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.

Sonic Impact i-F3 - Audio Players: Reviews

Sonic Impact i-F3 - Audio Players: Reviews

Want rugged portability? Then this sound system in a suitcase is a no-brainer. The weather-resistant i-F3 features iPod charging and storage, auxiliary input, FM, and alarm and puts out respectable...

Garmin Forerunner 405CX - Sports Watches: Reviews

Garmin Forerunner 405CX - Sports Watches: Reviews

No one does GPS like Garmin. This totally wearable (but not waterproof) watch records distance, pace, and heart rate, saves data wirelessly to a computer, and has a new fine-tuned calorie counter...

Garminfone From T-Mobile: Cell Phones Review

Garminfone From T-Mobile: Cell Phones Review

We didn't expect the first hybrid Android smartphone/GPS device to do both jobs so competently. Preloaded with maps for North America—with worldwide ones downloadable from Garmin's store—it...

iPod Nano - Audio Players: Reviews

iPod Nano - Audio Players: Reviews

Audio quality is still not as good as you'd expect, but it's good enough, and the two-inch screen renders video surpri­singly watchable. Buying the red unit helps fight AIDS in Africa. Mac or PC...

Google Nexus One - Cell Phones: Reviews

Google Nexus One - Cell Phones: Reviews

After a decade of ever-more-mobile devices, 2010 has seen several advances we've been hoping for. Some companies have countered the problem of disposable gadgets, designing higher-quality products...

IHome IP49: Headphones and Speakers Review

IHome IP49: Headphones and Speakers Review

Our criteria for a good travel speaker: light, tough, and sounds good enough to keep playing once you're there. The last one is usually the deal breaker, but the iP49 docking station flips open and...

License to Swill

Turns out moderate drinking might not be preventive medicine after all. But that doesn't mean it's not good for you.

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