Everlane’s ‘Reverse Denim’ Collection

The folks at Everlane have just updated their Reverse Denim bags, which now sport black leather detailing rather than brown. There are three types of bags in the collection: Snap Backpack (pictured above, left) — Has a padded laptop sleeve … (More)

Kingston Digital MobileLite Wireless Flash Reader

As much as I love my iPhone and iPad, their limited storage space makes traveling feel like a juggling act. Do I transfer this movie or that movie? Should I delete several podcasts to make room? Which games can I … (More)


Navdy (coming early 2015) is an intriguing little heads-up display that mounts on your car dash. As their Sandwich-produced video explains, Navdy is capable of many things: Real-time turn-by-turn navigation instructions. Displaying things like your current speed, RPM, or fuel … (More)

Scosche Retractable Lightning Cable

The Scosche Strikeline is a retractable Lightning cable for iPad and iPhone. Extends to 3ft long, retracts to about the size of a watch face for travel purposes. Simple! The black version is $18, the white one $21.

Tom Bihn Aeronaut 30 Carry-On Travel Bag

The new Tom Bihn Aeronaut 30 (little brother of the original Aeronaut 45) is a convertible carry-on travel bag that can comfortably be worn over the shoulder duffel-style or as a backpack. Watch this video to see it in action. … (More)

Trent iCarrier Battery Pack

After yesterday’s post about the NomadPlus external battery, reader Josh Hogan wrote in with another suggestion: the Trent iCarrier. It doesn’t come with a wall adapter of its own, but it has other advantages: 12,000mAh power capacity, meaning it can … (More)


(Readers, take note of the promo code at the end of this post.) There are a number of ways to deal with device battery life issues while traveling. I personally like using a Mophie Juice Pack Air on my iPhone … (More)

Hard Graft Refresh Dopp Kit

The Refresh Dopp Kit is a vertical bag for your home or travel toiletries. The vegetable-tanned leather exterior can stand up on its own, while the water-resistant wool felt lining (with zipper enclosure) keeps everything nice and dry. Get it … (More)

Kanex DoubleUp — Two-Port USB Wall Charger for iPad and iPhone

As the title suggests, the Kanex DoubleUp is a wall adapter that accepts two USB cables. It’s powerful enough to charge two iPads relatively quickly, thanks to each USB port’s 10.5-watt output, and it has helpful status LEDs on the … (More)

Jabra REVO Wireless Headphones

I don’t know why, but our household is apparently cursed when it comes to headphones. In the last couple months, my Apple EarPods and two (!) pairs of on-ear headphones have lost audio on one side due to issues within … (More)

Olympus TG-3 Digital Camera

For photographers who treat their cameras like the delicate equipment they often are, our current recommendation is the Olympus E-M10 mirrorless camera. But if you need a shooter that can better withstand the elements and still capture amazing shots, you … (More)

The Journeyman Art Kit

The Journeyman Art Kit by Red Clouds Collective is sort of like Nock Co.’s Hightower bifold, but made from leather rather than nylon. Holds three pens on one side, and a notebook on the other. The Journeyman comes with a … (More)


After a very successful Kickstarter campaign back in January, Canadian bag makers VENQUE (pronounced Venk) have returned to Kickstarter to launch the newest item in their collection: the Campro DSLR Bag. Made from a durable, water-resistant fabric blend of their … (More)


If drinking cold brew coffee out of a mason jar is your thing, you’ll appreciate having a Cuppow around. It’s a BPA-free plastic lid that essentially converts the jar into a travel mug. You can sip straight from the lid … (More)

Tessel Anti-Gravity Pack

The Tessel Anti-Gravity Pack is a Kickstarter campaign for a sleek modular backpack system inspired by space exploration. They had me at hello. There are four components in this system (from largest to smallest): Anti-Gravity Pack — The primary backpack … (More)

Mod Folio

The Mod Folio is a leather case for securely carrying an iPad mini and other small items such as cards, pens, earbuds, and more. What makes it really interesting is that they have all these various inserts—each designed with a … (More)

Stayhold Trunk Organizer

The Stayhold is an ingenious divider that can keep things in your car trunk from falling down or rolling all over the place. It works great for groceries, toolsets, paint cans, and a lot more. You can reposition it as … (More)

Limefuel Blast USB External Battery Pack

This one could come in handy for those of you lucky enough to be at WWDC this week. The Limefuel Blast is a handy external battery pack for charging a full-sized iPad, iPad mini, or iPhone while on the go. … (More)

Anker 40W 5-Port USB Charger

This 5-port USB charger by Anker gets everything right. It lets you charge up to five gadgets at once—iPads, iPhones, Kindles, cameras, you name it—and intelligently adjusts the output of each port based on whatever’s connected (or disconnected, for that … (More)

Kendall & Hyde — Leather Bags, Wallets, and More

After a successful Kickstarter campaign that far exceeded their funding expectations, Kendall & Hyde are just about ready to start selling their leather goods to the world. Everything they sell is crafted from vegetable-tanned, full-grain leather, some of which sport … (More)

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