​5 Outdoor Tech Gadgets you Need in your Life

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cormac reynolds
May 16th, 2016
​5 Outdoor Tech Gadgets you Need in your Life


The world of technology isn't merely limited to the indoors, there are all sorts of cool gadgets to make your life outdoors easier. So, we're taking a look at some of the coolest tech for camping and general out and about use this summer and beyond.


Global Sun Oven

You haven't ever heard of a solar oven before? It basically does exactly what it says it does on the tin, which is to use the sun's heat to operate a working oven. The Global Sun Oven is able to heat to 400 degrees Fahrenheit. The oven weighs just 21 pounds, so is light weight and can even be used in the dead of winter. So when you are out in the wild, it makes things much easier in terms of food preparation. It is quite an expensive survival gadget, however you will be thankful for it wherever you go.


Outdoor Sunglasses

Not an optional piece of gear, outdoor sunglasses can make a huge difference to how you enjoy and go about your time in the outdoors. Choosing a pair that have the right lens colour, are made from the right material and have the correct lens attributes is important and can really make the difference when out in the great outdoors. It's something a lot of people overlook but when you have a suitable pair you'll know it.


Zippo Handwarmer

Remember the time a friend of yours who doesn't smoke had a zippo with him just because he thought that it looked really cool? He was right about it looking cool, and you can have one too, and it now has an actually worthwhile function! The Zippo hand warmer emits ten times the heat that a disposable hand warmer does. It also is re-usable, works for as many as 12 hours on just one fill and doesn't come with a flame. If you learn how to properly flick it, you will look totally cool.



Casio WSD-F10

Casio were the mainstay in the digital watch revolution, so it was only so long before they got involved in the Smart watch area. The Casio WSD-F10 is just this, running Google's Android OS it can connect with Apple or Android devices.

The devices offers pretty simple features such as push notifcations, directions and allows you to control your Spotify or whatever music you're listening too. However, it looks great and is one of the cool pieces of tech for intrepid wanderers in 2016.


Sawyer Squeeze Water Filter System

Clean water is a necessity for life and the Sawyer Squeeze Water Filter System offers that in a simple manner. Users fill up the device with water and the filtration hub inside does the rest, turning water from the trek into clean drinkable H2O. People who enjoy long hikes may find this useful, while gadgeteers will find it intriguing and want to try turn water into.......water.



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