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5 Must-Visit State Parks to Add to Your Bucket List

Many of us have been postponing or rescheduling travels in 2020. If we didn’t outright cancel plans, we might have restructured our vacations to focus on closer to home or outdoor locations.  I’m sure you’ve heard of some of the most popular National Parks like the Grand Canyon and Yosemite, but did you know that there are over 6,600 state park sites in the United

A Review of the Buckshot Pro Ultra

Review by Harold Whitford from Bikes Haven. I’m quite meticulous when it comes to picking cycling accessories. So, when I heard about the Buckshot Pro Ultra wireless speaker, I was thrilled and skeptical about it at the same time. But after taking it for a test ride, the only thing I regret is not buying it sooner.  For me, being able to bring a charger, flashlight,

Top Gifts to Give Your Best Friend this Holiday Season

It’s no secret that this year has been a difficult one. Many of us are tired, overwhelmed, and craving connection with the people we love — which is why this holiday season will be more important than ever. Even if you can’t physically gather with your friends or extended family, you can still show them how much you care with a beautiful personalized gift. You can

Best Hobbies to Pick Up During the Pandemic

These are challenging times for everyone. It helps to have a hobby to occupy your mind and your time. The situation going on around us is unprecedented, but it’s full of opportunities if you know where to look. Rather than sitting around the house feeling bored, lonely, and worried, why not pick up a hobby? You can enrich your mind and entertain yourself, as well

5 Lesser-Traveled Spots to Check Out That Are COVID Friendly

The COVID-19 pandemic has been excellent for outdoors lovers. Bars are closed. Conventions and amusement parks are widely considered bad ideas. What’s left for simple recreation is getting outside to camp, hike, backpack, and otherwise enjoy nature and all its myriad attractions.  However, many of our favorite outdoor locations have become crowded by groups who usually would have gone to Disneyland or stayed closer to

Hiking Or Camping? Here’s How to Spot Poison Ivy and Poison Oak

Spending time outdoors is one of the best things we can do for our physical and mental health — especially right now. And if you’re looking for something invigorating to distract you from the pandemic, hiking or camping should probably be on your list. Of course, you do need to take precautions when you participate in these outdoor activities. Although going outside can be one

Analysis of a Successful Traveler’s Gear

There’s a lot to think about when you’re a frequent traveler. From the types of clothing you pack and the shoes you wear to the airport to how many bags you bring and where you keep all your essentials, a successful traveler has a plan for everything. If you’re wondering what you need to have in order to ensure your travels are comfortable and convenient,

6 Ways to Make Your Camping Experience More Convenient

For some people, the hardship of roughing it is part of what makes camping fun. They like pretending to be Bear Grylls or on the set of “Survivor,” pulling their food out of a river and starting a fire by hand. It’s part of “getting back to nature” for them. But that’s not you. You love being in the great outdoors, but the more convenient

Protempo US Aquires Outdoor Tech

IRVINE, CA – April 20, 2020 – Protempo US Limited, a global consumer electronics distributor announced the completed acquisition of Outdoor Tech, a leading ruggedized consumer electronic and helmet audio company.  The Outdoor Tech brand will contribute tremendous value to the Protempo product offering, providing for high-margin quality goods to be offered through Protempo’s expansive sales and distribution network.  Gerry Fay, Protempo US CEO stated,

5 Things To Do While You Are Stuck Inside

These are some strange times… strange times indeed. Fear not friends, this will all be figured out soon. For now, make sure you are safe and responsible. You may find yourself spending a lot of time inside (just like us) over the next few weeks. Here are 5 things to do so that you don’t go stir crazy. Watch X Games’ Real Ski and vote

Best Workouts for Rock Climbing

Climbing is a sport full of diversity of muscle use, critical thinking, and experience. Whether you are just starting, an avid gym climber, or you enjoy weekend adventure outside, you may be looking for ways to improve your climbing.  Finding workouts that not only strengthen critical muscles to push past grades is essential. Overuse is a common occurrence, especially amongst climbers just starting in the

Beginner’s Guide to Backcountry Hiking

Going out for a hike can span the time of a few hours, an entire day, or even days, weeks, and months. While hiking and backpacking are two different disciplines to prepare for, they do have many similarities. Getting off crowded metropolitan hikes and popular AllTrails picks can be both scary and extremely rewarding. Venturing into the backcountry should be built up to and takes

Gadgetuser Reviews the Mantas

More and more journalists are getting a hold of the Mantas True Wireless earbuds. Guess what? They are loving them. “Finding earbuds that provide clean and distinct sound while also being comfortable is not always an easy task. Luckily, the Mantas True Wireless Earbuds sport a unique ergonomic design meant for comfort. And comfortable they are. “ Head over to Gadgetuser to read the entire

The Mantas Factory Reset Procedure

All earbuds should work perfect directly out of the box. However, True Wireless pairing technology is a sophisticated technology and it is possible that through use, the settings can accidentally be altered to effect pairing. If in the future you experience any issue pairing your earbuds, please follow the instructions below to reset the functionality. Make sure both the Left and Right Mantas are powered

The Chips Ultra Factory Reset Procedure

If your Chips aren’t pairing with each other you may need to reset the Chips Ultra. Here is how you are going to do that. First, remove the Bluetooth pairing (forget ODT Chips Ultra) from your phone or other paired device and make sure both left and right Chips are powered off. Power on the right Chip. It’s the one with the round logo on