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You’ll want to know about these earbuds

This travel speaker impresses with studio-quality sound

These stylish pieces are ready for adventure

These timepieces are ready to get down to business

Timepieces that check all the boxes

Look like a million bucks. And feel like it, too.

Warm, functional jackets with a strong dose of style

For backyard to beach, trailhead to hotel room, these speakers keep the party close at hand

Comfy, sweatproof designs for the gym and the trail

Headlamps and torches to light the way

Timepieces to keep you on track

Finally, wires are a thing of the past

Rugged, refined timepieces for nights out, the depths, and, yes, even space.

Smart, classy apparel for the chilliest time of year.

Think ahead, travel right—and for goodness' sake, bring clean water

Don’t get left in the dark

Watches that mix modern technology with old-school appeal

For exercising with music, wire-free headphones are the holy grail. But are Apple's AirPods the closest to perfection? We tested half a dozen of its competitors to find out.

Groundbreaking designs and updated classics for every wrist. (Tissot) Tissot T-Touch Expert Solar Here’s something new under the sun: the first solar-powered touchscreen watch. The Expert Solar’s spare, Euro-cool design and titanium case conceal a wealth of useful digital gadgetry behind its analog face, like an altimeter, a weather monitor, and…

Après layers that pull double duty on the trails and slopes

These neuron-stimulating Halo Sport headphones are said to boost athletic performance

Let the music play, wherever your workout takes you.

Loyal wrist warriors for whatever you get up to

Key pieces of packing help for life on the road or trail

Durable timepieces for life on the go

We review the top six timepieces for everyone from surfers to backcountry skiers

The future has arrived, and because it’s built to fit you perfectly, it’s not going anywhere

Plus seven more products from young companies making high-tech, comfortable, and eco-friendly clothing

Most functional bags of 2015.

Portable sound for the active lifestyle.

The Best Watches of 2015.

These 15 progressive companies are making sustainable clothing that looks as great as it wears.

With so much phone and so little pocket room, you need cases that will protect your 4G device from wind, dirt, dust, and water—so that it may live to Instagram another day.

Summer's best timepieces play hard, no matter what you throw at them.

In praise of summer’s original combo deal: clear tunes and swimming holes.

Designed for West Coast hipsters

Who says smartphones take you out of the moment? Used smartly, they can open your mind and make you more present than ever.

Everything you need to plan the perfect Grand Canyon summer escape

This traditional, dedicated GPS is user-friendly but fit for serious backcountry navigation

Shows ideal tides, wave size, and wind direction

Outside picks the best iPhone cases of May 2013, including the Lifeproof Fre

Six rugged timepieces that are up for any adventure, be it on snow, water, or dirt.

Sharing powder shots, filming your friend's huck, and keeping in touch have never been easier with gadgets like Fujifilm's XP170 and the DeLorme InReach communicator.

Wild family adventure in King Arthur country

Think of them as smartphones for your wrist. The latest sport-specific watches will do practically everything but plan your next adventure for you. We review six of the best, including the Wenger Aerograph Cockpit Chrono and the Timex Intelligence Quartz Tide-Temp-Compass, which brings digital functionality to classic analog design.

These six gadgets, from the AT&T Pantech Element, a waterproof, Android-based 8.3-inch tablet, to the Mophie Juice Pack Outdoor Edition, which doubles the battery life of your iPhone 4 or 4S, to the Steripen Freedom, a tiny water purifier, won't revolutionize your life on the road. But we promise they'll make it a lot easier.

Several continents and many blisters later, we can tell you one thing: these were the six most versatile and adventure-ready kicks we wore this year, from the Sorel Derby LTR to Rockport Eastern Standard Casual Mid PT to the Clarks Originals Majorca, with a moccasin design that will conjure up our dad’s days as a scout.

If you’re going to bring a multitool traveling or backpacking, this is the classic choice, thanks to an array of saws, pliers, blades, and screw-drivers.

In case you hadn't heard, headphone technology has gotten much better—and more specialized—since the advent of the mp3 player

Outside reviews the best gear in the 2012 Winter Buyer's Guide, including the Merrell Wilderness Canyon boot.

Outside reviews the best gear in the 2012 Winter Buyer's Guide, including the Casio ProTrek PRW-5000Y-1 watch.

Outside reviews the best gear in the 2012 Winter Buyer's Guide, including the Contour+ POV camera.

Thule Crossover 87L rolling duffel.

Timbuk2 D-Lux Laptop Messenger Bondage.

Patagonia Black Hole 60L duffel.

Tumi Vapor International carry-on.

From micro point-and-shoots to DSLRs to a full-on 3-D helmet cam, our eight picks of the season, including the Canon PowerShot SX230 HS.

From micro point-and-shoots to DSLRs to a full-on 3-D helmet cam, our eight picks of the season, including the Olympus E-PL2.

From micro point-and-shoots to DSLRs to a full-on 3-D helmet cam, our eight picks of the season, including the Drift HD.

From micro point-and-shoots to DSLRs to a full-on 3-D helmet cam, our eight picks of the season, including the Leica V-Lux 30.

From micro point-and-shoots to DSLRs to a full-on 3-D helmet cam, our eight picks of the season, including the Nikon D3100.

From micro point-and-shoots to DSLRs to a full-on 3-D helmet cam, our eight picks of the season, including the Panasonic HM-TA20.

From micro point-and-shoots to DSLRs to a full-on 3-D helmet cam, our eight picks of the season, including the GoPro 3D Hero.

From micro point-and-shoots to DSLRs to a full-on 3-D helmet cam, our eight picks of the season, including the Sony Handycam HDR-CX560V.

Outside reviews the best gear in the 2011 Summer Buyers Guide, including the Motorola Brute i680 cell phone.

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

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

Outside reviews the best gear in the 2011 Summer Buyers Guide, including the MTM Special Ops Silverair Stryk watch.

Outside reviews the best gear in the 2011 Summer Buyers Guide, including the Rudy Project Steelium Full Metal watch.

Outside reviews the best gear in the 2011 Summer Buyers Guide, including the St. Morits Momentum Atlas Limited Edition watch.

Outside reviews the best gear in the 2011 Summer Buyers Guide, including the Casio Ediface EFA-132 watch.

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