sports
Under Armour's Clutchfit Shoes Conform to the Shape of Your Movement

Under Armour is about to release a new line of gear coated in a sheath of sturdy plastic, designed to provide support while also flexing with the shape of your movement. "Clutchfit" as the new tech is called, isn't aesthetics—it's science. Read More >>

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Supercut of Heroes Getting Geared Up Will Make You Want to Kick Ass

Before confronting great adversity, your favourite film hero has to prepare him or herself mentally, physically, and with massive weaponry. That's the delightfully simple premise of this supercut, which collects some of the best gearing up moments from film. Read More >>

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Samsung's Galaxy Gear Fit is Heading to the UK in April for £199

Samsung's Galaxy Gear Fit—a pretty lookin' smartwatch-fitness tracker hybrid—has finally got a price, thanks to network Three's pre-order pricing. It'll be available for £199 and will show up on April 11th. Read More >>

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Rumoured Samsung Gear 2.5 May Also be a Sci-Fi Wrist Phone

Korean news sources are suggesting a reworked version of Samsung's Tizen-powered Gear 2 smartwatch may appear soon, with the hardware upgraded to feature an internal USIM module that'll let wearers place voice calls via their wrists alone. Read More >>

environment
Nepal Will Force Each Everest Climber to Collect 9kg of Rubbish

Mount Everest might be the be-all, end-all of mountaineering, but it's also a dumping ground for the climbers striving upon its face—which is littered, as National Geographic puts it, "with garbage leaking out of the glaciers and pyramids of human excrement befouling the high camps." This week, Nepal announced a new rule aimed at cleaning it up. Read More >>

cameras
These Beautiful Studio Portraits of Cameras are a Photographer's Fantasy

It's true that photographers have a way of fetishising their gear. But it's fun to appreciate the craft and aesthetic of cameras, just like in these amazing studio portraits by photographer Julian Calverley. Read More >>

smartwatches
Samsung Gear 2 Smartwatch Ditches Android

As expected, Samsung has released its follow-up to last fall's Galaxy Gear smartwatch. The biggest change? That it has left Android in favour of a Tizen, an open-source operating system that gives Samsung a battery boost and, more importantly, a sense of independence. Read More >>

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This £4,000 Santa Stakeout Kit Means Father Christmas is Going Down

Murderer. Slave owner. Celebrated philanderer. These are the words that should come to mind when considering a one Mr. Nicholas "Santa" Claus. Just because you can see through that drunk jolly facade, though, doesn't mean the rest of the world can. So it's time to take matters into your own hands. Fortunately, OpticsPlanet has put together a state-of-the-art, high-tech Santa Stakeout Kit for all your hardcore Santa-hunting needs. The guy never stood a chance. Read More >>

environment
Walking to the South Pole (and Returning Alive)

Endurance athlete, polar explorer, and motivational speaker Ben Saunders is on his way to Antarctica. Recreating Robert Scott's heroic but ultimately doomed "Terra Nova" expedition from 1910-1912, Saunders has launched his own Scott Expedition to reach the South Pole on foot—and, more importantly, to walk back to the coast alive. If successful, this will make him and his co-traveler, Tarka L'Herpiniere, the first human beings ever to have done so. Read More >>

gadgets
This Sleeping Bag Is Every Sub-Zero Camper's Dream/Nightmare

Whether you prefer to spend your summers in the Arctic or simply miss the suffocating warmth of a mother's womb, Nemo's newly launched Canon -40 sleeping bag may just cure what ails you (unless it's the latter in which case please seek professional assistance). Read More >>

safety
Finally, An Actual Innovation In Helmet Technology

Motorbike crash helmets have essentially been the same old thing since they were invented 60+ years ago - an energy absorbing chunk of styrofoam glued into a hard outer shell. Sure, some have better graphics or cool vents or whatever, but that's the basic technology. Now, a tiny company in California is bringing actual technical innovation to that formula, all in the name of reducing concussions that result from low-speed impacts. Read More >>

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Canon G15 Review: Fast Lens, Small Sensor — What Gives?

Canon's "G" line of cameras have always appealed to point-and-shooters looking for more of a pro experience. The new G15 has some great details — is it a £330 camera worth considering? Read More >>

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The Weirdest Hybrid Gadgets of the Last 40 Years

The Microsoft Surface arrives today. It's been touted as the perfect compromise between laptop and tablet. (From what we can tell, that's not quite the case.) Read More >>

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Panasonic Lumix G5 Review: Small, Mirrorless, Lots of Control

With all the retro-styled mirrorless cameras today, the traditional DSLR form factor seems relegated to nothing but, well, DSLRs. The Panasonic G5 is a mirrorless camera clinging hard to the classic DSLR mold. But it's smaller — and much cheaper. Read More >>

gadgets
10 Future-Proof Gadgets You'll Still Love Next Year

When it comes to tech shopping, sometimes it pays to wait for a new-and-improved model. But this Autumn, too much procrastination will turn you into a high-tech Hamlet wondering whether to be or not to be a Galaxy S III owner while your digital Denmark rots. Here are 10 products you can pull the trigger on today, without regretting your decision six months or a year from now when the next big thing arrives. Read More >>

cameras
Hasselblad's Ridiculously Expensive Mirrorless Camera At Least Looks the Part

Hasselblad, a company known mostly for making professional medium-format film and digital cameras, announced its plans to release a small mirrorless camera meant to bring the coveted Hasselblad name to a broader market. The project is dubbed "Lunar," possibly because it costs as much as a moon rock. Read More >>

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