By Ben Bowers
on 6.5.14
Big-Ass-fan-gear-patrol Big Ass Haiku Fan with SenseME Technology
The team at Big Ass fans have both a sense of humor and a knack for going above and beyond with their air movers. The updated version of their Haiku line includes the kind of intelligence found in products like the Nest thermostat. So-called SenseMe technology allows the fan to know when you enter or leave a room, monitors room temps and learns your comfort preferences over time to intuitively adjust its speed. How they missed the opportunity for Smart Ass branding is beyond us. $1,240
Wine-carrier-gear-patrol Vigo Urban Protective Wine Carrier
The new Vigo wine bottle protector is made from the same PoronXD foam found in mountain biking spine protectors, ski helmets, and heavy duty work boots. It’s the best way to get your favorite bottle of Pinot Noir out to your secret fly fishing spot without having to stoop to pouring your wine into a Nalgene bottle. $50
Uneek-gear-patrol KEEN Uneek Sandals
The all new KEEN Uneek is the perfect summer travel and camp sandal. Built around a flexible, minimalist sole, the upper is simply two woven cords and a neoprene heel piece. keenfootwear.com
Rzr-controller-gear-patrol Razer Junglecat iPhone Gaming Case
The gaming experts (…yup) at Razer have created what appears to be the best iPhone compatible gaming controller yet. The Junglecat’s sliding design provides room for a D-pad, ABXY action buttons and bumpers while maintaining an impressively thin form factor that won’t break your pockets. Thanks to a dedicated app, users can also map controls and tweak sensitivities to their heart’s content. As Wayne Campbell said, game on. $100
bo-hardgraft-gear-patrol B&O Play x Hard Graft
The leather and felt mavens at Hard Graft have teamed up with Bang & Olfusen to create a series of stylish cases to match the B&O Play line of headphones. The “Peak” is the highlight of the group, doubling as a protective leather pouch for the BeoPlay H6s as well a stand. $12+
Black-and-decker-gear-patrol Black & Decker BDCDE120C 20V Drill with AutoSense
Meet the first drill that can sense when a screw is flush with a work surface. Thanks to a automatic clutch proven to be three times more accurate than the manual competition and a microprocessor that analyzes the rate of change in torque from the screw, your days of stripping screws may finally be over. There’s also an integrated LED work light on the foot of the drill for good measure. $80
father's-day-gift-guide-178x120 The Father’s Day Gift Guide
This father’s day, prove dad’s taught you well and solidify your position as the favored son by giving him something to help him improve on one of the many facets of his already impressive game. Here are 80 excellent suggestions. See The Guide
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