Jake McConnell

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Backpacking Checklist

This page includes all the gear you need for a backpacking trip. It may intimidate you (and your wallet) but don't worry: you likely need less than …

Backpacking

This Startup Wants to Turn Your Rolex Into a Smartwatch

2 min read<p>Let's face it. Smartwatches are geeky. They come in ridiculous shapes and colors and have batteries that barely last a full 24 hours. Many people who still wear wristwatches want something that, you know, tells the time, and looks good, too.<p>Rolex. Omega. Cartier. For some people, their …

Smartwatches

GEAK Watch II smashes crowdfunding target: Too good to be true?

While most smartwatch manufacturers seem to be going for the 'less is more' approach, the opposite is true for this supercharged smartwatch that …

Crowd Funding

Removu R1: A Wireless Wearable Remote and Live View Solution for GoPros

With the Removu R1, you can check the scene a GoPro is capturing wirelessly. No matter what kind of risk you're taking, the remote and live view …

Gear & Gadgets

Flic Is a Wireless Button That Controls Your Phone

On the surface, Flic is just a quarter-sized circle of rubber, but don’t let the appearance fool you, the tiny wireless button is about to completely …