By Nick Caruso
on 5.14.13
Crosskix-Hybrid-EVA-Footwear-Gear-Patrol Crosskix Hybrid EVA Footwear
They look like your kid’s favorite playground footwear mated with a Pininfarina-designed body builder: lightweight, EVA construction; adjustable straps; drainage holes. The Kickstarter is ultra funded, so gird your feet for some fancy foam fun. $34+
Bosch-Powermax-Station-Gear-Patrol Bosch Power Max EV Charging Station
At half the price of other electric vehicle charging stations, Bosch’s Power Max stations are ready to tackle the inevitable flood of EVs in the consumer market. Designed to work with any electric vehicle, they’re truly “plug and play”. $450
Riveria-Vlaet-Tray-Gear-Patrol May Furniture Co. Riviera Valet Tray
Paying homage to Japanese and Swedish design, these solid wood valet trays also have a certain vintage-beach-resort feel. They’ll handle your room key (and anyone else’s) with style and ease. $175
DeLorme-inReach-SE-Satellite-Communicator-Gear-Patrol DeLorme inReach SE Satellite Communicator
Only a tenth of the world has viable cell phone coverage, and you’re somewhere in the other 90%. But you won’t have to go without smartphone tech like text messaging and the all-important call for help — the SE connects to satellites so you’ll never be too far away. $299
Brinno-TLC-200-Pro-HDR-Time-Lapse-Camera-Gear-Patrol Brinno TLC200 Pro HDR Time Lapse Video Camera
This impressive time lapse rig from Brinno gives new meaning to “set it and forget it”. Filming in full HDR, the camera shoots true time lapse against harsh light and boasts interchangeable lenses for the perfect shot, even for those who aren’t experts at the good kind of lapses. brinno.com ()

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