2015 Volkswagen Golf R

Volkswagen has upped the ante with it’s flagship performance hatch, the Golf R.  For 2013 the car gets a much needed power increase to 290 horsepower. Although the power is increased, fuel economy is actually boosted by 18%.  The Golf R utilizes a fifth generation Haldex® all wheel drive system that delivers power where it’s […]

neff Face Masks

As temperatures drop to historical lows, it’s incredibly important to keep all exposed area covered when venturing outdoors.  Why not do it with style and hilarity? Neff has a great line of face masks that keep you warm everywhere from the slopes to the morning commute.  With many styles to choose from, you can’t go […]

Jiberish Padded Chambray Work Shirt

Jiberish is known for their offbeat styles and snow sports fashion focus. Based in Denver with boutiques in Denver, Boston and Park City, this clothing shop has some truly unique designs, peppered with an outdoorsy appeal. The Padded Chambray Work Shirt is perfect for those cold weather days when a standard button up just doesn’t […]

Anon M2 Goggle

The M2 from Anon is a revolutionary new way to goggle. It is a essentially a frameless design that utilizes 16 rare earth magnets integrated into the carrier liner to secure the lens to the frame. The lens is held on with 22lbs of retention force, and has been tested to stay on even in […]

Bublcam

Bublcam is a 360° HD video camera.  It has 4 embedded camera lenses that surround the spherical device, which is slightly larger than a baseball. Four solid aluminum die-cast structural rings ensure that this camera is as rugged as can be. Capable of recording 1080p video on all four lenses, which can then be stitched […]

Coin

In this day and age, nobody carries cash anymore.  The preferred currency is plastic, and we tend to have a lot of it. Between bank cards, credit cards, gift cards and store specific cards it’s hard to keep track of them all. Coin is a connected device that can store and work like all the […]

KeySmart

At gearplug, we seem to have an unhealthy fixation on key and lock related products as evidenced here, here, here, and here. A new addition to our key obsession is KeySmart, a veritable Swiss Army key fob. The standard KeySmart holds up to 4 keys in a sleek and compact frame, and is expandable to […]

SOLOSHOT

Filming yourself is not an easy task.  The advent of action POV cameras such as the GoPro and Contour has helped amateur videographers catch themselves on tape without the help of a cameraman.  These are great, but are usually only good for close shots either attached to the user or somewhere near, and only provide […]

Woolrich X Topo Designs Klettersack

The Woolrich X Topo Designs Klettersack was born from the pairing of two great American brands. Topo’s classic Klettersack is refreshed with Woolrich’ high-quality, made in the USA, woolen fabric. The sack is great for hiking, commuting, and travel.  The Klettersack features heavy duty plastic hardware, shoulder straps with d-rings, leather lash tabs, an inner […]

Volcom Baldface Guide GORE-TEX Jacket

With ski and snowboard season upon us, it’s time to step up the gear game with some real technical outerwear that actually keeps you warm and dry.  The Volcom Baldface Guide jacket is made of a three layer laminate GORE-TEX fabric, with fully taped seams and breathable mesh inner fabric. The jacket also features Volcom’s […]

Sennheiser PMX 685i SPORTS

The new PMX 685i SPORTS headphones from Sennheiser are exactly what we’ve been looking for to step up our running game.  Running is not the easiest of physical activities, and those that are not in love with the sport can always use a bit of motivation.  Music is a great way to kick oneself into gear […]

SkyBell WiFi Doorbell

The SkyBell is the best of both worlds when it comes to doorbells and peepholes.  SkyBell is WiFi enabled and allows you to see, speak to, and hear the person at your door, wherever you are.  Even if they don’t ring the bell, SkyBell has a motion sensor that will detect their presence and send […]

FUBi Folding Bike

FUBi Bike is one of the most compact folding bikes on the market.  The frame itself folds down to fit into a tennis racket bag.  The greatest part is that when the bike is unfolded, it looks like a normal bike and not a compact oddity with tiny wheels.  It can be folded with the […]

Fitbit Force

Fitbit has updated their fitness tracking wristband with the new Fitbit Force.  The Force allows you to keep real time fitness stats right on your wrist. Force tracks steps taken, distance traveled, stairs climbed, calories burned, and active minutes during the day.  At night, the Fitbit can track quality of sleep, hours slept, and has […]

Nest Protect

The Nest Protect is the newest product in Nest’s line of smart home devices.  The Protect is a smoke and carbon monoxide detector that takes the annoying factor out of the smoke detector equation.  Before an emergency, the Protect gives you a heads up warning using a human voice, not an obnoxious beep.  If you’ve […]

Foldylock

Foldylock is an incredibly sturdy bike lock that folds to fit into a compact case that you can mount on your bike or toss in a backpack. Constructed of six hardened steel links sheathed in plastic to protect your bikes frame from scratches.  The Foldylock unfolds to a total length of 90cm (just under 3′) […]

GoPro Hero3+

We’ve always been fans of GoPro’s line of action cameras, in fact we’ve written a few other posts on their cameras and accessories that utilize them, here, here, and here. This week they introduced the latest iteration of their camera line, the Hero3+ Black Edition.  The is smaller, lighter, and faster than the already amazing Hero3 […]

Burton X Red Wing Leather Ion Snowboard Boot

With snowboard season just around the corner, it’s time to throw away your worn out 5 year old boots and pick up a set that will last you just as long.  The Burton Ion Red Wing Collaboration boot combines the superior tech of Burton’s best boot with the timeless look of Red Wing Shoe leather. […]

Juicies+ Premium Charging Cables

It seems that we’ve been posting a lot of cables lately.  Charging your device is almost as essential as breathing, and a simple cable is the best solution to charging your device.  Juices+ Cables, like the Eastern Collective Cables use a woven cable for a durable, tangle free design.  The cables come in Gold, Silver, and […]

Pintofeed

Pintofeed is an automated pet feeder.  Unlike most automatic feeders on the market, Pintofeed uses wifi to allow you to feed your pets from anywhere in the world.  The device can learn your pet’s typical feeding times and will create a feeding schedule based on this. When your pet is fed you will receive a […]