blue number has a soft calf-leather strap, 100-...

Commonwealth Bay

Expedition Cruising

A new generation of small-ship expedition cruise lines goes where no one else can take you in Patagonia, Antarctica and Alaska.

Google Nexus One Smartphone

An iPhone clone? Not so fast. This beautiful device (made by HTC) represents the best of smartphone technology. With more irresistible features than you could ever use, the Android operating system...

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