Turn Your Mobile into a Satellite Phone with Somewhere Global Hotspot This innovative tech will turn your mobile into a satellite phone. The Somewhere Global Hotspot lets your phone connect to their worldwide network. Unlike the patchy mobile network or GPS, the satellite network has 100% global coverage. Whether it’s an emergency, or simply a… Continue reading Turn Your Mobile into a Satellite Phone with Somewhere Global Hotspot
New Bivy Stick is Lightest SatCom Device Ever The latest offering from Bivy Stick looks like the lightest SatCom device commercially available. Losing mobile connection when you get deep into the wilderness is a feature, not a bug. It provides an opportunity to properly disconnect – no more emails, whatsapps, or update. No temptation to… Continue reading New Bivy Stick is Lightest SatCom Device Ever
HONOR looks set to disrupt the Outdoor Sports Watch category with the release of it’s latest SmartWatch, the HONOR GS PRO. For the best part of two decades, Suunto and Garmin dominated the sports watch sector. The early 2010s started to shake things up with the release of the Samsung Gear, Apple Watch and FitBit.… Continue reading Honor Enters the Outdoor Wearable Race
The new version of the PowerWatch form Matrix promises GPS and fitness tracker capabilities with zero charge time. Finally the perfect outdoor watch?
Garmin just announced the release of Edge 20 & Edge 25, the 2 smallest bike GPS in the world. Both bike computers offer complete features despite their size. They will display and gather all kinds of data for cyclists : distance, speed, altitude and location. In terms of navigation, both can use GPS and GLONASS systems and download… Continue reading Garmin Edge 20 & Edge 25 : the smallest bike GPS in the world
To follow in the GPS sports watch sector, it is GPS giant TomTom’s turn to enter the market with a pair of watches, this time branded under it own name.
Suunto is refreshing its Ambit GPS sport watch with not one but two new models. The Ambit2 S and the Ambit2 share most of their older sister’s features but will each focus on specific activities.
Fujifilm just annouced the soon to be released FinePix XP30, successor of the XP10 in the outdoor camera range. The XP30 boast similar specs than its older brother but add a GPS to the package an become quite a fantastic outdoor tool for the enthusiast adrenaline photographer.
Geotagging, when you travel and explore remote places (and are a gadget geek), is a must have. Get accurate positions of places you’ve visited, build maps of your last trip, possibilities are endless.
If you are into filming yourself riding your bike down crazy slopes you are no stranger to Contour, maker of nice helmet camcorder. The latest update in the their line up is the ContourGPS. Like its little sister the ContourHD, the ContourGPS features 1080p video recording, wide angle lens and waterproof. This new model adds… Continue reading Contour’s full HD helmet cam knows where you are
The new Zeal Optics spherical goggle are a good looking piece of kit that will protect your eyes like nothing else with their polarized and photo-chromic lens, wide vision angle and anti-fog system. But that’s not what is ground breaking about them. They also have a GPS receiver built in, powered by a 7 hour… Continue reading Zeal Optics Transcend Goggle, GPS enabled
This week is Photokina week and new cameras are popping up all over the place. But for us adventurer, the latest 50M pixel camera from Hasselblad is useless. The new upgrade from Ricoh on the G700 however looks rather interesting.