Like some kind of six-months-delayed springtime thaw, or an ominous but perplexing metaphor for global warming, summer's trickle of new gadgets has turned into a gushing waterfall. But don't tread those swift waters alone. Let us be your earthy, outdoorsy guide.
Kindle Fire HDX: This thing does everything a tablet should do, with fast reactions, great speakers, and a stunner of a screen. And that smooth user interface and powerful guts means it'll run any app you throw at it. We think it's the best tablet out there, though the competition is mounting. [Starts at $230]