A Realistic Guide To Using Gadgets On The Beach

Headed to the beach this month? All manner of dedicated speakers, coolers and phone cases are going to be vying for your don’t-get-sand-or-water-in-it money. Do you really need to pay money to achieve that? Sometimes yes and sometimes no. Let’s look at the why and how and save you both cash and broken phones.
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A Koozie That Keeps Your Beer Cold With Good Engineering 

Arriving just a day too late to keep your drinks cool during the big game, the folks from Yeti are back with another marvel of insulated engineering known as the Colster. Comparing it to those foam neoprene sleeves often referred to as Koozies is almost an insult, because the Colster is designed from the ground up to… »2/02/15 6:13pm2/02/15 6:13pm

A Shoulder Bag Cooler That Can Keep Ice Frozen For Days

They promise to keep your food and drinks cold while you're away from a fridge, but sometimes carrying a giant cooler is just overkill. For those times when you're only gone for a day, or just need to feed yourself, YETI has created a soft-sided cooler called the Hopper that's engineered to keep ice frozen for days,… »7/09/14 5:00pm7/09/14 5:00pm

Battery-Powered Yeti Guides Antarctic Explorers Past Concealed Crevasses

Moving people and supplies across the Great White South is treacherous, difficult, and expensive with logistical costs constituting as much as 90 percent of an expedition's budget—about $125,000 a trip on average. And that's assuming the convoy isn't swallowed by an ice crevasse en route. But a new radar-equipped… »3/11/13 11:30am3/11/13 11:30am

Japanese Scientist Off to Catch Yeti with Camera Array, Again

Yeti hunter Yoshiteru Takahashi and a crew of six experienced mountaineers are off to the Himalayas to try to get undeniable evidence of the existence of the fabled primitive humanoid. Again. This time they are going to install an array of state-of-the-art motion-sensitive cameras along a ridge at 14,000 feet high.… »8/14/08 3:40pm8/14/08 3:40pm