Chris Irving

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The Best Summer Night Gear of 2018

Cool and casual warm-weather gear.<p>Yeti Hondo Base Camp Chair ($299)<p>Nothing beats slipping into a comfy chair after a long day on the move. Made with Yeti’s typical “overbuild it!” philosophy, the Hondo has joints as thick as a car door’s and mesh fabric claimed to withstand 500 pounds. Excessive? …

Clothing

Top Road Trip Spots in North America, From a Man Who's Seen It All

1 of 25<p>Medicine Lake — Alberta, Canada<p>Advertisement<p>2 of 25<p>Tombstone Territorial Park — Yukon Territory, Canada<p>3 of 25<p>Salmon Glacier — British …

National Parks

This Touring Binding Will Replace Your Alpine Binding

Innovation in binding technology has largely focused on solving one question: How do you make a pin binding, which is great for touring uphill, …

The Gear News You Need to Know This Week

<i>We’ve made some new adjustments to This Week in Gear, including a new streamlined layout. Comments or concerns? We’d love to hear from you at</i> …

Toyota GR HV concept has an automatic that can shift like a manual

It's basically a GT86 with a hybrid drivetrain and wacky new fasciae.<p>Owners have been able to find automatic transmission with quasi-manual shifting for some time, but Toyota's Tokyo Motor Show concept takes that idea to a whole 'nother level.<p>The GR HV Sports concept might look familiar, and that's …

How Ottawa's so-called fair tax proposals could mean a tax rate of 90 per cent for some businesses

There's been much debate about the Liberal tax proposals released on July 18. I've been a supporter of the small business owner and professional through these debates, and I've received e-mails of thanks, and others not so kind. I had to laugh at one who suggested that I should take my story about …

Nebula Mars Portable Projector

Price: $600 | Buy | LinkAnker’s new flagship projector. The Nebula Mars can project up to a 300″ screen at 1280 x 800. It has built-in dual 10W JBL …

Here are 200 Excel shortcuts that'll make your life a lot easier

Each workbook acts as its own separate window on your PC or Mac, while each worksheet acts as a tab within a workbook with separate cells.<p>This section of the Excel Guide offers all shortcuts you need to open, navigate between, and control all of these options.<p><i>Courtesy of GoSkills.</i>

Software

Apple’s website now has a useful list of smart home gadgets that work with HomeKit

Apple’s list of HomeKit-compatible devices just got a whole lot better. While Apple has offered a list on its website that tracked which devices work with HomeKit, the new version (as first spotted by <i>9to5Mac</i>) is far more useful. It now sorts products by category instead of brand, and notes whether …

Meet the privacy pocket that takes your phone off the grid

Prepare for the Apocalypse With These 10 'Prepper' Gadgets

It’s Doomsday Clock time again. On Jan. 26, the Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists moved its annihilation estimation to 2.5 minutes to midnight, …

Zenith Puts a Daring Spin on Its Latest Pilot Watch

The Pilot series’s Ton-Up model promises to get watch-loving motorcycle enthusiasts all...<p><b>Zenith</b> takes its Pilot watches on a trip away from …

Holiday Gift Guide: 76 Gift Ideas for Hikers, Campers, and Outdoor Adventurers

Gift Ideas for the Adventurers in Your Life<p>Finding the perfect gift is hard, but don't worry we've made it easy by handpicking the best gear of the …

Skinny Is the New All Mountain Ski

SKIER: Andrew Couperthwait | PHOTO: David Reddick<p>Most of us can’t afford more than one pair of skis, which is more than OK because most of us don’t …