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The High-End Magic Behind the Best Vodka I’ve Ever Had

I do not like vodka. Let me start there. In fact I’ve previously written that a vodka soda is the world’s most dangerous drink because you will fall asleep and choke while drinking it’s so fucking boring. So, when I walked into the Woody Creek vodka distillery near Aspen, Colorado, it was not without a great deal of skepticism.

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May 15th

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Jawbone UP3 Review: A Fitness Fiasco

The UP3 was supposed to be so much better. It was supposed to be fashion-forward. It was supposed to be waterproof. It was supposed to be more intelligent than any other fitness tracker. It isn’t. I spent the last couple weeks trying to like this band, and I just can’t do it.

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May 14th

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Garmin VIRB X and XE: One of Our Favorite Action Cams Is Leveling Up

The Garmin Virb Elite was one of our favorite action cams a year ago, which was a big surprise from a company known more for navigation and sports watches. It had some unique features and impressively sharp optics. It was big and bulky, though, and it topped out at 1080p/30fps, so it couldn’t hang with the big boys. Well the second generation of this camera is coming, and we’re pretty excited about it.

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brent rose

April 13th

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Moto Maker for the Moto 360 Hands-On: Pretty Watch Gets Prettier

The last time we played around with Motorola’s Moto Maker it was for the original Moto X. You could change the color of the back, the front, the metal accents, and even add a custom engraving to the back. Well, Moto is back at it but this time with the Moto 360 smartwatch . Let’s check it out.

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April 10th

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The Best Action Camera For Every Need

If I’m going to be doing stupid things that risk the health of my various important body parts—and I do, often—I want to make sure I capture those moments so I can relive them later. That’s how I elbowed my way into the action camera beat more than three years ago, and I haven’t looked back.

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brent rose

April 3rd

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Sony 4K Action Cam Review: Still Not Enough to Beat GoPro

Can Sony catch GoPro? It keeps coming close. Each new Sony action cam almost manages to reach GoPro’s lauded quality, but doesn’t quite seal the deal. With the new high-end 4K Action Cam, Sony looked like it might actually leapfrog GoPro’s flagship Hero4 Black . It doesn’t.

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April 2nd

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​The Best Fitness Tracker for Every Need

Like many of you, I work in front of a computer. They're powerful devices, but they also suck your will to live and trick you into never, ever getting up and going outside. Reasons like that are why fitness trackers were invented.

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February 26th

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The Basis Peak Fitness Tracker Won’t Replace Your Smartwatch

This February, the Basis Peak got a new ability to display smartwatch notifications in a new firmware update. Does that make it a great smartwatch, too? Ehhh... not so much. I just spent the last couple weeks trying it out, and here are my findings.

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brent rose

February 24th

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I Put the Ultimate Beer Koozie to the Test and It Did Not Let Me Down

Koozies. They keep your hand from getting cold and your beer from getting warm—what could be better? One that keeps your beer cold for much, much longer, that's what.

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February 13th

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Infrared Microwave Shows Your Food Change Color As It Heats Up

After watching this video I feel like the best microwave I've ever used sucked very badly. What you see here is a concept for the Heat Map Microwave, which would have a built-in IR camera on top and a screen on the front, effectively allowing you to see exactly when your food has been heated all the way through. Get this thing in my kitchen right now.

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February 11th

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