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Jet Pack 2.0

Jet Pack 2.0

Most backpacks suggest you’re toting thick textbooks everywhere you go. That’s fine if you are scurrying between classes, but if you’ve left school in the rearview mirror, consider a bag a little different. The Jet Pack 2.0 is the backpack designed for your grown-up tech, and it boasts a unique fractal design that is equal parts professional and fun. The proprietary tessellated panel offers lightweight protection, while the coated fabric and zippers keep everything dry. Inside you’ll even find a 15” faux fur lined laptop sleeve to keep your computer all spiffy. Each is packed with an Airmesh ventilated shoulder harness and back panel, a storm flap zippered front pocket, and a look that will stand out.

Hands-On: Solé City Cruiser

Hands-On: Solé City Cruiser

We like our bikes. They effortlessly blend cool with environmental friendly in an easy to use package. So naturally we were stoked when Sole Bikes dropped their Windward City Cruiser in our hands for a test spin.   What is it? The City Cruiser is a more sophisticated co...

Hands-On: DSPTCH Daypack

Hands-On: DSPTCH Daypack

If you're hunting for a new backpack, the DSPTCH Daypack should definitely be on your radar. With its mil-spec features, this daypack is ready for any occasion. We took one half-way around the world to see how tough it really is.   What is it? The Dsptch Daypack is a li...

Hands-On: Pax Portable Vaporizer

Hands-On: Pax Portable Vaporizer

If you’re in the market for a portable vaporizer, you’ve probably heard of the Pax. The sleek and discreet device from Ploom has been called the iPod of vaporizers. We took one for a spin to see if it’s worth the $250 price tag. What is it? A loose-leaf vaporizer that e...

Hands-On: Qualcomm Toq

Hands-On: Qualcomm Toq

We spent a couple months with the Qualcomm Toq to see if it’s the smartwatch you should finally spend your money on. After using it for that long, here’s what we found out: The Watch The Toq comes in a well-designed package that includes the watch itself, the charging b...