In the giving mood: The Top 10 Stocking Stuffers for Techies
‘Tis the season to be stoked on giving and receiving of course, but mostly giving and if that significant other enjoys fiddling with technology on the slopes, here are our Top 10 Stocking Stuffers for the Techies who can appreciate all the nifty gadgets that make life a little bit easier .
For once, the power is actually in your hands with Beartek Gloves, which incorporates Bluetooth module technology granting you with wireless finger touch control over all of your gadgets; phones, music, media or any action camera you need to contol while maintaining nimble fingers.
Optrix PhotoPro x
Iphoneography has taken the media by storm, and the Optrix PhotoPro X is here to aid you Iphoneographers as you revolutionize the game. The kit offers an array of lenses, including fish-eye, macro, flat and telephoto. Every lens is compatible with an indestructible case, which can be mounted in multiple forms to capture all your larger than life moments.
GoPro Hero 3+ Black Edition
What more can be said about a camera that simply dominates the action sports world. Constructed to be smaller, lighter and more versatile, the GoPro Hero 3+ produces quality footage with cinematic resolutions of up to 4k, all the while letting you take 12 MP photos infused with SuperView and boasting built-in Wi-Fi and numerous accessories available for upgrades.
Sol Republic X Motorola Deck Speaker
Life is just better with music, especially if it’s blasting out of the Deck. Featuring super-powered Wireless Range, the Deck allows you to control music from a distance as 360 surround sound keeps the good times rolling. Once the egg nog kicks in and the ugly sweaters look sexy, utilize the Heist Mode and invite up to five people to sync in their favorite music for up to 10 hours, fully charged.
Subjekt Pulse Bluetooth Headphones
Looks like it’s chic to be square since these Subjekt Pulse Bluetooth headphones will rock your world. Not only are they designed to be ultra-sleek and fit securely to your head, but they provide a hassle-free experience thanks to Bluetooth technology that enables devices to be synced with ease. Plus, you can adjust the volume or tracks with on-ear controls, which means no more pocket digging.
Who knew a face mask could contain so much technology? The crew at Airhole managed to revolutionize what it means to protect sensitive skin against the harsh elements of winter; each mask is constructed of anti-bacterial fabric to maintain a neutral odor that lasts longer to keep you fresh. And primo placement of the airhole allows riders to converse and breathe easy while still being protected.
Oakley Airwave 1.5 Goggle
There really is a whole new way to view the mountain with Oakley’s Airwave 1.5 Goggle integrated with GPS, Bluetooth and much more. These bad boys give ‘smart optics’ a whole new connotation: onboard sensors of the heads up display in the lower right hand corner give you access to jump analytics, maps, speed and basically anything else that can be recorded as data from your time on the mountain.
Leatherman Jam + Style PS
Nothing makes life easier than having everything in one place and ready to go. Fortunately for us, that is what the Leatherman Jam + Style PS offers with 13 tools in one. It is specifically designed to adjust bindings, trucks, and even lets you stash your ear buds all while being TSA-compliant and backed with a 25-year warranty. It’s a no-brainer this guy will have your back when you need it most.
Some days are too damn cold to enjoy, but the snow is too damn inviting to ignore, so slip the Therm-IC Insoles into your boots for EVA foam comfort and fire induced warmth guaranteed to keep you shredding till last call. Poor lifties.
Nixon The Unit SS
Fabricated of stainless steel and displaying crucial information such as the temperature, calendar and chronograph and more on a 44mm LCD screen, it’s safe to say the Unit SS can keep up with the most badass and progressive riders.