The Best Soundbars of 2016

by Patrick Hyde •

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All audiophiles dream of owning a 7.1 channel surround system, with speakers optimally positioned for perfect acoustics. But many of us are trapped in small apartments and can’t install wall mounted speakers or even a receiver. If you still want an immersive listening experience, then a soundbar might be your best option. At the very least they offer a huge …

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The Warmest Socks Of 2016

by Justin Thomas •

If you are prone to getting cold feet in the winter, you’ll appreciate the warmth of a sock made with premium wool. If you venture outdoors, the extra warmth can really make a difference, and allow you to be comfortable even while slogging through snowy fields. The warmest wools are: qiviut (musk ox down), yak wool and bison wool. Some other warm …

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The Softest Merino T-Shirt: Outlier Ultrafine

by Justin Thomas •

I’ve tested many merino wool t-shirts over the years — including those from Icebreaker, Minus 33, Smartwool, Ibex, Wooly and Arcteryx. But the softest merino shirt I’ve tried is the Outlier Ultrafine T-Shirt. The fiber used in this shirt feels almost buttery to the touch. It has a excellent drape too, due to the use of 17.5 micro merino fibers. Merino has the ability …

The Best USB Drive For iPhones/iPads

by Patrick Hyde •

HooToo updated its popular line of iPhone flash drives earlier this summer to incorporate the speed of USB 3.0 and improve design. The HT-IM003 model is housed in a durable aluminum alloy case and wins out in terms of functionality and design.