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The 4 Best Waterproof Backpacks

Whether you’re walking to school, commuting to work, or even hiking through the woods, having one of the best waterproof backpacks is key during the …

Backpacking

Spoked vs Alloy: Know the Advantages and Disadvantages of Your Motorcycle Wheels

There are only two types of wheels you’ll see rolling around underneath the average modern motorcycle: wire-spoked wheels and alloy wheels. From …

Vintage

8 Essential Apps Made For The Modern Driver

Driving visceral vintage cars and knowing the finer points of working a manual transmission or changing your own tire will all get you in touch with …

Apps

25 Creative Life Hacks You’d Never Think Of In A Million Years

Most of the time we forget to think outside of the box. We grow so accustomed to the way things work, we don’t even think twice about doing something …

Cool Stuff

Where to store summer fruits — and how to use them when they're past their prime

On the counter or in the fridge? Here's where to store your farmers' market haul.<p>As summer sets in, I'm getting excited about all the delicious fruits that are coming into season. There’s just one problem: they all seem to play by their own rules when it comes to how to best store them for …

Peaches

The Best Way to Go Overlanding on Two Wheels

There’s been a longstanding train of thought, if you want to do any serious overlanding or adventure riding, you need to drop $20,000-plus on a BMW …

Camping

5 Apple Watch apps to simplify your workday

If you want to put your Apple Watch to work for you, here are five apps--which include IFTTT and Microsoft PowerPoint--that make it easier to take …

Apps

iPad Slow? Learn How to Speed up iPad, Even Older Ones!

If you have an older iPad, you may have noticed that it's not as fast as it used to be and asked yourself, "why is my iPad so slow?" There are lots of different reasons why your iPad may be running more slowly than it did when you first bought it, and luckily there are just as many ways to speed it …

Apps

Top 5 utilities that every new Mac user needs

They're not your everyday workhorse apps like a word processor or spreadsheet, but these extras are what makes it worth having a Mac. AppleInsider …

Operating Systems

Accessorize This Cooler: OtterBox Venture Review

OtterBox goes back to its outdoor product roots with the Venture Cooler series. We took the Venture 65 on several multiday excursions for this …

The Ultimate Overlander

One of the most hotly debated subjects around the campfire these days is what 4WD vehicle deserves the title of “Ultimate Overlander.” The …

How to Trim a Beard, According to an Expert

Trimming and maintaining a beard is an essential grooming skill men learn to master. But unlike shaving, it blends technique and aesthetics. While …

Life in a Go Fast Camper

I think in order to understand where we are going, it is best to know where we have been. With that in mind, I want to start by addressing a question …

Overlanding Elevated

When it comes to overland gear, North America has been playing catchup for the last decade. The trickle of products started with a few rooftop tents, …

For a Stronger Pocket Knife, Look to This Tiny Cleaver

Cleavers are typically heavy knives with hulking geometric blades designed for the toughest chopping tasks (which is why they’re favored by …

How to fix a slow or frozen iPhone or iPad

How do you fix #iPhoneSlow — or #iPadSlow — and get your old device performing like new again? Follow these steps!Last year, Apple switched from …

This App Helps Photographers Take the Perfect Landscape Photo

GoldenHour.One is an iOS-only app that tells photographers when a specific location is going to be at its most photogenic. It goes way deeper than …

Family Safety

Have you ever been out with your family when something starts to go sideways. You think to yourself, “man I wish I had talked to them about what to …

30 Lost Ways of Survival from 1880 We Should All Learn

People really should avert their gaze from the modern survival thinking for just a bit and also look at how the guys who wandered the west 150 or so …

The 5 Best Sleeping Pads For Backpacking

After a long day of backpacking through the woods, all you want to do is crawl into your tent and drift off to sleep. You’ve worked hard, after all. …

Everything new in tvOS 12: Over 20 new features for Apple TV

During WWDC 2018, Apple devoted a bit of screentime to tvOS 12, but not nearly as much as the others. AppleInsider dives in and find over 20 new …

Hiking Boots—Six Great Choices Your Feet Will Love

Spring is walking time, whether you’ve chosen to hike to your favorite lake or get out on trails that finally are snow-free. Here are six boots that …

Rethink Your Survival Kit: One Expert Explains Why

The founder of Endure Survival shares the essential items he thinks you should carry with you on every wilderness outing.<b>If there’s one thing you</b> …

Mil-Spec Launch Edition H1 Hummer

The restomod industry has been slowly carving out its place in the car collector arena. Mil-Spec Automotive, designing in Michigan and building in …

The best recipe apps for Android and iOS

We carry our phones with us everywhere we go — whether it be our living room or workspace — so why shouldn’t we venture into our kitchens with them? …

AirPods Malfunctioning? Here’s How to Fix Them

I’m two months into using Apple’s AirPods ($160), and they just stopped working properly. One day, the left earbud wouldn’t work; the next day, the …

How to set up and use your iPhone as an Apple TV remote

Have you ever misplaced the Siri remote for Apple TV? Even if you haven’t, it’s a great idea to have a backup remote and you don’t have to buy …

Apple Watch: How to change exercise goal

Closing your Apple Watch rings can become a fun and addictive challenge. But what should you do when can’t get in a regular workout but still want to complete your rings? Follow along after the break for some helpful tips and tricks.<p>Apple doesn’t allow users to adjust the 30 minute exercise goal …

Apple Watch

Five reasons to prefer Apple Maps over Google Maps

Has there ever been an app that has caused so much of an uproar in the Apple community as Apple Maps? It was released in the fall of 2012 with iOS 6, and it was not received well to say the least. It was so poorly received that Tim Cook even wrote a letter apologizing for the poor launch of Apple …

How to View All Events as a List in Your Mac's Calendar App

Some third-party calendar apps (Fantastical, for example) allow you to view all your upcoming events as a vertical list. Many users find this sort of viewing mode beats staring at the regular calendar interface, since it provides a quick at-a-glance summary of their entire schedule over the coming …