Read: 16 mins. Goal Zero products are expensive. They are also the industry leader in portable power stations with a safety record to brag about. After having reviewed a handful of batteries, I finally took the plunge to look at the newly-released Yeti 500x. What I learned over the past five weeks surprised me.
Read: 8 mins. For this review, my son and I took the CORE 9 Instant Cabin Tent out to the backyard for three days and two nights after he was disappointed our Sequoia National Park camping trip had to be cancelled due to the COVID-19 pandemic. This was a perfect opportunity for some father-son bonding, to test out our new tent, put some of my other gear to use, and to get some sense of normalcy back into our lives.
Read: 17 mins. Jackery, a young company founded as recently as 2012, is one of Amazon's top sellers in the portable power station category. Its newest, most powerful battery was just released in 2020: the "Explorer 1000". In this review, the high-capacity power station will be dissected to see what makes the company's products so appealing.
Read: 4 mins. Touted by HP as the "World's first, cartridge-free laser printer", the HP Neverstop MFP 1202w Laser Printer is an interesting one that could potentially revolutionize the industry with its eco-friendly footprint, toner "replacement" cost, and per-page printing expense.
Read: 8 mins. Smart sprinkler controllers promise to make garden and lawn care easier and more convenient through WiFi-enabled features, remote control, and a wealth of data unique to your watering areas. Coupled with weather forecasts, you may save money in the long run by watering more efficiently. Rachio released its lowest-cost model yet with the R3e that should appeal to an even wider range of customers.
Read: 4 mins. Going hiking, backpacking, camping, or looking to stock up on emergency food? Freeze-dried food is an EXCELLENT option. In this review, we will taste the new Granola with Milk & Berries, and cover how freeze-dried food is made along with some of our Mountain House recommendations.