Aether's Ion Jacket Is a Modern Take on the Classic Bomber

Aether's Ion Jacket Is a Modern Take on the Classic Bomber

The bomber’s been around in one form or another since the 1920’s thanks to its mix of style and practicality. In that spirit, Aether’s created the Ion Jacket. The distinct look of the bomber’s definitely present, but they’ve done a bit of updating. The 800-fill goose down promises to keep you warm and the nylon and rib knit will keep the wind out. There’s also an audio valve for your headphones built into the pockets, so no weird MacGyvering with cords and zippers to listen to your music while staying warm. It’s a jacket designed to take you all the way through fall and winter.

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...