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On the Radar

Reveals, New Launches and Gear

Catalyst Waterproof Apple Watch Case

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Catalyst’s latest is a line of IP-68 waterproof, MIL-SPEC 810G shockproof Apple Watch cases. The first-ever waterproof Apple Watch case will likely set off an onslaught of Apple Watch accessories of varying utility from multiple brands — but credit where credit’s due: if, as the manufacturer claims, the case leaves all the watch’s functions intact (heart rate sensors, charging dock, touchscreen, microphone and speaker), the result could very well make the Apple Watch a useful purchase for rangers, fisherman and plenty of other workers out in the wild. With a depth rating of 16.4 feet (as of most recent testing), it’s unlikely to replace a dive watch, but paired with the case’s salt-corrosion resistance, it’s enough to let you feel secure in taking your wrist-borne supercomputer out to sea. It’s also reasonably sleek.

Mammut MTR 201-II Boa® Low

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Fresh from Outdoor Retailer, Mammut’s latest includes a fine-tunable closure system and EVA-rivaling shock absorption primed for alpine running.

Moji Foot Pro

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No matter how cushioned your shoe might be, massaging an overworked foot is essential to avoid injury. The Moji Foot Pro does this with six stainless steel spheres — because pampering an overworked foot is even better.

Fluance Fi50 Hi-Fi Bluetooth Speaker

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Natural and handmade components are the way to go with speaker design, and the Fluance Fi50’s MDF wood cabinet is a good example that suppresses resonance for clearer sound — pretty rare in a Bluetooth speaker.

Hudson Valley Hard Goods Guitar Stands

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If you’re more concerned with making music than listening to it, the same rule applies — see Hudson Valley Hard Goods’ minimalist wooden guitar stands, for example.

Scentbird Men

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$15 a month for a monthly, rotating supply of designer fragrances for men — it’s the perfect situation to (finally) figure out what scent best suits you.

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Reviews and Buying Guides

Advice from the Crew

10 Great Compact Everyday Carry Knives

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These small soldiers are sharp and easy to use — they’re knife enough for most every task. Read the Review

14 Flasks for Every Type of Sipper

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Use a flask wisely and you’ll have a great hint of lawless confidence. Here are the 14 flasks, from low to high end, that deserve a place in your pocket. Read the Review

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Noteworthy Reads

Stories from Around the Web

Those over-the-ear headphones were an investment — don’t just leave them lying on your desk. For some inspiration, check out Design Milk‘s headphone/headphone stand pairings.

Got a little one? Know someone who does? Help them out during the dreaded back-to-school season with Sportique’s back-to-school sale. Carryology has a rundown.

The hassle of carrying around a bike helmet leads many to ditch safety altogether. This collapsible bike helmet should change that — hopefully.

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Looking Ahead

What We’re Testing Now

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