Tech

The Best Tech Tools of 2016

Make the most of your memories with these six gadgets to protect and power up your photo gear.  (Brunton) Brunton All Day 2.0 Power Bank With a massive lithium battery, the All Day quintuples the energy stores of your GoPro—just leave the camera’s battery in, replace the back housing with the All Day, and lock up. You can even simultaneously recharge your phone via a side port and the included two-in-one cord (Lightning and micro USB).  Price $70 (Optrix) Optrix by Body Glove Pro Kit Made of clear polycarbonate, this case adventure-proofs

Read More
Tech

The Best Cameras of 2016

Lucky you, Instagrammers: your epic shots no longer require bulky DSLRs. These six point-and-shoots are sharp and adventure ready. Best of all? They fit in your pocket. (Nikon) Nikon 1 J5 Best For: Aspiring Pros The lightning-fast 1 J5 can reel off an astonishing 60 frames per second in high definition. A touchscreen makes it easy to adjust settings on the fly, and it flips and twists for more angles. Even better, the camera works with more than 12 lenses and transfers files to your phone or desktop via Wi-Fi.  Price $500

Read More
Tech

The Best Fitness Trackers of 2016

The key to hitting peak performance? As in life, so in fitness: know thyself. Play hard and study your stats with these four fitness trackers. (Garmin) Garmin Vivoactive Best For: Ditching Your Phone This slim, attractive unit has sport-specific functions for activity tracking and an onboard GPS to measure distance and elevation. It works with both Bluetooth and ANT+ devices—like a heart-rate monitor ($50) or cadence sensor—and (swimmers, take note) is water-resistant down to 164 feet. The Garmin Connect Mobile app archives your data and can sync with various health platforms, including Garmin Connect and Apple Health.   Price

Read More
Tech

The Best Running Tech of 2016

Whether you want a simple training companion or the sophisticated tracker of the true wired athlete, we've got your wrist—and your feet—covered. (Timex) Timex Ironman Run x20 GPS Best For: MinimalistsLike its more expensive siblings, the x20 accurately tracks pace and distance, counts laps, and sets intervals. And that’s it. It can’t sync with a heart-rate monitor or third-party apps. But what it lacks in bells and whistles it more than makes up for with its attractive, comfortable design and easy-to-read display.  Price $103 (Polar) Polar M400 Best For: NewbiesThis is the most intuitive

Read More

Holiday Subscription Sale! Save 79% and Get a Free Gift!

Subscribe
Pinterest Icon