Pentax WG-3 GPS

Come hell or high water, a camera ready for your next adventure

With 15 generations of ruggedized cameras in their back pocket, it’s no surprise that Pentax leads the pack when it comes to durable point-and-shoots. Spotted recently at CES, their latest model is the WG-3 GPS, which takes everything we loved about the WG-2 and tacks on a few more features. The large F2.0 aperture provides better performance in low-light situations, which is useful in the …

The Turtle Shell

Outdoor Technology's durable, Bluetooth-enabled speaker that works almost anywhere

After first catching our attention with a pair of low-profile Bluetooth headphones a few months back, Outdoor Technology has us once again fixated on another wireless device. This time around it’s the Turtle Shell, a brazenly designed, Bluetooth-enabled speaker hitting Kickstarter today. Built to handle a range of sophisticated technology, the extremely portable speaker is shock-proof, dust-proof and water-resistant. The real perk, however, on the …

Pivot from Defy Bags

The military-grade bag maker goes streamlined

Based in Chicago, Defy is a manufacturer of heavy-duty bags constructed from heavy-duty military-grade and upcycled materials. The products are unabashedly overkill—considering their customers are mostly techies and non-traditional businessmen—but as founder Chris Tag explains, the feel of the materials in hand justifies the lot. Defy Bags has just announced the launch of Pivot, a laptop bag with serious chops that’s a bit more formal …