Shawn Bailey

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I flew on the cheapest private jet in the world and it's truly a game changer

For most of us, the jet ownership is something that is more fantasy than reality. After all, few have millions to burn on a private jet.<p>However, Cirrus is trying to bring that dream closer to reality for more people with the new Vision Jet.<p>At around $2 million, it's the most affordable private jet …

New Jersey

Truck Campers | The Go Anywhere, Camp Anywhere, Tow Anything RV

Truck Camper Magazine presents truck campers, the ultimate Go Anywhere, Camp Anywhere, Tow Anything RV. Forget motorhomes and trailers. If you want …

RVs

The best and worst laptop brands 2018

Whether you're purchasing a $1,500 gaming laptop or a $200 Chromebook, the brand matters. That's why we rate the top 10 laptop brands each year, based on their support, design, innovation, value/selection and, most of all, product quality.<p>For 2018, Lenovo retained its place for a second year as the …

Computer Hardware

30 Outdoor Adventure Gear Items Under $30

<b>It's Sunday afternoon, and I'm wandering around Atmosphere in search of a Gore-Tex rain jacket.</b> I've recently moved to the Wet Coast and my puffy …

Shopping

New smartwatch has 45-day battery life and costs less than $100 vs. the $330+ Apple Watch

Now that Pebble is dead, there’s really only one big-name smartwatch worth even considering these days, and it’s the Apple Watch Series 3. But what …

Smartwatches

Essential Gear For an Overland Adventure

<i>Last Updated March, 2018: This post has been updated with new picks for 2018. Prices and links have also been updated.</i><p>“It’s not about the …

11 Mistakes to Avoid When Grilling Steak, According to Chefs

Purists assert that a good-quality cut of steak is done ill justice at the hands of an overzealous grill. Contrast that to cheaper cuts like chuck …

10 forbidden places that no one is allowed to visit

The Best Backpacking Headlamps of 2018

Your headlamp is something you can throw in your pack (preferably in an accessible place) and forget about… then be really, really glad you have it …

The Air Opus pop-up camper inflates in 90 seconds flat

The Air Opus Camper makes on-the-road living easy with an amazing self-inflating system that pops up in 90 seconds flat. Simply flick a switch and …

Camping

Canada's 14 Most Beautiful Places You Need to See

Canada encompasses scenic coastlines, sprawling prairies, imposing mountains, and untouched forests. The different landscapes and cultures found …

Canada

Gift Your Sweetheart a Stay on This All-Inclusive Private Island (That's Basically Heaven on Earth)

What says romance better than a surprise getaway? A surprise getaway to <i>this</i> Caribbean dream spot on a private island surrounded by gem-colored …

Darkwood

This is the only Alexa and Google Assistant-enabled light bulb that costs less than $10

Being able to control your light bulbs using Amazon Alexa or Google Assistant is awesome. Having to pay $25 or more for each voice assistant-enabled …

Smart Homes

The Best Online Fax Services

We spent more than 20 hours researching and testing 10 online faxing services and found that FaxZero is the easiest and fastest way to send a free …

Why pay for Office and Photoshop when you can get these alternatives for free?

Top-quality software that costs nothing.<p>We rely on expensive computer programs to edit photos and video, deal with office work, and protect our computers from malware. But they're not our only options. Often, commercial studios will offer the most basic versions of their products free of charge. In …

Software

RebbleOS Hopes To Keep Your Pebble Smartwatch Alive

Pebble smartwatch owners worried they will not be able to use their smartwatch for much longer, may be interested to know that a new project called …

Wearable Tech

Apple Watch Series 3 Vs. Series 1: Which Is Best For You?

The Apple Watch Series 3 was released a few months ago, but some customers might prefer to buy the Series 1 instead.<p>Apple has discontinued its sales …

24 hidden iPhone settings you should know about

Dig deeper into iOS.<p>Part of the appeal of the iPhone is its simplicity—you can grab it right out of the box and starting setting it up without reading any instructions. However, behind that simple, intuitive interface, you'll find dozens of lesser-known settings and options. Here are 24 you can use …

Apps

Wilderness Survival Kit List - Top 10 Must-have Items

Top 10 must-have items of a wilderness survival kit list<p>We all want to do something for a change of pace once in a while to relax our body and …

12 Knots Everyone Should Master

<i>Last Updated December, 2017: We’ve updated the formatting on this post for clarity. Links have also been updated.</i><p>Our Go-To: Water Knot<p><b>Climbing</b> …

Climbing

After Green Beret Is Sentenced to Night in Jail, Security Camera Catches Judge Going Into Cell

A North Carolina judge sentenced a Green Beret veteran to spend a night in jail. But when he remembered his own story and all he had gone through, he …

New York City has a charming 4,000-person island that most people have never heard of — here's what it's like

New Yorkers rarely explore the tourist destinations in their own city.<p>I've never been to the Statue of Liberty, for example, and have visited the Empire State Building only once, when I was barely old enough to walk.<p>But there's a destination in the city that New Yorkers and tourists alike have …

Why Choose a Quilt over a Sleeping Bag?

From the 1980’s through to 2003, I exclusively used sleeping bags. From 2003 to 2011, I tried a couple of different types of quilts, but being a side …

Backpacking

This little machine can clean your clothes with 10 liters of water and no power

Update: The Drumi is finally in production as of late September, but without an exact ship date. Yirego, the company behind the electricity-free …

The 7 Best Apps For Planning a Room Layout & Design

What a time to be planning room layouts! Lucky for us, we now have access to a treasure trove of user-friendly apps to help us create floor plans and …

Apps

This is how you can edit video on a smartphone or tablet

Smartphone video often seems to get neglected. Even here on DIYP. We post a bit about smartphone photography, but little about shooting video with a …

A tiny cabin with a tiny studio on tiny Guemes Island

A drone video flies the cascade of staircases<p>This is a waterfront property on three sides, at least at high tide. A tiny house with a tiny studio sits on a bluff above Padilla Bay, surrounded by nature, hidden under a forest canopy, and yet only a few minutes from Anacortes. This $269,000 package …

Camping Trailer and Utility Trailer

The 8 Best Headlamps for Any Adventure

Keeping your hands free while lighting the trail on your next outdoor adventure is a must. And while that flashlight duct taped to your head might be …

6 Apps to Secure Your Smartphone Better

For many of us, our smartphones carry our whole world—contacts, messages, payment information, eclectic music collection—so it’s hard to understate …