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.

Supertooth Disco Speakers

SuperTooth Disco Speakers

Outside reviews the best gear in the 2011 Summer Buyers Guide, including the SuperTooth Disco Speakers.

iPad 2

Apple iPad 2 Tablet

Outside reviews the best gear in the 2011 Summer Buyers Guide, including the Apple iPad 2 tablet.

No Shirt, No Shoes—No Problem

Summer was made for quick getaways. Here are the 21 best easy-out adventures, from California to Michigan to Maine all for $500 or less.

Power Tools

Whether you need to capture, connect, or just sit back and relax, the newest portable gadgets are ready to serve.

Western Maine's backcountry

Cold Snaps

From hot springs to mountain-town fiestas to one surprisingly easy island getaway, we've got you covered.

Microsoft Zune HD - MP3 Players: Reviews

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

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-...

Tissot Sea-Touch - Sports Watches : Reviews

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...

Suunto Elementum Aqua - Sport Watches: Reviews

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

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...

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